Nygren “Galatea” Specifications:
LOA: 72′ 0″ * LOD: 72′ 0″ * LWL: 55′ 0″ * Beam: 12′ 6″ * Draft: 9′ 0″ * Ballast: * Displacement: * Sail Area: * Yard Number: * Hull material: Mahogany Planks and Iron Deck Beams and Floors and Frames are Webbed Together with Rivets and Iron Gussets. * Rig: * Mast: * Designer: Axel Nygren * Type: * Built by: Stockholm Boat Building * Year Built: 1899 * Restored By: Everett Marine Co-op * Current Name: Galatea * Original Owner: Gustaf Wiklander * Current Owner: Judd Tinius * Sail Number:
Known Racing History:
2009 – Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
2007 – Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Known Restoration History:
Rumoured at the time to have been built for the Crown Prince of Sweden, but in truth it was built for a Swedish cork merchant; Gustaf Wiklander. Galatea has been owned by several famous individuals such as the violinist, Jascha Heifitz and the actor, Dick Powell who sailed with fellow celebrities, Humphrey Bogart, Spencer Tracy and Cary Grant. The boat was eventually sold to the famous movie producer and director of many famous movies, Joseph Mankiewicz.