Since then she’s been sailed several times to Nova Scotia, to Bermuda, the Caribbean and up and down the East Coast to Florida and the Bahamas.
2009 YANKEE received a Certification of Inspection from the US Coast Guard permitting her to carry up to 22 day passengers. As a foreign built vessel, this Certification process took an Act of Congress and several years of working diligently with the US Coast Guard to meet their rigorous standards for small passenger sailing vessels. The CIO is valid through Sept 2019,
Block Island Sound
Moored in CT River off Parkers Point
In 1975 the Johnsons sold Yankee. She was sailed across the Atlantic to the Caribbean by her new owner and spent the next 23 years in Trinidad and the Windward Islands. In 1998 She was sailed to New England and purchased by her current owner.
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FROM 2012 TO 2014 THE VESSEL WAS LAID UP AND THE ENTIRE DECK STRUCTURE WAS REPLACED. ALL THIS WORK WAS INSPECTED AND ALL WELDS WERE TESTED BY THE USCG SAFETY INSPECTORS.
Main mast completely rebuilt in 2006. Mizzen top replaced in 2014 Complete rig survey in 2014.
Upon completion of these major renovations in the summer of 2014 ,Yankee was sailed south and spent the winter in the Bahamas and Florida returning to the New England in May of 2015 where she was used privately and for a limited amount of charter work out of the Connecticut River Museum in Essex, CT. She is available for charter again this summer.
IN 2009 THE DETROIT 371 DIESEL WAS COMPLETELY REBUILT. HEAD, INJECTORS, PISTONS, RODS, SLEVES.ALL BEARINGS.
Major restorations and improvements by the current owner
THE DECK JOB RAISED HAVOC WITH THE INTERIOR BUT IT EVENTUALLY IT GOT PUT BACK TOGETHER
YANKEE FOR SALE $260K
YANKEE IS NOW OFFERED FOR SALE.
IN 2013 THE EXHAUST WAS CONVERTED FROM A HOT SYSTEM TO A MODERN HEAT EXCHANGER WTH PORT AND STARBOARD DISCHARGES. A WATER JACKETED SYSTEM WAS USED INSTEAD OF A VERNA LIFT TO AVOID EXCESSIVE BACK PRESSURE. THIS REQUIRED REBUILDING THE COPPER STEERING PEDESTAL . AS SHOWN ABOVE.