The original Ruffian was a 33ft Ocean Racer designed and built by brothers Billy & Dickie Brown in 1969/70. Such was her success that the brothers set up Weatherly Yachts and went into production with a smaller 23ft model.


Read the fascinating Story of 'Ruffian' written by Billy Brown in June 2002 and kindly provided to us by his son, Will Brown.




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