Peter Foard :: Gig Builder Passes Away

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”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.

Many thanks.


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

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  1. Andrew

    Just for historic completeness,
    is now
    ‘Heart of Hayling’
    and since Jan 2013 has been with Langstone Cutters Gig Club.

    If any reader has experience of sailing her could they please make contact.

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