A legend! ROCQUETTE is a classic 43 ft racing sloop built in 1964 following a Peter Nicholson drawing in response to the American challenge in the Admiral's Cup.Considered very innovative concept at the time, this extremely robust offshore ocean racer sailed by her architect himself, fulfilled all expectations in winning every race in the year of her launch.
“ROCQUETTE is clearly a new type of offshore racer” - Yachting World Annual, 1966. Peter Nicholson’s personal boat, ROCQUETTE was sold in early 1965 to a new owner. ROCQUETTE has been run by a crew of passionate sailors in about forty RORC races and she sailed in all weather conditions in the West Atlantic from Ireland to Spain until the early 70s.
"I believe ROCQUETTE is the toughest ocean rider hull we've built for 10 years" - Peter Nicholson, Yachting World, October 64
- Complete refit in 2019
- Legendary sailing yacht designed and owned by the famous naval architect Peter Nicholson
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August 26, 2021
ARAGON : Winner of the Palermo-Montecarlo Race
The Marten 72 has just won the Palermo-Montecarlo Race 2021, in Maxi Class Division. Thanks to her high-tech Reichel-Pugh construction, the entire structure and superstructure are at the top of the racing boat range. It's not only about her materials but also about her shape. Her...read more
August 25, 2021
PROVENANCE : Further Price Reduction
This 30m Ketch was built in mahogany and oak by the Italian yard Cantiere Craglietto Yard. PROVENANCE stands out for her neat and particular inside. The woodwork and mosaics tile in the bathrooms make PROVENANCE's aesthetic unique. She accommodates up to 6 guests split into 3 cabins:...read more
August 2, 2021
LAKOTA : New Listing for Sale
LAKOTA is known today as a fast and light trimaran. For several years this yacht has been present at many regattas and has not disappointed her owners. Between 1993 and 2000, the 60ft Trimaran Orma LAKOTA, alongside her skipper Steve Fossett, broke 12 records. The Trimaran is ready...read more