Category Archives: N.G. Herreshoff

N.G. Herreshoff “Elena”

Herreshoff “Elena” Specifications: LOA: 180′ 5″ * LOD: 136′ 6″ * LWL: 96′ 0″ * Beam: 26′ 8″ * Draft: 17′ 0″ * Ballast: * Displacement: 216 Tons Sail Area Upwind: 1.180 m2 * Yard Number: 706/Y103 * Hull material: Steel * Rig: Schooner * Designer: N.G. Herreshoff * Built by: FACTORIA NAVAL DE MARIN Galicia, Spain * Year Built: 2009 * Restored By: * Current Name: Elena * Original Owner: * Current Owner: * Sail Number: Known Racing History: ? Known Restoration History: Historical: The Original April 24, 1911, the New York Times recorded Elena’s launch: “The new steel racing yacht Elena, built for former Commodore Morton F Plant of the New York Yacht Club, went down the marine railway at the Herreshoff works to water today to the accompaniment of strains of orchestral music and the cheers of a score of the owner’s personal friends from New York. The Elena is named for Queen Helena of Italy. She is 135ft long overall and...
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N.G. Herreshoff ATHENE

N.G. Herreshoff “Athene” Specifications: LOA: 106 ′ 0″ * LOD: 83′ 4" * LWL: 70′ 0″ * Beam: 19′ 3″ * Draft: 10′ 10″ (centerboarder)* Ballast: * Displacement: 75 gross 67 net tonnes * Sail Area: 6,000 sq ft * Yard Number: 520 * Hull Material: * Rig: Cutter * Class: * Designer: N.G. Herreshoff * Built by: Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, Bristol, RI * Year Built: 1899 * Restored By: * Original Owner: William O. Gay, Boston, MA * Original Price: $27,125 * Status: Destroyed * Sail Number: Photo Courtesy: Charles Washburn - Great grandfather TP Burgess - Athene Owner 1908 thru 1915 Historical: 1915 - First private yacht to pass through the Panama Canal, en route to San Francisco - Rammed in 1941 off Miami, Fl and sunk. Similar to the NYYCs seventies.  ...
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N.G. Herreshoff MARIETTE

Herreshoff “Mariette” Specifications: LOA: 109′ 0″ * LOD: 00′ 0″ * LWL: 80′ 0″ * Beam: 23′ 8″ * Draft: 14′ 4″ * Ballast: * Displacement: 183 Tons Sail Area: 8,070 * Yard Number: 772 * Hull material: Steel * Rig: Schooner * Designer: N.G. Herreshoff * Built by: Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, Bristol Rhode Island. * Year Built: 1916 * Restored By: * Current Name: Mariette of 1915 * Original Owner: Jacob Frederick Brown * Current Owner: * Sail Number: Known Racing History: ? Known Restoration History: 1995 - Beconcini Shipyard, La Spezia Historical: Commissioned by J. Frederick Brown, Mariette is one of two sisterships (Ohonkara no.827) to Harold S. Vanderbilt's schooner yacht "Vagrant" mar...
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Herreshoff New York 30 “Carlita” (NY 8)

Herreshoff NY30 “Carlita” Specifications: LOA: 43′ 9″ LWL: 30′ 0″ Beam: 8′ 9″ Draft: 6′ 4″ Original Rig: J&M Hull Number: 633 Designer: N.G. Herreshoff Original Owner: O. Harriman Built: 1905 Restored: Original Price: $4,200 Boat Location: Pawcatuck, CT Current Name: Carlita Current Owner: Sail Number: NY 8 Know Racing History:...
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