Levrier des Mers 60 feet

TARKA is a magnificent sailboat designed by J.M. Finot, both very fast and very robust. 

This boat will seduce the finest helmsmen, while offering very good comfort in a very clear and bright interior.


Expedition sailboat

TARKA is a pure sailboat, with particularly elegant lines, and at the same time an expedition ship capable of all programs.

Built of aluminium by the French shipyard Leguen Hémidy, TARKA has proved the robustness of its construction during 12 trips to Antarctica, numerous passages of Cape Horn and navigations around Greenland and in the Svalbard Archipelago.


Length : 18.28 m

Beam : 5.20 m

Draft : 2.85 m

Mast : 23 m

Displacement (weight) : 21 tons

Upwind sail surface : 135 sqm

Downwind sail surface : 300 sqm

YANMAR engine 110 hp

Generator 10 KW

Watermaker 120 L/Hour

Central Heating

2 dinghies with outboard engine

Crew members




sqm sail


TARKA has 4 double cabins with ensuite head, and a cabin for the crew. Its cockpit is very large and allows everyone to be able to sit outside in the shelter.


The construction of the aluminium hull and its oversized rigging make TARKA an extremely safe boat, regardless of sea conditions.



The design of the Levrier des Mers was inspired by offshore racing boats. It has ballast (twice 1500 litres of seawater) that increase comfort and speed.

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