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 26 names in this directory beginning with the letter M.
Magda VIII
Magda VIII - International Rule from 1906 – William Fife III designed and Anker & Jensen built 12mR MAGDA VIII for Alfred W. Larsen (all his boats were named MAGDA). - LOA: 61.25 / 18.67m - LWL: 39.33 / 11.99m - Beam 13.12 / 4m - Draft 7.87 / 2.40m - Hull Number: - Designer: William Fife III - Original Owner: Alfred Larsen - Current Owner: Einar Sissener, Norway - Year Built: 1908 - Built By: Anker & Jensen - Hull Material: - Gross Displacement: - Sail Area: - Sail Number E/4

Mah Jong
Mah Jong - Designed by Sparkman & Stevens and built at the Cheoy Lee Shipyard in Hong Kong. Launched in 1957, her shakedown cruise was a circumnavigation. - LOA: 52’2″ / 15.91m - LWL: 37’0″ / 11.27m - Beam: 11’8″ / 3.59m - Draft: 7’6” / 2.28m - Design Number: 1261 - Designer: Sparkman & Stephens - Original Owner: - Current Owner: Gary Martin - Year Built: 1957 - Built By: Cheoy Lee Shipyard, Hong Kong - Hull Material: Wood - Gross Displacement: 38,100 lbs - Ballast: Outside 14,500 lbs – Inside 500 lbs - Sail Area: 1,253 sq ft

Malabar I
Malabar I - A stout yacht, with short ends, graceful sheer leading to a high bow. Two cabin trunks, which adds to the strength of the yacht, providing strong partners for the mainmast. The first three Malabars are similar, but 2 and 3 are sleeker and yachtier. - LOA: 41’3 / 12.57m * LOD: * LWL: 31’10 / 9.70m * Beam: 11’7 / 3.53m * Draft: 6’2 / 1.88m * Ballast: * Displacement: 29,100 lbs / 13,200 kgs * Sail Area: * Yard Number: 155 * Hull material: Wood construction * Rig: Bald-Headed Schooner * Designer: Alden * Built by: C.A. Morse & Son, Thomaston, ME * Year Built: 1921 * Restored By: * Current Name: Dorothea,

Malabar II
Malabar II - Slight variation of the first Malabar, constructed with a single cabin, allowing more interior room, built from the same lines, but slightly fuller in the bow, with sheers slightly flattened, and different in accommodations, and ballast. - LOA: 41’6 / 12.60m * LOD: * LWL: 32’11 / 10.03m * Beam: 11’3 / 3.43m * Draft: 6’2 / 1.88m * Ballast: * Displacement: 28,600 lbs / 12,973 kgs * Sail Area: 938 sq ft * Yard Number: 162 * Hull material: Wood construction * Rig: Schooner * Designer: Alden * Built by: C.A. Morse & Son, Thomaston, ME * Year Built: 1922 * Restored By: Elmer Collemer, Camden, Maine * Current Name: Hispaniola * Original Owner: John G. Alden * Current Owner: * Sail Number:

Malabar III
Malabar III - Malabar II and Malabar III were built from the same lines, and were almost identical except in their accommodations and ballast. Malabar III has a slightly different arrangement with the port quarter berth has a bulkhead around it to make a small, private after stateroom. Malabar III has no engine, but was provided with a shaft log and propeller. - LOA: 41’6 / 12.60m * LOD: * LWL: 32’11 / 10.03m * Beam: 11’3 / 3.43m * Draft: 6’2 / 1.88m * Ballast: * Displacement: 28,600 lbs / 12,973 kgs * Sail Area: 938 sq ft * Yard Number: 162b * Hull material: Wood construction * Rig: Schooner * Designer: Alden * Built by: C.A. Morse & Son, Thomaston, ME * Year Built: 1922 * Restored By: * Current Name: * Original Owner: John G. Alden * Current Owner: * Sail Number:

Malabar IV
Malabar IV - In comparison Malabar I had a ballast-displacement ration of 33%, compared to 49% in Malabar 4. To use this greater stability 4 had a lot more sail area than her predecessors. In 1923, her first season, she won all of her races, going 8 for 8, one of which was the prestigious New London/Bermuda race. She was the first Malabar to be built by another yard other than C.A. Morse, with the next 4 being built in Maine. - LOA: * LOD: 46’9 / 14.25m * LWL: 35’6 / 10.82m * Beam: 11’1 / 13.63m * Draft: 6’9 / 2.06m * Ballast: * Displacement: 37,200 / 16,874kgs * Sail Area: 938 sq ft * Yard Number: 205 * Hull material: Wood construction * Rig: Schooner * Designer: Alden * Built by: C.A. Morse & Son, Thomaston, ME * Year Built: 1923 * Restored By: * Current Name: Black Duck

