PHOTO: Uh oh, could there already be a boat called a ‘Torch’?

Published on April 25th, 2013

Bruce Kirby re-branded his Laser boat as the Torch,  but could there already be a boat with that name?

The photo above shows on the left what we have learned to be a boat of the same name, and on the right to be Kirby’s boat.

Steve Pyatt scanned these images from the 1974 edition of Sailing Dinghies…

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The two sail Torch was designed by Bert Keeble, who passed away on December 2008.

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