Designer: Laurent Giles

In 1927 Laurent Giles was based in Lymington, UK. He worked with co-designer, John Illingworth, who was skipper and designer of such yachts as Dyarchy and Maid of Malham.

Towards the end of the 1930’s Giles drew cutters and sloops that were involved in metric class races including the 12-Metre, Flica II. Giles’ most famous design was the 1936 25ft Vertue to which there have been over 200 built.