Liberty is a boat with a multi-coastal past. Built in Massachusetts, her fiberglass hull was specially molded from a 1904 fisherman’s boat. She spent a good many years sailing the East Coast, then she moved on to the Great Lakes, where she was engaged by a nonprofit to teach kids how to sail. Captain Phil found her a couple of years after that stint was finished and fell in love. He had Liberty hauled clear over the Rocky Mountains to a boat yard here in San Diego, where Captain Phil, his brother John, and a talented painter named David brought her back to her former glory over a period of 6 months. Now the Captain’s wife, Jessica, who you talked to on the phone, is responsible for keeping up the varnish, so if it needs a coat, you be sure to let her know. Their son Hobie, who is 11 as of this writing, scrubs when needed.
Because of the this remarkable family effort, Liberty is classic yacht that is a breathtaking sight under sail, and features intricate rigging, bronze fixtures, and rich, highly crafted woodwork that reveals the magnificent craftsmanship of a time gone by. Sit back and let the wind, waves, and tides guide you on a one-of-a-kind experience, sailing on the waters of San Diego Bay.