Certificate no 2384
Status Archived


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Corfu
Vessel type Pleasure Yacht
Archive reason Overseas Watch List
Current use Ongoing conservation
Available to hire Yes
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Hillyard, David, Littlehampton
Built in 1927
Hull material Wood
Rig Gaff Ketch
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 2
Propulsion Sail
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
14.00 feet (4.27 m)
6.00 feet (1.83 m)
Length: Overall
58.00 feet (17.69 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


WINNIE was built by David Hillyard on a commission from Stanley Orton. Pre- World War 2, the yacht was based in Chichester and cruised the Channel. In post war years, she became a training vessel for the pupils of Mill Hill School, London. Since the late 1960s, WINNIE has been sailed and chartered in the Mediterranean and in 2010, she was based in Corfu, Greece.

Key dates

  • 1927

    Built by David Hillyard at Littlehampton on a commission from Stanley Orton

  • 1930s

    Based in Chichester and cruised in the Channel

  • 1950s

    Became a training vessel for the pupils of Mill Hill School, London

  • 1960s

    Sailed and chartered in the Mediterranean

  • 2010

    Based in Corfu, Greece

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