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30m 98 ft | William Fife & Sons | 1903 / 2017 | 4 Guests | 2 Cabins | 5 Crew


Moonbeam of Fife III Yacht For Sale

Known as one of the most successful and most recognised classic yachts in the world, MOONBEAM OF FIFE luxury yacht excels on the regatta circuit, consistently coming in the top three.

Commissioned by the lawyer Charles Plumtre Johnson, the 30 metre sailing yacht,  MOONBEAM OF FIFE luxury sailing yacht, was built in 1903 by William Fife as MOONBEAM III. She was the third in a series of four Moonbeams and hull n° 491 to leave the Fife yard and is considered to be one of the most acclaimed classic yachts around.

Not only a fast cruiser, she is proven on the regatta circuit, regularly taking part in the Mediterranean regatta scene, where she has taken part in virtually every major Mediterranean regatta on the circuit, coming in top 3 since 2001.

Having undergone numerous refits over the years, she allows guests to enjoy comfortable long distance cruising with the authentic feel and elegance of a classic sailing yacht. She can accommodate up to four guests in two pleasant cabins, a double and a twin.

Her streamlined shape, handy size and intelligent sail plan make for an extremely beautiful, comfortable and fast vessel, with all the expected amenities of a luxury sailing yacht.

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  • Impeccable William Fife III pedigree
  • Structurally and cosmetically excellent
  • As at home on the regatta circuit as she is cruising
  • Extremely impressive list of racing results over many years
  • Benefits from serious investment under current ownership
  • Commercially registered under French flag
Moonbeam of Fife III






Length 30m 98 ft
Beam  4.72m 15 ft 
Draft  3.25m 11 ft 
Gross Tonnage  42 
  • 1 Twin
  • 1 Double
Builder William Fife & Sons 
Exterior designer William Fife Jr 
Year  1903 | 2017 REFITTED 
Construction Wood
Cruising speed  7 Knots 
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  • Asking Price: €1,495,000
  • conversion rate: $1,733,000
  • Approximate Price Conversion

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All particulars are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed.


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