Marcita : Classic Sailing Club Delight
Marcita is described by River Orwell based boat charter company The Classic Yacht Club as an Alan Buchanan 'experiment' where the beam was as narrowest and the keel the deepest he designed for a 7 ton boat. Under their oversight she is still raced and entered into Classic Yacht regattas both in the UK and abroad, mainly France, and often by crews who have hired her for the event.
Built : 1957 by H King & Son in Pin Mill, England
LOA : 30' 6"
LWL : 24' 0"
Beam : 8' 0"
Draught : 5' 6"
Displacement : 7 ton TM
Lloyd's Register N° 186762
Signal Letters : MFUR, MNHG2
MMSI : 235037664
Sail Number : 1045
Marcita Custodians & Home Ports
Ian Welsh (2003-2017...) River Orwell, England
Mr & Mrs DR Vickers (1963-2003) Wolverstone, River Orwell, England
WS Humphry (1961-1962) Bridlington, England
DE Scarr (1957-1960) Hull, England
Page last updated : September 2017