Telltales of a Baltic 51
Sailing yacht Event Horizon is a 51' centerboard sloop built in 1982 by Baltic Yachts Ltd of Bosund, Pietarsaari, Finland. Designed by the C&C Design Group, she is number 22 of 24 semi-custom Baltic 51's built between 1979—1988.
~ Boat Specs ~
- Length Overall: 51ft / 15.5m
- Waterline: 40.9ft / 12.5m
- Beam: 15.3ft / 4.66m
- Draft: 6' 11" / 2.1m
- Draft w/centerboard: 10' 11" / 3.3m
- Height: 75ft / 22.9m
- Displacement: 34,390lbs / 15,600kg
Event Horizon • USA 31546
S/V Event Horizon, USA 31546, is a light-weight displacement offshore sailboat with a fiberglass and balsa sandwich construction hull. She is easily identified by her black anodized aluminum alloy mast and boom.
As of 2012, "Eve" and crew are exploring the US Pacific Coast, and are currenty in San Francisco Bay.
During 2007—2008 Event Horizon and her crew completed a northern Trans-Atlantic Passage to Ireland and an Atlantic Trade Winds Crossing to the Caribbean. You can read about the exploits on Sonya's blog, which were posted daily while in transit thanks to Sailmail services through single sideband radio.
S/V Event Horizon has called Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay home since 2002.
Fellow sailors interested in sharing experiences are welcome and encouraged to contact the Event Horizon crew. We wish you and yours fair winds and following seas.
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