Price Revised For Swan Sailing Yacht Capercaillie

The 24.68 meter sailing yacht Capercaillie that has been jointly listed for sale by Tim Quinlan at the Lilley Marine and Ocean Independence has had a further price reduction of €240,000.

This beautifully designed yacht has built in GRP by Finnish yard Nautor’s Swan and has been designed by German Frers, Capercaillie was launched in the year 1993 and it has been upgraded many times after that. The Below deck of Capercaillie features three air conditioned cabins and it include a spacious master suite, the suite has a double bed and include two guest cabins with twin singles. The cabin has an en suite, television, DVD system for entertainment and the bathroom. For children, an additional, smaller cabin is present with twin singles. The price of Capercaillie has been revised because of some reasons and it is now asking €960,000

On the yacht, the spacious teak-paneled main saloon is present, which is tastefully furnished and well decorated. The yacht is well equipped with a comprehensive entertainment system. The navigation and communications station present in the yacht comes with worldwide transmission facilities as well as with the state-of-the-art navigation systems.

The boat is a wide one and therefore the saloon area affords generous space. Here the dining area is present along with some personal space to get relax and watch a DVD. Alternatively, if guests want to sip a glass of champagne, then there is a fully operational bar lounge present. Drinks can be enjoyed with favorite music through the excellent sound system.

On deck, there is a cockpit layout present that allows for undisturbed sunbathing as well as relaxation amidships, while the task of sailing is handled aft. The awning present over offers the shade and the broad automated swim platform gives an easy access to the water. More details are available on the internet.

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Pensacola to Havana Race – final results

Bob Kriegel from Pensacola, FL, sailing his Pearson 424 ‘Acadia’ (monohull)and George Reiss from Panama City, FL, sailing his R&C ‘Bene Vita’ (multihull) shared the top prize in Andrews Institute Pensacola a la Habana Race 2015. Kreigel was top adjusted time finisher in seventeen-boat monohull band and Reiss was top adjusted time finisher of the four multihulls which began the historic renewal of yacht racing to Cuba from United States.

The race this year was five-hundred-eleven nautical miles from Pensacola to Havana. The fleet began on 31st October, with the tide at Bayou Chico Channel’s end, heads via the Pensacola Pass, leaves the sea buoy No. 1 to starboard and goes straight to Havana leaving Rebecca Shoals Light to port. The very last yacht went to Cuba on 5th November.

21 yachts from twenty-seven to fifty-seven feet long took part in 3 divisions — 4 Multihulls, 7 Classic Cruisers and 10 Modern Cruisers. Along the way 4 yachts withdrew, 2 because of damage. The crew from one of those Midnight sun II, came back to Pensacola, shifted their issues and gear onto ‘TraSea’, owned by one of her crew, and went for Cuba. Actually, the crew was awarded 3rd spot in Class B.

Topping the men’s was Malcolm Lamphere (Yale), while Juan Perdomo of Harvard was second and Enrique Arathoon of Charleston  was third. In the women’s fleet, the top spot was snatched by Haddon Hughes (of Georgetown), with Lindsey Baab (Brown) in the 2nd spot and Isabella Loosbrock (of Boston College) in the third spot.

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