She of Feock

She of Feock is our current Boat. Her home port is Hamble, England.

Skipper – Dan Wilkin

First Mate – Meraid Griffin

She is a SHE 31, Designed by Sparkman and Stephens and built by South Hants Engineering in 1968. The name Feock comes from a village in Cornwall that goes by the same name.

She of Feock antifouling Boat and bread 2012-05-26 002Dan and I painting the hull with antifouling paint down at Hamble Yacht Services (HYS) yard.

'She of Feock' Sailing in the Azores

‘She of Feock’ Sailing in the Azores

 

Meraid and Dan in Agadir Morocco on the She of Feock

Meraid and Dan in Agadir Morocco on the She of Feock

I joined She of Feock on the 28th December 2010, sailing from Portimao, Portugal to Morocco and the Canaries.  I took a break and rejoined SV Faraway for 3 months then came back to sail the Azores archipelago in the yacht, then sailed directly from the smallest island, Corvo to Hamble. It took us eleven days and six hours. I lived aboard for 6 months and now sail regularly in the Solent.  The boat is currently in Hamble, Hampshire, England.

Re-attaching the radar reflector on She of Feock

Re-attaching the radar reflector

 

We even went to a wedding using the boat as our transport and overnight accommodation. Here’s my arrival at Buckler’s Hard for a sailor’s wedding.

She of Feock - sailing to a wedding at bucklers hard

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