Yacht: Yilt

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A YOD at RYYC

Compared with conventional yacht building practice of the day, YODs were lightly built, and deliberately so, as they were built to last only 5 years, the time span within which their Owners predicted that they could bring the 20 Ton Rule to an end. Yilt is actually YOD no5

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Designer:
Type of Boat: Yorkshire One Design
Rig:
Year Built: 1898
Built By: Field & Co of Itchen Ferry, Southampton
LOA m / ft: 7.8m / 25' 6"
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Beam m / ft: 2m / 6' 9"
Draft m / ft: 1.1m / 3' 6"
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Sail Stats Sail No. Y5
Construction: long cast iron keel and 5cwt internal ballast, the YO were planked up in larch on oak, and weighed about 2 tons
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