SAMARKAND Abeking & Rasmussen Classic Yacht | From EUR€ 11,000/wk

The yawl SAMARKAND has a history drenched in familiar and famous names. ...

SAMARKAND Abeking & Rasmussen Classic Yacht | From EUR€ 11,000 /wk

The yawl SAMARKAND has a history drenched in familiar and famous names. Measuring just 17m (55.7ft) the yacht was designed by Olin Stephens and built for Tom Watson Junior, Chairman of IBM in 1958 by Abeking & Rasmussen. She has been helmed by well renowned celebrities such as the Kennedy family, Grace Kelly, astronaut John Glenn and Sir Anthony Eden to name a few.

S/Y SAMARKAND underwent an extensive refit in 2000 where her interior was redesigned of quarter sawn Siberian ash; her latest refit was in 2008.

Sailing yacht SAMARKAND has classically beautiful sweeping lines, a true sailing machine of her day. Below decks the yachts interior is warm and inviting, the salon boasts ample seating and a formal dining space, complete with built in fireplace. Ideal for small families or honeymooners she features 2 cabins and convertible pilot berths in the salon.

SAMARKAND Specifications

Type/Year:Abeking & Rasmussen Classic Yacht/1958 
L.O.A.:17m (55ft) 
Max Speed: 
Engines:Wersterbreke 85 hp 
Cruise Speed:9 knots 

Charter yacht SAMARKAND has spacious teak decks to relax and sun, a large cockpit is safely surrounded by traditional style wood combing.

S/Y SAMARKAND as a beam of 4m (13.1ft), when not under sail she is powered by a Wersterbreke 85hp engine, capable of 9 knots. She was designed with grace and elegance, this yacht is sure to please the most discerning sailor.

Yacht Charter Accommodation

Classic sailing yacht SAMARKAND accommodates up to 8 charter guests. A master cabin offers a king size bed and single berth, a further cabin has a 2 twin beds, while the salon offers 2 pilot berths on port and starboard, one which can convert into a double.

Charter Amenities and Extras

The SAMARKAND sailing yacht has a Tender with 6hp engine, TV, DVD, Bose sound system, fireplace.

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EUR€ 11,000 - 14,000/wk

"A visionary but down-to-earth approach, a feel for beauty yet a sense of reality, artistic and artisan skills, extensive experience and spontaneity... Yet shipbuilding also means bringing opposites into harmony. This mission has inspired and driven us since we began. As a long-established, progressive shipyard, we make it our priority to continually exploit our innovative skills." - Abeking & Rasmussen

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