All Classic Yacht Sailing Yachts for sale in France
HISTORY & DESCRIPTION:
VAGABOND’ELLE was built in 1970 and purchased by her current French owner for polar exploration in 1995 and is one of a succession of Vagabond yachts made famous through books, films, exhibitions and television programmes by their voyaging owners undertaking scientific research.
Built by Szczecinska Stocznia Yachtowa of Gdansk to a design by Ryszard Langer, Vagabond’elle has completed 1,000’s of nautical miles during the last fifteen years, the owners are now looking to down-size although the vessel was totally re-fitted in 1997 and up-graded in 2... read more
|Price:|| £72,500 Tax Paid|
Eleonora is an exact replica of the schooner Westward. Westward was launched on March 31 1910, as hull number 692 at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. in Bristol, RI, USA. She was then arguably one of the most famous and best known racing schooners in the world. She was designed by Nathanael Greene Herreshoff, the Wizard of Bristol , the designer of the America s Cup defenders which turned back all six challenges from 1893 to 1920.
Westward was undoubtedly the fastest schooner in the world in 1910 and following years. With Captain Charlie Barr, who was one of the finest racing skippers in... read more