You will find this Rhodes classic ocean racer astonishing. This legendary classic ocean racer has its origin on the Nevins yard on City Island, New York, rebuilt in 2006 including new interior, ca. 60% of the strakes of the underwatership renewed, new piping and tanks, electrical system and equipment, hydraulic steering system, new rudder, new sails and safety equipment. Paint on hull completely removed end 2008 and repainted 2009 with one component Sikkens gloss paint and repainted again in 2017. Over the years proudly at the starting line of regattas. Fast but easy handling, even under severe conditions.
Very beautiful new interior with nowadays comfort and technology, as well as the elements of her rich history.
The centerboard (draft 1.90 m to 3.20 m) ensures both performance as well as access to all ports and anchorages. Sparkman & Stephens improved rigging.
An unique opportunity to own a classic beauty which holds also a great History. In the salon you will find proof of her heroic participation and unique performance in almost every regatta al over the world oceans.
Today the boat is in a mint condition with modern equipment and ready to face new challenges
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You will find this Rhodes classic ocean racer astonishing. This legendary yacht has its origin on the Nevins yard in New York where it left the yard in 1938. After a limited number of owners, among whom several famous personalities, the yacht found her way to the Netherlands in 2002 where she underwent a major refit or rather where she was rebuild.
Almost 60% of he strakes of the underwater-ship was renewed, new piping and tanks, electrical system and equipment, hydraulic steering-system and much more. Above this all a complete new interior was designed and installed. This extensive overhaul was finished in 2006. After her re-launch her successful career as a ocean racer continued and over the years she underwent more renewals. Mast and most of the rig is replaced in 2015, the Garmin navigational instruments are brought up to date, the batteries are new and the hull is freshly painted in 2017.
Although the yacht is designed for competitive racing she is remarkable comfortable to live on and easy to sail. Deck equipment as winches blocks and jammers are state of the art. The re-designed interior does the character of the classic yacht right but is still comfortable and well equipped. The galley carries a fridge, oven with ceramic cooking and a micro wave. The salon, with its comfortable elegant setup with two large sofas in brown leather, breaths a sophisticated warm nautical atmosphere.
The rich history of this famous yacht, the owners, the many successes, the voyages of which books are written, its all much more than will fit on this page.
If you want to learn more, or want to pay a visit, you are very welcome. We are happy to meet you on Caribbee at her present berth in Enkhuizen
Extended additional information, pictures and a video available to proof my point.
A visit to the yacht in Enkhuizen will not disapoint you.