Built for Sir Ernest Roney and after becoming the British Eight Metre champion in 1924, and beating ‘Blue Red’, EMILY took the silver medal for Great Britain at the Olympics in Le Havre.
In 1998/99 she was rebuilt to original plans by David Vieira’s yard.
During her reappearance at the Europeans in 1999, Emily was the winner of the Concours de Elegance with other eights such as Aria, Bamba and Carron II sailing in the Coupe de Cartier.
Currently(2020) she sets sail at Lake Constance / Bodensee.
|Designer:||William Fife III|
|Type of Boat:||8-Metre|
|Built By:||William Fife & Son, Fairlie, Scotland|
|LOA m / ft:||13.6m / 44'7"|
|LOD m / ft:||13.6m / 44'7"|
|LWL m / ft:||7.4m / 24'3"|
|Beam m / ft:||2.6m / 8'6"|
|Draft m / ft:||1.9m / 6'3"|
|Construction:||Carvel Tola planking on oak frames.|