Sailing Yacht SHAMROCK V - Classic J Class

Yacht Charter Description

SHAMROCK V is a living sailing legend being the only wooden J Class classic sailing yacht ever built (by Camper & Nicholsons with naval architecture by Charles E Nicholson). This rare world class classic yacht has been extensively refurbished and refitted over the years and she provides her guests with all the comfort and pleasure of ultimate classic yachting.

Sailing Yacht SHAMROCK V
A sailing machine which is traditional and graceful SHAMROCK V enables guest to experience an unusual thrill under sail. Her accommodation is made up of four cabins, two with double beds and with two twins. Her interior is sumptuously finished in bird’s eye maple wood. S/Y SHAMROCK is not only a great performer in regattas but she is the perfect yacht for relaxed leisure sailing in style.

Some of the history of the classic yacht:
Built for Sir Thomas Lipton's fifth and last America's Cup challenge Shamrock V was Designed by Nicholson and launched in 1930. She was the first British yacht to be built to the new J Class Rule and is the only remaining J class yacht to have been built in wood. After her launch has been continually upgraded including some changes to her hull shape and rudder. Her rig has also been modified to create the most effective racing sail plan but she was no match for the faster US design "Enterprise".

Yacht Charter Accommodation

Lower Deck is the Double guest cabin to starboard with shower/toilet ensuite. To port are two twin guest cains sharing a shwoer/toilet situated between the two cabins. The owners cabin is right aft with double bed, writing desk and setee, ensuite bathroom with bath/shower. Measurements: Master bed: 190x150 – ceiling: 192 Double cabin Starboard: 200x120 – ceiling: 205 Port Aft Top bed: 193x70- ceiling: 200 Port Aft Bottom: 190x95- ceiling: 200 Port Forward Top: 197x70-ceiling: 210 Port Forward Bottom: 197x95- ceiling: 210

Yacht Charter Specifications

Type/Year:Classic J Class/1930 
Refit:  Beam:5.85m (19' 2") 
L.O.A.:36.58m (120' )  Crew:
Charter Guest: Max Speed:11 knots 
Cabins: Engines:2 Caterpillar 205hp each  
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Builder/Designer:Charles E Nicholson, Camper & Nicholsons 
Charter Locations:Turkey, Sicily, Sardinia, MEDITERRANEAN, Italy, Greece, Croatia, Corsica, classic 

Charter Amenities and Extras

Tenders & Toys 4m 2006 Novurania, 50HP Yamaha 4stroke 3,66m Zodiac Mark II GT, 30hp Yamaha Waterskis Communications Fleet 55 Satcom phone and fax Audio Visual Equipment and Deck Facilities Plasma television in saloon 46" Sonos Sound server supplying Deck, Saloon and Master Cabin VCR/DVD/CD in saloon Watermaker

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