Leda was launched October 12, 1949 in Auckland, New Zealand. Since 1990 she has had a home in Juneau, Alaska, USA. This site is an effort to tell her story.
- LOA: 53′-10″
- LWL: 35′
- Beam: 11′- 2″
- Draught: 7′- 6″
- Displacement: 29,000 lbs.
- Outside Ballast: 13,000 lbs.
- Sail area as designed: 750 sq. ft. (This figure is according to the lines drawings. I believe that rigged with twin head sails she probably carried closer to 1000 sq. ft.)
- Sail area currently: 1148 sq. ft. (Main plus roller furling Genoa), Additionally she carries a 160 sq. ft. Stays’l, and a 1419 sq. ft. Asymmetrical Spinnaker
She is presently owned by Russ Senkovich and Ginny Conrad.