72′ Custom Ketch Rigged Luxury Sailing Yacht AYACANORA: A Real Dream Yacht

AYACANORA exudes romance inside and out. Her namesake, the beautiful and willful heroine of the Charles Kingsley classic Westward Ho! perfectly captures her ambiance. This classic sailing yacht is ideal for a honeymoon or anniversary getaway or two couples that enjoy sharing a remarkable experience.

AYACANORA, a 72 foot custom ketch rigged luxury sailing yacht, originally launched at Littlehampton Sussex, England in 1981. About three years earlier, Tony Moore had started a small business in the workshop next door. He recalls “a man and an Alsation were building a boat, a big boat, he was an interesting and clever chap, and I talked to him now and then, really wondering if he would ever realize his dream.  I guess about three or four years later, the dream came true.”  Archival photos, courtesy of Tony Moore, show the builder, his companion Alsation, and a crowd of well wishers on hand for the launch. It is quite unusual that, despite changes of ownership, AYACANORA retains both her original majesty and her name.

Lovely interiors aboard AYACANORA invoke the traditional elegance of the English country cottage. The formal dining area features expansive banquette seating at the stylish, high gloss, mahogany table. Two beautifully decorated queen sized, ensuite cabins accommodate four guests. The unusually spacious master, located aft, includes a charming built in settee, as does the renovated forward cabin.

Whether guests chose to relax and laze in a hammock or opt for the thrill of ocean sports, AYACANORA offers many options. Sportfishing enthusiasts can take advantage of the Rybovich Tuna Fighting Chair and water skiers can get their adrenaline pumping when pulled by the 14 ft. AB dinghy, with 40HP motor.

AYANCORA is a available for charter clients wishing to explore the wonders of the Caribbean Virgin Islands. For additional options, please use this link to view a comprehensive list of superb Crewed Luxury Sailing Charter Yachts.

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