A Vintage Yacht for Africa’s Thanda Island

Over the Rainbow of LondonThanda Group

If you’re one of those travelers whose life won’t be complete until you’ve sailed the coast of Africa on an African Queen-style ship, have I got a yacht for you. She’s called Over the Rainbow of London. Custom-built in 1930 for Scottish magnate W.G. Hetherington of Glasgow by the Welsh Yard Dickie & Sons, she was built as a motor yacht with a mandate for maximum levels of luxury and comfort. Constructed in teak-over-oak frames, she was originally christened Janitha IV and spent her early years cruising around the Scottish coast with Hetherington, his family, and friends.

The lounge on Over the Rainbow of LondonThanda Group

The yacht is a classic 115-foot four-berth wooden motor yacht that spent…

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