Certificate no 3496
Status Registered


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Cowes
Current use Ongoing conservation
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Sibbick, Charles & Co, Cowes
Built in 1906
Hull material Wood
Rig Gaff - Other
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 1
Propulsion Sail
Primary engine type
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
34.50 feet (10.52 m)
Breadth: Beam
6.25 feet (1.91 m)
4.50 feet (1.37 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


MERRY MAID is a yacht of mahogany construction and was built by Charles Sibbick of Cowes in 1906. During the 1920s she was raced at Burnham by Sam Courtauld, founder of the institute and art collection. Currently under restoration having been in a garden on Eel Pie Island on the Thames for more than 30 years thereby demonstrating the lasting qualities of well built vessels.

Key dates

  • 1906

    Built by C Sibbick of Cowes

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