Merry Dancer

Classified as Lloyds 100 A1.   Previous owners include Sir Henry Spurrier and Lord William Shawcross.

This Fife design is one of the last built before World War II and represents the pedigree of the Fife dynasty’s production.

Over 70 years, she has always been well maintained by her previous owners and has never needed destructive thorough restoration.   Cabins are entirely original, as are her deck and structure.   Only the mast and rig are a faithful (Duncan Walker) reproduction of the original, lost in 1993.   The deck, new in 2005, is traditionally laid and, all in all, Merry Dancer is one of the very few remarkably original (and not recently entirely rebuilt) Fifes in excellent condition.

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