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The following story appeared in the Daily Mirror, Monday 27th May 1963, page 17
Shipshape Ann Ahoy
What a glorious SUNday it was for sailing in the Super Daily Mirror dinghy. Attractive Ann Will, 20 (above), was one of the competitors who sailed in the first open meeting for Mirror class dinghies (editors note: this was actually the second, Wraysbury Lake SC on 12 April was the first) held on Saturday and yesterday.
Ann, of Welwyn . Garden City, Herts, skimmed her dinghy,"Willow", into into third place in one race.
Bill Jermy, 57, of Eversley, Hants, became the Mirror dinghy champion after scudding into the lead in every race yesterday, on the River Medway
Bill said : "My Mirror is just the thing. It’s so easy to cart around on my van." Twelve-year-old Christopher Scoble. of Hoo, Kent, was runner-up and miner Brian Taylor. 26, was third.
You can build a Mirror dinghy —it's 10ft. 10in. long and only weighs 90lb.— for just £63 11s.
Editors note: We only know the first three places
|Rank||Boat||Helm & Crew||Club||R1||R2||Total||Nett|
|1st||96 - 'Appy 'Arry||Bill Jermy|
|Other boats which took part in sail number order|
|63 - Willow||Ann Will|