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S/Y EFAKI is a Mirage 28 built in 1977 by Thames Marine (UK) 

S/Y EFAKI is a member of the SNAPDRAGON & MIRAGE ASSOCIATION

S/Y EFAKI is a member of the Piraeus Sailing Club (I.O.P.)

 

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This page will contain press reviews of the Mirage 28 sailing boat as I find and get permission to post them.


From "Cahiers Yachting" Magazine, December 1976 issue.

 

Article provided by Dominique Langlois. I have tryed to locate this magazine in the net but I have not succeded, I don't know even if this magazine stil exists. If there is a problem of copyrights by providing this article here, please let me know so as to pay roalties or remove the article. 


From "Yachting Monthly" Magazine, January 2003 issue.

The text is as:

"Thames Marine, best known for its Snapdragon range, produced a variety of other fast cruising yachts in the mid-to-late 1970s which sold in reasonable numbers until the company fell out of cheaper Continental imports. The mirage 28 from 1975 was one of the most popular, with other models ranging from 7,62m (25 ft) up to 11,28m (37 ft). The hull was a well-balanced cruising shape with modest draught and the option of bilge keels to reduce it still further. Performance and handling in either configuration was steady and well mannered but not electrifying. She had good headroom below and four/five berth accommodation. The forecabin is on the small side ahead of a heads which occupies the full beam of the boat. The saloon has a settee/berth to port, which pulls out to a double and a quarter berth. Opposite the settee, which is too short to sleep on, is an aft facing chart table and a large practical galley. She was offered as a kit for home completion and was also popular with charter fleets, both facts worth checking when buying second-hand".

This article is copyright of "Yachting Monthly" Magazine and appears here with their kind permission.

Credits to: www.ybw.com , of IPC Media Ltd.


Other known to me Reviews which I can't publish here since I don't have a permission (but of which you may obtain a copy at a fee by contacting the magazines) are:

Practical Boat Owner magazine:

March 1976 p46

September 1979 p62

June 1987 p87

Yachting Monthly Magazine:

December 1998 p86


This page was last updated January 29th 2007.