Morning Tide

Launched 13/6/79 (date of contract)
Owner Jim and Margaret Putt
Configuration Short rig with mark 1 rudder and keel
Colour White hull and cream deck
Berthed Fremantle Sailing Club, berth B51
Sail Number F 117
Australian Registration  852988
State Registration
Call Signs  VM3706, VK6BLR
Builder Swarbricks (built by owner under Swarbrick supervision)
Hull Number 75
Fit Out Jim Putt
Previous Owners None
Previous Names Nil

About the Owners

Jim and Margaret had Morning Tide built in 1979, she was completed and launched in 1982.  Morning Tide competed in many local races and cruises in the 1980s, including the 1986 Bali Race.  After their retirement in 1990 Jim and Margaret decided to set of on a circumnavigation.  They spent 7 years cruising the world.  Their story is told in Margaret’s book, you can read it by clicking below:

Margaret & Jim Putt Book


Port Douglas, Qld. Photograph: Jane Laws

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *