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Gaff Schooner, Antares 

[ Antares ] Sails and Deck Gear ] Deckhouse ] Snug ] Owner's Cabin ] Forecabin ] Aft Cabin ] Heads ] Engine ] Specifications ] [ Comments ]

 
Antares 
Sails and Deck Gear
Deckhouse
Snug
Owner's Cabin
Forecabin
Aft Cabin
Heads
Engine
Specifications
Comments

Owner's Comments

Norway 2004

Usage during current ownership:

From her base at Ipswich

1997: sailed from Holland to Ipswich
1998: cruise to Channel Islands
1999: cruise to Falmouth (for the eclipse) and Brittany
2000: cruising on East Coast
2001: cruise to West Country and Festival of the Sea at Portsmouth
2002: cruising in West Country
2003: cruising in West Country

2004: cruise to Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany and Holland
2005: cruise to West Country and Normandy
2006: refit
2007: cruise to Baltic, especially Stockholm archipelago

Antares in Scotland on 2008 Round-Britain Trip

2008: cruise round Britain, clockwise, including parts of Ireland and Orkney
2009: passages to and from West Coast of Scotland via Caledonian Canal and use as a base for surveying on the West Coast (see www.antarescharts.co.uk)
Total distance 12,623nm

With her current rig, maximum speed through the water is about 8knts on a beam reach. Six knots is achieved quite easily off the wind. Like many older gaff rigged boats she is not as good close hauled.
Antares is used as an Example Yacht on Wikipedia!

 Click here : -   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yachting

 

[ Antares ] Sails and Deck Gear ] Deckhouse ] Snug ] Owner's Cabin ] Forecabin ] Aft Cabin ] Heads ] Engine ] Specifications ] [ Comments ]
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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996   

or email to: adrian@EasternYachts.com

In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and, where appropriate, to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected, sea trialled and opened up.  All Content is copyright - All Rights Reserved.