QUASCILLA

February 28, 2019

 1924 Schooner 53’6”

 

Ralph E. Winslow Schooner 'Quascilla' built by N.J. Blanchard and the Blanchard Boat Company, Seattle, in 1924-1925 for Mr. Waddington.

 

Sailed in 1957 Transpac Race under the Southwestern Yacht Club burgee with Martha Baker at the helm as the first female owner/skipper in Transpac history.  Her daughter, Stephanie was the youngest sailor ever at the time and still the youngest female at the age of 12.

 

See her 2019 relaunch and an interview with Stephanie Baker Elliott here:

 


LOA............................53' 6"
Length On Deck.......40' 6"
Length Waterline......34' 10"
Beam..........................12' 7"
Draft...........................6' 1"
Tonnage......................13 tons net
Shipyard......................Blanchard Boat Company, Lake Union, Seattle
Naval Architect.........Ralph E. Winslow
Year Built....................1924-1925
Type.............................Staysail Schooner
Type of Hull................Displacement full keel round bilge with spoon bow and wine                                        glass transom. Carvel Planking

 

Original Construction
Hull Material........1-1/4" teak above water, 1-3/8" fir below water.
Frames.................Bent Oak 2-12"x2-1/4" on 12" centers
Stem.....................7" Fir
Fasteners............Galvanized steel screws and bolts
Ballast..................Cast Iron Keel
Sails.....................Marconi Main Sail, Gaff Foresail, Staysail, Yankee
Spars/Masts.......Solid Spruce
Decking..............1-1/4" Teak
Engine...............60hp, 2-cylinder Detroit Diesel 2-71N, inboard

 

2017-2019 Restoration @ Koehler Kraft Company, Inc., San Diego, CA
Hull Material.........Red Meranti ‘Philippine Mahogany’ 1 7/16” sourced from Frost                                   Hardwoods and covered in Aero Marine Products Epoxy
Frames..................Bent & Sawn Oak 2-12"x2-1/4" on 12" centers
Stem.....................Teak sourced from Frost Hardwoods and covered in Aero                                            Marine Products Epoxy
Fasteners.............Stainless steel wood screws
Engine..................Volvo Penta D275 Turbocharged Marine Diesel Engine

                               sourced from Cogswell Marine & Motor Sports

Launched February 23, 2019

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