Plans from the 1953 YOD Association yearbook



The limited overhang of the bow is key to the YOD’s success as a light displacement boat designed for rough water.




Length overall, about 30′-6″

Length design waterline, about 24′

Beam 6′-6″

Draft design 4′-6″

Sail Area 312 sq. ft.






“The plans show very clearly why she is a fast boat. Note the long, easy diagonals.”


“Note in the cross sections, the tapered frames, method of fastening them in the floors, sloping washboards, and folding seats.”

There are a variety of plans available for the Yankee One Design Class.
Contact the Mystic Seaport’s Ships Plans Library