Old Photos


A few period photos (click the image for the full size one - you may need to increase the size of the popup window):

  • Dave Hewitt's father sailing his 40th birthday present in 1969. It was that year's Boat Show model costing £95 at the time. She stayed in the family for 20 years during which time it was sailed in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Suffolk on holiday; based in Shoeburyness for some time then on the river Blackwater.


  • Hoo Freezer (photographer and year unknown)

  • Richard Hazelgrove's photos from Seasalter SC 1977 Minisail Nationals.


Minisail Nationals
Year Venue Entrants Comments
1976 Brighton     
1977 Seasalter SC    
1978 Datchet     
1979 Brighton    
1980 Royal Plymouth Corinthian YC    



  • 1973 Police Sailing Regatta - two Minisails took part, P.C. Derek Westall (South Wales) took fifth place just 10 seconds behind the Minisail of P.C. Colin Spikesley.



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