All Portchester Duck Sailing Dinghies for sale in the UK
Mandarin, Portchester Duck no.19 is for sale - an opportunity to buy a piece of dinghy sailing history. She is complete with all sailing equipment including sail, oars, road trailer and launching trolley all in superb condition.
History. Mandarin was built in 1928 by Cdr C. Hammond in Portchester. He built 33 of these dinghies; others were built by other builders on the south coast, notably in Chichester Harbour. But this is one of only three surviving examples still afloat and sailing. Mandarin carries Hammond’s builder’s plaque on her transom. All of Hammond’s d... read more