Yacht: Ron of Argyll

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‘Ron’ is Gaelic for ‘seal’ and was Boat No. 178 of Robertsons Boat Yard.   She was built for a Colonel Charles Spencer who was the Commodore of the Clyde Cruising Club.

1959 – Bought by the late Jol Byerley, known for his radio weather forecasts and ‘Lord Jim’s Locker’ bookshop in Antigua.

“Owned by Gert Jacoby for many years in the Whitsundays and Cairns. Bought from Andrew Clubb in Sydney. Sold in 1986 to Gordon someone.” Catherine Jacoby

Catherine Jacoby sailing from Whitsundays to Cairns in 1985

 

Since 2008 she has been chartered out of Australia.

Owned by Gert Jacoby for many years in the Whitsundays and Cairns. Bought from Andrew Clubb in Sydney. Sold in 1986 to Gordon someone
Catherine Jacoby (pictured sailing from Whitsundays to Cairns in 1985)

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Designer: John A McCallum
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Rig: Gaff Ketch
Year Built: 1928
Built By: Robertsons Boat Yard on the Clyde, Scotland
LOA m / ft: 15.2m / 50'
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Construction: Teak on oak
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