”It is with great sadness that I have to inform the Pilot Gig Community of the passing away of Peter Foard, Gig Builder from Porthmellon near Mevagissey last Friday 18th September, 2009.
Peter’s funeral will take place on Tuesday 29th September, 2009 at 11.00a.m. St Andrew’s Mevagissey and after at the Jubilee Hall.
Peter Foard built the following Pilot Gigs
Endeavour – 12.4.88 last measurement – Dudley and Foard – Owned by Mevagissey
Teazer – 19.11.88 last measurement – Dudley and Foard – Owned by Padstow
Jeannie (was Sally built for Mounts Bay) now owned by Teign – 6.1.91 last measurement – owned by Teign
Mystery – 20.4.91 – Foard – owned by Charlestown
Porthminster – 20.4.92 – Foard – owned by St Ives