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Sailing yacht Copihue returns to Balk Shipyard for winter refit

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Charl van Rooy

Following a refit at the Dutch shipyard last year, the Claasen-built sailing yacht Copihue (pronounced Cop-ee-way) is now back at Balk Shipyard after spending time in the Caribbean in between visits to Urk, the Netherlands. Copihue arriving at Balk Shipyard

Built in 1997, Copihue is designed by Hoek Design and built to carry up to seven guests. Her refit in 2016 saw the yacht’s teak deck get replaced completely, newly painted hull and the installation of a new Perkins main engine.

The shipyard is now working together with the yacht’s owner to finalise the exact refit plans that will take place over the coming winter months.

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