Friday, May 20, 2011

Laughing Gull - Design 844

This beautiful yawl was designed and built for Percy Chubb of Chubb Insurance fame. Chubb would have numerous S&S designed boats during his lifetime. Laughing Gull was built by the Jakobson Shipyard of Oyster Bay, New York. She was launched in 1950.

Here are the plans.

Here's an article from The Rudder magazine from 1949. Please double click to zoom.

Principal Dimensions
LOA 44'-3"
LWL 30'-0"
Beam 10'-8"
Draft 6'-0"
Displacement 26,146 lbs
Ballast 9,500 lbs (outside) 300 lbs (inside)
Sail Area 888 sq ft


  1. Was this the Sea Scout yawl in Greenwich CT?

    1. Yes it was I sailed it in the late 60's