Fern

Fern W2

Built by: Johnnie Bruce

Owned and Sailed by: Sandy Anderson (Quarry, Symbister)

Club: Whalsay

Inter-Club Sailing Details: Winner of 11 Inter-Club trophies mostly in the early years, including 6 Dipping Lug races (5 Stout Cups and I Theodore Andrew Cup), 2 North Challege Cups and 3 Memorial Cups.

Note: While Fern was a regular cup winner in the 1940’s and early 1950’s, the boat won its last dipping lug cup in 1972.

Photos and more boat and crew details needed.

 

 

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The Fern with Sandy Anderson at the helm at the Inter-Club Regatta in 1953. Note the new Bermudan mailsail made by Sandy. An early innovation for the Regatta.

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