There's nothing quite like sipping ice-cold mojitos to the soundtrack of a sail flapping gently overhead. We take a look at some of the standout sailing yachts listed for sale at the Virtual BOAT Show...
Shenandoah of Sark
The 54 metre Shenandoah of Sark’s colourful history stretches back to 1902 when the three-masted gaff-rigged schooner was commissioned from US yard Townsend & Downey by one of the richest bankers in America.
Child of Lir
With naval architecture by German Frers and styling by Beiderbeck Design, the 31.89 metre Child of Lir was built in carbon composite by Finnish yard Nautor’s Swan to DNV class and delivered in August 2016 as a Swan 105 RS model.
Built in GRP by Nautor’s Swan to a design by German Frers, the 30.21 metre Hoppetosse was delivered in 2006 as a Swan 100FD model and has been refitted several times since. The interior, in hand-rubbed satin varnished teak, accommodates six guests in three cabins.
Built in teak on oak frames by British yard Camper & Nicholsons to a design by Charles E Nicholson, the 34.1 metre Merrymaid was delivered in 1904 as a gaff cutter. In spring of 2008, she completed an extensive refit that brought her back to her previous splendour and she then set sail for a worldwide circumnavigation.
With exterior styling and interior design by Glade Johnson, the 48.49 metre Georgia was built in aluminium by New Zealand yard Alloy Yachts to Lloyds class and delivered in 2000 with a full refit in 2015.
With naval architecture by Ron Holland, the 60 metre Perseus 3 was built in aluminium by Italian yard Perini Navi and delivered in 2015 as the second hull in its new generation series of 60 metre sailing superyachts.
The 24.4 metre Sunreef 80 is the largest in Sunreef’s series of sailing catamarans and has scooped a number of awards since its inception. Highlights include 340 square metres of living space with far-reaching ocean views throughout and a generous cockpit complete with an extendable platform.