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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.


Stock Wayfarer Mark 4 Cruisers available for early delivery.

Due to a lack of good standard pre owned boats this year Ian Porter has placed 2 Wayfarer Mark 4 Cruisers in stock for rapid delivery to be ready for the start of the sailing season. These boat have the basic fit out level of equipment currently which includes tabernacle, mast, boom, genoa sheeting, main sheeting, Toe straps , keel band, bailers, centreboard , rudder and sails  and therefore can be completed to any level of requirement. The two boats are built in:

  1.   Oxford blue topside with double white waterline and white underwater sections. Standard grey decks.

  2. Light blue topside running to waterline with 2 oxford blue waterline stripes and white under waterline with standard grey deck.

These boats can be completed in a short time span and the specification and prices can be discussed with Ian Porter directly – special prices available.


Wayfarer Cruiser Mark 4 s.n. 10760 – “Sparkle”. Built and finished by Ian Porter in Emsworth in late 2010. This boat was built in oxford blue with a double white waterline and grey deck.

This is a simply rigged family sailing boat and features a mainsail and genoa. The mainsail is centre sheeted with a slab reefing system whilst the foresail has a furling system.

The boat has removable rear seating benches and also a removable outboard bracket mounted on the transom.

There is also a paddle and anchor and the toe straps are padded for extra comfort.

Additionally we have just fitted a brand new cover to the boat (over boom polycotton) and she sits on a purpose made combination trailer /trolley unit with a jockey heel.

This Wayfarer has seen little use since being built and is available now for £6495.


Wayfarer Mark 2  s.n. 10089 – “Cassie”. Built by Porter Brothers in late 1999 with a white hull and yellow water line and with light grey decks.

This Wayfarer has both varnished forward and aft side benches. It also has twin self bailers, a removable outboard bracket, mooring cleat and fairlead and has transom main sheeting. The mainsail has slab reefing and there are 2 sets of sails included in its inventory.

The boat is protected from the elements  by a PVC over boom cover and it is transported on a combination trailer trolley with the larger 10” wheels. There is also a jockey wheel for both trailer and trolley units.

This was one of the last Mark 2 Wayfarer built and it is for sale at £2995.



Wayfarer World 10094 – Built by Porter Brothers in late 1999  with a white hull, red waterline, black cover line and two tone white and grey deck. This boat was recently sold to the current owner who upgraded the boat but has had to place it back with us due to a change of circumstances.

It is a very complete boat with removable side benches and a new rear back tank. It has GRP foils and has a new tiller. The standing and running rigging has also been recently replaced. It also has a new windex, topping lift, transom flaps, grapnel anchor, 2 new paddles, and new tidy bag. She also has bilge rail protection as well as the standard keel band protection, with mooring cleat and fairlead.

The boats equipment also goes to a removable outboard motor pad and also a lightly used 3.5 hp 2 stroke Tohatsu outboard.(Serviced this year).

This World has a standard genoa and mainsail with slab reefing (centre sheeted) and also a new reef-able genoa complete with all the fittings. She also has a conventional spinnaker again complete with all systems.

The trolley has a new jockey wheel and the combination unit also comprises of a new trailer complete with new wheel clamp. There are tie down straps and lastly the whole boat is protected by an over boom PVC cover. This Wayfarer World really wants for nothing . SOLD.


Wanderer HD s n 1715. This was built by Hartley Boats and finished by Ian Porter in 2014. It is built in oxford blue with a double white waterline and grey decks. This boat has a very comprehensive specification which includes

Rear removable storage box, removable rear seats, paddle, oars and rowlocks and removable outboard bracket. This Wanderer also has slab reefing and a reefable  genoa system  - it also has a centre mainsheet .

Further to this it has both flat and over boom covers, a tie down beam and a combination trailer trolley set up with deluxe jockey wheel.

This boat has not seen much use to date and has just come into Emsworth to be sold at £6495.


Wanderer 1290 – Came in April 21 – sold on April 23.     SOLD    This sale illustrates the lack of good affordable family sailing boats are currently available and we have names on a list asking Ian Porter to find them such a boat – if you want to place your Wayfarer, Wanderer or Gull it could be a fast and painless experience if you use his service.



Wanderer MD s. n. 1248. This boat was built in late 1994 by Anglo marine with an oxford blue topside, white under water and white decks. It comes with a mainsail and two foresails which have a furler fitted. The mainsail can be slab reefed.

The boat is simply rigged but the kicker and Cunningham are lead back to the helm’s position. There are also oars and rowlocks, and a removable outboard bracket.

The boat is supported by a purpose made combination trailer trolley unit with spare wheel  - protection is afforded by a brand new PVC overboom cover.

This is a very attractive boat which is ready for the Summer and is for sale at £2895.


Gull Spirit s.n. 2635 – built by Anglo marine in 1997, with an ivory deck and oxford blue and ivory hull.
Recent Hyde cruising mainsail with slab reefing and furling genoa.
Oars , rowlocks and outboard motor bracket.
2 piece mast and foam filled boom.
Flat cover
Combination trailer trolley

This boat is due in Emsworth just after the Bank Holiday and will be offered at £2950.


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, 25 May 2017



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