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Name of Boat

Sylphide

Owner's Name

Paul Morris 

Boat Location

Cygnet 

Registration No.

 

Sail No.

212 

Dimensions

Feet & Inches  Outside of stem to outside of transom

Overall Length

26' 6'' 

Maximum Draft

4' 8'' 

Maximum Beam

10' 

Centreplate Case Length

Construction

Planking
Structure
Framing

Carvel Clinker
Open 1/2 Cabin Cabin

Rig

Gaff Lug

Ballast

Weight

1000kg 

Material

ball bearing in matrix contained in steel boxing 

Engine

Make

volvo single cylinder diesel 

Horsepower

10 h.p volvo penta 

Heritage

Built

1964 

Builder

Keth Reilly and Geoff Crawford 

Designer

Keth Reilly and Geoff Crawford 

History

A recorded continuity of owners attest to the great charm of this "spirit in wood" which is Sylphide.

Also in The Tamar Boats (Betty J Percy )page 162
 

Race Record

Of Tamar yacht club register (a 12) she competed successfully river programmed races and also the offshore lagoon bay/devonport annual event.
 

Comments

A lovely example of an original unchanged sloop of the sixties Tasmanian timber crafted by clever Tasmanians for Tasmanian conditions.
 

 

 

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