Phizz was designed by Fred Parker and Partners which included Len Cox as a partner. Design apprentices who were working for the Partnership at the time were Ian Anderson (who later designed the Hurley 22) and Ian Nicholson (who became the MD of Mylne Yachts). Phizz was built in Poole at RA Newmans yard and launched in 1951 to take part in the 1951 racing season for owner FPL Jackson. She was raced regularly for Poole Yacht Club in the next 3 seasons. She disappeared from the record in 1955 and 1956 but then reappeared in the 1957 season as Bluejacket owned by David J Maw for the RAFYC. She then raced for the RAFYC in every season until 1960. Sometime in 1960 she was sold to Russell Anstey (Founder of Anstey Yachts). Russell owned her (now renamed Phizz) for several years (sold before 1963 as Russell owned Camelot in 1963) and cruised the channel areas with his family and raced her for Parkstone Yacht Club.
During the period from 1951 and 1960 Phizz / Bluejacket raced in many RORC Class II offshore races. She accumulated over 500 RORC points and sailed more than 10000 race miles under the ownership of F P L Jackson and David J Maw. She competed in the Fastnet race 4 times. She won the R.E.Y.C Challenge Cup in 1952 as the Yacht with the most points in the season. In the 1957 Fastnet, one of the roughest on record, Ken Newman (now a veteran of at least 28 Fastnets) sailed his first as a crew on Bluejacket. Ken recounts:- “Eventually we were the final boat to finish, twelfth out of 40 starters. That was, without doubt, my worst ever Fastnet. In commemoration of this, I am proud that the RORC now awards the Ken Newman Endurance Salver to the Fastnet finisher with the greatest elapsed time.”