Yachty Days – Sail Yacht EOS

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I worked a variety of eclectic jobs while living in Australia, from bartending at the Sydney Open Air Cinema, assistant brewing, solar panel sales, hay bailer, and a cameleer. One of the more interesting gigs was a stint I was fortunate to spend working on Sail Yacht EOS for a few months in Fremantle, WA.

Owned by an American billionaire, EOS is a three-masted Bermuda rigged schooner, and the worlds largest privately owned sailing yacht (measuring in at 305 feet). Aside from typical deckhand jobs like scrubbing and shamying everything down, one of my jobs was to sand down a custom built mahogany river tender, re-stain and clear-coat it. This particular job was less than a little nerve wracking considering that that the tender is worth more than $1 Million…

Sail Yacht EOS

Sail Yacht EOS, Fremantle WA

Written by Cameron Brown

November 22nd, 2009 at 1:46 pm

Posted in Project,Travel