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WINDALIER - Sparkman & Stevens 58' yawl PDF Print

WINDALIER

windalierLOA: 58'
Class/Type: Custom Yawl
Builder:
Abeking & Rassmussen
Designer:
Sparkman & Stevens
Launch Date: 1962
Skipper: Thad Bench

WINDALIER is a classic yawl, a Sparkman & Stevens Design #1615 built by Abeking & Rasmussen of Germany. She is framed in white oak, double planked with mahogany over cedar and uses silicon bronze screws and bronze diagonals for fasteners, with extensive bronze diagonals and fabrications in the way of centerboard trunks, floors, engine bed and mast step. The 64,000-pound full keel draws 5 feet 10 inches and has bronze fore and aft centerboards. The main board lowers to 11 feet.

WindalierRecently she was completely upgraded, including a taller carbon fiber mast and spars, and powered winches. Designed along the above-water lines of a larger BOLERO and the underwater lines of FINISTERRE, Windalier was built in Germany in 1962 by the famed Abeking & Rasmussen yard. 

 

To learn more about WINDALIER click here:

http://sparkmanstephens.blogspot.com/2012/01/more-about-windalier-design-1615.html


 

 
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