GIPSY MOTH IV is a yacht built in 1965 by Camper & Nicholsons in Cowes. She created history in 1966/1967 by becoming the fastest small vessel to sail around the world gaining fame for Sir Francis Chichester. She performed a second circumnavigation in 2005 crewed by disadvantaged youngsters.
GIPSY MOTH IV is now owned by a Trust which aims to preserve and maintain her in sailing condition, to enable access to visit and sail her and to promote charitable use and inspire future generations to fulfill potential.
Update, February 2021: Vessel reported up for sale following the closure of the Gipsy Month Trust.
Built by Camper & Nicholsons, Southampton
Solo circumnavigation by Sir Francis Chichester
On display in Greenwich next to the Cutty Sark
Sold to UK Sailing Academy
Second circumnavigation with disadvantaged youngsters on board
Transferrred to the Gipsy Moth Trust
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