Periwinkle Of Perth

Launched 1981 (date of contract 24/11/79)
Owner Terry and Kerri Nicholls
Purchased January 2008
Contact (email)
Configuration Short rig
Colour White hull with white and beige deck
Berthed Mandurah
Sail Number F 96
Australian Registration  
State Registration  
Call Sign  
Builder Swarbricks
Hull Number 77
Fit Out  
Previous Owners

Tom Hopkins (2005-2007)

Bill and Caroline Porter, FSC (? – Mar 2005)
Alan Marshall, FSC
Barry and Merome Roberts, FSC,
P. Hall is listed as the original owner

Previous Names

The Yacht’s Story

Periwinkle cruised the WA coast with owners Bill
& Caroline Porter form 2001 -2003. The website below documents their
travels, and has some great photos.

Inventory (2004)

Pro-furl headsail furler
Standing rigging renewed December 2001 by Taskers.
New mainsail 2002 plus good sail wardrobe
Engine Yanmar 20 hp with 1060 hours on the clock fully serviced
Aries wind vane
Autopilot: Raymarine ST4000+.
Wind speed, direction, Close hauled, Sounder, log
Radios: VHF, HF, 27MHz
Good electrical system
Anchors: CQR 18kg (40lb) and Swarbrick large folding fisherman
45m of 9.5mm (3/8″) tested galvanised chain
Manual Muir anchor winch
EPIRB and other safety equipment

owners Bill & Caroline Porter’s WA cruise)


Photograph: Courtesy Bill and Caroline Porter

Interior plan

Photographs: Courtesy Terry Nicholls

Terry and Kerri Nicholls with Periwinkle in Mandurah

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