HISTORY & DESCRIPTION:
Red, originally Red Pirate was designed by the well respected John Bain for Hugh Hunter of Esher, Surrey and built by Silvers of Rosneath in 1947.
Mrs Evan Potter of Mougins, Paris became the second registered owner in the early 1950’s.
In the late 1960’s The Bahamas Trading & Shipping Company of Port Lisbon acquired Red basing the vessel in Panama. She has remained in the Med. since with a complete restoration by a specialist Italian shipyard in 2001.
Double skin mahogany hull, on oak timbers and frames. Teal laid decks.
Twin 172hp 8LXB Gardner diesel engines installed in 1981. 11 knots @ 1,250rpm. 13 knots maximum speed. 2,650 fuel capacity. 4,500 fresh water capacity.
Accommodation in Four Cabins + Crew.
Two Twin Berth Cabins
Two Single Cabins
Four Heads / Showers
Wind speed and direction
Electric bilge pump
Generator – Onan 12 KW
Gangway – Manuale ed Elettrica
Tender – Dinghy in Legno, gommone con fuoribordo di 15 hp e motoscooter 50cc
A substantial motor-yacht of great character and period charm offering comfortable live-aboard accommodation or extended cruising opportunities. Following a 2005 re-fit Red is offered for sale in full commission featuring two 8LXB Gardner engines.
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