Kingfisher 30 Overview
Numbers 1 to x
Spade rudder hung through the aft end of the cockpit. Keels missing the plate aft. Keels splayed more than the Mk2. Click here for picture.
(Mk1b) 1965 to
Numbers x to x
Rudder hung through the aft end of the cockpit supported by a skeg. (See K30 Charon of Styx photo in Review section). Keels missing the plate aft. Keels splayed more than the Mk2. Single backstay
(Mk1c) 1966 to 1969. Sail
Numbers x to 18?
Rudder hung through the aft end of the cockpit supported by a skeg. (Example K30 Glasfor). Extra plates fitted to aft of keels. Single backstay although some were modified to twin.
(Mk2) 1969 to 1978. Sail
Numbers 19? to 67
Full Skeg rudder, rudder shaft fitted through aft cabin, extra plates added to aft end of keels. Some modifications to later boats included the engine access plate through the cockpit sole
Kingfisher 30s 197x to 1978. Sail
Numbers as K30 but with
'S' at the end of the number. Sail number 60's' is the oldest member number.
Taller mast and more ballast. Enclosed forecabin shelf. Dytiscus III was converted to an 's' by Kingfisher Yachts.
Single masted Chinese rig designed by H.G.Hasler in 1978. As far as I'm aware none of these were produced.
Kingfisher 30JR Schooner, 1972.
As K30 Mk2 but a junk rigged schooner.