Superyacht & Fishing Schooner

The rebuild of the Columbia

Schooner yacht COLUMBIA was launched in 2014 by Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, FL. She was built in steel as a replica of the famous fishing schooner of the same name originally built in Gloucester, MA in 1923. In August 1927, she and her crew of 22 men disappeared off the coast of Nova Scotia.

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COLUMBIA is a unique marriage of superyacht and schooner, combining high class luxury and the spirit of sailing history. Today, she is a charter yacht and these days, she can be found cruising the water on New England in the summer and the Caribbean in the winter.

Magnificent for 60,000 miles

The full ALEXSEAL® system was used for the new build project. Since then COLUMBIA has sailed thousands of miles in all types of conditions and still looks great.

Captain Seth Salzmann commented, “We are very impressed with our ALEXSEAL® paint. Columbia has travelled over 60,000 miles since first launched and the paint looks great. We have a full charter and racing schedule and it’s important to have Columbia looking her best at all times.”

Everyone at ALEXSEAL® is proud to have our coating system protecting this fine yacht – an ideal combination of history and high performance.

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