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Line Drawing of the Schooner Woodwind

Line Drawing of the Schooner Woodwind

Schooner Woodwind & Woodwind II

Two, 74-foot schooners that sail and race on the Chesapeake Bay. This is a family business started in 1993 by two school teachers in Connecticut. Both schooners are kept in Annapolis year round. We sail from mid-April through the end of October.

Woodwind’s Specifications

Rig
Two Masted Staysail Schooner
Coast Guard Displacement
32 tons
Displacement
52,000 lbs.
Coast Guard Certified
48 day passengers, 8 overnight
Engine
100 hp diesel, Volvo
Length Overall
74′
Length on deck
61½ ‘
Sail Area
1,800 sq. ft.
Beam
16′
Draft
7′
Designer
John Scarano, Constructed by Scarano Boat Builders in Albany, New York
Construction
Wood/epoxy system with fiberglass exterior. Port orford cedar laminated frames and strip planks, alaskan cedar beams, and douglas fir deck and sole.
Year built
Woodwind: 1993; Launched May 28, Woodwind II: 1998; Launched June 10

 

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