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Jambalaya, A Traditional Wooden Schooner

Blending the best of traditional wooden boat construction with the latest nautical technology and outfitted to the highest standard, Jambalaya is a perfect combination of function, form, and comfort. She was launched in 2002 and is completely handcrafted from timbers found on the islands of Grenada, Carriacou, Petit St. Vincent, and Guyana.

Jambalaya is the first Antillean schooner to be built on Carriacou in many years, once one of the great centres of wooden boat construction in the Caribbean.

Floor Plan, Below Decks

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Jambalaya Floor Plan

About Jambalaya

Crafted by the last master shipwrights on the island, she is an authentic and actual expression of the wooden ship building culture that once dominated the Caribbean. Find out more about the building of Jambalaya.

Her Specifications

  • Crew: Captain and chef / hostess (2)
  • Length: 73ft (22 meters) LOA
  • Builder: Windward Shipwrights, Master builder Alwyn Enoe, Carriacou (Grenada)
  • Year: 2002 (with total refit end of 2009)
  • Draft: 7.3ft (2.2 meters)
  • Cabin: 3 cabins with a Queen and 2 Double (+ 2 Singles for crew)
  • Power: 160hp Yanmar Diesel
  • Speed: 8 - 12 Knots
  • Range: 600 nm under power, (unlimited under sail!)
  • Navigational: GPS plotter, Autopilot and VHF
  • Communications: Internet connection, VHF

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Enjoy the very special experience of being under full sail on our traditional wooden schooner and journey back in time to sailing as it was!