Yachting World|July 2020
A dozen NY40s were built following a commission in 1920 by the New York Yacht Club. The class raced for only two seasons before World War I put a halt to sailing, but when competition resumed afterwards two new yachts were built, including Marilee in 1926.
In the subsequent decades she was cruised, raced and updated, and her original gaff rig was changed to Bermudan.
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