Moonbeam of Fife III

built 1904 by Fife, William & Son, Fairlie


591

Archived


Leisure Craft

Yacht


Unknown


Commercial Activity

Unknown


More information required


No

No


25/07/1996

13/12/2012




Propulsion

Sail

Diesel


None

None


Dimensions

To be confirmed

15.48 feet (4.72 metres)


67.93 feet (20.72 metres)

10.82 feet (3.30 metres)


38.00


History

Built in 1903 by W.M. Fife & Sons of Fairlie, MOONBEAM OF FIFE III is a ketch rigged sailing yacht with a teak, elm and oak hull and a Perkins diesel engine, 120 hp. She was rebuilt between 1986 and 1988 and was previously named MOONBEAM and EBLIS.

For a number of years MOONBEAM OF FIFE has been extremely active on the regatta circuit in the Mediterranean and has recently been brought back to the UK on a barge for restoration in Southampton. The photograph of MOONBEAM OF FIFE shown above was taken by Patrick Eden and captures her taking part in the America's Cup Jubilee.

Woods International Yacht Register 1993 (1993) pub: P R Magazine
Daphne Morgan Barnicoat, Classic Boat (May, 2003, pp38) Love Story
Daphne Morgan Barnicoat, Classic Boat (April, 2003, pp20) Moon on the water

Bibliography

    Built in 1903 by W.M. Fife & Sons of Fairlie, MOONBEAM OF FIFE III is a ketch rigged sailing yacht with a teak, elm and oak hull and a Perkins diesel engine, 120 hp. She was rebuilt between 1986 and 1988 and was previously named MOONBEAM and EBLIS.

    For a number of years MOONBEAM OF FIFE has been extremely active on the regatta circuit in the Mediterranean and has recently been brought back to the UK on a barge for restoration in Southampton. The photograph of MOONBEAM OF FIFE shown above was taken by Patrick Eden and captures her taking part in the America's Cup Jubilee.

    Woods International Yacht Register 1993 (1993) pub: P R Magazine
    Daphne Morgan Barnicoat, Classic Boat (May, 2003, pp38) Love Story
    Daphne Morgan Barnicoat, Classic Boat (April, 2003, pp20) Moon on the water

If you are the owner of the vessel and would like to provide more details or updated information please contact info@nationalhistoricships.org.uk

copper fastened:

a vessel whose plank fastenings are of copper rather than iron