THALASSA is a leisure craft of carvel pitch pine construction built by Charles Sibbick of Cowes in1903 but following bankruptcy was completed by Fays in Southampton in 1906. She was raced successfully until the late 1950s and competed in at least 3 Fastnet Races. Her rig, originally gaff on both main and mizzen, was changed many times by early owners. She was at one point part owned by John Illingworth and mentioned by him in his book 'Offshore'.
Built by Charles Sibbick of Cowes
Completed by Fays, Southampton
Raced successfully until late 1950s, competing in at least 3 Fastnet races
Owned continuously between 1936 and 2009 by members of Sewell family
In private use based at Gosport, Hampshire
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