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Flag USA
Rig Schooner
Homeport Yorktown, VA
Sparred Length 105'
LOD 80'
LWL 65'
Draft 8'
Beam 20'
Rig Height 63'
Freeboard 5'
Sail Area 2778 square feet
Tons 85 GRT
Power 130 HP John Deere
Hull steel
Alliance was built for the Windjammer charter trade and operated in Maine and the Caribbean her first 10 years. In 2005 she was purchased by Yorktown Sailing Charters and brought to Yorktown Virginia for the daysail business on the York River. She carries 49 passengers on 2 hour sails and tells the story of the Yorktown history and basic tall ship sailing. In the winter she sails to the Western Caribbean with voyaging passengers.
Who Sails Individuals Under 25,
Adults (25 and over),
Other: groups and individuals of all ages
Program Type Passenger Trade: Overnight Passages,
Passenger Trade: Day Sails
Education Other: day sails and weekly charters
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Affiliated Groups  
Cruising Waters: Summer Chesapeake Bay
Cruising Waters: Winter Caribbean
Season Year-round
Designer Tom Colvin
Built 1995
Coast Guard Certification Passenger Vessel (Subchapter T)
Crew 3
Trainees & Passengers 49 day passages, 10 overnight
Contact Person Laura Lohse
Organization Yorktown Sailing Charters
Address PO Box 238
Yorktown, VA 23690 US
Telephone 1 (757) 639-1233
e-mail info@schooneralliance.com
Website www.sailyorktown.com
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