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Status: Undergoing renovation

Owner: John Trevelyan

Area: UK-South West


Open Launch. Construction: GRP.
Hull model: Tela
Built 1993 by Penryn Bridge Boat Yard at Cornwall
Fit out 2003 by T.R. Shearer at Falmouth
LOA: 16' 6", LWL: 16' 0", Beam: 5' 6", Draft: 1' 11",
Plumb stem, wineglass transom. Wheel steering. Short canvas canopy. White topsides, yellow painted decks, varnished trim. "Tela" class Edwardian daysailer, based on the lines of a Pilot Cutter's boat.


Double-acting, on four turned columns


5 blades, 16" X 22 1/2"
Shaft: 1" Stainless Steel


Originally fitted out 1994 by David Ayers and called Rockabill. Hull bought without engine or boiler by Bob Shearer in December 2001 and renamed Firedance. Hull refitted but sold still without engine or boiler to John Trevelyan in February 2016.

Last Modified: 2016.02.07.

(Owner) Fitting out, 2003


(Owner) Formerley Rockabill

(Owner) Without plant 2005