Astra and Candida, Guillaume Plisson
Astra and Candida, Guillaume Plisson

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.


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