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.

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


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 now for sale for a new price of £5350.


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 available for £4950.


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 now being offered at the lower price of £2245.


TWanderer MD sail number 1290   – built in 1996 by Anglo marine with a white deck and white hull.

his is a lightly used boat offered in very good condition and it comes with a transom mainsheet and slab reefed mainsail.  The genoa has furling and the boat is offered with a conventional spinnaker and system fitted.

The deck has rowlocks fitted and there is a removable outboard pad and a paddle included. There are also numerous spares.  The equipment includes an anchor, chain and warp- the hull has self bailers fitte

There is an under cover, flat top cover and overboom cover the latter is fairly new.

She also has a recent trolley and combination trailer with a deluxe jockey wheel.

This smart  Wanderer is  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 available for £600 inc VAT.



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: Tuesday, 15 May 2018



Ian Porter Sales Ltd. Unit 1  Emsworth Yacht Harbour Thorney Road Emsworth Hants. PO10 8BP T. 01243 377522

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