Uffa Fox

Uffa Fox, CBE (15 January 1898 – 26 October 1972) was an English boat designer and sailing enthusiast.

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Fairey Marine Ltd - Sailing Craft
... In 1946 Uffa Fox was asked by Chichester-Smith, together with Stewart Morris, to design a one-design twelve foot dinghy ... Uffa Fox dusted off his pre war Sea Swallow design renaming it Firefly in order to name it after Fairey aircraft ... Finn, International 14- Mk1 to Mk5 Designed by Uffa Fox, Gannet, Dinky / Duckling ...
Dinghy Sailing - Development of The Dinghy - Planing and Trapezing
... In 1928 Uffa Fox introduced planing to the English dinghy racing world in his International 14 boat, the Avenger ... New Zealand in the early 20th century - well before Uffa Fox popularised the concept ... Club had worked on developing the technique, in discussion with Uffa Fox ...
Uffa Fox - Work
... and of others built and/or designed by Uffa Fox are in the collections of the Classic Boat Museum at East Cowes, Isle of Wight ... The museum also holds a large collection of photographs by and about Uffa Fox ...
Pegasus Dinghy
... The Pegasus is a powerful and fast two person racing and cruising dinghy designed by Uffa Fox in 1958 ... In 1958, the famous dinghy designer, Uffa Fox was asked to design the Pegasus, and was given a brief to- "Design the best 14ft water-line dinghy you can ... making it the best 14ft dinghy in the world" Uffa Fox rose to the challenge and the result is the Pegasus, which at the time proved to be one of the best ...

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