About the Yankee Clipper
Christened Yankee Clipper when she joined the Windjammer fleet in 1965, this beautiful clipper once belonged to the Vanderbilts. Originally built in 1927 and christened Cressida, she was one of the only armor plated private yachts in the world and was confiscated during World War II as a war prize. Racing off Newport Beach, California as Pioneer (while owned by the Vanderbilts) she was considered one of the fastest tall ships on the west coast.
When Windjammer Barefoot Cruises went out of business in 2007, Yankee Clipper ceased sailing. She is believed to be in Trinidad, but we doubt that she will ever resume passenger service.
The Yankee Clipper at a Glance
Berths: 32 cabins, 64 berths Crew: 30 Length:197 feet Ft Beam:30 feet Ft Draft:17 feet Ft
Cabin Pricing Information
Located Main Deck, double berth, private facilities, small refrigerator, porthole and window
Located Main Deck, upper berth with double lower, private facilities, small refrigerator, window
Located Main Deck, upper with larger lower berths, private facilities, picture window
Located below Main Deck, upper and lower berths, private facilities, porthole
Standard Cabin Junior
Located below Main Deck, upper & lower berths, private head & shower; these are smaller than the Standard Cabin, and usually booked for children or teenagers.
**Pricing shown is subject to change and final prices will be confirmed upon booking.
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