Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Pen Duick"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Ex-names:||Yum, Griselidis, Magda, Cora V, Astarté, Panurge, Butterfly|
|Type of rigging:||KUTTER|
|Type of ship:||Gaffelkutter|
|Yard:||Gridiron & Marine Motor Works, Carrigaloe, Cork Harbour, IRL|
|Overall length:||15.40 m|
|Length (hull):||10.28 m|
|Sail area:||160 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Kunststoff / Plastics|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 20 Jun 2013
- designed by William Fife and built by Gridiron & Marine Motor Works at Carrigaloe, Cork Harbour, IRL as ocean racing yacht for W.D.Cummis in 1898; first name was "Yum".
- 1900 new owner became Keir.
- 1902 sold to Frenchman André Hachette, renamed the "Griselidis", registered in Le Havre, FRA.
- in July 1902 bought by Mac Henry.
- in January 1907 purchased by Pierre Taconnet, sold to Georges Grus in July 1907, change of the name to "Magda" in 1908.
- 1910 purchased by A. Raillard, renamed the "Griselidis" again.
- 1912 sold to new owner Cailleux.
- 1919 bought by Jaques Richepin, renamed the "Cora V".
- 1921-1924 owned by Ganuchad.
- 1924 sold to Le Goiff, change of the name to "Astarte".
- 1931 change of the name to "Panurge" and 1933 to "Butterfly"; fitted with an engine in 1931.
- 1935 purchased by the Lebec brothers, renamed "Pen Duick"; sold to Guy Tabarly in 1938.
- 1940-45 left in Bénodet, FRA during the WWII.
- 1952 given to the son Éric Tabarly; begin of maintainance and repair work, replacement of the complete hull construction by polyester, lengthening of the mast.
- 1962-83 laid up, further renovation at Raymond Labbé in St. Malo, FRA for the next 6 years, renewal of the deck, relaunched in 1989.
- since the death of Éric Tabarly in June 1998 maintained by the Assocation Éric Tabarly of Lorient, FRA.