Today it’s this RM1180 #12, and her ladybug-style covering made by Brieuc Airault (Adhé Solutions Yachting), who is about to leave toward Morbihan at Chantier Naval du Redo !
Her owner reveals the story behind her name:
« A Zaroug is a kind of dhow, actually one of the fastest in this boat category. They usually can be seen in the Red Sea, near Yemen, Djibouti, Ethiopia…
I’m myself a great fan of Henry de Monfreid, the famous writer, sailor and explorer, who spent a large part of his life in this area of Africa. He sailed on these dhows during his more-or-less legal adventures.
My roots – I was born in Northern Africa, in Morocco, where I then spent 13 years of my youth – naturally oriented me toward a faraway kind-of-boat name. Just like a call from the seas I’m about to sail on, and write my own adventures”.
Let us know about the name of your own boat and the story behind!
More info about the RM 1180 : https://www.rm-yachts.com/en/rm-1180-en/