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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.

Contact Ian Porter to discuss part exchange or discounted deals on these brand new unregistered Cruising Wayfarers.


Wayfarer World sail number 10495. 

Wayfarer World sail number 10370.

Sold to a customer who contacted Ian Porter and asked him to find two suitable Wayfarers for his needs.  



Wayfarer World sail number 10342 “Dutch Treat” built by Porter bros in 2003 with navy blue topside, a double white waterline and a two tone white and light grey deck.

This Wayfarer has only had one owner from new and he hasn’t taken it out many times. In recent years the boat came in to Ian Porter for a complete overhaul including new rigging, new ropes and extra chandlery.

The boat has lightly used sails which comprise of a mainsail which is centre sheeted with slab reefing and a genoa which has a furler fitted.

It also features a conventional spinnaker system complete with sails, pole and sheets.

The boat has the usual keel band in place but additionally has bilge rail protection. There are mooring fairleads and a cleat to go with an anchor and additionally there is an outboard motor pad.

The cockpit has removable rear seats in position together with the removable rear storage tank.

The trolley and cover were up graded in the recent re-fit and there is a brand new road trailer completing this combination unit . A jockey wheel completes the inventory.

This is a very attractive example of a Wayfarer World and in very good order and is for sale at £4850.


Wayfarer World sail number 10218 – “ Independence” – built by Porter Bros in 2001 in light blue with a double white waterline and two tone grey and white deck.

This is an example of the rare AS type Wayfarer which incorporates foam sandwich laminate and therefore is very stiff and light so she has correctors to bring her up to the class minimum weight.

The boat has a powerful kicking strap and Cunningham lead back to the helm with a power outhaul system.

The rig is tensioned by a cascade system. The boat has a conventional spinnaker with shoot out pole system (Spiro) and also has mainsail (and old mainsail), genoa and jib.

The centreboard is a strip laminated wood foil and there is also a GRP rudder blade in alloy stock. The mainsail is centre sheeted with a back strop system .

In the recent past back seats have been added to the cockpit and there is also a removable rear bag for storage. Toestraps are padded and adjustable for comfort.

The owner wished the boat to be sold in good condition and so the boat has been polished, new wheels, hubs and suspension units fitted to the combination trailer and new wheels fitted to the trolley .

Lastly even anew cover is being offered as part of the boat’s inventory this being an overboom PVC type.

The boat has just come in to Emsworth and is ready to go sailing and is being offered at a very reasonable £4495 .


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 has just had the asking price reduced to £2750..


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 EmsworthSOLD


Gull Calpyso sail number 2799 – built by Porter Bros and is already under offer  before we could put the advert in place.     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.




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: Friday, 08 September 2017



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