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Nimble is Gentleman's Day Boat designed and built by Morgan Giles in 1948 of silver spruce on Canadian rock elm frames with a mahogany transom, elm deadwoods and oak stem, stern and keelson. She has been completely restored 1996 - 1998 by the current owner. This restoration was reported in detail in Classic Boat magazine June 2004 pages 60 - 65.

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  20ft 6.1m
Waterline Length  16ft 4.88m
Beam  5ft 3ins 1.6m
Draft  3ft 4ins 1.02m
Displacement  1.75tons 1780kg

Prizes won: -

1998 First in Concours D'Elegance Beaulieu Classic Boat Show
2000 52nd in the Three Rivers Race (Broads event 120 boats entered)
2003  1st in class Brixham Heritage Rally race
2003  3rd in class Plymouth Classics Race
2004  2nd in class Brixham Heritage Rally race
2003 and 2004 raced every week at Royal Dart Yacht Club highest results inc. 1,2,3rd

She has a traditional long iron keel faired and coated with epoxy. her iron keel bolts were all replaced 1998.


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