was built for Air Vice Marshall Sir Harry Broadhurst. Legend has
it that he was lost overboard from his previous yacht whilst racing
off the north Brittany coast. He was rescued in the Chenal de
la Malouine, off L'Aberwrac'h, foreswore racing and commissioned
Alan Buchanan to design a cruising yacht.
was the first of six Prior 37's to be built. She is built of full
length teak planks over canadian rock elm with bronze floors and
a lead keel. Deck beams are sitka spruce. She was re-decked by
the current owners in 2001.
was kept in Chichester harbour and subsequently moved to the west
country under the ownership of Douglas Gill. She has crossed the
Atlantic and sailed to the Faroes. The current owners keep her
on the west coast of Scotland where she visits Scottish islands,
Scandinavia and the Baltic.