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Elena Maria Barbara

Boat Details

Designer: Andrey Ahkmeton

Builder: Askold, Petrosawodsk, Russia

Year: 1995

Boat Location: Cardiff, Wales

Price: £80,000 VAT not paid

Length:  96 ft 45 inch

LOD: 57 ft 74 inch 

Beam: 15 ft 2 inch

Draft: 7 ft 41 inch

Hull Material:  Wood


Elena Maria Barbara is a replica 18th Century Baltic topsail schooner which originally formed part of Peter the Great’s Russian Navy.


This wonderful replica was built in 1995 along with a handful of other replicas to commemorate the 300th Anniversary of Peter the Great founding the Russian Navy this celebration took place in 2003 in St Peterburg.


The design was drawn by navel architect Andrey Ahkmeton is based on a set of lines formerly  drawn by Fredrick Af Chapman and taken from work ‘Architectura Navalis Mercatoria’ published in 1768.


In the past 15 years various owners have undertaken the project of slowly rebuilding Elena from the softwood construction in the 90s to be fully hardwood, this work has been undertaken by skilled shipwrights and what you see today is a 80% complete project.


The Elena Maria Barbara is now in a position where by she could be completed as a private or charter vessel or even an amazing houseboat !


Currently stored inside and awaiting her next custodian



Fully rebuilt in the past 15 years using various hard woods by professional shipwrights 


Currently the interior is partly finished, but as a sailing vessel she was laid out to allow for 8 crew to sleep in a bunks (four in the forward cabin and four in the aft cabin)

A spacious saloon has curved seating on both sides with a large galley area a midships 



Volvo Penta TAMD 41HD 145hp Engine (not Fitted) 

Generator (not fitted)




Wood Masts 

Wood Booms 

90% of rigging complete 


Fuel - 1,500L 

Water - 1,700L 


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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