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.



The Wall of Remembrance

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.


Latest Entries into the Classic Yacht Registry Of Heritage

A list of vessels by entry




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There are 3 names in this directory beginning with the letter J.
Jessica - Type: New York 40 - LOA: 59′ 0″ - LWL: 40′ 0″ - Beam: 14′ 6″ - Draft: 8′ 2″ - Original Rig: Cutter - Hull Number: 779 - Designer: N.G. Herreshoff - Original Owner: Wilson Marshall - Built: 1915 - Original Price: $10,000 - Boat Location: Amsterdam, NL - Current Name: Vixen II - Current Owner: - Sail Number:

Jill - Type: Six Metre - LOA: 36′ 5″ - LWL: 23′ 5″ - Beam: 6′ 6″ - Draft: 5′ 4″ - Design Number: 16 - Rig: Sloop - Displacement: - Sail Area: - Sail Number: US56 - Designer: Sparkman & Stephens - Built By: Henry B. Nevins, City Island NY - Original Owner: J. Seward Johnson - Current Owner: Martha Coolidge - Current Location: - Launched: 1931

Acrospire IV - Designed by N.G. Herreshoff in 1911 for coffee shop chain owner William Hamlin Childs. - LOA: 58’0″ / 17.67m - LWL: 35’0″ / 10.66m - Beam: 11'3" / 3.42m - Draft: 7’4” / 2.23m - Hull Number: 709 - Designer: N.G. Herreshoff - Original Owner: William Hamlin Childs - Current Owner: Robert McNeil - Year Built: 1911 - Contract Price: $8,800 - Built By: Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. - Hull Material: Oak on Cedar and Douglas fir planking - Gross Displacement: - Sail Area: - Sail Number: P-57

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  1. Duncan

    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:, or call 860.572.5367

      WEETAMOE: J class sloop

      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.

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