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Wayfarer

Wayfarer
Copyright: monacoeye • 16 September 2007 • Monaco • Do not copy without permission.

Yacht name: Wayfarer
Length: 77 ft ?
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A commenter below was interested in finding out more about this beautiful classic sailing yacht, called Wayfarer, registered in London, which his father worked on in the sixties.
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Seaway

Seaway

Yacht name: Seaway
Length: 57 ft
Year: 1928
Builder: Dickie & Sons, Bangor

Monaco Classic Week 2007
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Poseidon

Poseidon

Yacht name: Poseidon

Monaco Classic Week 2007
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Mabrouka

Mabrouka
Mabrouka

Yacht name: Mabrouka
Length: 60 ft • 18.4 m
Year: 1926
Builder: Camper and Nicholsons

Once owned by Lawrence Olivier (? see comment), restored to the original plans in 2000…
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Ida

Ida
Ida

Yacht name: Ida

Monaco Classic Week 2007
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America

America

Yacht name: America (replica)
Year: 1967
Builder: Goody & Stevens
Architect: Olin Stephens • Sparkman & Stephens

Yacht name: America (original)
Length LOA: 21 m
Year: 1851 - 1945
Architect: George Steers
Builder: William H Brown, New York

The original America won the 1851 One Hundred Guinea Cup around the Isle of Wight, defeating 14 British yachts, for a syndicate from the New York Yacht Club. Her reverse bow, and sails laced to the mast, served as an inspiration to British designers for 25 years. She took part in the first America's Cup in 1870, coming 4th. Her last race was in 1901, after which she slowly fell into disrepair. She ended her days burned for firewood in 1945.

In 1967, the replica America was built by Sparkman & Stephens. It featured in a commercial for Schaffer brewery before being sold as a private yacht.
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Partridge

PartridgePartridge

Yacht name: Partridge
LOA: 21.88 m - 71 ft 8 • LOD: 14.9 m - 49 ft 2 • LWL: 12.7 m - 41 ft 7
Formerly: Tanagra
Year: 1885
Builder: Camper & Nicholson
Design: J Beavor-Webb

Alex Laird & Peter Saxby found Partridge lying on her side in Tollesbury in 1979. After some detective work, which revealed her history and pedigree, restoration was started and finally completed in 1997.
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Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe

Yacht name: Ivanhoe • Esp 3131
Formerly: Hasvørnen
Length: 21.2 m
Year: 1938
Builder: Gamleby
Design: Tore Holm, Sweden

Ivanhoe was first sailed in the Med by King Constantine of Greece. She then moved to Spain, winning the Trofeo Almirante Conde de Barcelona regularly over the years. In 2002 she was restored to her original glory by her current owner.
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Emilia

Emilia

Yacht name: Emilia • I 2 • 12 metre rule
LOA: 21 m
LWL: 16.4 m
Year: 1930
Design: Herreshoff
Builder: Cantieri Attilio Costaguta, Genova Voltri

Emilia was the second Herreshoff "Twelve", to be built in Italy. The first was La Spina, built by Baglietto of Varazze. The 12mR class was created in 1906, and adapted right until 1987 - it includes the America's Cup boats from 1958 to 87.

The boats are not 12 metres in length - 12 is the maximum product of the equation (L+2d-F+√S)/2.37 where L is waterline, d is difference of skin girth and chain girth, F is Freeboard area and S is Sail area …
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Hallowe'en

Halloween
Hallowe'en

Yacht name: Hallowe'en
Formerly: Cotton Blossom IV • Magda XII
Year: 1926
Deck length: 22 m
Builder: William Fife • Fairlie
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Montrevel

MontrevelMontrevel

Yacht name: Montrevel
Length: 121 ft • 36.9 m
Year: 1958
Refit: 2000 Studio Cervi
Builder: Forges de l'Ouest

Photo: monacoeye • Nice • 2006

Originally an oceanographic research ship, Montrevel has recently been refitted as a yacht.
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La Vagabonda

