A true veteran of the sea, the 30.94-metre sailing yacht Moonbeam of Fife III has joined the yachts for sale fleet. Originally commissioned by the lawyer and passionate yachtsman Charles Plumptre Johnson, Moonbeam of Fife III was built by the UK shipbuilder William Fife & Sons in 1903 as Moonbeam III. As the third hull in a series of four Moonbeams, the vessel is considered to be “one of the most acclaimed classic yachts around”. Photo: EdmistonSailing yacht Moonbeam of Fife III, for sale in time for the summer season, has demonstrated her calibre on the racing field for many years and continues to mark her territory in the Mediterranean regatta scene where she frequently appears among the top three contestants.Photo: EdmistonPhoto: EdmistonA streamlined exterior that is both stylish and functional combined with an intelligent sail plan make for the perfect cruiser and racing vessel. Having undergone various refits throughout her lifetime, and with her current owner’s investments in the maintenance of this sailing yacht for sale, long-range cruising is possible in comfort and style. In addition, her wooden hull and superstructure gives guests an authentic feeling of traditional sailing.Photo: EdmistonPhoto: EdmistonA total of four guests can sleep on this William Fife & Sons yacht for sale, accommodated in two cosy cabins - a double and a twin. Equipped with a supplementary Perkins Sabre diesel engine with 135 hp, Moonbeam of Fife III reaches a top speed of 8 knots.
Moonbeam of Fife III yacht for sale
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