Cybele in La Rochelle ?

  • 29 Jul 2019 18:55
    Reply # 7801640 on 7794998
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dear All - many thanks for the links and help.  I know something about Cybele but would like to get in touch with her current owner to ask about her external keel.  I am interested to know more about it because she is the only Forestier boat we know of that has this type of keel. Someone suggested contacting the harbour master in La Rochelle. I already contacted some other people but no response. 

    Thanks again.

  • 25 Jul 2019 23:24
    Reply # 7797346 on 7794998


    there is some information online about Cybèle, but mostly in French, so in short:

    It is a Dimitri Le Forestier design, the build started in 1976 in Paris and after the death of the first  builder she was sold and put aside for 20 years by her new owner, Monsieur Brouard, 

    The build continued but before she was in the water she was damaged by cyclone Xynhia in 2010, repaired by Remise à Flot, a social project in La Rochelle and finally launched in 2013.


    There are some pictures of keels on Dimitri Le Forestiers site:

    Hope that helps...


  • 25 Jul 2019 16:18
    Reply # 7796769 on 7794998

    Here is the picture of Cybele.

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  • 25 Jul 2019 16:06
    Reply # 7796738 on 7794998

    Hi Linda,

    I got "error 404" when I tried the link…


  • 24 Jul 2019 17:37
    Message # 7794998
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Does anyone knows this boat and her owners. Please could you put me in touch with them as I'd like to ask some questions about her keel.  Many thanks.

    I can be contacted on: 

    Thanks a lot. 

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