Health problem forces sale of my lovely French built classic ketch. She is now lying in a Belgian waterways marina on an annual mooring (paid until 2021) just over an hour's drive from Calais.
TARA was built in 1970 at La Rochelle by Chantier Richard, the designer and builder of all the great Chassiron range of yachts.
Constructed in teak, mahogany and oak as an ocean yacht for world cruising (hence the Grand Croisiere designation). Deep-sea automatic wind vane steering mechanism in stainless steel is fitted to the transom.
Lifted out for cleaning, antifoul, anodes etc two years ago. A... read more