America's Most Historic Yacht


| September 23, 2019

Just a reminder that Josh, the lead shipwright, has an instagram account for Coronet. His handle is TheCoronetSchooner. He hasn’t put a ton of photos up, but the ones that are there are wonderful!


| September 13, 2018

Many folks have been wondering about Coronet’s status, and I’m happy to report that a crew has been busy at work on the planking all summer.  Here are a few photos of how things are going that I took during a visit in July.  I apologize for the late posting… The upper half of Coronet […]

A look back

| December 23, 2012

Here’s a collection of photos from throughout the restoration. We’ll start with some old pics just to remind us of where the project started. Ok, that’s going back quite a bit. Maybe not that much. Here we go. This is the day that Coronet arrived at the IYRS campus. She’s just now coming off of […]

Progress through January 2010

| July 13, 2010

During January,  Leo, Eric, and Claes focused on building the Stem.  Chris was in New Zealand for much of the month visiting friends and family back home.  It wasn’t all fun and games though, while he was there he worked with some local foundries to make some bronze castings for the boat. The entire boat […]

Initial work on the backbone

| April 28, 2010

By November 2009, the lofting floor had been set up, and everyone was working on the backbone.  The backbone of Coronet is made up of a series of substantial parts that lie along the boat’s midline: the stem, keel, and transom.  There are other parts that tie these all together, like the gripe, sternpost and […]