La Vagabonda

Yacht name: La Vagabonda

Seen just after the Monaco Classic Week in nearby Beaulieu.
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Bona Fide

Bona Fide

Yacht name: Bona Fide • # 54
Length (LOA): 13.6 m • LOD: 8.8 m - 29 ft
Designer: Charles Sibbick
Year: 1899
Builder: Albert Yard, Cowes

The fast Bona Fide won the 5 to 10 ton class in the 1900 Paris Olympics. She was recently restored in Italy at the Cantieri Navale dell'Argentario, where most of her structural woodwork was replaced.
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Baboon

BaboonBaboon yacht

Yacht name: Baboon
Year: 1991
Length (LOA): 196 ft 10 • 60 m
Builder: Mastrand, Sweden
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Tuiga

Tuiga
Tuiga

Yacht name: Tuiga
Waterline Length: 15.68 m • 51 ft 5 - Deck length: 23.18 m • 76 ft - Rigging length: 27.36 m • 89 ft 8
Year: 1909
Builder: William Fife
Refit: 1993 Duncan Walker • Fairlie Restorations

Tuiga's first owner was the Duke of Medinacelli, a close friend of Alphonse XIII, King of Spain. William Fife designed Tuiga as a copy of the Spanish royal yacht Hispania, to race against her. Bought in 1995 by Prince Albert for the Yacht Club de Monaco, Tuiga is now the YCM's proud flagship.
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Tioga

Tioga

Yacht name: Tioga • #123
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Talisman

Talisman
Talisman

Yacht name: Talisman (Latona & Caprichio earlier)
LOA: 76 ft 8 • 23.4 m (new bowsprit) - LWL: 49 ft 2 • 15 m
Year: 1919 - 1920
Builder: Abeking & Rasmussen
Design: Henry Rasmussen

Recent restorations for this early steel-hulled Bermuda ketch were carried out at Conrad Shipyard, Gdansk, in 2006, and Stockholm, 2004. Talisman's official site has a full history of the yacht here.
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Rowdy

Rowdy

Yacht name: Rowdy • # NY 49
LOA: 59 ft • 18 m - Waterline: 40 ft
Year: 1916
Designer: Nathanel G Herreshoff

Herreshoff "Fighting Forty" Bermudan cutter, sistership to Marilee.
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Red

Red
Red

Yacht name: Red
Length: 24 m
Year: 1947
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Mercury C

Mercury C

Yacht name: Mercury C • # 38
Length: 52 ft • 15.8 m
Year: 1938
Designer: Sam Crocker
Builder: Simms Brothers, Dorchester
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Marilee

Marilee
Marilee

Yacht name: Marilee • NY50
Deck Length: 59 ft • Waterline: 40 ft
Year: 1926
Design & Build: Nathanael Herreshoff
Restoration: William Cannell Boatbuilding (2001)

Marilee is one of four remaining New York Yacht Club 40's, known as the Fighting Forties. She was faithfully restored in Maine in 2001. Her sisterships are Rowdy, Typhoon ex Maisie and Rugosa.
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Cambria

Cambria

Yacht name: Cambria • K4
LOD: 113 ft 9
Year: 1928
Builder: William Fife • Fairlie

Built in 1928, by William and RB Fife, in Fairlie on the Clyde, as the first of a new generation of 23m class, "Big Class" cutters. Cambria only joined the J class in 2003, unlike Astra and Candida, two other 23m yachts from the same era which joined in 1933.
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Lulworth

Lulworth
Lulworth

Yacht name: Lulworth
Formerly: Terpsichore
Length overall: 151 ft 10 • 46.3 m - Deck Length: 37.2 m • 122 ft - Waterline: 26.6 m • 87 ft 2
Year: 1920 • Refit: 2006
Builder: White Brothers, Southampton
Architect: Herbert White

Photo: October 2007 • Monaco Classic Week 2007
Photo: October 2006 • St Tropez Regatta & Monaco Yacht Show

Lulworth, originally one of the most successful big class gaff cutters, was relaunched in May 2006. She has been beautifully restored, in Viareggio, Italy. The mast is 52 m high.

