N.G. Herreshoff “Alera”

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New York 30 “Alera” Specifications:

LOA: 43′ 9″
LWL: 30′ 0″
Beam 8′ 9″
Draft 6′ 4″
Hull Number: 626
Designer: N.G. Herreshoff
Original Owner: Alphonse H. Alker
Built: 1904
Sail Number: NY 1

NY-1 Alera, built for the Alker brothers of Manhasset Bay, she was the first completed yacht in the series of eighteen NY30’s and left the roles of the NYYC in the early 1920’s. A lost treasure until 2004, when she was rediscovered in Hamilton, Ontario, purchased and shipped to Samples Shipyard in Boothbay, Maine where her new owners completed a full restoration for the 2005 100th Anniversary Season.

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