If any proof is required of the seaworthiness of the Fairey Atalanta yachts look no further than the notable Fairey Atalanta journeys referenced below. The yachts have proved themselves in all conditions around Europe and across the Atlantic. Fairey Marine managed to achieve this seaworthiness in a boat that is easily trailed great distances. Some of these journeys by road are also included below.

This page is still work in progress. We will be adding references to the many  notable journeys in the coming weeks.

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Notable Fairey Atalanta Voyages around the UK
Notable Fairey Atalanta Voyages in Europe
Notable Fairey Atalanta Voyages across the Atlantic
Notable Fairey Atalanta Voyages in the Americas
Notable Fairey Atalanta Journeys by Trailer

Notable Fairey Atalanta Voyages Around the UK


A146 Sherpa Round Britain Race 1974

Immediately after sailing in the Round the Island Race on June 29 in which he came second in the Atalanta Class, Alan Perkes in A148, Sherpa, set out for the Round Britain<a class="moretag" href="https://atalantaowners.org/a146-sherpa-round-britain-race-1974/">Read More...</a>
By : meleager | Jun 29, 1974
A146 took part in the two handed Round Britain Race 1976, suffering a dismasting in the process.  The next year she crossed the Atlantic with a different owner (see below).
A31/4 Gellie went Round Britain in 2005.

Notable Fairey Atalanta Voyages in Europe


Atalanta Mary A102 Mediterranean Circuit

In 2013 Alistair Rodger sailed A102 Atalanta Mary across The Channel to St Valery Sur Somme as the first part of a Mediterranean adventure. Alistair, Mojo the greyhound and Atalanta Mary spent<a class="moretag" href="https://atalantaowners.org/atalanta-mary-a102-mediterranean-circuit/">Read More...</a>
By : AOA | Jan 18, 2017

Notable Fairey Atalanta Voyages Across the Atlantic


A170 Butterfly across the Atlantic 1980

All images on this page are the copyright of Finn Ziem, from within the Youtube video below. We have just heard about Norwegian Finn Ziem’s double crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in<a class="moretag" href="https://atalantaowners.org/a172-butterfly-across-the-atlantic-1980/">Read More...</a>
By : AOA | Sep 4, 2023

A146 Bluff OSTAR 1976

A146, already very well travelled, changed hands and went across the Atlantic No history of racing by Atalantas would be complete without mention of Rod White who sailed A146, Bluff, in the<a class="moretag" href="https://atalantaowners.org/a146-bluff-ostar-1976/">Read More...</a>
By : meleager | Jun 7, 1976

A115 Sabrina Across The Atlantic in 1975

In 1975 Eric Stallard and two young friends set out from Appledore on May 27th in A115, Sabrina of Croyde, to cross the Atlantic. They had a stormy passage through the Bay<a class="moretag" href="https://atalantaowners.org/a115-across-the-atlantic/">Read More...</a>
By : meleager | May 27, 1975

A113 Round the World

The longest and most ambitious expedition undertaken in an Atalanta was in 1960-61 when Tony Peck and John Riding set out in A113, Aku, to sail round the world in a westerly<a class="moretag" href="https://atalantaowners.org/a113-round-the-world/">Read More...</a>
By : meleager | Nov 28, 1964

Notable Fairey Atalanta Voyages in the Americas

Notable Fairey Atalanta Journeys by Trailer