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60' LOD / 75' LOD William Garden Topsail Schooner, 1986
 

Located: Chile
Hull Material: Wood
Engine/Fuel Type: Single Diesel


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wing on wing
Wing on Wing on the Beagle Channel


raffee
 Raffee up

The S/V VICTORY is the largest yacht flying the Chilean flag


Bow shot
The VICTORY may act as a mother ship for sea kayakers.
Her ample decks hold up to 6 double kayaks.
Kayakers have warm bunks and food while they explore
Cape Horn  and the fjords and channels at the "ends of the earth".


VICTORY in Garibaldi Fjord

VICTORY in Garibaldi Fjord, Tierra Del Fuego

Construction
Captain Ben Garrett & the VICTORY
Photo taken before launching in 1986
 Her bottom is completely copper sheathed as can be seen.
 
Built in Puerto Montt, Chile using United States plans as
an exact replica of an 1870 Maine Brigantine Cargo Schooner.
Design is by the famed naval architect, William Garden.
She is massively and ruggedly constructed in the style of
a 19th century cargo vessel.

Her hull, deck and deck cabins are constructed of durable
Guaiteca Islands Cypress wood and Southern Chile Redwood.
Hot water is supplied by central wood heating.


 

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