"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
--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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