HISTORY & DESCRIPTION:
A 1988 Tioga 57 built to the original 1931 design by the famous naval architect Lewis Frances Herreschoff (1890 -1972)
This beautiful sailing yacht is of impeccable pedigree, and an icon of yachting.
Tioga , designed in 1931 by L. Francis Herreshoff, arguably America’s most famous and respected naval architect, remains a timeless classic. She is one of the most famous designs of L. Francis Herreshoff an independant designer of over 486 vessels including America’s Cup contenders and the J Class, Whirlwind .
Tioga is a well prove cruising yacht and very successful in the classic regattas, easy to handle for two people and also nice and easy to sail just for a day cruise.
In 2005/2006 Tioga was completely re-fitted at the well known Bbs Shipyard in northern Germany. With a brand new engine, bathroom, electrical installation, interior, new upholstery and a new paint finish of the whole yacht and rig.
Following the re-fit Tioga was sailed over 8000 miles in Scandinavian waters and through the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. There she is an eye catcher at St. Tropez and the other top Mediterranean venues and raced successfully in the classic events. She is measured as a true traditional sailing yacht for racing.
Tioga is in perfect condition and professionally maintained with love to her history.
She is ready to race as well as for long distance cruising.
Designer: L. Francis Herreshoff 1931
Building Yard: Hinkley Maine 1988
LOA 22,00 m
LOD 17,40 m
BEAM 4,04 m
DRAFT 1,4/3,0 m
DSPL APPR 20 to
Owner’s Stateroom can sleep two people regularly or four, if berths are extended, by pulling out a doubled bottom berth.
Saloon settee berths can sleep two people
Aft cabin with berhs for two people and one bunk for the navigator
Crew cabin with two bunks
Three burner stove with oven
Hot and cold pressurized water system
Hot water via a heat-exchanger on the motor feeding into a tank
Two starter batteries
Four batteries (24V) for bow thruster, mast lights and windlass
Three batteries (12V) for fridge, lighting etc.
MAIN SAIL 73 sqm 2007 Beiken Classic
MIZZEN 27 sqm 2007 Beiken Classic
STAYSAIL 20 sqm 2007 Beiken Classic
YANKEE 81,4sqm 2007 Beiken Classic
YANKEE 2 31,4sqm 2007 Beiken Classic
GENNAKER 180 sqm 2007 Beiken white
MIZZEN STAYSAIL 61,2sqm 2007 Beiken white
ENGINE 125 Hp Yanmar Diesel, about hours 1065
RIG Timber masts and spars with fitted covers, refit 2005/2006
AUTO PILOT Robertson
NAVIGATION Lowrance 2007, Simrad: Wind, Speed, Depth, Compass, all 2007
ANCHOR CQR Stainless steel, 2x anchor CQR
ANCHOR WINCH 1500 W el.
Fitted brightwork covers.
An authentic replica of the original Tioga, built to exacting modern standards yet retaining the grace and character of the 1930’s design. A suberb yacht for the Med. Regatta circuit, easily managed short handed and suitable for extended cruising. Offered in exemplary condition throughout. Seriously for sale.
For more information, photographs or an appointment to view please do not hesitate to contact us.
Lying: South of France
Viewing: Through the brokers