Moonbeam IV – Classic Sloop 115′


Moonbeam IV, Maintenance of the hull and outside deck and rig.

The famous number 8 classic yacht built in 1914 and now based in Brest came in Concarneau winter 2021-2022. Refit program includes :

– the rig has been fully check, serviced and revarnished. Top mast has been changed
– hull has been inspected and some wood parts have been changed
– Keel bolts has been checked
– Steering system and mechanical systems have been serviced
– Outside woodwork including superstructures and bulwark has been revarnished
– New Awlgripp hull paint, new antifouling and color change back to original colour

Moonbeam IV came back at yard winter 2022-2023 for a second refit consisting in :

– dismounting all the interiors, piping and electricity
– sandblasting the inside of the hull, repair steel structure, repaint interior of the hull
– new piping network and systems, new engine, new genset
– new electrical and electronic systems
– new interiors
– now outside woodwork (doghouse and skylight)


Boat name Moonbeam IV
Type Sloop classic
Original yard William Fife & Son
Delivery year 1914
Refit period 2021-2022
Naval architect William Fife
Interior design William Fife
Length Over All 35 m
Beam 5,10 m
Draft 3,9 m
Displacement 80 tons light
Material Wood and Aluminum



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