Wild Goose history please? FH27

Joe Ransley
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Joined: 15 Jun 2016

Hi all, I am Joe from Plymouth and the new owner of the Mevagissey Tosher 18ft 6in built in 1975ish called Wild Goose(?).  I was wondering if anyone knew of the boat and its history as I would be very interested.

I believe that she was fishing for Oysters originally out of Fowey and was built by Martin Hurd.  I'm not 100% sure if the name is original but would like to find out the original name if I can.  I am trying to put her back to original state and rig.

Her port registration numbers when fishing were FH27 and at the time of fishing I believe that she had a 6HP Petter engine. She is dipping lug rig and the original colour of the hull was black.  The number that I have got (and I don't know if it's the sail number or build number) is 45.

Thank you for any information that you can provide.



Aeolus FWB28
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Joined: 26 Aug 2006

Hello Joe and welcome.

We have some details of the Heard boats.

Perhaps not very helpful but our records show...

sail number 45, year 1975?,Twin Lug, tan sails, located Lyme Regis,previous owners Andy Agraham and Simon Lippett.

Perhaps Sam Heard could give you more details.07977 239 341 www.gaffersandluggers.com

Regards, Steve


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