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Latest news from Marcus’ workshop

Boats for sale autumn 2016

There are three  Troy Class Yachts currently for sale, all with secured moorings, prices from £10,000-£15,000 also currently 3 Fowey River dinghies for sale, between £7,000 – £9,000 and a 32 ft Licenced Fowey Passenger boat, 80hp Ford Engine, Larch … Continue reading

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18 ft Dinghy for sale

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Uffa Fox National 12 rebuild

Over the summer we have completely restored an original Uffa Fox designed National 12 sailing dinghy. built in 1948,  to the Uffa King design. She was in a bit of a state, and needed 8 new planks, all new ribs, … Continue reading

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Two New Sailing Dinghies Launched

Summer 2012 saw the launch of two new Fowey River Class dinghies, these had been built over the winter, and joined the fleet ,  FR 63 Kittiwake and FR64 May. They will both be racing with the fleet on the … Continue reading

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New clinker dinghy launched

The latest Fowey River clinker sailing dinghy was launched a couple of weeks ago, number 61 in the fleet, named Puffling, the boat was built for world champion sailors Kim and Sarah Furniss, who intend to race competitively in the … Continue reading

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St. Mawes One Design in for repairs

St Mawes One Design no. 21 ‘Saskia’ is outside the workshop waiting to come in for a few repairs, and some new floorboards. Saskia took the brunt of a Ribs Outboard propellor while on her moorings in a gale, and … Continue reading

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RUBY RELAUNCHED for REGATTA

Just in time for Fowey Regatta Week (One of the best on the South Coast) Ruby, the Troy Class Yacht was re-launched after an extensive re-build. This involved rather more than planned, but included complete re-planking, all new steamed Oak … Continue reading

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Another Fowey River Dinghy hits the Water

Penguin was launched in June, number 58 in the fleet of Fowey River Dinghies, and the fifth built by Marcus in the last few years.15 feet long, 5’9″ beam, with a steel centreplate, built of FSC Mahogany from Stones at … Continue reading

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New Fowey River Dinghy Launched

Wednesday 28th of April saw the launch of ‘Orinoco’ the latest Fowey River Class dinghy to be built by Marcus Lewis in the workshop at Fowey, in Cornwall. 15 feet long, 5’9″ beam, clinker built of spruce and mahogany planking … Continue reading

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‘Four Brothers’ Fowey River dinghy launch

Wednesday 22nd July saw the launch of another Fowey River dinghy built by Wooden Boatbuilder Marcus Lewis. Named  ‘Four Brothers’ after the owners four sons, Fowey River number 54 will hopefully be racing with the rest of the fleet on Saturday … Continue reading

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