The Directory of Yankee One Design Sailboats

Y43 GEMINI close hauled in a light breeze on its maiden sail. Port Townsend Bay, WA. August, 2010. Photo by Elizabeth Becker. blue  ACTIVE orange UNDER RESTORATION green FOR SALE black UNKNOWN red RETIRED Forty-one Yankees have been built For those who enjoy numbers:...

Two Longtime YOD Families Swap Sailing Stories

Y29 Westward Ho enjoyed a visit on Lake Champlain from Y19 Dawn’s Cleveland owners Charlie Steigerwald and his daughter Betsy Yingling last week. Two families each with a Yankee for generations. What fun for two families to meet who have both owned Yankees for...

Great Yankee One Design Stories

  Some boats simply have an allure of their own. Sightings of Y1 YANKEE continued for decades after the boat was scrapped. Is this because Starling Burgess touched her, sailed her, oversaw her construction? Or is it simply because when a YOD sailboat changes...