Yankee Freedom

General Specifications

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BuilderLydia Boat Works (hull #141)
USCG CertifiedLayup Status
USCG Dry DockNovember 2024
Passenger Capacity130
Gross Tonnage97
Net Tonnage65
Speed (approx.)14 knots @ 1,500 RPM Maximum: 18 knots @ 2,000 RPM
Hull Depth6.2′
DraftWater 6′, Air Draft
Displacement90 long tons
U.S.C.G. Official Number682368
Route CertificationExposed Waters
Hull MaterialWood
Deckhouse Material
Tank CapacitiesFuel: 2,000 gallons Waste: 250 gallons Potable Water: 250 gallons


  • Control station with VDO engine instrumentation (i.e., tachometer, engine oil pressure, ammeters, hour meters)
  • Bilge alarm system
  • Hynautic hydraulic steering system
  • Kobelt clutch and throttle controls
  • Rule bilge alarms
  • Fog bell
  • Grover dual trumpet horn
  • Carlisle & Finch remote controlled searchlight
  • Wagner model 1.5.0 rudder indicator
  • Three windshield wipers
  • Uniden model QT-206 digital depth
  • sounder
  • Standard Horizon VHF/FM marine radio with antenna
  • Standard Horizon hailer
  • Furuno radar
  • JRCJMA2254 raster scan
  • Furuno model FCV 585 color video sounder
  • Danforth compass
  • Furuno model GP33 GPS and GPS navigator
  • Spotlight
  • Ocean sat Class A AIS
  • Intercom system
  • Freeman 500 auto pilot
  • Helm seat
  • Six bunks and a head


  • Panasonic Pro II electric oven
  • Wells two burner electric cook top
  • Well electric grill
  • Whirlpool electric refrigerator
  • Magic Chef microwave
  • Horizontal cooler
  • Frigidaire freezer
  • Stainless steel sink


  • One ship service 20 kW generator powered by a Detroit Diesel model 371 marine diesel engines
  • Ship to shore power switch
  • 50 AMP 120/ 220 VAC shore power service
  • 115 VAC exterior and interior perimeter lighting
  • 120 VAC/12 VDC lighting
  • 120 VAC duplex outlets
  • Eight 12 VDC 8D enclosed heavy-duty batteries – engine room
  • Two 12 VDC 8D enclosed heavy-duty batteries – wheelhouse
  • Perko battery isolation switch
  • Promariner model 24-30 automatic battery charger
  • Mitsubishi mini split system
  • Roof top air conditioner (wheelhouse)
  • Internationally approved navigation lights (i.e., port light, starboard light, stern light, masthead light, anchor light)


  • Double layered diagonally ¾” cold molded marine plywood, epoxied and fastened with stainless steel screws with a fiberglass overcoat. Oak longitudinal stringers
  • Plywood decking with fiberglass boat with Phillyclad nonskid surface decks
  • Five watertight compartments formed by four transverse bulkheads
  • Three dehumidifiers with overboard discharge
  • Boarding gates: two forward and two aft
  • Deck fittings:
  •             Electrical:       port/star
    Waste:             port/star
    Water:             port/star
    Fuel:                port/star


  • Two 8-cylinder 800 HP Caterpillar model 3408 marine diesel engines, fuel filters, seawater strainers with seacocks (NEW 2009)
  • Hours: 20,000 September 2022
  • Single 12 cylinder 1,000 hp Caterpillar model 3412 marine diesel engine, fuel filter, seawater strainer with seacocks (NEW 2009)
  • Hours: 20,000 September 2022
  • ZF model 514C 2:1 marine gear
  • Engine room insulation
  • 32” x 32 outboard, 35” x 34 center propellers, 4 blade, bronze propellers
  • 2 ½” stainless steel shafts
  • Plumbed for a water heater
  • Air compressor


The vessel is equipped with 2 heads plus 1 for the crew

  • Toilet
  • One urinal
  • One sink and faucet
  • Toilet paper dispenser
  • Paper towel dispenser


  • 133 type I adult size personal flotation devices (stowed in deck boxes)
  • 14 type I child size personal flotation devices (stowed in deck boxes)
  • Three life rings one with lines
  • One self-actuated rescue light
  • Four 22-person life floats
  • Two 50 person LRSE life rafts
  • Five B-II and One B-I 10 lb. dry chemical fire extinguisher
  • CO2 system
  • Pyrotechnic distress signals
  • Three fire stations including: two 1 1/2” UL approved rubber lined hoses with brass or bronze fittings, two brass or bronze nozzles, brass or bronze hose bibs. The bilge pump system operates the fire system also
  • Fire axe
  • 100 lb. Danforth style anchor
  • Hydraulic capstan

Accommodations & Layout

The vessel is arranged with a cabin access amidships and aft.  The main deck is arranged with banquettes to starboard and port with a center aisle.  Access between the main and 01 decks is off the aft deck.  Sleeping accommodations are below decks.  The 01 deck allows for the pilot house forward and open-air passenger space.


The YANKEE FREEDOM is in fair condition. THE USCG dry dock credit will be brought current prior to Closing.