Classic Yacht Register of Heritage

 

The Classic Yacht Register of Heritage – Database of the worlds Vintage, Classic and Grand Prix (Spirit of Tradition) sailboats. Registry includes surviving, and destroyed vessels with historical, known racing, and ownership history for educational purposes. Registry inclusion is either by vessel’s historical significance, invitation or request.

Eligibility Requirements – Vintage and Classic full keeled (or keel-centerboard), monohull, displacement yachts designed in or before 1967, construction to include either steel / aluminum / grp and wooden yachts. Grand Prix Divisions – Include all Spirit of Tradition Yachts as well as those classics which are either equipped for, or are competing at, a much higher level than traditional vintage classics construction to include either steel / aluminum / grp and wooden yachts. designed in 1968 or later. Designs whose intent is to evoke the look and feel of a vintage classic.

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A New Important Classification within each vessels profile that recognizes the dedicated preservation, stewardship and celebrity of all the men and women that have sailed on these legendary icons. All helping to preserve and add to the historical significance of these vessels for future generation to come.

 

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There are 24 names in this directory beginning with the letter A.
Acrospire II
Acrospire II - is a 25 foot class yacht built in 1911 by Charlie Peel for Joe White of Joe White Maltings, Ballarat. She was first seen by APYC members at a 1912 Lake Colac regatta, this beautiful yacht caused quite a stir. - LOD: 25’0″ / 7.62m - LWL: 22’0″ / 6.71m - Hull Number: - Designer: Charlie Peel - Original Owner: Joe White, Joe White Maltings, Ballarat - Current Owner: - Year Built: 1911 - Built By: Peel Brothers, Australia - Hull Material: Carvel construction with kauri planking copper naeil fastened and celery top pine frames(dynel sheathed). - Sail Number: A1 - Sail Area: 46.7 sq.m

Acrospire III
Acrospire III - Raced in Sayonara Cup in Sydney 1928, restored in Melbourne 1997, competes regularly in CYAA Victorian series. - LOA: 59’0″ / 17.98m - LOD: 50’0″ / 15.24m - LWL: 38’2″ / 11.64m - Beam 10’6″ / 3.23m - Draft 6’11” / 1.86m - Hull Number: - Designer: Charlie Peel - Original Owner: - Current Owner: Colin Anderson - Year Built: 1923 - Built By: Hayes Brothers Sydney - Hull Material: NZ Kauri - Displacement: 8 tons / 9000kg - Sail Number: R4 - ARHV Number: HV000541

Acrospire IV
Acrospire IV - Built to challenge “Vanessa” for the “Sayonara Cup” in 1929 and again in 1930, both times unsuccessful. Used in 1965 by Jock Sturrocks team to train against Gretel whilst they were building “Dame Patti”. Winner of the Lipton Cup, Portsea, International, Cactus, John Colvin and Sir Ernest Clark Cups. - LOA: 54’0″ / 16.45m - LWL: 36’0″ / 10.97m - Beam: 9.5' / 2.89m - Draft: 7’0” / 2.13m - Hull Number: - Designer: Charlie Peel - Original Owner: Joe White - Current Owner: Gary Martin - Year Built: 1929 - Built By: Saint Kilda, Victoria, Australia - Hull Material: - Gross Displacement: 13 tons - Sail Number: F 1929 - ARHV Number: HV000545

Action
Action - Sistership of Pumula, ACTION (hull 395) is a 40-metre sloop, launched in 2014. Superyacht ACTION was built by the premier Dutch manufacturer, Royal Huisman - Type: Sloop - Action - Specifications: - LOA: 122’3″ / 37.3m - LOD: 122’3″ / 37.3m - LWL: - Beam: 24’05” / 7.48m - Draft: 16’4” / 5.0m - Hull Number: 395 - Designer: Dykstra Naval Architects - Interior Designer: Rhoades Young - Current Owner: - Year Launched: 2014 - Built By: Royal Huisman, Vollenhove shipyard - Hull Material: Aluminium hull and aluminium superstructure - Gross Displacement: 115 Tonnes - Sail Area up-wind: 781 mÇ / 8,407 ftÇ

