|Photographer:||Nigel Price [View profile]||Title:||Beau Geste||Added:||Nov 23, 2013|
|Captured:||November 22, 2013||IMO:||Unavailable||Hits:||296|
|Location:||Auckland, New Zealand|
||Modern rig sailing ships / sailing yachts over 65' (20m) LOA|
|This is the new Beau Geste racing yacht that was launched on 21.11.2013. Built by the Cookson yard to a Marcelino Botin Design. 80 ft LoA, it replaces a Farr design of the same length that had structural problems last year.
It is entered into the Sydney to Hobart race which starts on Boxing Day. 1st sail is due early next week, once they have finished rigging it. Location is Silo Park Marina, Westhaven, behind the Southern Spars Rig Pro base.
The megayacht behind is Pacific, IMO 9569293, which has been in Auckland for two months now. There is a shrink wrapped Eurocopter on the upper back deck that was not there a week ago.