Specifications

  • Homeport: Mystic, CT
  • Rig: Schooner
  • Sparred Length: 81′
  • LOD: 56′
  • LWL: 48′
  • Draft: 7′ 6
  • Beam: 20′
  • Rig Height: 75′
  • Freeboard: 5′
  • Sail Area: 1800 square feet
  • Tons: 20
  • Hull: Honduran mahogany on white oak frames

Story

Argia Mystic Cruises operates ARGIA out of Mystic, Connecticut during the months of May through October. Designed in the style of a 19th century schooner, she was designed and built by Captain Frank Fulchiero for the day passenger trade.   She carries 49 passengers on the waters of Block Island and Long Island Sounds for two to six hour day-sails, charters, and marine science/coastal ecology programs.

Facts

  • USCG Certification: Passenger Vessel (Subchapter T)
  • Who Sails: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College, Other: all ages
  • Program Type: Passenger Daysails
  • Normal Cruising Waters – Winter: Fisher’s Island, Block Island, Long Island Sounds
  • Sailing Season: May to October
  • Year Launched: 1986
  • Number of Crew: 5
  • Phone: 860-536-0416
  • Website: https://www.argiamystic.com