The Bermudan Cutter built in 1936
to Harrison Butler's Englyn design
: Published 1932 


Naida photographed by Gordon Garman in 2013
Naiad photographed in 2013 by Gordon Garman

Naiad Heading To Breast 2016
Neal Hill, is intending to sail Naiad from her home waters near Oban on the West coast of Scotland, down to Breast for the large maritime festival there this summer. Neal has been RYA Hon. Secretary of the North East Region for over 20 years, and been Naiad's custodian for over 40 years. In 2012 he was presented with an RYA Regional Award, one of the RYA's most prestigious. Neal is also Secretary for the OGA Scotland.

Naiad under sail

# Fascinating Facts
# In the 1966 Lloyd's Register Naiad's listed as “Sold to the USA”
# but reappears in the 1967 Register, re-registered in Newcastle
# Fascinating Facts

Naiad Statistics
Built : 1936 by EF Elkins, Christchurch, Hants
LOA : 26' 6"
LWL : 22' 5"
Beam : 8' 5"
Draught : 4' 5"
Displacement : 7 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : N° 165044, Southampton, Newcastle
OGA Boat Number : 7030
Signal letters : MMCW

Naiad Custodians & Home Ports
Neal Hill & Morag Chrisholm (1977-2017...) Loch Feocyhan, Oban, Scotland
GA Percival & Mrs Elsie Percival (1967-1976) Hamble, England
Vice-Admiral James WS Dorling CB RN (?-1947-1965) Gosport, England
AS Page (1936-1939-?) Southampton, England

Vice Admiral JWS Dorling
Vice Admiral James WS Dorling CB RN

Naiad Links
Focus on Neal Hill, RYA NewsLetter

Page last updated : December 2017


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