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 3 names in this directory beginning with the letter K.
Kallate - Laurent Gilles designed Kalliste to win the Round the Isle of Wight Race, of which in her launch year she did. Twelve years later she was the model for Erik Hiscocks’ Wanderer III. - Type: Sloop - KALLISTE Specifications: - LOA: 28’0″ / 8.53m - LWL: - Beam: - Draft: - Design Number: 39 - Designer: Laurent Gilles - Original Owner: - Current Owner: Geoff Alexander/Gerry Toward, N. Vancouver, B.C - Year Launched: 1938 - Built By: Berthon Boat Co - Hull Material: Wood - Gross Displacement: - Sail Area:
Karina - Type: Three Masted Steel Schooner - 1920 – Undaunted – 1923 Dauntless – 1942 G. K. Dauntless - LOA: 198′ 6.5″ / 60.53m - LWL: 150′ 0″ / 45.72m - Beam: 33′ 8.5″ / 10.30m - Draft: 17′ 0″ / 5.18m - Hull Number: 535 - Rig: Schooner - Mast: Lower section steel, topmast wood - Displacement: 590 gross tons - Crew: 26
Designer: Theodore D. Wells - Built By: Staten Island Shipbuilding Company, Port Richmond, S.I. - Original Owner: Commodore Robert E. Tod, New York, N.Y.Y.C. - Current Owner: - Contract Cost: $250,000 - Contract Completion Date: May 1st, 1911 - Launched: April 13, 1911
Kelpie - Type: Solent One Design - Class: Vintage - Was designed by Alfred Mylne as a Solent 38 foot class to race with the 42 foot Linear Raters. The story goes that owners who commissioned the new class decided to do so with a dinner honouring the passing of Queen Victoria. - LOA: 63′ 6″ * LOD: 57′ 6″ * LWL: 38′ 0″ * Beam: 11′ 6″ * Draft: 7′ 6″ * Ballast: * Displacement: 20,800kg
Sail Area: * Identity No.: Y053790 * Yard Number: 85 * Hull material: Planked in pitch-pine fastened with iron dumps to grown oak frames at around 3’ centres and copper fastened to 2 heavy steam bent Rock Elm timbers between on an oak back-bone. The external lead keel is secured with bronze bolts. Iron strap floors on the grown oak frames. * Rig: Gaff Cutter * Designer: Alfred Mylne * Built by: J G Fay Co of Southampton * Year Built: 1903 * Restored By: Fairlie Restorations Ltd ( new wood keel, floors and lower frames, a new deck and deck structures to the original design; a new interior more sympathetic to the original intentions. extensive weight reduction exercise to the spars and rig. A new boom and gaff have been built by Nobel Spars and the yacht re-rigged by ‘Martins Rigging’* Current Name: Kelpie * Original Owner: * Current Owner: Pelham Olive * Sail Number: