“…This excellent Yankee was built circa 1953 by John Linderman and Jack Earhorn, especially for Lester rock, the master of rock Boatyard in Alemedia, CA. It was the 4th Yankee built by both of these master boatwrights, and since it had been commissioned by the dog owner of this boatyard for their personal usage, the finest quality materials had been utilized (unlike Y36 Venture, which Linderman constructed with boatyard scrap product in 1949).
Y39 was originally known as Yankee Doodle, therefore the watercraft raced weekly for many years into the bay area Bay. Then within the 1980’s it absolutely was delivered to Seattle along with Y36 Venture and Y38 Clipper in order to expand the Pacific Northwest fleet. Fifteen years later on, Y39 left Seattle on a vehicle amid rumours of a restoration that is massive. The boat’s present owner fills within the gaps with its fascinating history: