Spinnaway

Spinnaway – L1

 

Club: Lerwick

 

Built by: Andy and Brucie Williamson, c. mid to late 1960s

 

Owned and Sailed by: Andy Williamson

 

Inter-Club Sailing Details: winner of 15 Inter-Club Cups:

 

The International Paints Cup in 1977, John Stewart Trophy in 1970, Challenge Race in 1979, 5 Waarie Geo Cups (1977, 1980, 1986, 1994-95), 4 Bressay Cups (1977, 1986, 1994-95), 3 Harbour Café Trophies (1991-92, 1995).

 

Note: Andy built Spinnaway as a lighter form of a ballasted boat with reduced ballast (4 to 5 cwt cf. the 8 or 9 cwt carried by the ballasted boats) and with less sail area ( he made the first sails that he raced with).

 

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