Adix
Adix - One of the largest sailing yachts built since the 1930’s, and styled after the William Gardner designed 1903 yacht Atlantic. - Type: Three-Masted Gaff-Rigged Topsail Schooner - Ex; Jessica, Ex; XXXX - Adix Specifications: - LOA: 212.76′ / 64.85m - LWL: 135’11’ / 41.44m - LOD: 183.7′ / 56m - Beam: 29.13′ / 8.88m - Draft: 13.41′ / 4.09m - Designer: Arthur Holgate, South Africa - Original Owner: Carlos Perdomo, Argentina - Contract Price: 350 million pesetas - Current Owner: - Year Launched: 1984 - Built By: Astilleros de Mallorca, Palma, Illes Balears, Spain - Hull Material: Steel - Gross Displacement: 370 tonne - Sail Area: 18,513 sq ft / 1,720 square meters

Alca
Alca - She was commissioned by Bank Director Martin Geber and constructed to be lightweight but strong. In her first Summer she won 9 of 11 races, including the passage of the best boats in the North. - LOA: 45.93' / 14m * LOD: 45.93' / 14m * LWL: 29.52' / 9m * Beam: 9.51' / 2.9m * Draft: 6.56' / 2m * Ballast: * Displacement: 8 tons * Sail Area: * Yard Number: * Hull material: Wood * Rig: Mast-Head Yawl * Mast: * Designer: Axel Nygren * Type: * Built by: August Plym * Year Built: 1896 * Restored By: Jan Thulin * Current Name: Alca * Original Owner: Martin Geber * Current Owner: * Sail Number:

Alera
Alera - Type: New York 30 - Class: Vintage - 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. - 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

Almaran
Almaran - Type: NY 32 - The New York Yacht Club were looking for a new one-design class, to replace the old (designed 1905) Herreshoff New York 30s, S&S won the design competition, and was selected against competing designs by Alden and Nicholas Potter Twenty boats were built by Nevins of City Island at a cost of $11,000 each. In Olin Stephen’s words “We set out to design a good cruiser/racer with good all-around form, guided by the lines of Dorade, Stormy Weather and Edlu, and emphasized seaworthiness rather than around-the-mark agility.” - LOA: 45′ 4″ - LWL: 32′ 0″ - Beam: 10′ 7″ - Draft: 6′ 6″ - Design Number: 125 - Rig: Bermudan sloop - Displacement: 12,000 lbs - Sail Area: 950 sq ft - Designer: Sparkman & Stephens - Built By: Henry B Nevins Yard, City Island NY - Original Owner: - Current Owner: Manuel Lopez - Launched: 1936 - Sail Number:

Altair
Altair - Captain Guy H. MacCaw had Altair designed for prolonged ocean cruising to the South Seas Islands and beyond, but his ambitious plans lasted only two years and the yacht was sold. - LOA: 133′ 10″ / 40.79m - LOD: 108′ 4″ / 33.02m - LWL: 77′ 9″ / 23.71m - Beam: 20′ 4″ / 6.20m - Draft: 13′ 11″ / 4.25m - Original Rig: Gaff-Schooner - Hull Number: 789 - Construction: Wood - Designer: William Fife Original Owner: Captain Guy H. MacCaw - Built: 1931 - Year Refit: 1985-87 Southhampton Yacht Services - Built By: William Fife & Son Current Name: Altair - Current Owner: - Sail Number:

Amadour
Amadour - was built with teak planks on oak frames. Lord Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of India, sailed aboard her, and in 1952, she also played host to actress Rita Hayworth. Between 1961 and 1991. - LOA: 52.16′ / 15.9m - LWL: 37.72′ / 11.5m - Beam: 11.15′ / 3.40m - Draft: 7.54′ / 2.30m Hull Number: - Designer: Lomakhine (Marsiglia) - Year Built: 1938 - Built By: Chantiers de la Liane (Marsiglia – France) - Hull Material: - Teak Planking on Oak Frames - Gross Displacement: 21 tons - Sail Number: Mon 77 - Sail Area: 1,539 sq.ft / 143 m²

