Yacht: Sirocco

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Sirocco is Yankee No. 21.

Sirocco was shipped to Cleveland in 1947 with six other Yankees, to form the Cleveland fleet.  They raced on Lake Erie in the late 40’s and 50’s.   In the summer series of 1952, Sirocco came second in every race.

She was actively raced until 1976 when Tim Swartz purchased her.

Designer: William Starling Burgess
Type of Boat: Yankee One Design
Year Built: 1947
Built By: Britt Brothers, Saugus, MA, USA
LOA m / ft: 9.32m / 30'6"
LOD m / ft: 9.32m / 30'6"
LWL m / ft: 7.31m / 24'
Beam m / ft: 2m / 6'6"
Draft m / ft: 1.4m / 4'6"
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Sail Stats Sail Area: 312 sq.ft
Construction: Planking: Single Philippine and Honduras mahogany, finished 3/4" thick. Frames: Oak 1" x 1" spaced on 8" centers. Not tapered. Frames to be fastened to floor timbers with three 1/4" dia. bolts set up with nuts on washers in each frame.

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