34' Sloop "Clara Brown" Rental in Buffalo, New York
Sail Buffalo Sailing School has been based out of Lake Erie’s shorelines for over 10 years and strives to make sailing affordable, accessible and fun for everyone! Clara Brown A 62 year old wooden sloop Clara Brown is a 62 year old wooden sloop. She was designed by John G Alden , a famous Naval Architect. Her designed water length (DWL) is 22.5 feet; length over all (LOA) 34.3 feet, draft is 4’ 11’’and the beam is 7 feet making her a narrow long and shallow sailboat. Her mast is 36 feet 11 inches tall making the sail area for this sloop massive. Total sail area is 456 ftsq divided amongst two sail one mail sail at 311 ftsq and a jib at 146 ftsq (JGA 872A & 872B). To steer this vessel there is a 3.5 foot tiller attached to an inline rudder which is attached to the full body keel. Propulsion for when there is no wind is a hand built gasoline, inboard, inline four-cylinder engine in the aft-mid section underneath the step into the cabin. Powering the cabin lights and running navigable lights is a marine battery connected to a switch board. She has a cabin with two adjacent side berths/couches and aft forward double berth. She comfortable seats 6 people but her max capacity is 9 persons. (JGA 872B) PRICES - private lessons. Classes (2 hrs) – $200.00 Basic Keelboat - ASA 101 - Club Members – $450.00 - Non-Members – $495.00 Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103) - Club Members – $450.00 - Non-Members – $500.00 ASA 101 & ASA 103 - Club Members – $775.00 - Non-Members – $900.00 Bareboat Chartering - ASA 104 - Club Members – $450.00 - Non-Members – $500.00 (plus outside expenses)
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 9 guests
We offers Buffalo’s only nationally ASA accredited sailing education, boat share program, unlimited access to sailboats for our community of friends, ongoing educational opportunities, and a place for you in the sailing community. At Sail Buffalo Sailing School our goal is to train people to be safe, confident sailors, and provide on-water access, continuing education, and social networking to our Sail Buffalo Community! The Sail Buffalo project entails the transformation of an abandoned inlet into a Community Boating Center that provides public access to Buffalo’s waterfront. We are an accredited sailing school with a mission to create an exciting safe and secure facility on Buffalo’s Outer Harbor, enabling public access to the waterfront through boating, wellness and environmental programming. Our goal is to provide a destination for on-the-water training, holistic learning experiences, wellness and environmental education regardless of income, gender and age, including people with disabilities, and to provide a safe-haven for young veterans and their families.
Features & Details
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Wheel steering
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.