Ian Porter Sales Ltd

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Tel. 01243 377522


Stock and Pre-owned Sailing Dinghies

A range of Porter fitted out Wayfarers, Wanderers and Gulls are now available from Ian Porter. The boats are generally delivered as bare mouldings and then the small team in Emsworth finish them and fit them out to owners specifications. Please contact Ian for early deliveries. We also actively sell H10 and H12 dinghies which are also available on the South Coast.

Ian Porter Sales Ltd are looking to assist in the selling of pre-owned dinghies within our range with a special emphasis on Wayfarers, Wanderers and Gull . We ensure that these boats are fit for purpose and offer a hand over service so that prospective owners can have confidence that their purchase will give them hours of enjoyment.



Wayfarer Mark 4 Cruiser - cancelled order due to change in circumstances

We are holding a brand new Wayfarer Mark 4 cruiser here in Emsworth which was built for an order which could not be completed but was equipped with a very comprehensive specification . She has an oxford blue topside, with a double white waterline and standard grey deck.

The boat has the removable rear storage box, centre mainsheet, slab reefing, and genoa furling. Other extras include metal bailers fitted in lieu of standard plastic self bailers and even a halyard tidy bag.

This Wayfarer is on a Euro specification trailer unit with built in LED lights fitted and a purpose made trolley. There is also a brand new polycotton , deep skirted over boom cover.

Currently all ropes, padded toestraps and cover are stored in our works and therefore are brand new but the boat covered with a works cover. This dinghy has yet to have a sail number allocated to her and all warranties will run from the date of hand over.


Due to these unusual circumstances this Mark 4 is available at a very low purchase price. Phone 01243 277522 or e mail  sales@porters.org.uk for further details.


Wayfarer Mark 4 Cruiser – Stock Boat

Built during a quiet period in our build schedule we have a brand new stock mark 4 Wayfarer awaiting completion here in Emsworth. She was built with a light blue topside, dark blue double waterline and white underwater sections together with a standard grey deck. Currently this boat can be completed to any level of specification and being an attractive stock boat she will be offered at a substantial discount to assist in her sale outside of the normal sailing season.

Contact by phone on 01243 377522 or by e mail to sales@porters.org.uk to finalise equipment and price


Wayfarer Mark 4 sail number 10532        built by Hartley Boats in 2008 with a red hull, and light grey decks.

The boat has not seen much use since she was built and comes with a reefing genoa, slab reefing on the mainsail which is centre sheeted as well as having a buoyant head patch

The sail inventory includes a conventional spinnaker complete with all equipment and the boat has the main sail controls lead to the helms position.

The boat has aft benches as well as padded toestraps. There is also the removable rear storage box and also outboard motor pad. There are rowlock sockets in each side deck and also a mooring cleat and fairlead.

Lastly the boat stands on a combination trailer trolley set up and is protected by a polycotton overboom cover.

She has just arrived at Emsworth and is available for £5750 o.n.o.


Wanderer HD s.n. 1715   -     SOLD before it was advertised


Wayfarer Mark 2 s.n. 9117   - Ripple Tipple”    built by Porter Bros in with a turquoise hull and a light silver grey deck which was built in 1991

The boat has new floorboards and she comes with two sets of sails which include spinnakers, genoas and mainsails – one of which is considerably older than the other.

The sail controls include main track, outhaul , Cunningham and kicker which are lead to the aft side of the thwart.

The cover is an overboom polycotton design and there is a purpose made combination trailer trolley unit to complete this boat.

This Wayfarer has generally been kept up to the mark and is for sale at £2495.


Wayfarer World sail number 10342 “Dutch Treat” built by Porter bros in 2003 with navy blue topside, a double white waterline and a two tone white and light grey deck.

This Wayfarer has only had one owner from new and he hasn’t taken it out many times. In recent years the boat came in to Ian Porter for a complete overhaul including new rigging, new ropes and extra chandlery.

The boat has lightly used sails which comprise of a mainsail which is centre sheeted with slab reefing and a genoa which has a furler fitted.

It also features a conventional spinnaker system complete with sails, pole and sheets.

The boat has the usual keel band in place but additionally has bilge rail protection. There are mooring fairleads and a cleat to go with an anchor and additionally there is an outboard motor pad.

The cockpit has removable rear seats in position together with the removable rear storage tank.

The trolley and cover were up graded in the recent re-fit and there is a brand new road trailer completing this combination unit . A jockey wheel completes the inventory.

