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LYRA is a beautiful 24 meter Gaffel Schooner Gulet built in Marmaris, Turkey, in 1994 hosting 350sqm of sails. Her buoys are made of wood gut as where in the 'old' days. The aim of the builder/owner was to create an old-timer with the traditional classic look but including all the modern comforts. The creaking of beams and ropes whilst under full sail is all part of LYRA's magic making a floating paradise.
24m 'Lyra' in the late afternoon sun.
LYRA provides accommodation for a maximum of 16 guests in 4 double and 4 twin mahogany cabins all teak floored en suites. Two separate companion ways lead down to her eight cabins giving extra privacy with wide non-steep/slip steps. Ample storage space, large sky lights and high ceilings giving Lyra a lovely bright and airy feeling.
The aft houses the open galley and saloon
sporting large antique brass rimmed windows on three sides, salvaged from a
Russian ship, the perfect spot for that extra shade and a wonderful social
area. Also there is a very generous half moon shaped lounging area near the
wheel up on deck. LYRA accommodates two long fixed dining tables in her mid
decks enabling perfect group or family eating under great sun mattresses
awnings if preferred. LYRA's magnificent decks giving endless room for
sunbathing without over crowding on ample sun mattresses plus massive sun
awnings for aft and mid decks providing that well sought after shade.
Aboard you'll find a wind surf for the adventurous with a canoe-type base which can also be used as a float or rowed with her oars. Snorkeling sets to explore the crystal Mediterranean waters and basic fishing equipment giving you a chance to fish in tranquillity whilst lapping up the sun. Board games and cards for the less boisterous can also keep you happy and her percussion instruments are irresistible when the Turkish music is playing!
Text with thanks from Eser Yachting
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