Amazon
Amazon - Type: IOR Racing Yacht - Class: Modern Classic - Heavy displacement yacht built of Corten steel to Lloyds 100A 1 standards. Suited for elegant long range cruising, and spirited racing. - LOA: 73' 1" / 22.25m - LWL: 57' 0" / 17.37m - Beam: 18' 0" / 5.48m - Draft: 10' 6" / 3.23m - Design Number: 2084 - Rig: Yawl - Displacement: 105,132 lbs - Sail Area: 2,430 sq ft - Designer: Sparkman & Stephens - Built By: Camper & Nicholson, LTD, Southhampton, England - Original Owner: Mr. John B. Goulandris - Current Owner: - Launched: 1971

America
America - America was designed by James Rich Steers and George Steers (1820–1856) - Traditional “cod-head-and-mackerel-tail” design gave boats a blunt bow and a sharp stern with the widest point (the beam) placed one-third of the length aft of the bow. - Type: Gaff Schooner - America Specifications: - LOA: 101’3″ / 30.86m - LWL: 89’10” / 27.38m - Beam: 22’10” / 6.95m - Draft: 10’11” / 3.33m - Designer: George Steers and Co - Original Owner: New York Yacht Club Syndicate – headed by NYYC charter member Commodore John Cox Stevens - Current Owner: Scrapped, 1945 - Year Launched: May 3rd, 1851 - Built By: William H. Brown - Hull Material: Wood (white oak, locust, cedar and chestnut) - Gross Displacement: 92 tonnes - Sail Area: 5,296 sq ft (492.0 m2)

America (Recreation 1)
America (Recreation 1) - The first replica of America was built for Rudolph Schaefer, Jr of the F. & M. Schaefer Brewing Co - Type: Gaff Schooner - America (Recreation Number 1) Specifications: - LOA: 101’10″ / 31.03m - LWL: 90’8″ / 27.63m - Beam: 22’10” / 6.95m - Draft: 11’6” / 3.50m - Design Number: 1897 - Designer: Recreation Sparkman & Stephens - Original Owner: Rudolph Schaefer, Jr F. & M. Schaefer Brewing Co - Current Owner: - Year Launched: May 3, 1967 - Built By: Goudy & Stevens in E. Boothbay Harbor, Maine - Hull Material: Double planked frames on laminated double sawn oak frames - Gross Displacement: - Sail Area: -

America (Recreation 2)
America (Recreation 2) - Established in 1976, Scarano Boat Building operates a vessel design and construction business, located in the Port of Albany in New York’s Capital Region, and Classic Harbor Lines runs a water vessel sightseeing business that operates in New York City; Rhode Island and Key West, Florida. With daily public tours and private excursions, the high demand for the company’s vessels warranted the construction of a new, larger boat so plans were made for the America 2.0. - Type: Gaff Schooner - America (Recreation Number 2) Specifications: - LOD: 105’0″ / 32.00m - LWL: - Beam: 24’09” / 7.54m - Draft: 10’0” / 3.04m - Design Number: - Designer: Recreation John Scarano - Original Owner: America 2.0, LLC - Current Owner: Dennis Conner - Year Launched: 1995 Port Albany NY - Built By: Scarano Boat Building - Hull Material: End-grain balsa core, sandwiched between two layers of Port Orford Cedar over wooden laminated frames - Gross Displacement: 92 tonnes - Sail Area:

America (Recreation 3)
Skythia - Built 2003-2005 by shipbuilder Nautica in Bulgaria modeled after the famous yacht “America.” - Type: Gaff Schooner - America (Recreation Number 3) Specifications: - LOA: 118’1″ / 36.00m - LOD: 78’8″ / 32.00m - LWL: - Beam: 18’08” / 5.70m - Draft: 8’10” / 2.70m - Design Number: - Designer: Nautica - Original Owner: - Current Owner: Sea Independent - Year Launched: 2005 - Built By: Nautica, Varna, Bulgaria - Hull Material: - Gross Displacement: 55 tonnes - Sail Area: 377m² (topsail 14m²)

