7. Aura


Built in 1898 by John Hilditch of Carrickfergus
Year: Owner(s):
1898 Judge Boyd
1919 C A Boyd
1943 A Stokes
1944 A Cresswell (nee Stokes)
1951 C E Hogg
1953 W E Hogg
1967 B & D Walls
1969 D Walls
1979 C Ian Malcolm










Aura was inherited by Cecil Boyd in 1919 who, though permanently absent from Ireland, would not sell her during his lifetime.

He had sailed his father's boat the 90 miles from Carrickfergus to Howth with the other four original seventeens in April 1898.