SWAN 57 « FLYER »

The Swan 57 comes from the design board of Sparkman and Stephens and is capable of sustained Ocean passages as well as cruising or racing in a very civilized way. At BLUE SAILING we use « FLYER » to implement the Offshore part of our curriculum, venturing into Biscay or sailing to the British Isles. She is the...

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SWAN 431 « MELODY BLUE IV »

MELODY BLUE IV, a SWAN 431, was built in Finland in 1976 by the legendary Nautor shipyard to an Olin Stephens design, one of the greatest yacht designers of all times.

With an overall length of 43 feet, she's a true yacht, with no compromise made regarding sea kindliness, beauty, luxury or sheer...

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NICHOLSON 43 « WINSOME »

« Outright winner of the Boat of the Show Award in 1969, the first ten 43s were ordered straight from the drawings.

The design was based on "La Meloria", a very successful R.O.R.C. ocean racer and influenced by many Sparkman & Stephens designs of the day such as "Clarionet".

Although an exceptionally...

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SAGITTA 35 « MELPAZO »

This handsome yacht was built by the SAGITTA Boats Company of Svendborg, Denmark. She is a lovely cruiser-racer that won once the Bermuda race in her first ownership with Alain Maupas (then Editor in chief of « bateaux magazine »).

The SAGITTA 35 is design number 2008 of Olin Stephens and arguably...

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GAFF YAWL « SHEILA » by Albert Strange - 1905

Albert Strange (1855 to 1917) was one of the foremost designers of small cruising yachts. His craft, acknowledged to be of classic quality, were and still are sought after by small boat sailors and builders in many countries.

SHEILA was his first deep keel design commission,...

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