Reliance (FY59) is a 38ft Mevagissey dipping lugger, built in 1903 by Dick Peal of Gorran Haven. She was built for the Hunkin family of Mevagissey and fished from here until 1948 when she moved to the Penzance registry as PZ290. She has a beam of 11′ 6″ and draft of 5′ 6″.She left the fishery in 1966 and like many luggers, she fell into disrepair but was discovered again in the late 1990`s in the Heards Yard near Falmouth. Rescued in 1998 by Deana Russell, she’s been fully restored between 2014 to 2018 by the current owner, Since then she’s cruised to Brittany and the Outer Hebrides. She is owned by Graham Butler and her home port is Cawsand, Cornwall.

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