Registration number 3741
Status Registered

Previous names

  • 1963 - 2023 lindyhelen


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Cruise
Location Chester
Vessel type Broads Sailing Cruiser
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No


Builder Taylor, JH & Sons Chester
Built in 1963
Hull material Wood
Number of decks 1
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
6.83 feet (2.08m)
2.00 feet (0.61m)
Air Draft
4.50 feet (1.37m)
Length: Overall
33.20 feet (10.12m)
Tonnage: Gross


LINDY HELEN built by JH Taylors and Sons Chester, she was bult as a broads cruiser to narrow boat specification and commissioned by T Smault. Used a hire boat as one of a pair and sold to Mr Stephensons in 1972 and restored by a gerna, shipwright in 2002. Converted with Lister SR2 air cooled diesel and restored using mahogany carvel on oask frames.  J H Taylor made 12 vessels.  Others called BARBARA JOAN and TEAL which is currently in the Boat Museum. Believed to be known to be only one to be fully functional and now lived aboard.

Key dates

  • 2023-02-24

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