Ian Porter Sales Ltd

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Tel. 01243 377522


Stock and Pre-owned Sailing Dinghies

A range of Porter fitted out Wayfarers, Wanderers and Gulls are now available from Ian Porter. The boats are generally delivered as bare mouldings and then the small team in Emsworth finish them and fit them out to owners specifications. Please contact Ian for early deliveries. We also actively sell H10 and H12 dinghies which are also available on the South Coast.

Ian Porter Sales Ltd are looking to assist in the selling of pre-owned dinghies within our range with a special emphasis on Wayfarers, Wanderers and Gull . We ensure that these boats are fit for purpose and offer a hand over service so that prospective owners can have confidence that their purchase will give them hours of enjoyment.



Wayfarer Mark 4 Cruiser - cancelled order due to change in circumstances

We are holding a brand new Wayfarer Mark 4 cruiser here in Emsworth which was built for an order which could not be completed but was equipped with a very comprehensive specification . She has an oxford blue topside, with a double white waterline and standard grey deck.

The boat has the removable rear storage box, centre mainsheet, slab reefing, and genoa furling. Other extras include metal bailers fitted in lieu of standard plastic self bailers and even a halyard tidy bag.

This Wayfarer is on a Euro specification trailer unit with built in LED lights fitted and a purpose made trolley. There is also a brand new polycotton , deep skirted over boom cover.

Currently all ropes, padded toestraps and cover are stored in our works and therefore are brand new but the boat covered with a works cover. This dinghy has yet to have a sail number allocated to her and all warranties will run from the date of hand over.SOLD


Wayfarer Mark 4 Cruiser – Stock Boat

Built during a quiet period in our build schedule we have a brand new stock mark 4 Wayfarer awaiting completion here in Emsworth. She was built with a light blue topside, dark blue double waterline and white underwater sections together with a standard grey deck. Currently this boat can be completed to any level of specification and being an attractive stock boat she will be offered at a substantial discount to assist in her sale outside of the normal sailing season. Available at significant discount

Contact by phone on 01243 377522 or by e mail to sales@porters.org.uk to finalise equipment and price


Wayfarer Mark 4 Cruiser  sail number 11106 – “Spice”.  Built by Ian Porter in 2016 this is a striking boat built with black topsides, a double grey waterline and white bottom. The deck is a standard grey.

The mainsail is centre sheeted with slab reefing and sail head buoyancy. The genoa is mounted on a head foil and therefore is also suitable for reefing. The hull has all the spinnaker fitting present but requires the sail and sheets to complete this set up.

Inside the cockpit there are removable bench seats and a removable rear storage box. There is also a tidy bag for the halyards and a rudder bag for the rudder assembly. The hull has slot gasket fitted. There is a large cruising compass fitted to the mast.

The boat is transported on a Euro spec trailer trolley un it with jockey wheel. Lastly the cover has just been replaced to present this very lightly used boat in a near new condition.  SOLD


Wayfarer Mark 4 sail number 10532        built by Hartley Boats in 2008 with a red hull, and light grey decks.

The boat has not seen much use since she was built and comes with a reefing genoa, slab reefing on the mainsail which is centre sheeted as well as having a buoyant head patch

The sail inventory includes a conventional spinnaker complete with all equipment and the boat has the main sail controls lead to the helms position.

The boat has aft benches as well as padded toestraps. There is also the removable rear storage box and also outboard motor pad. There are rowlock sockets in each side deck and also a mooring cleat and fairlead.

Lastly the boat stands on a combination trailer trolley set up and is protected by a polycotton overboom cover.

She has just arrived at Emsworth and is SOLD


Wayfarer World sail number 10495.  This boat was one of the last Wayfarer Worlds and was built in late 2006 by Porter Bros. It has an oxford blue topside , red waterline and white bottom  with a two tone deck.

This boat has a very comprehensive specification which includes both conventional and asymmetric spinnakers.

The mainsail is centre sheeted and has slab reefing whereas the genoa has a furler fitted. The sail controls are lead back to the helm. The underside has slot gasket present.

There is a mooring cleat and fairleads together with an outboard motor pad. The edge of the deck has a hardwood fendoff fitted for protection.

This Wayfarer sits on a combination trailer trolley unit which is complete with a jockey wheel. The boat is protected by a new overboom cover.

This is a very attractive boat which has been used with care and is SOLD


Wayfarer Mark 2 – sail number 10391  “Arwen”. Built by Porter bros in 2004 and is therefore one of the last Mark 2 boats out of the Series 2 tooling.

The boat is built with rail blue topside and a double waterline together with two tone deck in white and grey.

This Wayfarer has wooden centreboard and rudder together with fore and aft benches. The rear tank has access through a removable hatch for storage.

The sails comprise of a mainsail with 2 slab reefing points, which is transom sheeted. There is a genoa and also a storm jib.

There is a mooring fairlead and cleat together with an anchor and warp – there are a pair of paddles.

