Xanadu II, 1964 Bill Tripp Yawl


    Xanadu II was designed & built for a prominent cruising club member who cruised  and raced her extensively. She is a veteran of 10 Bermuda races, 5 Cape Town to Rio races. She has cruised from Mexico to Turkey, and from Maine to South America. With her three cabin, center cockpit layout, she has proven exceptionally comfortable as a cruising boat, and is ideally suited for live-aboard and extensive cruising. Xanadu II is now being offered for sale by her Fourth owner.

    Built in 1964 of african mahogany, double planked and bronze screw fastened to a laminated oak frame and oak backbone. Teak over marine plywood deck and beautiful bright mahogany deck houses. The centerboard and centerboard trunk are of bronze. Pedestal wheel steering to quadrant. External lead ballast of approx. 8,000 lbs.

    Newly rebuilt 1982 Perkins 4-236, Fresh water cooled 4 cyl. 80 HP Diesel to 2:1 Borg warner reduction gear & 18 x 14 three blade bronze wheel on 1.25” SS shaft.

    Sleeps 8 in three stateroom center cockpit layout. Starboard fore is rode locker with berths port & starboard & ample stowage. Main cabin aft with extension transom & pilot table berths port & starboard with gimbaled table between. Galley just aft the mainmast with twin stainless sinks, Grunnert fridge and Shipmate three burner gimbaled propane stove.

    Opposite the galley is the Nav. station followed by a walk-through head leading aft to the double cabin, which sports berths port & starboard and a head with sit-shower to port. Generous stowage aft the berths, a large sail locker that opens to engine access.

    the aft cabin is well lit from without via glass deck lights and two large cruciform transom windows. Plenty of air throughout as she sports four hatches and six ventilators. the finish below is in the same bright mahogany as the cabin tops.

    An afloat example of similar design ready for sea is being offered by her last brokerage, and can be viewed at this link<



Xanadu II, yawl designed by

Bill Tripp and built in Bremen by DeDood in 1964, is currently being offered for sale by her fourth owner. A classic Trans-Atlantic vessel in the finishing stages of restoration. LOA 48’, LWL 36’. All heart.

Xanadu II

Current Location Gloucester Ma, U.S.