Yacht: Brilliant

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Olin Stephens was only 22 when he received this commission from Walter Barnum.

‘Brilliant’ didn’t need recaulking until 1979 and won the Tall Ships 2000 transatlantic race with Captain George Moffett.

She is a travelling ambassador of Mystic Seaport and used as a sail training vessel(ASTA).

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Designer: Olin J Stephens
Type of Boat:
Rig: 2 Masted Schooner
Year Built: 1932
Built By: Henry B Nevins Yard - City Island NY
LOA m / ft: 22.5m / 74'
LOD m / ft: 17.74m / 61' 6
LWL m / ft: 14.9m / 49'
Beam m / ft: 4.5m / 14' 8
Draft m / ft: 2.7m / 9'
Yard No:
Sail Stats Sail No: 22
Construction: 1 3/4 inch (44mm) teak planks on white oak frames. Power: 97 HP Diesel.
Rig height: 81' Tonnage: 30GRT

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