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Built in 1997 by John Corby & Mark Downer for Kit Hobday & Tim Louis.  Foam/kevlar/glass hull, carbon deck.  

What the papers said during Cowes Week 1997.

First seasons Proctor alloy mast replaced with Sparcraft USA carbon in 1998.     

Major refurtbishment & update by Corby Yachts in 2009 for current owner Neil White from Swansea, Wales.

Included by Yachting World, November 2016 issue, in their '50 Yachts that changed the way we sail'.

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INDEPENDENT BEAR, CHS/IRC 41.5