After 20 years of owning, restoring and operating this classic 70 ft steel schooner, during which time she has completed six transatlantic voyages and operated as Ireland's de facto Sail Training vessel, Oliver Hart of Oysterhaven Marine has reluctantly decided to put her up sale.

Designed by Frederick Parker and built in the Hamble in 1972 Spirit was fitted out in St Malo in the style of an Edwardian classic “gentleman’s” yacht. Spirit of Oysterhaven is fast and responsive, competitive in her class sailing in successive Antigua Classic Regattas in the Caribbean and Tall Ships Regattas in the Meditterranean, while her long keel and 50 tons displacement provides stability and speed sailing the wild Atlantic waves.

Spirit is now on the hard in Varadero Do Xufre, Galicia, Spain, and is available for inspection by appointment for prospective buyers. Nearby airports are Santiago de Compostela and Vigo.

Price €345,000 plus vat

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