Yacht: Iskra

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Was owned by the writer Frank Mulville who sailed Iskra to Buenos Aires and back.   She is still actively sailed on the East coast.

“I used to spend my summer holiday on Iskra, when she was called ‘Calva’ and owned by my Uncle, Bryan Ashby. It was my father Robert Read who carved the Dolphin figurehead.” Gillian Evans

Designer: David Hillyard
Type of Boat:
Rig: Gaff Cutter
Year Built: 1930
Built By: Hillyard of Littlehampton, UK
LOA m / ft:
LOD m / ft: 9.1m / 30'
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Beam m / ft: 3m / 10'
Draft m / ft: 1.5m / 5'
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Sail Stats
Construction: Pitch Pine on Oak Frames with wrought iron floors and iron keel.
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