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MOYANA II

Year1924 May
International RuleSecond Rule
Current Statusbroken up?
Current Locationunknown
Current Countryunknown
DesignerAlfred Mylne & Co.
BuilderBute Slip Dock Co., Ltd.
Beam3.77 m.
Constructionwood on steel frames
Original OwnerWilfred Leuchars
Original NameMOYANA II
Other NamesWestward ho (1926) - Maharana (1928) - Estrilda (1930) - Sagrace (1947)
Original CountryGB
Original HomeportGreenock
Original Sail NumberK 8
Other Sail NumbersK 14
Owner Details & History

Built according to International Second Rule Owners and history

1924 - 1925 Wilfred Leuchars, a wealthy South African - name: Moyana II - home port: Greenock (Great Britain). This was the first out of three Twelves built for this owner and the only one designed by Mylne. She entered the Royal Burnham Yacht Club Regattas in 1924 and 1925.

1926 - 1927 B. Meaker - new name: WestardHo.

1928 Lt. Col. The Hon. C.H.C. Guest - new name: Maharana.

1929 - 1938 D. Hanbury - from 1930 new name: Estrilda. Engine installed in 1932. 1939 Mrs. Dorothy Ireland.

1940 - 1950 In Lloyd's Register but without the owner's name. In this period, two Italian citizens have been the owners of Estrilda: Lorenzo Ferranti and Admiral Pietro Giuseppe Lodolo, President of Yacht Club Italiano in Genoa (Italy).

1948 - 1953    Dr. Pier Luigi Roccatagliata - new name: Sa Grace - home port: Varazze (Italy).

In 1947, in very bad condition, she is sheltered at Cantieri Baglietto (Varazze, Italy), for a complete refit; photos and plans are available at the Baglietto Yard. Dr Roccatagliata was a wealthy industrialist from Genoa, but leaving in Turin, owner and CEO of the large company Nebiolo. The name of “Sa Grace” (Her Grace), as for other boats owned by Roccatagliata, refers to his wife. Sa Grace is registered in the Yacht Club Italiano fleet.

Disappeared from Lloyd’s Register.

1954- 1959       Franco Rivetti, an important and wealthy industrialist, owner, together with his two brothers, of an important textile company - new name: Aloa - home port: Genoa. Aloa continues to be registered as being part of the Yacht Club Italiano fleet

1960 -  ?? it is said that Aloa was sold to a new owner and that she has sank while being in the Caraibs 

    


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