I have been told that Premier Shipbuilding went bankrupt a couple of years ago and Khalidia was scrapped together with the shed.
She was built in 1963 by Cantiere Barsanti in Viareggio.
Built of mahogony, oak and teak
Loa 24.70 M
Beam 5.95 M
Draft 2.85 M...
The cruel sea. A great classic
Any further details about this yacht ? She looks like a De Vries . Curious to find out her ex names, could do with some tlc
Malahne - In the early 60's she spent a few years berthed in Monaco. She was then owned by Sam Spiegel of Hollywood film producing fame. Captain...
Itama is the family name of the builders reversed. The name is Amati.
Just a quick note to say that I believe Belle France ex Cacique now Calixe was the first major private yacht to sail under French flag.
According to a friend in the know, she is headed to Icon.
On the subject of yacht photography one must not forget Tony Morgan who was based in Cannes in the 50's and 60's. Does anyone...
She was named Sereno and is a minesweeper conversion
Atlantide ex Corisande ex Ariane ex Caleta
She sank during the later part of WW2 and was refitted between 1946 and 1948 by Thornycrofts after...
Yard you mean is called Neorion on the island of Syros
I had a Continental in 1961 and it was very heavy and so underpowered that I sold it and replaced it with a Riva Super Floride which was great....
Great Photo, By far the most stunning lines I have ever seen. Who is the designer ??
She has beautiful lines and stunning proportions. She could very well end up taking over the title of THE classic yacht since Atlantis I...
The stern reminds me of the ex german pilot vessel Captain Hilgen but if it is her, they have done major works already.
The yacht to port looks like is Siran
This is an unfortunate idea. It completely breaks what is a very good looking design. Apart from that it makes her look top heavy.
Cannot understand what you mean by security.
When I was at sea we always had 2 men on port (gangway) watch and on that size of yacht and in...
Depends on what one qualifies as largest yacht. In my mind it is a yacht only used by the owner strictly for his own benefit and...