Yacht: Amazon

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Previously named ‘Black Douglas’.

Designer Dixon Kemp intended her to be ‘fast and a good seaboat’ and her successful sea trials were recorded in the several editions of his definitive Yacht Architecture (First Edition published in 1885).

In 2011, Amazon was listed as one of the world’s Top 40 Classic Yachts and was the oldest vessel honoured.

Designer: Dixon Kemp
Type of Boat:
Rig: Motor Sailor
Year Built: 1885
Built By: Tankerville Chamberlayne Esq
LOA m / ft: 34.6m / 114'
LOD m / ft: 31m / 102'
LWL m / ft: 25m / 83'
Beam m / ft: 4.6m / 15'
Draft m / ft: 2.5m / 8'
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Sail Stats
Construction: Carvel, teak and pitch pine on oak; wrought iron alternate strap floors, bronze fastened, copper sheathed.

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