S4#2. First Ever Portofino 47 – Grand Tour as it Leaves the Shed! Leopard 45 Cruising Kekova, Turkey

S4#2. First Ever Portofino 47 - Grand Tour as it Leaves the Shed! Leopard 45 Cruising Kekova, Turkey

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This week we sail from Kas to Kekova in rough conditions and have to bash upwind to get out of our anchorage! We then sail fast downwind under Genoa alone to the spectacular Kekova islands – which we will share with you next time….

We are very excited to do a grand tour of the first ever Portofino 47 tour – this is the boat that is 6 months ahead of our P52 build so it gives us great insight as to what is likely to follow for us.

We see many of the unique Portofino features, high quality aspects and amazing space in this Portofino 47 foot boat that is designed as a more comfort related spacious boat than the 52 that will also have an upstairs lounge. Enjoy the tour and congratulations to the owners of this one, Al and Aki who will also hopefully enjoy the look around their own boat!!!

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