HYC boats on the hard in Lagos
Jim Menton's boat,Caranja, is a Moody 40 and has been based in Lagos for the past three years, before that Jim sailed her to La Gomera, one of the Canary Islands where she was based for a couple of years. Rita and Tony Breen's "Surprise", is a Salar Buccaneer and has been based in lagos for the past few years and they have cruised extensively with her throughout the Mediterranean. Michael and Mary Murphy's "Bali Hai" is a Beneteau Oceanis 390, and is also based in Lagos for the past 4 years and they cruise along the Portuguese and Spanish coasts. "Surprise "and "Bali Hai" cruised in company this year in early June for a couple of weeks along the Algarve.
The three boats are hauled out in the Sopromar Yard, Lagos, from mid June until mid September when they will be relaunched . "Bali Hai" plans to sail to the Guadiana river in late September.
By Michael Murphy