Anemone II
Anemone II - Type: New York 30 - LOA: 43′ 9″ - LWL: 30′ 0″ - Beam: 8′ 9″ - Draft: 6′ 4″ - Original Rig: J&M - Hull Number: 647 - Designer: N.G. Herreshoff - Original Owner: J.M. Mitchell - Built: 1905 - Original Price: $4,200 - Boat Location: Bristol, RI - Current Name: Anemone II - Current Owner: Herreshoff Marine Museum - Sail Number: NY 18

Antonisa
Antonisa - Wanting a larger version of the owners previous yacht “Whitefin”, Natuzzi hired Bruce King Yacht Design, to build a wooden yacht with the same aesthetics, allowing more space to accommodate his crew. Owned by Italy’s largest furnishing firm, the Natuzzi Group, Antonisa is named after the owners wife. In honour of the owners son, the yacht is adorned with a little star on the stern, Natuzzi used to call his son Stelluccia, (Little Star) when he was small. - LOA: 124’0″ / 37.80m * LOD: * LWL: 89’11 / 27.43m * Beam: 25’05 / 7.77m * Draft: 9′ 75 – 26’06 / 2.97m – 8.08m * Ballast: 106,000 lb * Displacement: * Sail Area: * Yard Number: * Hull material: Wood construction * Rig: Sloop * Designer: King * Built by: Hodgdon Yachts, Maine* Year Built: 1999 * Restored By: * Current Name: Antonisa * Original Owner: Pasquale Natuzzi * Contract Cost: * Current Owner: * Sail Number:

Araminta
Araminta - Class: Vintage - The successor to “Quiet Tune” for the same owner Edwin M. Hill was designed for daysailing and short range cruising in Maine waters. Three feet three inches longer with a clipper bow and with a more generous sail plan than “Quiet Tune” Beautiful to look at a very fast sailer, with the interior kept spartan. - LOA: 33′ 0″ * LOD: * LWL: 28′ 3″ * Beam: 8′ 6″ * Draft: 5′ 0″ * Ballast: 5950 lbs * Displacement: Sail Area: 582 * Design Number: 89 * Yard Number: * Rig: Ketch * Designer: L.F. Herreshoff * Built by: Norman Hodgdon of Boothbay Harbor, Maine * Year Built: 1948 * Restored By: * Current Name: Araminta * Current Owner: Mystic Seaport Museum * Original Owner Edwin M. Hill

Arion
Arion - First large vessel built entirely of “Fiberglass” - LOA: 42′ 0″ * LOD: 42′ 0″ * LWL: 37′ 11″ * Beam: 8′ 1″ * Draft: 5′ 6″ * Ballast: * Displacement: 10,500 lbs * Sail Area: 562 sq. ft. * Yard Number: * Hull material: Fiberglass * Rig: Ketch * Class: * Designer: Sidney DeWolfe Herreshoff * Built by: Anchorage Plastics Corp. * Year Built: 1951 * Restored By: Damian McLaughlin Boats * Current Name: Arion * Original Owner: * Current Owner: * Sail Number:

Astrée III
Astrée III - was designed by Bjarne Aas in 1959, and was his last 6mR boat, having designed 55 boats to this class. Boat lines were based on Yam Sing 6mR. - LOA: 35.85′ / 10.93m - LWL: 22.96′ / 7.66m - Beam: 6.10′ / 1.86m - Draft: - Hull Number: - Designer: Bjarne Aas - Original Owner: Pierre Bigar - Current Owner: Ossi Paija , Sam Fagerlund - Year Built: 1959 - Built By: Frederickstad - Hull Material: - Gross Displacement: - Sail Number: - Sail Area: 480.30 sq ft / 44.62 sq m

