Built for Sir A Mortimer Singer KBE, the sewing machine tycoon.
In 1931 Astra was modified to compete under the J-Class rule and performed well in light airs.
Other owners include Sir Howard Frank and Hugh Paul.
In 1950 she was sold to an Italian who converted her to a yawl rig.
In 1987 she was completely restored at the Cantieri Navali Beconcin of La Spezia.
Moved to Greece in the summer of 2012.
|Designer:||Charles Ernest Nicholson|
|Type of Boat:||23-Metre|
|Built By:||Camper & Nicholsons, Gosport|
|LOA m / ft:||35.05m / 115' (originally)|
|LOD m / ft:||/|
|LWL m / ft:||22.86m / 75' (originally)|
|Beam m / ft:||6.16m / 20' 2 (originally)|
|Draft m / ft:||4.21m / 13' 8 (originally)|
|Sail Stats||Sail Area: 755 sq.m|
|Construction:||Honduran mahogany planking on steel frames with yellow pine decks.|
|Original tonnage: 164|