Isis was built in Fowey as a gentleman’s yacht based on the lines of a Falmouth Quay Punt, she was used for fishing in the winter and racing in the summer.
The war years were spent around Southampton and the Solent before being sailed out to Sri Lanka in the 70’s where she was badly eaten out by Termites, she was then sailed on to Singapore in the late 70’s by her previous owner, where she underwent an extensive rebuild. Her planks and frames being replaced with the Malaysian (termite resistant!) hardwood, Chengal.
Being rebuilt without an engine, she voyaged for 8 years and returned to Porthleven via the Cape of Good Hope. In the 90’s she then voyaged onto the Mediterranean where she spent 10 years before again returning to Porthleven, and more lately, the Helford Passage, where her current owners discovered her. Over the last year and a half she has received a fair bit of tender loving care and has also had an engine installed.