Hillyard Yachts: A Legacy of Craftsmanship and Adventure
Hillyard Yachts holds a storied history in the world of boat building, renowned for its commitment to craftsmanship and a spirit of adventure. At the heart of this legacy is David Hillyard, a visionary who founded the company and left an indelible mark on the sailing community.
Sindbad, a remarkable vessel, stands as a testament to the exceptional craftsmanship that defines Hillyard yachts. Measuring 33 feet in length with a draft of 1.75m, Sindbad embodies the key aspects that make Hillyard yachts so special: With its ketch rigging, featuring two masts and a combination of sails, Sindbad offers both stability and versatility, making it ideal for long-distance cruising.
One of the distinguishing features of Hillyard yachts is their unwavering commitment to quality and durability. Sindbad, having weathered the seas for more than 90 years, stands as a testament to the solid construction and longevity for which Hillyard yachts are renowned. Despite its age, Sindbad remains seaworthy and has been lovingly maintained to ensure its continued journey.
In line with the ethos of sustainable sailing, Sindbad embraces practices that minimize its environmental impact. From the use of renewable packaging to seeking out sailmakers who operate in a sustainable manner, Sindbad aims to reduce waste and promote eco-conscious choices. By treading lightly on the seas, Sindbad showcases the importance of preserving our natural environment for future generations.
Embracing the Hillyard legacy means embracing a spirit of adventure and a passion for the sea. As Sindbad embarks on its journey to explore the world’s oceans, it carries with it the legacy of David Hillyard and the commitment to craftsmanship and environmental consciousness that define Hillyard yachts. It is an invitation to join in the voyage, to experience the thrill of sailing and the awe-inspiring beauty of the world’s waters.
In celebrating Hillyard yachts and the adventures they inspire, we recognize the importance of preserving their legacy. It is a commitment to honor the craftsmanship and vision of David Hillyard while championing sustainable practices that protect our natural environment. Together, we can ensure that the spirit of Hillyard yachts lives on, inspiring future generations to embrace the allure of the sea and explore the world beyond the horizon.
Welcome aboard Sindbad, where tradition meets innovation, craftsmanship meets adventure, and sustainability meets the thrill of the open sea. Let us embark on this remarkable journey together, guided by the timeless legacy of Hillyard yachts.