V 130 Varna



Varna was bought by her current owners in 2017 as a very worthwhile project.  We hope to be able to update progress shortly.

Varna on her way to Italy.


The renovation begins, to reveal beautiful teak planking.


Varna being restored.


  • Laurent Giles design No: None assigned
  • Builder: Cheoy Lee, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Launch Date: 1964
  • Hull Material: Teak on Ipol
  • Deck: Painted canvas over marine ply.
  • Engine: Yanmar 2YM 15 diesel
  • Ballast keel material: Lead?
  • Doghouse: Long
  • Cockpit: Short
  • Berths: Four?
  • Rig:
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  • Heads'ls:
  • Backstay arrangement:
  • Home Port: Lovorno (Leghorn), Italy west coast.
  • Current Owner: Annalaura Sbrozzi & Giovanni Vandelli
  • Contact details:
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  • Other comments: Varna began a deep refit in 2017 when she was taken from England to Livorno.