Boat Details

"Tip Top Too"
Fairey Marine, January 1964. (RYA initial measurement 7 April 1964) Hull number - 3010. Originally constructed to Mark I layout, horizontal external plankinging, all varnished
Deck Colour
Varnish Mark lV
Hull Colour
Pale Wedgewood blue
Immaculate Condition
Current Owner
Nigel Wakefield
Known Owners

1st owner - Mimie Currey, Itchenor SC and Bosham SC, (NFA Life Member)
jointly with Charles Currey. Named "Tip Top Too" See F307, F990 and F3090.

c1970 - immortalised as a 1/16th scale plastic kit manufactured by
Frog Industries

c 1982 Sevenoaks School, Chipstead SC, named "Boswell"

undated - Neil Banks, Chipstead SC, original name restored, "Tip Top Too",
see F2166

Tony Meyrick, Chipstead SC

c2011 Mark Pollard, Chipstead SC

January 2016 - ownership assumed by Chipstead SC
Firefly class members.

September 2016 - Nigel Wakefield, Wessex Exiles and Spinnaker Club.
(See F3674)
Winter 2016/2017 restored by Tony Thresher and rebuilt to Mark IV layout.

March 2018 and 2019 - displayed at London Dinghy Exhibition on NFA class stand


nfa 06/2021
1969 Weymouth - Sir Richard Fairey trophy and Port of Plymouth Trophy c130 entries, Mimie Currey and Carol Thompson, Itchenor and Bosham SC.

The first national championship title in a major UK dinghy class to be won by a lady helm.

In the hands of her first owner and her family, a regular competitor in local class racing in Chichester Harbour, NFA open meetings, national championships, team racing and a consistant winner.

August 2017 - Felixstowe Ferry, Sir Richard Fairey trophy, c30 entries, Nigel Wakefield and Emily Sanderson. Sir Ralph Gore trophy - 3rd

May 2021 - Restronguet SC, South Western Area Championships
31 entries
Nigel Wakefield and Emily Saunderson
Netley SC

Chipstead SC

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event year venue boat name helm crew club entries
Sir Richard Fairey trophy 2017 Felixstowe Ferry Tip Top Too Nigel Wakefield Emily Sanderson Wessex Exiles 30
South Western Area Champs 1971 1971 Restronguet Tip Top Too Miss Mimie Currey Mrs Carol Thompson Bosham and Itchenor
The Vines Trophy 1970 1970 National FTip Top Too Miss Mimie Currey Probably - Carol Thompson Itchenor SC
South Western Area Champs 1970 1970 Restronguet Tip Top Too Miss Mimie Currey Mrs Carol Thompson Bosham and Itchenor
National Championship 1969 1969 Weymouth FTip Top Too Miss Mimie Currey Mrs Carol Thompson Bosham SC and Itchenor SC