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Gipsy Moth IV

October 25, 2011

Gipsy Moth IV SOLD

Gipsy Moth Berthon

An iconic part of our maritime history, the famous yacht Gipsy Moth IV circumnavigated the globe with Sir Francis Chichester.

Following a total rebuild (and further world cruise under the ownership of the UKSA), Gipsy Moth IV has been sold in turnkey condition – exclusively through Berthon.

Plaque next to Gipsy Moth IV when she was on display by the Cutty Sark in Greenwich

Gipsy Moth Plaque at Cutty Sark Greenwich

Cine film of Gipsy Moth IV coming home in 1967 after circumnavigating the globe

Gipsy Moth IV in 1967

In May 1967, this cine footage was taken from aboard the steam paddle tug “FAITHULL.” It shows Gipsy Moth IV and Francis Chichester returning to Plymouth after their astonishing achievement, surrounded by a flotilla of other boats.



40 years on – Gipsy Moth IV coming home in 2007 after her second circumnavigation

Gipsy Moth IV in 2007

On the 28th May 2007, 40 years to the day after arriving in Plymouth after her first global adventure, Gypsy Moth IV finished her second circumnavigation and returned to her home port of Plymouth once more.



Mike Golding puts Gipsy Moth IV through her paces in the Solent

Gipsy Moth IV today

Video of round the world yachtsman Mike Golding sailing Sir Frances Chichester’s famous yacht Gipsy Moth IV in the Solent.



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