Starling Burgess “Nina”

Burgess “Nina” Specifications:

LOA: 70′ 0″ * LOD: 59′ 0″ * LWL: 50′ 0″ * Beam: 14′ 10″ * Draft: 9′ 7″ * Displacement: 44 Tons * Ballast:
Sail Area: 2,275 sq ft * Foremast: 65′ 0″ * Mainmast: 85′ 0″ * Design Number: * Yard Number: * Rig: Staysail Schooner * Designer: W. Starling Burgess * Built by: Biggalow Ship Yard, Monument Beach, Cape Cod, Mass * Original Owner: Paul Hammond * Year Built: 1928
Restored By: * Boat Location: * Current Name: Nina * Current Owner: Rosemary & David N. Dyche * Sail Number:

nina

Known Racing History:

1994 Winner Antigua (Schooner Class)
1989 Winner New York Mayors Cup
1962 Winner Newport to Bermuda Race (34 years, oldest yacht to win)
1949 Winner Cygnet Cup
1940 Winner New York Yacht Club Astor Cup
1939 Winner New York Yacht Club Astor Cup
1929 Winner London to Gibson Island Chesapeake Bay.
1928 Winner Fastnet Race. First American yacht to win the 600 mile Fastnet race, 4 days, 12 hours, 48 minutes, 13 seconds.
1928 Winner New York to Santander, Spain, 3,900 mile race in 24 days, greeted by King Alfonso from his launch. “Well sailed, Niña, I congratulate you! I am the King of Spain.”







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