Sunday, 15 July 2012

Smokey and the Choirboys - Mini Ton IOR Yacht



Smokey and the Choirboys is Mini Ton IOR Yacht the design is a SMOKEY 25 which is a production yacht. The Picture was taken in the 1980's at a car park near Windermere, Cumbria. The yacht was taking part in the popular and still is popular Winter Series on Lake Windermere organised by Windermere Cruising Club. They had Sonata's and Quarter Ton, Half Ton yachts taking part and still have but now they have been joined with sports boats and a large variety of other yachts. The racing from September to end of December then from January to end of March. The yacht was designed by Steven Jones
Where is this yacht now ?
Is she still racing ?

1 comment:

  1. Smokey & the Choirboys was the first Smokey 25, built for the 1980 Mini Ton Cup in Scotland where I think she came 2nd.

    I believe she's now in Lymington being restored with the intention of competing in the restablished mini ton class.

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