Specifications

  • Homeport: Yorktown, VA
  • Rig: Barque
  • Sparred Length: 105′
  • LOD: 80′
  • LWL: 65′
  • Draft: 8′
  • Beam: 20′
  • Rig Height: 63′
  • Freeboard: 5′
  • Sail Area: 2778 square feet
  • Tons: 51
  • Hull: steel

Story

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.

Facts

  • USCG Certification: Passenger Vessel (Subchapter T)
  • Who Sails: Other: groups and individuals of all ages
  • Program Type: Other: day sails and weekly charters
  • Normal Cruising Waters – Summer: Caribbean
  • Normal Cruising Waters – Winter: Chesapeake Bay
  • Sailing Season: Year-round
  • Year Launched: 1995
  • Number of Crew: 3
  • Name of Contact: Laura Lohse
  • Website: http://www.sailyorktown.com