Appledore IV

picture of the Appledore IV at sea

Appledore IV Specifications:

Flag USA
Rig Gaff schooner
Homeport Bay City, MI
Sparred Length 85'
LOA 85'
LOD 65'
LWL 53'
Draft 9'9"
Beam 18'5"
Rig Height 76'
Freeboard 6'
Sail Area 3,560 sq ft
Tons 48 GRT
Power 135 HP diesel
Hull Steel

Appledore IV (U.S.) is a steel-hulled 85-foot gaff schooner that will be one of three vessels offering day and evening sailing excursions during Basil Port of Call: Buffalo. Operated by Bay Sail of Bay City, Michigan, she offers sailing programs on Saginaw Bay with a strong emphasis on environmental stewardship and the Great Lakes ecosystem. Operated by a crew of four, she can carry 48 passengers and will be berthed in the Erie Basin Marina.

Appledore IV Information:

Season April - October
Designer Russ Wooden & Parker Marean
Built 1989
Coast Guard Certification Passenger Vessel (Subchapter T)
Crew 4-6
Trainees/Passengers 48 daysails, 9 overnight
Contact Person Shirley Roberts, Executive Director
Organization BaySail
Address 107 Fifth Street
Bay City, MI  48708 USA
Telephone (989) 895-5193
Fax (989) 460-1472
e-mail [email protected]g
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