The cover is reasonable recent and deep skirted and this boat has just been upgraded with a brand new combination trailer trolley assembly.

The outboard motor bracket is then complimented by a recently serviced 3.5 hp, 2 stroke Tohatsu outboard with spares.

This is a simply rigged boat which has an adaptable sail plan SOLD


Wayfarer 10094 Wayfarer World “ Jammy Squirrel”.     Built by Porter Bros in 1999 with a two tone white and grey deck and a white hull with red waterline.This is a very comprehensive package and includes removal rear seats, removable rear storage box. Slab reefing on the mainsail with both transom and centre sheeted mainsheet systems. This has a reefable genoa as well as a standard genoa and comes with a conventional spinnaker with complete system  There is an anchor with warp, 2 paddles, bilge rail protection, and even a tidy bag to keep the boat shipshape.   There is also an outboard motor pad with a 3.5hp , 2 stroke Tohatsu outboard with oil and a fuel can. This is completed with a PVC overboom cover and combination trailer trolley unit and jockey wheel.  This Wayfarer has not seen much use in its lifetime and is in very good order – she has just come to us in Emsworth and is offered at £4250  


Wayfarer Mark 2 s.n. 9117   - Ripple Tipple”    built by Porter Bros in with a turquoise hull and a light silver grey deck which was built in 1991

The boat has new floorboards and she comes with two sets of sails which include spinnakers, genoas and mainsails – one of which is considerably older than the other.

The sail controls include main track, outhaul , Cunningham and kicker which are lead to the aft side of the thwart.

The cover is an overboom polycotton design and there is a purpose made combination trailer trolley unit to complete this boat.

This Wayfarer has generally been kept up to the mark and is SOLD 


Wanderer sail number 405.  Built by Anglo marine in 1984 and has just undergone a major refit to rejuvenate her. She has a parchment hull with ivory deck and has grey painted floor boards.

The thwart is brand new and been varnished and the centreboard and rudder have been painted in white.  The hull has been machine polished and has a cove line in blue.

The mast and boom have been re-rigged and the boat has slab reefing, genoa furling, outboard pad, oars and rowlocks and mooring cleat and fairlead. The fendoff was taken off and replaced with new  and there are new toestraps to complete the upgrade.

The mainsail is transom sheeted through a ratchet block system and she has the traditional transom horse (or track) that is adjustable.

The older sails (mainsail and jib ) have a reduced sail area but there is also a brand new mainsail and genoa included within the specification.

The boat is transported on a purpose made combination trailer trolley and the trolley has puncture proof tyres. There is also a jockey wheel to aid handling on shore.

Lastly the boat has a brand new overboom PVC cover to complete this upgrade.

This comprehensive refurbishment was necessary as 405 had been neglected for some time but the major components were found to be sound such as hull, and rig, combination unit and even buoyancy. She is being offered at £2850 and will give many years of good service to her new owner.


Wanderer MD sail number 1387  “Blue Tack”  .  Built by Anglo Marine in 1998 and then largely garaged stored  only ever been on the water 6 times and the appearance of this boat will confirm this.

 The boat is built in Oxford blue with a white bottom and silver grey deck.

It currently has the steel centerplate fitted but also comes with a conventional wooden centerboard.

The mainsail can be reefing and there is a genoa furler.

It has oars and rowlocks and an outboard pad together with a 3.3 HP Mariner short shaft outboard which is currently being serviced.

Mooring cleat and fairlead. Flat PVC cover. Combination trailer trolley unit with jockey wheel.

This is a boat that looks new from the sails to the woodwork and should be viewed by any person wishing for a tip top boat. SOLD



Gull Spirit s.n. 2788. Built by Porter Bros in 2005 with a subtle purple topside and double white waterline and grey deck.

This boat is in good condition and has a centre mainsheet system onto a ball bearing traveller – the sail can be slab reefed .

The boat has mooring cleat and fairleads and oars and rowlocks. There is a spares box with things like new shrouds in it as well as an anchor and warp.

It also has a detachable outboard mounting and even comes with a 3.5 hp , 2stroke Tohatsu outboard.

It can be transported on a correct combination trailer trolley unit and there is a lighting board ready to place on the back of your car.

Finally there is an overboom PVC cover which is fairly new.

Whilst this package is fairly simple it is also very adaptable and can be powered by sail, or rowed or motored. It has just arrived here in Emsworth and is SOLD.



Brand New Tohatsu 2 stroke, 3.5 hp outboard still in box. Never run but has just been PDI’d by Tohatsu themselves.

This is lighter and smaller than the modern 4 strokes and will fit in the rear tank of a Wayfarer World or earlier Wayfarers, Wanderers or Gulls.

This will be a one off and is Sold



We have a number of clients who have asked us to find them Gulls and Wanderers and so if you are thinking of selling your boat please contact Ian Porter as there appears to be a shortage of good pre owned boats.

Updated: Thursday, 12 July 2018



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