Amazone previously Mermaiden

Ostende voor Anker

Little Ships are invited to attend Ostend at Anchor. Details from the official invitation are shown below.
Skippers are requested to register their interest in attending with the Commodore.

The Festival – which has a reputation for being probably the most participant user-friendly in Europe, opens daily from 1000 hrs until 2000 hrs and has three popular aspects:

29. May 2014 (All day) - 1. June 2014 (All day)

Mermaiden entering Brixham in 1950

Mermaiden entering Brixham in 1950

The log book for 26th October 1950 recorded :
"Left Torquay 1.45 Cruised off Brixham being photographed. Left Brixham 2.30 moored Dartmouth for winter 4.30"

Mermaiden now Amazone

Boat Specification
Boat Name: 
Amazone previously Mermaiden
Boat Type: 
Motor yacht
Boat Length: 
72ft
Boat Beam: 
15ft
Boat Draft: 
7ft
Boat Displacement: 
73 tons
Boat Engine: 
2 x 160hp Cummins
Boat Construction: 
Welded steel
Boat Builder: 
De Vries Lentsch, Netherlands
Boat Year: 
1939
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The boat orginally named as Mermaiden was launched from the De Vries Lentsch yard in 1939, alongside a very similar sister vessel destined for the Italian Antinori wine family. Unfortunately, the Company records were destroyed during the war, and there is no surviving information from this source.

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