Marine Commerce and Yachting, pp. 205–214.
SLOOP YACHT “POCAHONTAS,” COMMODORE JAMES D. SMITH.
The "Pocahontas" was designed and built by David Kirby at Rye, N.Y., in 1881. She is a center-board sloop of the dimensions following: gross tonnage 49.24, net 46.78; length over all 71 feet 11 inches; Water line 67 feet 10 inches; breadth 21 feet 6 inches; draught of water eight feet. The mast is 74 feet; top-mast 6 feet; from deck to truck 102 feet : boom 6; feet 6 inches ; gaff 42 feet : bowsprit 44 feet. The "Pocahontas" is fitted and furnished through-out according to the best yachting, practice, in which comfort, convenience and elegance fully considered, but all in subordination to the practical needs of a craft intended to be fit to go to sea in all weathers.
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