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I don't believe the Gaff is required to be classified as a Schooner,
but deffinetly the foremast needs to be shorter than the mizzen to be a Schooner.

I would have a problem shorthanded sailing. Do all of the sails have furlers? Than again, if money is no object, I could hire a crew to take me out sailing.

Edit:Too Slow.
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A gaff is not required to be a schooner. The aft mast ( main ) is raked futher aft on that lovely boat, making it look slitly smaller. It's a schooner for pratical purposes.
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This is the next video that is listed. It's the schooners Liberty and Liberty Clipper. My homes for two years.

YouTube - Schooner Battle Off of Key West
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I took a picture of Liberty during our last visit to Key West - lovely boat.

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Thats a different liberty, spelled Libertee if memory serves

I think she sails out of maryland in the summer
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