The world's largest sailing yacht, EOS (pictured), is planning a visit to
Melanesian Tourist Services owner Sir Peter Barter said todat that EOS was currently at Cairns Superyacht Marina in
"This luxurious sailing vessel is 302 feet long, crewed by around 30 and will cruise the waters of
He could not divulge further information as owners of the EOS are known in international yachting circles to be very publicity-shy since she was launched in 2006.
According to information sourced from the Internet, EOS is a three-masted
It is one of the largest - if not the largest - private sailing yacht in the world, its overall length measuring approximately 305 feet (93 m).
It was launched in
The interior was designed by French designer François Catroux.
The yacht is moored in
Length Overall (LOA) - 304.86 feet (a significant amount of EOS' overall length comes from her bowsprit)
Length on Deck (LOD): 271 feet (83 m)
Waterline Length (LWL): 233 feet (71 m)
Beam: 44.29 feet (13.50 m)
Gross Tonnage: 1500
Engines: 2 x 2,333 hp (1,740 kW) MTU Diesels
Propulsion: Twin Screw
Max Speed: 16 knots (30 km/h)