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Available when not in use by the President or Vice President

The Sequoia is a meticulously restored, 104-foot, 1925 Trumpy-designed yacht that has served Presidents since Herbert Hoover.

The yacht is a national historic landmark and is available for exclusive charters in Washington.

The yacht's rental office can be reached at 202.333.0011 or at

Sequoia is: A Commemorative Partner with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration.

What they say about the Sequoia

  • "2015 Best of Washington Award for Tourist Attractions"
    --Washington Business Hall of Fame

  • "Gary Silversmith on WMAL"
    --WMAL Radio Station

  • "The Rolls Royce of Yachts"
    --The History Channel

  • "Former Presidential Yacht in Demand" 
    --Headline from Washington Post

  • "America's equivalent to the Royal Yacht"
    --London Sunday Telegraph

  • "There is only one Sequoia, and such pieces of the nation’s patrimony are unique and fragile things."
    --New York Times, April 16, 2003

  • "Meticulously restored..."
    --The Robb Report
  • "The Sequoia is perhaps the most important piece of Americana not owned by the government."
    --Former Attorney General John Ashcroft

  • "What human passions were boiling on this modest (and wonderful) boat!"
    --Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev

  • "The Sequoia represents sort of a floating White House, and offered the potential for presidents to influence everyone from foreign leaders to members of Congress."
    --Stuart Eizenstat, President Carter's Domestic Policy Advisor

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