Featured in March 27th edition of Yachting World, and various editions of Classic Boat. Owned by Brown for about a year before he built the world-beating ‘Mindy’, a legendary offshore racer of the east coast.
Belonged to Tom Houston (Dan’s father) in 1950s and 1960s and bought back (in a state) in 2002.
Information courtesy of Dan Houston(editor of Classic Boat magazine).
|Designer:||F B R (Buster) Brown|
|Type of Boat:|
|Built By:||Dan Webb, Maldon, Essex, UK|
|LOA m / ft:||9.6m / 31' 7"|
|LOD m / ft:||9.6m / 31' 7"|
|LWL m / ft:||6.7m / 22' 1"|
|Beam m / ft:||2.4m / 7' 9"|
|Draft m / ft:||1.5m / 4' 9"|
|Sail Stats||YRA - 401 sq ft|
|Construction:||Burmese teak planking on steamed oak frames (keel and stem English elm). Pine deck (original now under sika/ply/glass/paint). Original spruce boom and mast.|