Cruising Scotland in a Wayfarer, the world's best known & safest 16' dinghy

Choose a Wayfarer because:


The Wayfarer available with either asymmetric or symmetric spinnakers origionally intended for sailing schools. The asymmetric is now available for all, providing a new dimension to this clasic class (not suitable for racing).


The Wayfarer is a high quality, hand built, G.R.P. constructed training dinghy. The solid construction of both its hull and deck ensures stiffness together with long term durability. With a length of just over 16 foot, this dinghy provides ample room for up to 6 people to sail in comfort. Its length, together with its excellent handling characteristics ensure that you are soon confident with the boat and leaves you to focus on having fun with the family. With options for jib furling, spinnakers and outboard motors this really is a hugely versatile craft.

Cruiser Delux fit-out with asymmetric spinnaker


Length - 4.82m

Beam - 1.85m

Hull weight - 183kg (min 182.3kg

Max, Carrying Capacity - 6 People

Main sail Area - 8.83m2

Jib sail Area - 2.79m2

Genoa sail Area - 4.27m2

Spinnaker Area - 13.5m2

PN Rating 1101



2 Side Tanks

1 Forward Tank

1 Aft Tank

The Wayfarer Mark IV has been independently tested by the RYA, in accordance with strict safety requirments, it has been awarded CE certification:


Every Wayfarer is hand built by our skilled workforce, the result is that each boat is built to high standards and has excellent finishes.


Each Wayfarer is built to the buyers own exact specification. Starting with the choice of hull colour individual specifications could include extra reinforcement for training groups, more stroage, rear seats or even extra cruising storage tie downs points for example.


The secret to building a good Wayfarer is to find out how it is to be used and then to use the experience we have gained over the years to deliver the best custom built product to meet your needs.


The boat is constructed from (GRP) glassfibre, polyester resin and uni-directional glasscloth throughout with internal stiffening ribbed structures. Accidents, bumps, and scrapes are easy to repair in GRP and most importantly it is hard wearing and affords longevity to the boat.


Cruise Wayfarers come complete with a standard fit out, ready to sail with mainsail and Genoa. We also offer a full range of optional extras from which to choose should you wish to upgrade or personalise your boat to meet your individual requirments.

Standard Fittings
Asymmetric Spinnaker
Symmetric Spinnaker
Trapeze & Spinnaker

The Delux cruise fit-out can have furling sails, oars, outboard engine, additional seating, extra storage areas and a huge range of fun, safety or comfort options to ensure your boat meets all of your needs.  

Optional Extras

To ensure that your cruising Wayfarer meets all of your cruising needs we have a wide range of options and extras from which you can choose to customise your boat to your individual requirments. Here are some of the suggested options for a wider range please visit our Chandelry or contact our sales support team who will be very happy to help and advise you on the most suitable cruising options available.

Sailing Options

Buoyant Head Patch fitted Mainsail £129.98

Genoa Furler £139.98

Easy Furl £39.98

Genoa Reefing System £499.98

Remote Slab Reefing for Mainsail £169.97

Spinnaker System Fully Rigged £999.98

Asymmetric Spinnaker System Fully Rigged £999.95

Centre Main with Ratchet £179.98

Second Slab Reefing for Mainsail £159.95

Spinnaker Sock fitted £189.98

Epoxy Rudder Blade £397.00

Anti-catch Jib Sheets £39.98

Masthead Floatation Kit 4 £169.98

Dynema Forestay £79.98

Mast head Floatation Kit 3 £169.98

Upgrade Epoxy Centreboard £497.00

Boat Accessories

Padded Toe Straps £69.98

Two Colour Hull £179.98

Double Waterline £198.98

Aft Bench Seats £498.98

Outboard Motor Pad £189.98

Outboard Motor £POA

Boat Logo's - (Boat Name) £59.60

Front Storage Shelf, Net with Pockets £98.70

Aft Storage Locker £699.95

Mooring Cleats & Fairlead £89.98

Rowlocks and Oars £197.95

Hawk Wind Indicator fitted £23.98

Large Tidy Bag £29.98

Tidy Bag £14.98

Spinnaker Sock Kit £189.98

Jybe Strop £39.98

Upgrade Metal Bailers £89.98

Boat Protection

Flat Top-Cover £239.98

Over-boom Cover Poly-Cotton £269.98 PVC £198.98

Under cover £185.00

Padded Rudder Bag £59.98

D Section Bumper £249.98

Mast Foot Protection Cover £39.98

Rear Boom Protection £49.98

Bilge Keel Protection £169.98

Boat Movement

Twin Cradle Launch Trolley £399.98

Combi Trailer £1099.96

Combi Trailer Base £699.98

Standard Jockey Wheel £69.98

Deluxe Jockey Wheel with Handle £79.98

Trailer Winch Kit £79.98

Lighting Board with mast Support £89.98

Middle Tie Down Beam - Complete £169.98

Tie Down Strap £16.98

This exceptional price includes a full set of sails, and is ready to sail at just

£9995.00 Inc. Vat



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