(ex Golden Girl, Quinag)

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The Bermudan Yawl built in 1966 to a design by Alan Buchanan



Nausicaa : Capable Globe Trotter
Built for Peter Riggs in 1966 and launched as Golden Girl, the name was changed by her second owner in 1969 to Quinag, the name she kept until 2012 when Pavel Car renamed her Nausicaa. A Croatian, he took her across the Altantic from Barcelona and back, aged just 23, an adventure written up in an article (see the link below) in 2014. She's now for sale in Spain through the Wooden Ships brokerage for £53,000.

Nausicaa Statistics
Built : 1966 by GF Smeeth in Dedham, Colchester, Essex, England
LOA : 37' 6"
LWL : 27' 0"
Beam : 10' 3"
Draught : 5' 6"
Displacement : 13 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : N° 305508
Signal Letters : ----
Sail : N° 1375Y

Nausicaa Custodians & Home Ports
Pavel Car (2012-2019...) Barcelona, Spain
Dr Nicolson (?-1985-2012) Falmouth, Cornwall, England
EH Welstead (1973-1978-?) Poole, Dorset, England
DH Marshall-Lee (1971-1972) Dartmouth, Devon, England
DJ Munns (1969-1970) Lymington, England
Peter P Riggs (1966-1968) Harwich, England

Nausicaa Links
Article on Peter Car's Atlantic Crossing
Nausicaa For Sale through Wooden Ships (July 2019)

Page last updated : July 2019


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