Kandy was beautifully built by Woodnuts on the Isle of Wight and when I owned her she had roller furling on both her genoa and working stays’l.  She has since changed hands in the last twenty years or so and was last known to be in deepest Dorset undergoing a deep refit with Nick Waite.


  • Laurent Giles design No: 136
  • Builder: Woodnutt, St. Helens, Isle of Wight, England.
  • Launch Date: 1951
  • Hull Material: Mahogany on oak
  • Deck: Canvas on Ply
  • Engine: Yanmar diesel
  • Ballast keel material: Lead
  • Doghouse: Short
  • Cockpit: Long
  • Berths: Three
  • Rig: Masthead bermudan sloop
  • Mast: Spruce
  • Heads'ls: Genoa & stays'ls
  • Backstay arrangement: Single to bumkin with runners.
  • Home Port: Under refit?
  • Current Owner: Nick Waite
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