She has a NT of 29.75 is 11.95m long and was built in 1986 by C.Toms and Son, Poluran-By-Fowey in Cornwall. This is a family run boat yard dating back to the 1920's which started building their own boats in the 1940's. Although the majority of their builds are fishing vessels they have also built small tugs, workboats, passenger and car ferries.
Galwad-y-Mor became 'infamous' in May 2010 when three men were charged with importing cocaine found attached to lobster pots.
While on patrol in international waters on Sunday 30th May 10, the UK Border Agency Cutter HMCC Vigilant observed the Galwad-Y-Mor acting suspiciously.
Surveillance was carried out and later the same day the same vessel was again observed acting in a suspicious manner in Freshwater Bay off the coast of Isle of Wight. The vessel docked at Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, and the three men were subsequently arrested.
On the morning of Monday 31 May 2010 officers attended a location off Tennyson Point and recovered 11 rucksacks containing approximately 30kg cocaine each attached to Lobster pots.
Following the recovery of approximately 300kg of cocaine all three men were charged with conspiracy to import Class A drugs.