This is the story of our family affair with Chuckle the Nordic Folkboat. 'CHUCKLE' is clinker built with Mahogany planks on Oak frames with Spruce spars. A classic wooden boat. She was built by Harry Feltham in Portsmouth in 1954, one year after the famous singlehanded transatlantic sailer Blondie Hasler had his Folkboat 'Jester' built in the same yard. Perhaps 'Chuckle' and 'Jester' are sisters?
Sunday, 8 April 2018
The kids love flying the spinnaker. After feeling a bit slow at 4.5 knots running with jib and main we put up the spinnaker and found 6.5 knots, whats not to love about flying the spinnaker?