Frank Suggs produced high class pond yachts in Liverpool between the 2 World Wars.

They were sold through the large London stores of the time, Hamleys, Gamages and Bonds of Euston Road.

This is one of the larger yachts he made, the majority were in the 10 to 16 inch range. The hull is also unusual as it is fitted with braine steering rather than the tiller steering you would normally expect on a Suggs.

The hull is in good order although the paintwork is not original. All the deck fittings apart from one bowsprit fitting are still present. The deck has the usual convex shape and colour and the lovely carved toe rail. The toe rail does have one small area of damage just behind the starboard shroud fitting.

She still has her original mast and comes with a number of other spars which may or may not be original.

The hull has the wonderful wineglass shape that you would expect from a yacht made by Suggs.

 

Suggs are becoming really difficult to find so a large one such as this is well worth restoring.

If you would like further photos please do not hesitate to ask.

1920's or 30's Suggs Long Keel Pond to restore -Sold

SKU: rest524
  • Length: 9.5cm (19.5") plus bowsprit Beam: 12cm (4.75")

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