Provenance & History
Rebuilding & Restoration
(See also regatta links on Events page)
G.L. Watson Book
Martin Black's long awaited biography of Peggy Bawn's designer, G.L. Watson, is
now available to purchase.
Peggy Bawn's first owner Alfred Lepper was founder Commodore of this thriving club.
Peggy Bawn's "Thoosa" Danish electric auxiliary motor is a rare concession to modernity.
The Oxfordshire based spar and oar makers supplied a new gaff, topsail yard and spare boom.
Freundeskreis Klassiche Yachting
Project coordinator Iain McAllister introduced Peggy Bawn at the FKY Wintertreffen,
by owner Hal Sisk presenting "Dublin Bay, the cradle of yachting".
One of the classics scene's most experienced riggers hand spliced her new rigging. Very sadly, Peter passed away suddenly in 2011; a huge loss to the classic yachting scene.
French based English photographer who photographed the majority of the rebuild and early sailing trials.
Ratsey & Lapthorn
Over 200 years of experience and tradition went into making her new hand finished Dacron sails and a cotton topsail at this famous Cowes sail loft.
The design office G. L. Watson started in 1873 still works in the upper echelons of luxury yachting.
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