PENRYN a BALLERINA II designed by Robert Tucker

Penryn (left) in Ontonagon Harbor, 4th of July 2002. Tom Lee preparing to dress ship.


Designer:  Robert Tucker ~ England  
Supplier: Penryn Boat Building and Engineering Co., Ltd. Ponsharden, Penryn, Cornwall, England.  
  Built: 1968 SAIL NUMBER 217  
Est. Rating: Thames measurement: 3.9 tons  
  Portsmouth yarestick 116  
Specifications Construction: GRP  
  LWL: 5.10m/16'9"  
  LOA: 6.56m/21'6"  
 Beam: 2.3m/7'5"  
   Draft: 0.69m/2'6"  
: Displ.: 1,017k/2,240 lbs.  
  Ballast: 362k/800 lbs.  
Fittings: Bilge keel boat  
Interior: 3 or 4 berths  
Engine: Inboard Motor Well  
Sails Area: 18.3m sq/232 sq ft  
  Spinnaker area: 21.6m aq/232 sq ft  
Rigging: Bermudan sloop  
Summary: Fine windward performance. A well proved crusing sloop.  

PENRYN, Sail Number 217 is owned my Margaret Lee, Ontonagon, Michigan USA. For more information on PENRYN please e-mail to Tom or Margaret Lee.

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Upgrades made to Penryn: (pgs under construction)

New Main Sail made by SKB Sails, Penryn, England

New 4-Cycle Engine Installed in Engine Well

Solid Fuel Heater ... a must for sailing on Lake Superior!

The Pete6 Dinghy ... that can be stored on deck.

PENRYN's onboard library collection

Recommended Books for owners of small sailboats:

LINKS of interest relating to the BALLERINA II:

Ballerina Home Page compiled by Thomas Lee, Librarian

PENRYN, Ballerina Sail Number 217, owned by Margaret Carr Lee, Ontonagon, Michigan.
BALLERINA Sail Number 220, owned by Dave Corkum, New Brunswick, Canada.
DANCING GIRL a Ballerina II being restored by Jon Palmer, Liskeard, Cornwall, England.
ALINGA, a Caprice design by Robert Tucker. Owned by Alan Deely, Sidney, Australia.
TWIN-KEELER: A Quarterly (newsletter) for Owners and Admirers of Twin Keel Sailing Craft.
SEA DART home page.
SHRIMPY a 18 foot Robert Tucker designed bilge keel boat that sailed around the world.
TUCKER DESIGNS, 15 Wrenfied, Boxmoor, Hamel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England
BALLERINA a Yachts and Yachting Test. Reprinted from Yachts and Yachting October 25, 1968.
PENRYN Boatbuilding & Engineering Co. Ponsharden, Penryn, Cornwall. England
ROBERT TUCKER British yacht designer