Tyrone was designed by S. Sturgis Crocker and built by Simms Brothers, Dorchester, Ma. in 1939, to be an offshore passage maker. She is very ruggedly built, with 1 and 5/8-inch Honduras mahogany screwed to 2 and ½ - inch double sawn oak frames, on 16 inch centers. Garboards are two inches thick. All bronze fastened, her decks are constructed of teak. She carries outside lead ballast. Power is a Cummins 210B diesel. Gross tonnage is 48 tons. Tyrone is 75 feet over all, 60 feet on the deck and 50 feet at the water line. Beam is 15 feet, depth 8’6”, and carries 1805 feet of sail. The schooner has made several trips to Ireland, has sailed to Hawaii, and cruised in Alaska. In 1994, she was awarded “Most Beautiful Boat” at Antigua Race Week.
Tyrone sleeps nine. For chartering we provide six berths in two separate cabins. The forward cabin has 4 single berths and a basin. The main saloon has two double berths. The toilet, aka the "head", has a hand held shower with hot and cold water.
The stove has four burners and a double oven. There is a refrigerator and small freezer compartment, and running water. There is an ice chest and running hot/cold water.
EPIRB, GPS, VHF, AM/FM with DVD
Additional equipment: BBQ Grill. If requested, we can include a one person kayak.
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