Puffin : Professional Restoration
The saying that “the smaller the boat, the greater the fun” would certainly seem to apply in Puffin's case for she is the subject of the utterly charming book Puffin's Log by Jocelyn Greenway. The book details the author's family holidays from Poole to France, Belgium and the Netherlands in the 1950s and is packed with sketches, watercolours, photographs and charts. Alas, the book is hard to find, £82 being the going rate (May 2021).
In 2020 Puffin was given a professional re-fit at the Underfall Yard in Bristol. Looking as good as new, she now has a new owner.
One of the water colours from the book, Puffin's Log
Built : c1935 by David Hillyard at Littlehampton, England
LOA : 22' 3"
LWL : 19' 6"
Beam : 7' 0"
Draught : 3' 6"
Displacement : 4.5 tons TM
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Puffin in the 1960s
Puffin Custodians & Home Ports
New Owner (2021...) Bristol, England
Underfall Yard (...2006-2021) Bristol, England
Jocelyn M Greenway (1950s) Poole, Dorset, England
Page last updated : May 2021