Our Ship

The tall ship SSV Makani Olu (Gracious Wind) is a three-masted schooner built in the United States in 1998. She is a United States Coast Guard certified and inspected Sailing School Vessel. She has 2,000 square feet of sail and 210 HP and is quipped with modern navigation and safety features, She is captained and crewed by licensed, experienced professionals who have been taking youth on transformational voyages in the Hawaiian Islands since 2001.

At 96 feet, and of all steel construction, she is ideally suited for sailing in and around the Hawaiian Islands. As the term SSV suggests, she is a sailing school vessel.

More about the Ship

MAKANI OLU (Gracious Wind)

Flag: USA

Rig: Staysail schooner, three masted

Homeport: Kaneohe Bay, O’ahu, Hawaii

Normal cruising waters: Hawaiian Islands

Sparred length: 96'

LOA: 85'

LOD: 75'

LWL: 63’

Draft: 8'

Beam: 20'

Rig height: 65'

Freeboard: 5'

Sail area: 2,000 square feet

Tons: 68

Power: 210

Hull: Steel

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