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Xargo IV, E 1881
last update:
1981 Plan Frers, 80' (24,4m), built by Palmer & Johnson in aluminium


1981 Owner Francisco Sitges from Asturies Spain,
SORC, Florida: 6e/??, Dennis CONNER
Seahorse Maxi Series, Cowes: 2e/? Maxis
Phil Uhl Photo from Facebook 2022

Maxi Series, Porto Cervo: 2e/? Maxis
Maxi World Cup: 3e/? Maxis

Picture from Internet 2022,

1982 Aout, Championnat de Méditerranée, Majorque: 2e/4 Maxis
Novembre "Yachting à Voile",

1984 Refit

1985 Le mat de Xargo IV aurait été repris par la maxi "Drum" pour la Whitbread 85-86 aprés avoir été renforcé (Info Internet 2022)

1989 Refit

???? New owner and new name,

From Internet 2022: "Her top speed is 11.0 kn and she boasts a maximum range of 1000.0 nm when navigating at cruising speed, with power coming from a General Motors diesel engine. She can accommodate up to 6 guests, with 4 crew members waiting on their every need. She has a gross tonnage of 49.0 GT and a 5.58 m beam. She was designed by German Frers, who also completed the naval architecture. German Frers has designed 137 yachts and created the naval architecture for 149 yachts. TALISMAN is one of 960 sailing yachts in the 24-30m size range, and, compared to similarly sized sailing yachts, her top speed is 0.04 kn above the average. TALISMAN is a 25.39 m Sail Yacht, built in the USA by Palmer Johnson and delivered in 1980."