The Mayan – David Crosby’s legendary schooner

This is the legendary Mayan, which has been the 40-year muse to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician, David Crosby.

Bob Craven, yacht broker, tours the life and times of this John Alden designed schooner, which was for sale in 2011, in this beautiful video.  Not sure if its still for sale.

Horse Power


Contact. Sitting in the cockpit of his single-seater, the driver activates the fuel pump and runs the engine a few seconds using the starter, but no ignition. He gives the accelerator a few pumps to fill the carburetors and sets the magneto switch to position three. His finger pushes the starter button again: this time it instantly triggers an inferno.

The rev counter jerks up to 1,300rpm and the driver keeps his foot on the accelerator, but already the engine decreases by 100rpm…Continue reading