Athena
Athena - At 295ft / 90 meters long, Athena is considered the largest private sailing yacht in the world. A modern yacht with the styling of a classic sailer this beautiful sailing yacht and technological wonder sleep 10 guests and boasts a media lounge, diving facilities with a decompression chamber. - LOA: 295’3″ / 90m - LWL: 198’6″ / 60.52m - Beam 40’0″ / 12.20m - Draft 18’11” / 5.77m - Hull Number: 378 - Designer: Pieter Beeldsnijder Design – Dykstra Naval Architects - Original Owner: Dr. James H. Clark - Current Owner: Dr. James H. Clark - Year Built: 2004 - Built By: Royal Huisman - Hull Material: Alustar - Displacement: 1103 tonnes - Ballast: 221.5 - Flag: Cayman Islands - Sail Number:

Athene
Athene - 1915 – First private yacht to pass through the Panama Canal, enroute to San Francisco – Rammed in 1941 off Miami, Fl and sunk. - LOA: 106 ′ 0″ * LOD: 106′ 0″ * LWL: 70′ 0″ * Beam: 19′ 3″ * Draft: 10′ 10″ * Ballast: * Displacement: * 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 * Original Price: $27,125 * Status: Destroyed * Sail Number:

Atlantic Class
Atlantic Class - LOA: 30' 6″ / 9.29m – LOD: – LWL: 21′ 6″ / 6.55m – Beam: 6′ 6″ / 1.98m – Draft: – Displacement: 4,559 lbs – Ballast: 2,835 lbs. – Sail Area: 377 sq ft – Design Number: – Yard Number: – Rig: Fractional Sloop – Designer: W. Starling Burgess – Built by: – Original Owner: – Year Built: 1929 – Restored By: – Boat Location: – Current Name: – Current Owner: – Sail Number

Atrevida
Atrevida - Launched in 1923 as WILDFIRE was one of the last yachts built by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co, of which was sold a year after her commissioning. In 2002, saving her from the scrap mills, Gilberto Miranda, purchased her and she underwent a full refit and build at the MCP Yachts Shipyard. - LOA: 105′ 0″ / 32m - LOD: 91’8″ / 28m - LWL: 65′ 7″ / 20m - Beam 19′ 7″ / 6m - Draft 13′ 1″ / 4m - Hull: Steel - Displacement: 84 tons - Hull Number: 891 - Sail Area: 4,154sqft / 386msq - Designer: N.G. Herreshoff - Built By: Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, R.I. - Contract Date: 12/13/1922 - Original Price: $ 76,000 - Boat Location: Santos, Brasil


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6 comments

  1. Duncan

    Hello
    I am trying to find out information about “Freedom” she was built in 1939 for the Bermuda Race. She was from the board of John Alden and built at the Herreshoff boat yard. She is a Bermuda Cutter

    • admin

      Please refer again to our Classic Yacht Register, we have added to our database – 1937 Cutter Design Number: 676, built at the Herreshoff Mfg. Co. Thank you for bringing FREEDOM to our attention…

  2. Ed

    How do I register my boat ?
    1938 Rhodes design..

  3. Jan Jacobsen

    I would like to forward an article on ‘Agathis’ a John Alden Ketch design number 1022 (redrawn from 744 Rena)
    Where should I send it to?
    Kind regards
    Jan Jacobsen
    Auckland NZ

  4. Brian Kerrigan

    I am trying to locate the hull lines and scantlings for Clinton Crane’s J-Boat “Weetamoe” Any help would be appreciated.

    • admin

      Email: collections@mysticseaport.org, or call 860.572.5367

      WEETAMOE: J class sloop

      SHIPS PLANS
      Plans set
      Crane, Clinton Hoadley; Herreshoff Manufacturing Company

      8 sheets of plans for 125.75 ft. J class sloop, WEETAMOE (built 1930), designed by Clinton H. Crane. Date of design is unknown.
      SP.29.44

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