(ex Margo, Tea For Two, Lady Pamela)

An Invited Friend of The Harrison Butler Association
The Ketch Designed and Built by David Hillyard in 1970



Rima : A Boat of Many Names
I sailed past Margo as she lay to her mooring, August 2016. Back home, I found that she was not, apparently, Lloyd's listed, although she is known to the HOA and has featured in the Hillyarder magazine. Under Brian Smith's ownership Margo has cruised around Great Britain (2001), and been to the Netherlands (2008) - A planned trip to the Baltic has postponed in 2010 when Brian, a Marine Surveyor, discovered some structural problems and spent the year sorting them out instead. In 2016 she went up for sale as Margo but sold later that year as Rima. Further investigation has revealed that Rima was her original name which she kept until at least 1980. I've been told that she was renamed Tea For Two and then Lady Pamela before becoming Margo; I have doubts about this... She's now (March 2018) up for sale for £24,950.


Rima Statistics
Built : 1970 by David Hillyard at Littlehampton, England
LOA : 32' 6"
LWL : 31' 1"
Beam : 9' 6"
Draught : 3' 5"
Displacement : 11 tons TM   
Lloyd's Register : N° 340866
Signal Letters : MZCM6
MMSI : 232008678

Rima Custodians & Home Ports 
Nigel Taylor (2016-2018...) Walton backwaters, Essex, England
Brian Smith (2009-2016) Walton Backwaters, Essex, England
DM MacDonald FRCS (1974-1980-?) Lymington, England
TK Walker (?-1972-1973) Lymington, England

Rima Links
Rima For Sale at Highway Marine (March 2018)
Two page feature on Margo in The Hillyarder, April 2010

Page last updated : March 2018


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