This is a very attractive example of a Wayfarer World and in very good order and is   SOLD


Wayfarer World sail number 10218 – “ Independence” – built by Porter Bros in 2001 in light blue with a double white waterline and two tone grey and white deck.

This is an example of the rare AS type Wayfarer which incorporates foam sandwich laminate and therefore is very stiff and light so she has correctors to bring her up to the class minimum weight.

The boat has a powerful kicking strap and Cunningham lead back to the helm with a power outhaul system.

The rig is tensioned by a cascade system. The boat has a conventional spinnaker with shoot out pole system (Spiro) and also has mainsail (and old mainsail), genoa and jib.

The centreboard is a strip laminated wood foil and there is also a GRP rudder blade in alloy stock. The mainsail is centre sheeted with a back strop system .

In the recent past back seats have been added to the cockpit and there is also a removable rear bag for storage. Toestraps are padded and adjustable for comfort.

The owner wished the boat to be sold in good condition and so the boat has been polished, new wheels, hubs and suspension units fitted to the combination trailer and new wheels fitted to the trolley .

Lastly even anew cover is being offered as part of the boat’s inventory this being an overboom PVC type.

The boat has just come in to Emsworth and is ready to go sailing and is SOLD


Wayfarer Mark 2  s.n. 10089 – “Cassie”. Built by Porter Brothers in late 1999 with a white hull and yellow water line and with light grey decks.

This Wayfarer has both varnished forward and aft side benches. It also has twin self bailers, a removable outboard bracket, mooring cleat and fairlead and has transom main sheeting. The mainsail has slab reefing and there are 2 sets of sails included in its inventory.

The boat is protected from the elements  by a PVC over boom cover and it is transported on a combination trailer trolley with the larger 10” wheels. There is also a jockey wheel for both trailer and trolley units.

This was one of the last Mark 2 Wayfarer built SOLD


Wanderer MD sail number 1549  - “Kitty” -  built by Porter Bros in 2004 with zenith blue topsides and a double white waterline and light silver grey decks.

This boat has been fitted with a ballasted centreplate but also comes with a brand new wooden centreboard and it has a wooden rudder blade. The internal woodwork is immaculate.

The hull has twin self bailers fitted. The mainsail has slab reefing and the genoa has furling equipment fitted. The mainsheet is transom mounted on a ball bearing track.

This Wanderer comes with a brand new trailer and a brand new deep skirted PVC cover and with the overall appearance of a brand new boat offers a substantial saving on new.   SOLD


TWanderer MD sail number 1290   – built in 1996 by Anglo marine with a white deck and white hull.

his is a lightly used boat offered in very good condition and it comes with a transom mainsheet and slab reefed mainsail.  The genoa has furling and the boat is offered with a conventional spinnaker and system fitted.

The deck has rowlocks fitted and there is a removable outboard pad and a paddle included. There are also numerous spares.  The equipment includes an anchor, chain and warp- the hull has self bailers fitte

There is an under cover, flat top cover and overboom cover the latter is fairly new.

She also has a recent trolley and combination trailer with a deluxe jockey wheel.

This smart  Wanderer is  SOLD


Gull Calpyso sail number 2799 – built by Porter Bros and is already under offer  before we could put the advert in place.     SOLD


Gull Spirit s.n. 2788. Built by Porter Bros in 2005 with a subtle purple topside and double white waterline and grey deck.

This boat is in good condition and has a centre mainsheet system onto a ball bearing traveller – the sail can be slab reefed .

The boat has mooring cleat and fairleads and oars and rowlocks. There is a spares box with things like new shrouds in it as well as an anchor and warp.

It also has a detachable outboard mounting and even comes with a 3.5 hp , 2stroke Tohatsu outboard.

It can be transported on a correct combination trailer trolley unit and there is a lighting board ready to place on the back of your car.

Finally there is an overboom PVC cover which is fairly new.

Whilst this package is fairly simple it is also very adaptable and can be powered by sail, or rowed or motored. It has just arrived here in Emsworth and is SOLD.




We have a number of clients who have asked us to find them Gulls and Wanderers and so if you are thinking of selling your boat please contact Ian Porter as there appears to be a shortage of good pre owned boats.

Updated: Thursday, 18 January 2018



Ian Porter Sales Ltd. Unit 1  Emsworth Yacht Harbour Thorney Road Emsworth Hants. PO10 8BP T. 01243 377522

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