Fairlie Yachts. A spirit of traditional Sailing Yachts

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Design
The Fairlie 55
Designed for both cruising and racing, this magnificent yacht reflects the style and quality of a golden age of yachting
The Fairlie 66
The Fairlie 66 is as responsive and easy to handle as her smaller but equally elegant sister.
The Fairlie 77
A beautiful William Fife inspired yacht which is at one cruising extended oceans as she is competing in regattas.
The Fairlie 110
The Fairlie 110 has been developed through our Design Evolution ethos using one of these ‘work in progress’ designs.
Custom
Custom design requests & examples of bespoke projects can be viewed on the Fairlie Design site.

Design

Fairlie Yachts Design Conception

Designed for both cruising and racing, these magnificent yachts reflect the style and quality of a golden age of yachting. This coupled with a modern underwater body and rig, creates a yacht which is as easy to handle as any modern yacht on the market today.

Our Green Credentials

At Fairlie Yachts we are concerned about the hardwoods and trees that go into building these yachts

The Fairlie Build

A substantial yacht is made up of a thousand details, and the whole may be far greater than the sum of these parts, yet without people, she is nothing

Design Concepts

The yacht designs showcased in these pages were conceived by a desire to make Fairlie’s unique quality, skills and knowledge available to a wider group of individuals

History

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Fairlie Restorations of Fife classics began in 1985 with a rich history running through to the launch of a new range of classic Yachts.

Skills and Workforce

Fairlie has a history of working with a skilled workforce, drawing on the history of traditional yacht building in the Southampton area

Restoration

From 1987, and starting with the Altair project, Fairlie have been restoring traditional sailing yachts of all sizes

Fife’s Legacy

With the first decade of the 21st Century run its course, a few thoughts on the reasons why the designs of a third generation Ayrshire born yacht designer remain so important 150 years after his birth

The yacht designs showcased in these pages, that together form the Fairlie Yachts range of Modern Classic Sailing Yachts, were conceived by a desire to make Fairlie’s unique quality, skills and knowledge available to a wider group of individuals who appreciate the craftsmanship evident in our 2 decades of restoration work; individuals who prefer to enjoy their yachting without the pressures and impracticalities often associated with  the ownership of an original classic.

The idea was first discussed in the summer of 2009 at one of the regattas at which our restored yachts were competing. There are of course many other ‘Spirit of Tradition’ Yachts on the market today, however the new Fairlie yachts were to draw upon the artistry of one of the greatest yacht designers of what is now the Classic age of Yachting, William Fife III, taking inspiration from names like Mariquita, Altair, Moonbeam, Tuiga and Kentra. Yachts which nobody knows more intimately than the team at Fairlie and which are by common consent, considered to be the most beautiful Classic Yachts of all time.

It was decided that the new yachts must be built by the same team of craftsmen that had carried out our renowned restoration work and they were to offer perfect classic styling and proportionality both on deck and below down to the finest of details; they were to be yachts that would have made the master designers of the early 1900’s intensely proud.

Finally it was decided that this attention to detail above the water must also be evident below the water in the no compromise design of the high performance hull lines, structure and appendages and that the two sides must marry together perfectly at the waterline in order to ensure that the classic illusion is conveyed uninterrupted to the eye of the beholder.

Our Green Credentials

At Fairlie Yachts we are concerned about the hardwoods and trees that go into building these yachts

The Fairlie Build

A substantial yacht is made up of a thousand details, and the whole may be far greater than the sum of these parts, yet without people, she is nothing

Design Concepts

The yacht designs showcased in these pages were conceived by a desire to make Fairlie’s unique quality, skills and knowledge available to a wider group of individuals

More information

To request further information please contact Fairlie Yachts Ltd.
Alternatively please download your colour brochure and specification.

Tel: +44 2380 456336 or
Email: sales@fairlieyachts.com

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