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The Atlantic

Atlantic, designed by William Gardner, one of America’s foremost designers of large yachts. It is an incredible 3 mast schooner with a remarkable 56 meters in length. Her graceful sheerline and long overhangs accentuate her grace while her waterline length of 42 meters and narrow beam are a promise of unmatched speed under sail.
Her spars tower some 45 meters above the waterline and support a staggering area of 1750m² of sail.
Many of the sails are hoisted and operated with Ording blocks.
Of the many single and double sheave blocks, there are also custom made blocks.
Ording made that it would fit better on the mainsheet buffer.

Owner Ed Kastelein

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Chips-W. Starling Burgess


Chips was designed by W. Starling Burgess in 1913 as Onda III, and built by Graves Yacht Yard, Marblehead, Massachusetts for Mr. John Greenough, of Gloucester, Massachusetts. 

Chips was designed to the Universal Rule, which was introduced in 1903. This Rule calculated a rating for yachts, which was then used to calculate its Time Correction Factor (T.C.F.) allowing disparate yachts to race against each other. The P Class yachts were considered to be “among the loveliest and most successful entrants in the Universal Rule class of racing sailboats. 

Between 1907–1920 a new International Rule from Europe replaced the old rule, and Chips, like many other Universal boats, were no longer competitive and she fell into obscurity, until a renaissance for classic sailing swept through the fleet of vintage vessels that encouraged major restoration efforts

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