Commissioned by the original owner of Lizzie May. Hesper was built with the intention to extensively cruise her with as few hands as possible. She is well equipped to cover many miles comfortably and in a gentlemanly fashion. This included an autopilot, winches and even a air compressor. She has cruised extensively all over Northern Europe and was renowned for heaving to, whateve the weather at meal time to enjoy lavish meals.
For many years her home port was Fowey in Cornwall. However in 2015 she was sold and is now based in Maine USA.