160ft Ketch ‘Thalia’ has just completed a big refit at Orams Marine in Auckland NZ before heading off into the Pacific again.

Ron Holland Design sailing yacht Thalia at Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco 2017

Thalia Specifications at 1994 Launch:

  • Launch – July 1994
  • Construction – Steel hull, aluminum superstructure cladded with teak
  • LOA – 48.42 M (159.09’)
  • Cruising Speed – 11.0 knots
  • Range at Cruising Speed. – 3500 miles
  • Guest Accommodation – Owner cabin and study, and four twin cabins

Thalia was recognized with the 1994 Showboats Award for Best Sailing Yacht Interior. Designer Elmar Meurer has successfully integrated the yacht’s state-of-the-art technology with a classic nautical design. Colombo Mobili’s exquisitely crafted mahogany paneling and luxurious marble baths contribute to the boat’s elegant and enduring feel. The ingenious interior layout provides comfortable living, dining and sleeping areas for twelve guests and eight crew.