The traditions of this wooden boat can be fully appreciated on a cruise of the scenic Gulf Island, off Vancouver Island, or in the Vancouver Harbor. From the fabled medieval Griffin on the funnel, to the selection of table linens, to the impressive mass of the engine room, and the view from the wheel room, the Pacific Yellowfin offers the utmost in comfort and a very, real sense of tradition and history.
Built in the traditional plank on frame carvel method of construction, this 120-foot twin-screw freighter yacht has been refurbished with careful thought using the finest hardwoods of teak, mahogany, and oak. Share the incredible story of this freighter yacht’s working life in the US military, in the Amazon, and as a Californian hydrographic and deep-sea fisheries research vessel. Passionately restored by Mr. Peter Whitaker, and completed by the Griffinson family, the Pacific Yellowfin is a truly special addition to the wooden boats of the Pacific Northwest.
Robert Ledinghan Inc., one of Vancouver’s leading interior designer firms has been asked to create the final décor package that will make cruising on this boat memorable. Combining selected wines and gourmet meals prepared by noted chefs, the Pacific Yellowfin offers the finest in hospitality. Built before the era of mass production, the Pacific Yellowfin experience offers uniqueness of design, attention to finer detail, and the sheer joy of cruising on a historic freighter yacht.
Whether you have a corporate team-building event, wedding, dinner and cocktail party or would like to escape for a week, the team at Fairweather Cruises & Events will take care of all the details for you.