Based on 1927 plans, the original 1928 Schooner was the winner of the Queen’s Cup under the name of ‘Nina’.
Construction of the hull, rig and sailplan was to the original Starling Burgess drawings (Design No. 23) from the Mystic Seaport Museum.
|Designer:||William Starling Burgess|
|Type of Boat:|
|Rig:||2 Masted Schooner|
|LOA m / ft:||24.3m / 80'|
|LOD m / ft:||18m / 59'|
|LWL m / ft:||15.2m / 50'|
|Beam m / ft:||4.6m / 15'3"|
|Draft m / ft:||3m / 10'|
|Sail Stats||Sail Area: 2420sq.ft|
|Construction:||Douglas fir backbone, laminated frames and strip planked (epoxy glued) hull. Composite deck, Pine deckhead, ply over, epoxy glass layer over, then douglas fir laid planking over. Hollow Douglas fir masts, solid Douglas fir booms. Black Locust deckhouse, hatches and capping rail.|
|Displacement: 40 Tonnes Twin engines (85 hp each), folding props. External lead ballast.|