Fairy Class (Belfast Lough One-design)

General Arrangement Plan of Fairy Class Yacht

Fleet Captain: John Taylor

Immediate past Fleet Captain: Clive Burges

Fairy Fleet Historian: Conor Louden-Brown

Fairy Class designer: Linton C. Hope, Linton Hope & Co., Adelphi House, 71 & 72 Strand, London WC

Yacht builder: John Hilditch, Governor’s Place, Carrickfergus, Ireland


Length (L.O.A.): 22ft. 6in.

Length (L.W.L.): 16ft.

Beam: 6ft.

Draught: 3ft. 6in.

Displacement: 3,827 lbs.

Tonnage: 3 tons (Thames Measurement)

Rig: Gunter lug

Sail area: 300 sq. ft. (original sailmaker English & Co., Shoreham, Sussex)

Blocks & Rigging: George Flack & Co., Ship Chandlers, Tent and Sailmakers, 108-110 Corporation Street, Belfast


Carvel, yellow pine and pitch pine planking on oak framing. Deck, yellow pine tongue and groove planking covered with canvas. 15cwt. cast Iron ballast keel.

In memory of...

Memorial to Robert W. Wilson, Founder Member and first Commodore of Enniskillen Yacht Club

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STORM – Sail No.1

ZEPHYR – Sail No. 2

PASTIME – Sail No. 4

MAEVE – Sail No. 5

DOREEN – Sail No. 6

IRIS  - Sail No. 7

PAXIE – Sail No. 8

PSYCHE – Sail No.9

CYGNET – Sail No. 10

SNIPE – Sail No. 11

PETREL – Sail No. 12

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