Genista : Big Boat, Sea Shy
Genista was for sale at The Gweek Quay boatyard in Cornwall with an asking price of £18,000, in the Autumn of 2016. The broker comments that “Genista has not been to sea for some time but would make an excellent cruiser with some updating or a very comfortable liveaboard. She has a woodburner providing heat and has more than ample stowage areas”.
I've traced the names of seven previous owners in the Lloyd's Registers. Interestingly, in 1958 she is listed as 'Sold to US' but reappears registered in Littlehampton three years later, in 1961.
Built : 1935 by David Hillyard at Littlehampton, England
LOA : 43' 0"
LWL : 40' 0"
Beam : 12' 3"
Draught : 5' 0"
Displacement : 22 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : N° 164775
Signal Letters : MGJM
Genista Custodians & Home Ports
Mr & Mrs J Habens (1971-1980-?) Antony Passage
Cdr PK Lancaster RN(ret) (1962-1970)
Dr John Enzer (?-1961) Littlehampton
RA Budd (1952-1957) Littlehampton
FRW Preston (1951) Littlehampton
JA Wilby (1937-1950) Littlehampton
Arthur E Garforth (?-1936) Littlehampton
• Genista FOR SALE at Gweek Quay Boatyard (October 2016) - Dead link (June 2017)
Page last updated : June 2017