Sailing Boats

Schooner  "Californian" Photo Credit Michael Kahn Californian was built in 1984 as a replica of the revenue service cutter C.W. Lawrence, which operated off the coast of California in the 1850s. On July 23, 2003, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Bill making her the "official state tall ship" of California. Originally commissioned by the Nautical Heritage Society, she has flown the flag of California up and...

J Class Yachts

Yankee under sails source jclassyachts.comAmerica's Cup Yankee Sailboat Model  The third American J Yacht Yankee, was the best all-rounder. At 84ft on the waterline and 125ft length overall, she was solidly made of Tobin bronze and was extremely well balanced. Designed by Frank Paine, Yankee had an almost straight sheerline and easy lines. She was a...

The New America’s Cup Yachts

http://www.flickr.com/photos/rulenumberone2/8967096944/sizes/z/in/photolist-eEoHvJ-eEhAyz-eEhA84-bxSneQ-bxSnds-8QaJZs/ Since we already took a look at how San Francisco is the ultimate location for the America's Cup, lets look at the most important part of the race: The yachts. The newest yachts are over the top in both size and performance. Actually, super yachts is more fitting. First, we have the AC45. This...