Friday, April 24, 2009

Schooner Mary Day

Mary Day was built in 1962 by Harvey Gamage of south Bristol, Maine for Captain Havilah ( "Bubs" ) Hawkins. The Mary Day was the first vessel built specifically for the Maine windjammer passenger trade; also she is the only schooner with double topsail rig in the windjammer fleet. Today the Mary Day is owned and operated by Captains Barry and Jennifer King and is home ported in Camden, Maine. Length: 90' , Beam: 23' 6", Draft: 7' ( 15' centerboard down ), Displacement: 90 tons, Sail Area: 4500 sq. feet

1 comment:

CatLadyLarew said...

I spent a week on the Mary Day 30 years ago and still remember it like it was yesterday! It was awesome, especially sailing with Capt. Havilah Hawkins!