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IRL 40 (originally K412)

A rare opportunity to acquire a 1964 Pedersen & Thuesen in immaculate condition


Original Owners:  Renowned Sailmaker Bruce Banks, Col. Somers and two others based in Cowes [RYS]

Good Racing record – 3rd Edinburgh Cup 1966


Bought by Dan O’Connor and Lt. Col. Cyril J. Midmer in 1969, imported into Ireland (all taxes paid) and sailed out of Royal Irish Yacht Club, Dun Leary, Dublin Bay.


Owned by current owner since 1969.

Significant racing successes:

3rd Irish Championships, 15th out of Fleet of 77 Gold Cup 1990. 

Regates Royale 2000 19th out of Fleet of 110 (1st Wooden)

75th Anniversary Regatta, St Tropez 2003, 6th out of 48 wooden boats, 50th out of 267 in whole fleet race and 1st wooden boat in that race by a country mile!


Lovingly, meticulously and professionally maintained since 1969 on a proactive and cherished basis – Paddy Murphy Head Boatman RIYC, generally regarded as the best varnisher in Ireland. No restoration was ever necessary but updated to Petticrows standard many years ago.


Stored in shed since 2004 apart from racing in Gold Cup in Kinsale 2012,

shake down sail – sea trials 2018 preparation for 90th Anniversary in San Remo


Now For Sale immediately after 1st Wooden Dragon Worlds 24 – 27 August in San Remo.


Dan O’Connor Jnr:

+353 87 2418090




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Danish Blue, 2018 V6; built for me at Petticrows with extra mould time.  Very little used, in better than new condition including:
Latest Petticrow Mast and boom new 2022.
Full specification; adjustable diamond, crew seats, covers, Harbeck aluminium trailer with three boxes, suit of 2023 sails, all singing and dancing.  Delivery in mainland Europe can be arranged.
Price €85,000.  Email: or WhatsApp +447753650803.
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7 / 5 / 23


Our beautiful dragon, FIN-72, Santa Ana, is now for sale.
Petticrow 1998 GRP hull no 227, plaque no 0839
– white, double dark blue waterline
– real teak deck
– mahogany coamings
– teak floors
– harbour cover
Petticrow mast
Quick release, rope runners & backstay
Harken fittings, Tacktick
One main, three genoas, two spinnakers
Mast cover
Tripod for hoisting the mast
Kufer alutrailer with two boxes
Warm indoor stored
Location: Helsinki
Price: 25 000 €, taxes paid
Contact Timo Nurmilaukas +358 500 450 435


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DEN 413 “Lady in Red” , build 2007 is for sale

2nd generation Vejle Yacht Service in good condition

and ready for regatta sailing.With Harbeck Alu trailer.

Always indoor stored during winter and when not in


Location: South France  

• Hull: white without waterline.

• No Antifouling.

• Teak floor in cockpit

• Hull no.: 0021

• Build: 2007

• Plaquette: #1286


HARBECK BT AluTrailer with 2 large boxes and 1 smaller

box in the front. New shock absorbers and wheels.


• 1x North Main

• 3x North Genoa, Heavy, light and medium 

• 3x spinnaker 


  • New John mast from 2022

• sailmon max compas

• Electric pump with battery and charger

• Mastcover

• Fullcover for transportation

• Crane for stepping the mast

Price:: Eur. 20.000 / DKK 150.000 (Tax Paid)


Felix Jacobsen +45 61 69 29 20


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Price reduced on 1/5/23


  • Petticrows 2009 GRP
  • White hull / Double water line green / Teak duckboard floors
  • Complete fittings Harken
  • Petticrows mast (2015) with adjustable diamonds, backstay and runners rope with quick attachment systems.
  • Petticrows boom and spi pole (2021)
  • Complete set of North sails for racing (Main 2018, 2 genoas 2018 et 2019, spi 2018).
  • Complete set of North sails for training (Main 2014, 2 genoas 2016 and 2013, spi 2013).
  • Harbeck road trailer 2500 AL ( 2009), 3 boxes
  • All transport covers and full deck 3 piece cover
  • Equipment : Tacktick compass, Tension gauge, manual and electric pumps with 2 batteries, 4 mast supports, 2 round side fenders, 1 mast hoisting tripod, 2 paddles, 2 buckets, 1 anchor, 3 life jackets.

Boat and trailer in excellent condition due to having been used for only five or six events each year and otherwise have been storage in closed shed.

Available to view at : Arcachon

Prix : 22 000 € REDUCED TO €20,000

Contact : Bertrand MOUSSIE    TEL : 0635579051