Sandpiper of Itchenor, built in Cowes by RW Clark, she is a scaled down Moreland 38. Having spent most of the last 50 years undercover, she is in remarkably good shape for her age. ^ MOreland 38's were built and 2 survive, at 28ft, this boat is unique and benefits from a robust set of engineering under the deck.
Sometimes credited to Colin Mudie, but also likely to have had input from Bernard Olesinski who was in house designer at R W Clark at the time.
1966 Cowes - Torquay race - retired after stbd engine fire
1967 Cowes - Torquay race - retired after hitting a baulk of timber
1968 Cowes - Torquay race - 10th overall and 3rd in Class, won Concours D'elegance
1969 Cowes - Torquay race - 29th overall, 6th in Class
Mid to late 60's that's a very impressive race provenance.
The time has come for an enthusiastic new owner to take her forward.
Lying undercover, warm and dry on the Isle of Wight.