John Alden designed IRONDEQUOIT II in 1940 and she was built and launched by George Lawley & Son the same year. Irondequoit II has undergone an extensive restoration in Ft Lauderdale, which was completed in 2002. Included in the works is all new mahogany planking below the water, re- fastened with silicone bronze screws, the replacement of the majority of frames, and sistering of all frames below the water. The lower stem has also been replaced. The original deck is Port Orford cedar in good condition, and is covered with a new 3/8″ plywood and epoxy laminate. Irondequoit II is a powerful, easily driven yacht that has proven herself in the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta. Regates Royales in Cannes, Les Voiles de St Tropez, Vele d’Epoca di Imperia, and Porto Rotondo. She has flush decks forward and a small house aft, with a comfortable cockpit well aft. She is a Bermudan yawl rig with a new 4 ft Oregon pine bowsprit.
The accommodation is off white painted bulkheads, with varnished mahogany trim. Starting forward is the chain locker which is accessed through the forward cabin which has an upper/lower V berth with sail storage, hanging locker, drawers below and is ventilated with a large sliding fore hatch and wind scoop. The galley is fore and aft on starboard with a panelled ceiling with Mahogany trim. The port cabin is accessed through a door at the aft end of the galley and has a double berth with two drawers and a hanging locker. This cabin has a panelled ceiling and opening hatch for ventilation.
The floors are varnished Cherry throughout. Under the raised cabin with 7 opening port lights is the chart table on starboard with the companionway and wet hanging locker aft. The spacious aft head/shower to port is accessed from the companionway or the aft cabin.
IRONDEQUOIT II is a sound and fast passage maker, which has been highly maintained by professional crew since her re-launch in December 2002.