The Marcon Tomahawk started production in 1970 and
was first shown at the 1971 London Boat Show in 1970. There were around 290 boats built in the following 10 years. The original Tomahawk 25 was built by Marcon Marine as a small fast cruising yacht with five berths in a semi open plan layout. Also by Marcon Marine at this time were the Sabre 27, Rival 32, Halberdier 36 the Marcon 24 and the Marcon 34.
The Tomahawk Owners Association was launched in 1999
In 1996 Alison and David Collinson purchased their Tomahawk Keewaydin (The wind that takes you home) in Topsham Nr Exeter, and after much preparation in 1977 they sailed her to Brixham and Dartmouth then across to Cherbourg, St.Vaast-le-Hougue, and Le Harve, then via the rivers and canals of France to the Mediterranean, then on via Gibraltar to Portugal. On returning home they felt that such a sterling yacht deserved to have a Class Association, so they set about advertising for potential members who might be interested in forming a Class Association. By Spring 1999 they had the names of about 15 interested parties, and with the help of Michael Juer, past owner of “Warpath”, they arranged an inaugural meeting at the Red Lion in Chieveley on March 27th 1999. About 12 people sat round the table to discuss whether or not to form an Association. The rest is history, Bill Garrod kindly agreed to take the office of Commodore, I offered to be Secretary, and Geoff Hilditch, although not able to be at the meeting, took the office of Treasurer, the