Yacht: Chinook

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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.

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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