E.O. Digby FRANCES

Type: International 8 Metre

ex 1960 Bridgett

LOA: 51.0′ / 15.54m
LOD: 51.0′ / 15.54m
LWL: 30′ 9” / 9.41m
Beam: 8′ 6” / 2.62m
Draft: 6′ 5″ / 1.98m
Ballast: 26,450 lbs
Displacement: 9 tons
Hull material: Hull NZ Kauri, Deck Q/land White Beech laid deck over 6mm ply
Designer: Ernest O Digby
Built by: Victoria Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Year Built: 1947
Current Name: Frances
Original Owner: Mr Ernest Digbys
Current Owner: Peter Johns
Official Number: 315405

Historical:

International 8 Metre yacht designed to 8 Metre Rule (Rated 8.14) Designed and built by E Digby, launched 1947 now racing in the Classic yacht Association of Australia events in Williamstown Victoria against Acrospire111 and Syonara. Three times winner of the Syonara Cup in \’51 \’52 and \’54.

 

 

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