Yacht: Chinook

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Chinook, Mahon, 2022


Launched as ‘Pauline’ she was built for Oliver G Jennings of the New York Yacht Club. During the same year 11 of her sister-ship New York 40’s were also launched.

She raced with much success throughout the 20’s and 30’s and changed ownership a couple of times during this period.   She was re-named ‘Banshee’ in 1922 0r 1923 and ‘Chinook’ in 1929.

Chinook was restored in 2012 in Tunisia, making her debut in the Mediterranean regatta scene in 2013.

Chinook, Mahon, 2022 Photo: James Robinson Taylor

Designer: Nathanael Greene Herreshoff
Type of Boat: New York 40
Rig: Gaff Cutter
Year Built: 1916
Built By: Herreshoff Manufacturing Company
LOA m / ft: 19.8m / 64'96"
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Beam m / ft: 4.4m / 14'4"
Draft m / ft: 2.7m / 8'8"
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Sail Stats
Construction: Hull Number 782.
Displacement: 23 tons

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