Lulworth belonged to the 23m International Rule of 1907 . As with the other Metre Rule classes, for example the 6m and 12m classes, the number did not refer to the length of the boat but was the product of a formula which included the waterline length, girth, and sail area. Some of the other 23m "Big Class" yachts - White Heather II, Britannia, Cambria, Candida and Astra - were later converted to the J class. This evenly matched racing class from the American Universal Rule encompassed boats between 76 and 87 ft in waterline length, 120 ft length over all, and less than 160 tons displacement.
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Lambro Flaminia 1963

Lambro Flaminia
Lambro Flaminia

Builder: Lambro • KC 500 kg class
Engine: Lancia Flaminia
Year: 1963

This beauty broke the world speed record in its class in 1968, reaching 128.5 kmph
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A88 Ventnor Hydroplane

Ventnor A88
Ventnor A88

Name: A88 • Three point hydroplane • 135 cubic inch class
Year: 1946
Builder: Ventnor USA
Design: Rich Hallet
Engine: 2.3 l Ford Offenhauser 8V
Restoration: Circolo Nautico Italiano

The A88 was originally built for Colonel Holmes of the US V2 salvage unit in Paris, then sold to Philippe Enthoven, who went on to win the German championship on Lake Constance in 1954. During speed trials later that year in Austria, it reached 128 kmph, a world record for the class, but unfortunately the shaft broke in the official trial.

Ventnor was the preeminent US racing name of the first half of the twentieth century, winning most of the US speed races. Other Ventnor racers include Wings • Tempo V • Juno • Hi-Ho II • Emancipator VII • My Sin • So Long • Eagle • Miss Peps V • Lady Glen IV • Senorita • Emancipator III

The yard closed in 1967, though some design features were incorporated into the Chris Craft Cobra. (Source: on boat)
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Number 74

Number 74

Number 74
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Number 64

Number 64

Number 64
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Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo

Engine: Alfa Romeo
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R/S Eden

RS Eden

Yacht name: R/S Eden
Formerly: Fulmara • Paget • Niki I • Luisa II • Carmac III • Leonore • Janidore
Length: 167 ft 3 • 51 m
Year: 1930
Builder: Defoe Boat
Architect: John H Wells
Refit: Rainsford Saunders Design

Janidore was built in 1930 by Defoe in Michigan, with an original length of 142 ft. In 1966, as Niki I, she was rebuilt by Merril Stevens and lengthened with a swept stern. In 2006 she was given a completely new 1930s restyling by RSD and Axel Vervoordt in Turkey and lengthened again at the bow. The result is a far more elegant yacht which successfully evokes a bygone era.
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SS Delphine

SS Delphine
SS Delphine
SS Delphine

Yacht name: SS Delphine
Length: 258 ft • 79 m
Year: 1921 • Refit: 2003
Builder: Great Lakes Engineering Works
Naval architect: Henry J Gielow
Original owner: Horace Dodge of Dodge cars
Engines: 2 x 1500 hp Babcoq & Wilcox quadruple steam expansion engines

Photo: monacoeye • Monaco • 2007
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Nisor

Nisor

Yacht name: Nisor
Formerly: Clipper 40
Length: 145 ft • 44 m (LWL 40m)
Year: 1994
Builder: Universal Yacht Corp • Thailand
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Over The Rainbow

Over The Rainbow yacht
Over the Rainbow

Yacht name: Over the Rainbow
Formerly: Janetha IV
Length: 114 ft 8 • 35 m
Year: 1930
Builder: Dickie & Sons
Interior design: Jean-Michel Folon
Restoration: Mondomarine

Photo: monacoeye • 2006 - 2007 • Nice – Monaco

Over The Rainbow was lovingly restored by Jean-Michel Folon, the celebrated Belgian cartoonist who died in 2006.
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