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Chiquita (Meeca 2)
Built: 1935, Stanley Cook, Wivenhoe Quay
First Owner: Arthur Turner, Wivenhoe
1947-48. A.E.Lamb. renamed Larry II
1948-49. J.Williams renamed Chiquita
1951-58. "Digle" Haward
1978 found derelict West Mersea, WOD Assn. Wivenhoe
1979-84. Colin Butterfield
1985-??Andrew Mortlake and Mike Jelly
2010-2014 Steve France, Ipswich
Current Owner Rob Maloney
History and current condition
April 2001: Chiquita is stored under cover in yard at No. 91 Rectory Road Rowhedge.
March 2014: Found in a poor state at Woolverstone Marina.
In need of a full keel up rebuild as she has hogged.
April 2020: Rebuild work is underway with a new hog, transom and stem fitted. The hull is back to bare wood and everything removed to bring her back to the correct shape.
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