A 4 corner, almost flat bottom 500 lb 18 ft scow designed in 1940 by Alvin Youngquist. M & J =160 sq ft. Sailed/Raced by 2. American Y-Flyer Class organized in 1950 and continued since. Canadian Y-Flyer organized in 1945 and continued since. Both Am and Canadian associations joined together as Y-Flyer International Union with by yearly competition. Canadian Assn sails with spinnaker. US Assn sails without spinnaker.
Boats Produced: 2800
Class boat builder(s):
Presently, no commercial builder. Wooden Y-Flyer can be made at home from Class plans.
Approximately how many boats are in the USA/North America? 500
Where is your One-Design class typically sailed in the USA? List regions of the country:
Canada – ON, QE, AB, BC
US – AL, AR, GA, IL, IN, KY, OH, TN, MA, NC, SC, NY
Does this class have a spinnaker or gennaker? Yes
Ideal combined weight of range of crew: 300
Boat Designed in 1940
Weight of rigged boat without sails: 500
Mast Height: 22′