Certificate no 3469
Status Registered


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Stalham
Vessel type Motor Yacht
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Dickie, A M & Sons Ltd, Bangor
Built in 1927
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 2
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
40.00 feet (12.19 m)
Breadth: Beam
10.50 feet (3.20 m)
2.67 feet (0.81 m)
Air Draft
8.83 feet (2.69 m)
Tonnage: Gross


WINSOME is a Motor Yacht of teak and oak construction built by Dikkes of Bangor in 1927.  She was used on the Thames in the 1930s and was alswo the committee boat for the Classic Boat Association.

During the Second World War she was requisitioned by the Roya Navy and was put on the lakes of Snowdonia.

Key dates

  • 1927

     Leisure craft designed by D Dawson and built by Dikkies of Bangor for Edgar Duerr

  • 1930s

    Committee boat for the Classic Boat Association on the Thames

  • 1940/45

    Requisitioned by Royal Navy for war service on lakes of Snowdonia

  • 1945

    Sold by Edgar Duerr

  • 1999

    Bought by present owner and two petrol engines replaced

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