Croix des Gardes was previously named ‘Voie Lacte’ and was restored in 1993-94 at the Cantieri di Imperia.
Owned by Jean Carr from 1970 until he died in 1975 who renamed the yacht to her present name, “Croix des Gardes”.
After a restoration in 2007
Displacement: 19 tons as measured during a crane lift for her restoration. Dimensions updated following a survey in 2007. Regalvanising of floors, replacement of some frames, recaulking of deck, restoration to original layout of fo’c’s’le. New galley layout.
Information courtesy of James Kelman
Participated in the 2012 Panerai Transat Classique, a race from Cascais (Portugal) to Barbados.
Seen below participating in the British Classic Week and broaching through a gust.
|Type of Boat:|
|Built By:||Bonnin, Arcachon, France|
|LOA m / ft:||15.25m / 50'|
|LOD m / ft:||15.25m / 50'|
|LWL m / ft:||11.6m / 38'|
|Beam m / ft:||3.57m / 11'7"|
|Draft m / ft:||2.3m / 7'5"|
|Sail Stats||Sail Area: 105 sqm.|
|Construction:||Teak planking, deck and coach works, on oak frames and backbone. Mahogany panelled interior.|
|Displacement: 16 tons|