TOP-3 upgraded classic yachts

In yachting design, the saying «New is long forgotten old» is really on the front burner. The thing is that the core for creation of modern sailing and motor yachts come from the original models of the last centuries. Let us enjoy the best three upgraded classic yachts that were inspired by the retro boats and made utilizing the newest technologies and innovative materials.


Shipyard – Rossinavi
Release year – 2015

A 38.55-meter motor yacht Taransay is a vivid example of modern shipbuilders’ addiction to the classic yachts.

It is a replica of the cognominal ship of the 20's, but it is fully upgraded and equipped with modern engines Caterpillar C18 ACERT, which allow it to reach a maximum speed of 14 knots.

Compared to the original model, the upgraded yacht Taransay has a vast deck space and spacious interiors that still retain their classic elegance. There are 5 cabins on the board that could accommodate up to ten people.


Shipyard – Van der Graaf
Release year – 2000

A 49-meter sailing yacht Eleonora is a perfect clone of classic yacht Westward. It is an excellent version of the vintage boat, almost identical to the original in design and technical features.

This modern analogue was built in Holland at the Van der Graaf shipyard. Four luxurious cabins on board could comfortably accommodate up to eight guests.

This classic yacht can build up speed up to 10 knots; therefore, it participated in various sailing regattas. Now Eleonora is displayed for sale.

Sycara IV

Shipyard – Burger Boat
Release year – 2009

This 46-meter motor yacht Sycara IV was launched in 2009.

It was made in order to recreate a vintage exterior, bringing back the Golden era of yachting. Classic motor yachts of the 20’s served as a basis of this modern project.

The exterior design was developed by Bruce King and Ken Freivokh, and the interiors – by Craig Bill. The modern version of a classic model has a corrosion-resistant aluminum hull and a spacious captain’s cabin on the deck. Now Sycara IV is displayed for sale.


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