William Gardner ASPIRANT

Type: Gaff Rigged Cutter

William Gardner Aspirant Specifications:

LOA: 64’0″ / 19.50m
LWL: 40’0″ / 12.19m
Beam 11’8″ / 3.59m
Draft 9’0” / 2.74m
Hull Number:
Designer: William Gardner
Original Owner: Addison G. and H. Wilmer Hanan
Current Owner:
Year Built: 1903
Built By: Wood & McClure of City Island New York
Hull Material: Mahogany on Bronze Frames
Sail Number:



William Gardner Aspirant, designed for the Hanan boys, built by Woods and launched in 1903, was another great success. Sailed and owned by the very successful amateur invincible racing skippers Addison G. and H. Wilmer Hanan. In two years of hard racing the pair lost only two races.

Known Racing History:

1904 – New York Yacht Club’s Astor Cup for Sloops – Winner

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