Cockleshell is a unique wooden dayboat built in Guernsey in 1926.
Sailed across the English Channel to the east coast of England in 1959, since 1989 Cockleshell has been a regular competitor in the River Hamble racing fleet. Owned and maintained by Jonty Sherwill and Vicki Weston, in 2013 & 2014 she won her class at Cowes Classics Week, then inspired the creation of the Hamble Classics Regatta in 2016 in which she has competed each year since.
Photo below - Cockleshell attends the Solent Platinum Jubilee Celebrations at Cowes on August 6th 2022
Photo by Serena Alexander


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