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Super Yacht Christopher in West India Dock

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After the excitement of the Tall Ships, it is back to normal in West India Dock with the arrival in the early evening of the Super Yacht  SY Christopher.

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However there is a connection with the Tall Ships they started in Falmouth before coming to Greenwich, the Christopher was launched in Falmouth in December by Cornish ship builders Pendennis .

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The 46m (150ft) ketch was designed by Ron Holland, based on the classic yachts of the past.

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The yacht has  three staterooms and a study that will provide guests with accommodation for up to 12, with a further four cabins forward, sleeping eight crew.

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Specifications:

LOA 46m (150.9ft)
Draft 3.8m (12.5ft keel up) 9.4m (31ft keel down)
Beam 9.5m (31.2ft

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The yacht has recently been  in Scandinavia and as usual with Super Yachts little is known about the owner or its future plans .

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Photograph by Eric Pemberton

In contrast to the clear bright evening , early this morning the Phoenix Reisen cruise ship Albatros was spotted making its way around the Isle of Dogs in a river mist.

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Photograph by Eric Pemberton

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Photograph by Eric Pemberton

 

 

 

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