When a boat sails fine on a mirror-shaded sea in almost silent. Hence the name Ghoster.
When a boat sails fine on a mirror-shaded sea in almost silent. Of which the name Ghoster ..... A pure racing boat that was built after the R-rule of 1926. S / Y Ghoster is a 10mR - boat, a 10 meter. Do you want to do as previous owners and sail regatta in a regatta boat from 1927 against ultra modern regatta boats and continue to put the story into perspective. Then Ghoster can take you on this journey further. Charles E Nicholson was reckoned for Europe's leading yacht designers and he is the only one who has drawn 3 J class both to race in the Americas Cup. S / Y Ghoster was built and launched in Stockholm in June 1927 at the famous Stockholm boat building in the Negling yard in Saltsjøbaden.
Displacement: 20 Tons
Other: When the English owner Boucher wanted an R-boat that could sail in and out of the Hamble River regardless of the wind, he was thrilled by the R-10's sailing skills in light wind that she was baptized into Ghoster - a nickname for something ghostly that comes floating over the water mirror - like a lady in neglisje. In the English language world you call a great genoa for a Ghoster or a driver. The third "Refanut" and the most successful 10mR boat in the Baltic Sea from 1928-1939 then under the ownership of Jacob Wallenberg. After the new Refanut was built, R10 was sold to Jacob's nephew, Henry, who renamed her to Rendez-Vouz. She was in his possession until 1968 and then sold to England and renamed Ghoster.
In May 1976 she was sailed back to Denmark by her new owner Bent Lyman. During the 1980s, she was converted from sloop rigged to a ketch to be easier to sail for two people. Since then, it has crossed almost all the world's oceans. At that time own about their boat: "Something we never forget was when Ghoster, in a stiff breeze along Norway's west coast in the sea of sail, sailed in 24 knots with torn mainsail and played bastard." Her name proves that she mastered most of the challenges: In 1979 Zealand around - record 32 hours 28 min. There they beat Torrild's record from 1968 in 34 hours and 43 minutes. In 1983, S / Y Ghoster received one of Royal Danish Yachtclub's most prestigious honorary prize - Kronborgspokalen after the completion of the short-handed regatta Round Britain & Ireland Race in 1982. In the four RB&IR, 1982,85,93,98, S / Y Ghoster was the oldest vessel that has been sailing competing with ultra-modern racing sailing machines.
Hull: In recent times: 25-35 mm Honduras mahogany on oak and steel. Essentially original Deck: Solid 25 mm teak, mahogany scarf, fish and hatches Refrigeration: Stay about 8 tons Displacement 20 tons
Rig and sails
Other: Sail Area: 125 sq.m / 1,348 sq.ft Mast Height: Large mast height 20 m Mesanmast 13.50m
Other: In 2013 S / Y Ghoster was extensively rehabilitated Under the waterline, 70% of old tablewalks were replaced Parts of ribs and iron ribs have been replaced New oak fridge and cane on lead keel New teak on acid-resistant steel bottom sticks New pine plank for waterline on steel span New door plates with mahogany and teak support strips New engine (2017) Cummins Mercruiser QSD 115 hp New Diesel Tank - acid resistant New water tanks - acid resistant New septic New navigation instruments New sails