Yacht: Nereis

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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:
Rig: Bermudan Cutter
Year Built: 1936
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"
Yard No:
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.

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