Both these pictures are of Barbary Breeze – checkout the sail number 1172

The Barbary Class Power Ketch was designed by Walter Rayner and built in the 70s and 80s. They were 9.91m overall length and originally powered (in most cases) by a Mercedes Benz 42.h.p diesel engine.

The hulls were made by Robert (Bob) Ives of Christchurch and finished off by at least three other boat builders

There is a part of this site that has restricted access to login access.
These are

  • Owners Directory (full) which is a list of members, their boats and email/tel nos

To get a username and password, just send an email to alan.ellicott@barbaryspirit.co.uk requesting entry (OR USE THE CONTACT FORM) and I will get back to you within 24 hours.
If, in the meantime, you would like to visit the website for my own Barbary which has no access restrictions, click here.