The Boat

s/v Yankee Clipper

Crossing the Sound

Reaching for home

We sail the s/v Yankee Clipper, a Gaff Rigged wooden ketch. Our boat was built as a power boat in 1941 by the Navy and donated to the Boy Scouts who converted her into a sailboat. She is a Coast Guard inspected vessel and is 44’ on deck and has an 11’ beam. She draws 5’ of ways water and has a new 75 horsepower Yanmar diesel. She can carry 1,000 square feet of sail.


If you want to know more about the boat’s unique history, you can download this article from 48North, the local sailing magazine.48North on the Yankee Clipper

One response to “The Boat

  1. Do you ever need adult volunteers? I’m a mom of a former Boy Scout and want to learn to sail and also help/mentor young adults.
    I’m very interested in the Sea Scout program.
    Please let me know how I can participate.
    Thanks for your consideration.
    Tari White

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