Classic Sailing/Racing Yacht International Eight Metre
Design – Frank Morgan – Giles
Built – 1925 in Teignmouth
Name – Siris
Sail number – K3
Original owner – Sir Arthur Paget
Winner Cumberland Cup 1926
Won the Coupe de France 1936: J.D. MacGregor – Southampton 1968: A I Hardie – Home Port Rhu Early 90’s brought south from Isle of Bute by Dermot O’Brien
Mid 90’s Avia Willment 1999/2000 restored to concourse condition by Fairlie Restoration
Raced in the Med during the 20's with success, including winning the Coupe de France. Returned to the UK 30's Lived on the Isle of Bute on the Clyde up until the late 80's. In 1999/2000 she underwent a total rebuild at Fairlie Restoration on the River Hamble and has since competed successfully both at local and International events with various trophies for first and second prize. Most recent success was at the Voile de St.Tropez 1st in class.
Articles in many sailing magazines. Classic Boat ranked her in their top 200 of the most beautiful yachts in the world. She has a current rating certificate issued by the International Eight Metre Class Association and has up until 2006 had both CIM and IRC. Depending on which class you wish to compete there is a choice of winches and sails. She comes a very expensive Lavazza racing rig ( New standing rigging 2007), spare cruising rig available, requires slight modification to fit current set up, Kevlar Race sails also available.
Neptune trophy compliant Yacht with Dacron race sails and Lavazza rig comes at 180,000 Pounds plus VAT.
Many extras to be negotiated.
Contact Avia Willment
00 44 1489 574272