Maltese Falcon in St.Kitts

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Maltese Falcon has been at anchor in White House Bay, St.Kitts, West Indies for the past week.

At posting 5:00pm 27/4/11 still is.

Before that she was at anchor of Pinney's Beach, Nevis, West Indies for a few days

A couple of pictures I took:

The 'little' yawl in front of the Maltese Falcon is the 12 metre yacht KATE all 78'0" of her. Note how far in the background the Maltese Falcon is moored in White House Bay.


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Found this one interesting[/B][/B]

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Anyone know what it costs per DAY to charter the Maltese Falcon?
 

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The Maltese Falcon was registered in Valletta, Malta in 2006. It completed its trial sail in the Sea of Marmara to the Bosphorus strait on 12 June 2006, and made its maiden voyage from Turkey to Italy via Malta in July 2006. Since that time, Perkins has been renting out The Maltese Falcon for between €325,000 to €335,000 per week,[2][3] plus expenses.

On 4 November 2007, in a 60 Minutes profile, Perkins suggested the yacht cost more than $150 million, but less than $300 million, refusing to be more specific.[citation needed]

The Maltese Falcon was listed for sale in 2006 on Yachtworld.com, with an asking price of €99,000,000 with engine hours listed at 1,890 hours.[4] Perkins sold the yacht for £60 million in July 2009.[1]

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That thing looks like this weeks' subject in Thunderbirds, as soon as it comes on the telly one knows it will fall over, blow up and sink !

I never thought a square rig could be so ugly, and as for the comms mast on the front...
 

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I'm sure I timed that ketch in the Classics; blow me if I can remember the name tho'! Kate?

Yes it is KATE.

A few months ago she was sporting an Awlgrip "Fighting Lady" yellow hull with a single mast.

She then had her main boom and gaff shortened and main re-cut and repainted blue.

A mizzen mast was installed making her a yawl.

I miss the yellow.

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SY Kate

A 12-meter class sloop of the first rule, Kate was built by Philip Waldwyn in 2006 on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts, one of the two island nation of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis in the West Indies.

The inspiration and basis for the yacht's design were the hundred years' old building plans by the Scottish contructeur Alfred Mylne.



Sailing Kate equals authentic sailing without much high-tech.
Just as laid out in the construction plans of 1908, Philip Walwyn did not focus on comfort and even abandoned the option of installing an engine. Rather untypical in today's high tech age, 12 meter class Kate does not require much electonic and technical support to sail quickly, elegantly, and savely across the oceans.

Kate is the ideal yacht for both regatta racing and day cruises. Enjoy sailing between the Caribbean islands in ideal sailing conditions, or experience the adventure of participating in one of the prestigious regatta, such as AntiguaClassic Yacht Regatta – Heineken Regatta, or the Les Voiles de Saint Barths.
http://iSails.de/en/Sailing-Yacht-Kate-12mR-charter.html

 
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The best sight at Pinney's Beach is watching people trying to walk after a few of Sunshines' Killer Bees!!

Getting your own feet to obey commands can be interesting too.....:)
 

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The best sight at Pinney's Beach is watching people trying to walk after a few of Sunshines' Killer Bees!!

Getting your own feet to obey commands can be interesting too.....:)
As a fellow imbiber, I know that Llwewellyn Caines aka 'Sunshine' has watered down the original Killer Bee recipe a few years ago.
But nevertheless tell me about it. :D:D:D
 

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KATE

She was anchored in English Harbour - each day I met the crew rowing to the dinghy dock in the spotted tender. She's one of those boats that not only looks splendid under sail but also at anchor - especially on the Sunday when we joined the parade.
 

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She was a little far out here

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BUT I think that this yacht is much more beautiful

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Then again, I am highly biased. :D


I agree with you there, a very pretty boat, unlike that other monstrous pile of sh 1te:D

Ok it looks like a pile of ????
 

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