The 75 metre 4 masted superyacht Phocea
By Maarten Janssen, photo by Giovanni Romero
The 75.13 metre Phocea Sailing yacht Phocea was built as a single-handed race yacht, built to compete in the Observer Single-Handed Trans-Atlantic Race. After racing the Atlantic in 1976, she was converted to a cruise ship by the French shipyard DCAN. In 1999/2000 her owner, a well known lady, after whom the 105 metre Lady Moura was named, ordered a major interior and exterior refit at the Lürssen shipyard in Germany. The yacht was again sold in 2010 to her current owners. Phocea accommodates 12 guests in 1 Master, 1 VIP, 2 Double and 2 Twin cabins, and she sleeps 23 crew members.