A piece of history is on the market: the classic sailing yacht Sky, built in 1890, is for sale with both Fraser and IYC. Sky was custom-built in the UK; she’s a classic yawl that underwent an extensive 6-year refit from 2008-2014.
Sky‘s sails, riggings and masts have all been constructed to her original plan. The refit also included bronze end caps inscribed with “Sky 1890” on the end faces of gaffs, booms, bow and mizzen. On the other hand, modernizing this yacht involved updating technology onboard to include propulsion, radar, pumps, entertainment system and more.
The goal of the interior was to maximize space, creating the largest possible living areas while maintaining Sky‘s traditional styling. She accommodates 4 guests in two staterooms.
Sky is 85-feet, 4-inches length overall, with a 13-foot beam and 8-foot, 6-inch draft. She has an oak hull and teak decks. According to both Fraser and IYC, this yacht is perfect for charter and classic yacht regattas. She cruises at 7.5 knots and tops out at 9 knots. Asking price is $1,220,000.