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PD Staff
04-23-2010, 09:49 AM
A brief history of the 3-masted schooner Atlantic
Commissioned by New York Yacht Club member Wilson Marshall, the Atlantic was launched in 1903. William Gardner, one of America's foremost designers of large yachts, designed her. From the moment Atlantic went to sea, it was clear that she was an exceptionally fast and beautiful schooner. When a yacht in 1903 hits twenty knots during her sea trials, she is a promising yacht, but even then nobody could imagine two years later this yacht would set a record that would stand unmatched for almost a century.
Read more: http://www.schooner-atlantic.com/atlantic-history.htm
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The Schooner Atlantic's General Specifications
Design: William Gardner
Year originally built: 1903
Extreme length: 227 feet 69.24 meters
Length over deck: 185 feet 56.43 meters
Waterline length: 135 feet 41.18 meters
Beam: 29 feet 8.85 meters
Draught: 16 feet 4.90 meters
Displacement: 298 tons 303 tonnes
Sail area to windward: 18,500 feet2 1,720 M2

hobot
04-23-2010, 10:10 PM
Color pic #2....Faaarrk!!

Color piic #3 what part is that?

(Pressure-drop.us ~where the tenants are more important than the landlords....nice)

PD Staff
04-23-2010, 11:00 PM
Color pic #2....Faaarrk!!

Color piic #3 what part is that?

(Pressure-drop.us ~where the tenants are more important than the landlords....nice)

Stern, upside down, added after keel assembly was fitted I assume!

Go the Tenants!