Sylphide has a history spanning 50 years and 100 lifetimes. She features in Betty Percy’s “Boats of the Tamar”. The owner builders family have visited and recalled what a historic event her launching was as featured in articles from 1964 “the rise of the backyard builders”. In this time period she was one of 7 boats launched within a 3 year time period. In previous years many past friends of Sylphide have visited and reminisced and retold their stories.