Welcome to our home of traditional wooden 1930s sailing craft; lovingly known as Percy’s ‘Lovely Ladies’.
You will need to be an experienced helmsman to hire one of our craft and good dinghy sailors really enough sailing our ‘Lovely Ladies’. Our craftsman built mahogany on oak traditional gaff sloop rigs have a boomed, self tacking jib and come furnished with 6’ 2” single berths with ample storage beneath and in the well.
The lifting cabin tops provide extra headroom and a full length awning can be erected converting the well into an extension of the cabin. Cooking is by gas in a fitted locker in the well and lighting is by bulkhead oil lamps.
Each boat is fitted out with cutlery, crockery, saucepans and bedding, comprising of mattress protector, fitted sheet, duvet with it’s cover and a pillow in a pillowcase but not tea towels.
Buoyancy jackets are provided and their use is very much encouraged. There are no engines on any of the craft; you are provided with a quant pole for your convenience.
Each yacht can accommodate one extra person on a floor mattress