"YANDINA", our R&D Dept.

Picture of vessel "YANDINA"

    "YANDINA" is a 71 foot Phillip Rhodes design, Motor Sailer Ketch. Beam 20 ft. Draft 5.5 ft. (board up), 13 ft. (board down).

   Built of steel in Holland in 1966. She served as home, R&D lab, Test bed and RV for 14 years. Sold 2003.

   She has twin 6V72 Detroit diesels, 15KW and 8KW Onan GenSets, 4 staterooms, 4 heads, galley, central salon and enclosed pilot house, etc.. Displacement about 150,000 lbs.

Repairs from a dismasting about 120 miles off Cape Haterras in 1997 have been completed.

We survived hurricane Hugo in 1989. Story & pictures.

    See specifications and over 50 pictures at SPECIFICATIONS