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.
The Wall of Fame
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.
There are 7 names in this directory beginning with the letter I.
Ilaria - Marconi cutter designed by Jack Laurent Giles was built in 1967 by the Beconcini yard in La Spezia, following the experience of NINA, MIRANDA IV and MIRANDA V - LOA: 51.83′ / 15.80m - LWL: 37.5′ / 11.43m - Beam: 11.48′ / 3.50m - Draft: 7.87′ / 2.40m - Hull Number: - Designer: Jack Laurent Giles - Original Owner: - Current Owner: - Year Built: 1967 - Built By: Cantiere Beconcini, La Spezia -Italy - Hull Material: Mahogany longitudinal strip and diagonal planked - Gross Displacement: 17 Tons - Sail Number:
Inga - Type: 12mR - LOA: 70′ 6″ / 21.50m – LOD: – LWL: 45′ 11″ / 13.74m – Beam: 11′ 9″ / 3.62m – Draft: 8′ 11″ / 2.47m – Sail Area: 1,937 sq ft / 179.95 sq m – Design Number: 3242 – Rig: Sloop – Designer: Henry Rasmussen – Built by: Abeking & Rasmussen – Original Owner: J.T. Essberger – Year Built: 1939 – Boat Location: London – Current Name: – Current Owner: Alexander Böhning – Sail Number: 12 G 1
International 110 - Introduced at the 1939 Marblehead Race Week Regatta. Ray Hunt raced the boat around the coarse beating everyone boat for boat except the International One Design. With a price of $480.50 with sails the demand for this vessel began in earnest. - LOA: 24’0” / 7.3m * LWL: 18'0" / 5.5m * Beam: 4’0” / 1.2m * Draft: 3’0” / 0.91m * Displacement: 910 lbs * Ballast: 300 lbs * Designed: C. Raymond Hunt * Hull material: "Harborite" Plywood Construction * Original Contract Cost: $480.50 * Sail Plan: Main, Jib, Spin * Spinnaker: Conventional * Upwind sail area: 157 sq ft * Spinnaker sail area: 100 sq ft * Mast Height: 23'0" * Crew: 2 * In production: Yes * Class Website: International 110 Class * Approximate number built: 750+
International 210 - The 210 was drawn by Fenwick Williams, under the guidance of C. Raymond Hunt. Designed to be a bigger drier boat than the 110s. Mr Hunt built a prototype in the Spring of 1946, which was presented to the clubs of Massachusetts Bay for consideration as the selected boat for inter-club racing. The requirements of the clubs were that they wanted a new one design boat that was affordable, pleasant for day sailing as well as racing, a boat that will always be uniform so that it cannot be out-built. ‘Fourth a boat that is modern and can be kept so. At the next meeting, the selection committee announced that Ray Hunt’s proposed “210″ was more boat than any other that the clubs could find for the money, so they adopted it, and with it a new era in yachting was ushered in. - LOA: 29’10” * Beam: 5’10” * Draft: 3’10” * Ballast: 1,175 lbs * Displacement: 2300 lbs * Designed: C. Raymond Hunt * Sail Plan: Main, Jib, Spin Spinnaker: Conventional * Upwind sail area: 305 sq ft * Spinnaker sail area: * Hull material: Double Curvature 3/8 “Harborite” Plywood bent over laminated oak frames. * Crew: 3 * Original Contract Price: 1,275 – 1,500 w/o sails * In Current Production: Yes * Approximate number built: 462
Intrepid - Designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built and launched by the Minneford Yacht Yard, City Island, NY in 1967. - LOA: 64’0″ / 19.50m - LWL: 48’0″ / 14.63m - Beam: 12’3″ / 3.73m - Draft: 9’0” / 2.74m - Design Number: 1834 - Designer: Olin J. Stephens - Original Owner: Intrepid Syndicate, U.S.A. - Current Owner: Intrepid Charters LLC (John P. Curtain, Jr.) - Year Built: 1967 - Built By: Minneford Yacht Yard, City Island, NY - Hull Material: Double-planked mahogany on white oak frames - Gross Displacement: 60,000 lbs / 27,215kg - Sail Area: 1,756 sq ft - Sail Number: US-22
Invader - NVADER was designed by Albert Stanton Chesebrough, the grandson of Nathanael Herreshoff and Edward Burgess, who were considered to be the best designers of their era. The schooner was launched on 11 July 1905 and built by the famous George Lawely & Son – South Boston shipyards – and registered in New York. - Type: Auxiliary Schooner - LOA: 160’7″ / 49.00m LOD: 136’0″ / 41.60m - LWL: 97’5″ / 29.72m - Beam: 25’8″ / 7.88m - Draft: 14’2″ / 4.35m - Displacement: 214.14 tons - Sail Area: - Hull Number: 573 - Hull material: Steel - Designer: Albert Stanton Chesebrough - Interior Designer: Anna Signorini - Built by: George Lawley & Son Corp. - Year Built: 1905
Istria - Her first sailing season brought great success, winning 23 out of 36 races in the very competitive 15-meter class. Her unique rigging and the extreme length of her mast caused it to be known as a Marconi rig. The topmast and club topsail yard were in practically one piece. While at a Harwich regatta, Colonel Duncan D. F. Neilll, who sailed the 23-metre Shamrock commented - what kind of spar is that? - a writer on the London field responded with - why that’s a Marconi spar, and when they run out of beer on the yacht they can wireless for more. - LOD: 78.54′ / 23.94m - LWL: 48.49′ / 14.78m - Beam: 13.64′ / 4.16m - Draft: 2.82′ / 9.25m - Hull Number: - Designer: Charles Ernest Nicholson - Original Owner: Sir Charles Carrick Allom - Current Owner: - Year Built: 1912 - Built By: Camper & Nicholson, Gosport, Hampshire - Hull Material: Laminated Wood - Gross Displacement: 40 tons - Sail Number: D 7 - Status: Scuttled Norway 1924