Yacht: Moya

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With a brown mainsail, staysail & jib & white main top and jib top, Moya looks a sight.

Previously owned by John Moxey.

She had a refit in 1991 at Cantieri Alto Adriatico, Monfalcone, Italy.   She then won the prize for the best refit in 1992.

“Moya was owned by my grandfather Charles Little Read, owner of a Glasgow based engineering firm  during the 1930s and 1940s and was based in the Gareloch near the family home at Cove. She cruised extensively in this period in the Western isles of Scotland during this time”, Rod Read, Sydney, Australia.

Designer: William Crossfield & Sons
Type of Boat:
Rig: Gaff Cutter
Year Built: 1910
Built By: William Crossfield, Arnside, Lancashire, UK
LOA m / ft: 13.10m / 42'9"
LOD m / ft:
LWL m / ft: 10.60m / 34'7"
Beam m / ft: 3.50m / 11'4"
Draft m / ft: 1.85m / 6'
Yard No:
Sail Stats Sail area: 80 sq.m.
Construction: The refined varnished teak interior was faithfully reconstructed on the basis of photos from 1911.
Displacement: 13 tons.

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