39261 - Lucky Dip

A Mirror dinghy rigged in the water being held at the bow by her helm

1973

Wood hull built by Unknown builder.

2019

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This boat was advertised for sale for £200 , details were:

  • She was rebuilt by a trained boatbuilder with all hull panels receiving flow-coat of West System epoxy resin.
  • The interior foot-well was given an 8 ounce glassfibre cloth reinforcement and non-slip top-coat.
  • Stem/keel brass strip bedded-in with glass-filled epoxy resin.
  • Stainless steel, self-bailer fitted.
  • The foils were also reinforced with glass-filled Epoxy resin. New tiller fitted.
  • Standing rigging has been stored for several years. Sails likewise, serviceable condition.
  • Spars (Gunter mast, wooden gaff and boom) and hull are in good condition. Spars have full suite of sail controls (Cunningham, inhaul/outhaul).
  • Paint/varnish spots on hull/spars could be touched up for the coming season – see photos.
  • Racing Record -After the rebuild the boat won the annual Ladies Race at the Marconi Sailing Club on the Blackwater Estuary, East Coast.
  • Trolley - Galvanised trolley included – requires new tyres.

Contact Fabian King, 07791 093 204 ,  Exeter, Devon. EX5 postcode

She was sold in April to three young new owners from Stoke Gabriel on the river Dart.

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