Lelanta

Overview

Features

  • The Schooner Lelanta was custom designed as a private yacht in 1929 by Boston Yacht designer John G Alden and was built of steel by G de Vries Lentsch at Amsterdam, Holland
  • Lelanta started her career in the famous 1930 Fastnet race in England and continued cruising and racing throughout England, Brittany, France and the Mediterranean for the next thirty-five years
  • In 1966, after her first trans-Atlantic crossing to the Caribbean, Lelanta entered the luxury charter trade and happily sailed with their pampered guests throughout the West Indies
  • The seventies found Lelanta summering in New England, Maine and Nova Scotia, then with visits in Bermuda, continuing to winter in the Caribbean.
  • In the nineties Lelanta was hauled at a famous New England shipyard, professionally surveyed and completely rebuilt including hull plating, complete ships systems, sails, rigging and electronics