Nesting in the tranquil waters of the elegant St Katharine's Dock marina, Edith Piaf's "Love Boat", the Flamant Rose (Pink Flamingo) has a stylish and gentle dignity, masking a stunningly opulent and charismatic interior.
The Flamant Rose is one of a kind and the only one like it in the world! Previously moored on the Seine in Paris and was the base for Edith Piaf when on tour. It was sailed from France to the UK had has resided at St Katherine's Dock marina since the late 90's
The Flamant Rose was renovated into an open concept design which incorporates a wonderful set up for indoor/ outdoor entertaining, the current owners have entertained some of the worlds most renowned and interesting states people and dignitaries for lunches and dinners alike. The historic charm of the yacht is felt throughout and the large study and fully fitted galley area leading to the expansive bedroom/ boudoir which encapsulates the romantic environment reminiscent of Edith Piaf's style.
The spacious salon on the main deck with large windows around offers unparalleled views whether in the dock or sailing along the Thames. Flamant Rose has often made the trip to Henley-0n-Thames via Windsor for the world famous Henley Royal Regatta.
The Flamant Rose is an ideal cruising yacht for home or abroad, equally it’s the perfect base for entertaining family, friends or business associates away from the hustle and in a tranquil and private setting.
The main engine is a keel cooled, fully marinized and smooth Mercedes 6 cylinder naturally aspirated diesel on metalastic type mounts with a dry exhaust and fully bound. This powers the vessel to a comfortable and majestic cruising speed, through a mechanical Mercedes gear box, serial/ model number 4390 P35L 77709L
The yacht also has a very efficient heating system with diesel boiler delivering hot water and central heating throughout. It has a 6 ft draft so the boat can sail in shallow waters which is not possible for most yachts of this size.
Flamant Rose has held a mooring for 25 years at the historic St Katharine's Dock marina. It is rare to find a space in the very private East Dock for such a large vessel due to the fact that rarely anyone ever leaves! Situated at the foot of London's most defining landmark, Tower Bridge, in the heart of the City of London the marina offers wine bars, restaurants and shopping with a Waitrose super market nearby. The locations is equivalent to mooring at Battery Park City at the tip of New York's Wall Street financial district.