Malabar Jr
Malabar Jr - Malabar Juniors evolved through several designs, number 271 in 1926 (four sisters built); number 326 in 1927 (five sisters built); number 599 in 1936 (eight sisters built); number 691 in 1939 (26 sisters built); and number 762 in 1946 (16 sisters built). From a simple workboat type, inexpensive design, much like the Friendship sloop, to a more expensive yachty type, with long ends, slacker bilges, with higher freeboard amidships. - LOA: 30.00' / 9.14m * LOD: 30.00' / 9.14m * LWL: 23'3 / 7.09m * Beam: 9'9 / 2.97m * Draft: 5'1 / 1.55m * Ballast: 4800 lbs. / 2177 kgs. * Displacement: 12,6383 lbs./ 5,729 kgs * Sail Area: 572 sq ft * Yard Number: 326 (five sister ships built) * Hull material: Wood construction * Rig: Sloop * Designer: Alden * Built by: * Year Built: 1927 * Restored By: * Current Name: * Original Owner: * Current Owner: * Sail Number:

Manitou
Manitou - Built solely to win the Chicago Mac Race (from Chicago to Mackinac Island, across Lake Michigan) as a performance cruising yacht. Launched in 1937 and promptly won the 1938 Chicago Mac Race in the cruising division (on corrected time), beating all previous records. She would go on to win again in 1940 and 41′ - LOA: 62’0″ / 18.9m - LWL: 44’0″ / 13.4m - Beam: 13’9″ / 4.2m - Draft: 8’6” / 2.6m - Design Number: 99 -Designer: Sparkman & Stephens - Original Owner: James Lowe of Grand Rapids - Year Built: 1937 - Built By: MM Davis & Son yard in Solomons, Maryland - Hull Material: Mahogony on Oak Frames - Gross Displacement: 60,000 lbs / 27.2 tonnes - Ballast: 4 tonnes - Sail Number: 62 - Sail Area: 1,778 sq ft / 165 sq m

Marama V
Marama V - Type: SK 30 Schärenkreuzer - LOA: 36.94′ / 11.26m * LOD: 36.94′ / 11.26m * LWL: * Beam: 6.49′ / 1.98m * Draft: 4.33′ / 1.32m * Ballast: * Displacement: 2.7 Tonnes * Sail Area Original: * Yard Number: 2190 * Hull material: Wood * Rig: Sloop * Mast: * Designer: Rasmussen * Type: * Built by: Abeking & Rasmussen * Year Built: 1925/26 * Restored By: * Current Name: MARAMA V – SYMPHONIE * Original Owner: Dr. Roderich John Schlubach * Current Owner: Hubert Baron * Sail Number: G 14 (ex. X 14)

Maria Cattiva
Maria Cattiva - International Superyacht Society Awards 2004 Best Sailing Yacht 36m+ Winner. International Superyacht Society Awards 2004 Best Sail Interior Winner. - LOA: 130.97 / 39.92m * LOD: 128.37 / 39.13m * LWL: 128.38 / 39.92m * Beam: 26.08 / 7.95m * Draft: 12.43 / 3.79m * Ballast: 153,000lbs * Displacement: 396,830lbs * Sail Area: 379 m2 * Yard Number: 377 * Hull material: Coros “Alustar” Temper Aluminum for hull plating * Rig: Ketch * Designer: Exterior Bruce King / Interior Rhoades Young Design * Built by: Royal Huisman Shipyard, Holland * Year Launched: 2003 * Restored By: * Current Name: Maria Cattiva * Original Owner: * Contract Cost: * Current Owner: * Sail Number:

Mariette
Mariette - Commissioned by J. Frederick Brown, Mariette is one of two sisterships (Ohonkara no.827) to Harold S. Vanderbilt’s schooner yacht “Vagrant” - LOA: 109′ 0″ * LOD: 00′ 0″ * LWL: 80′ 0″ * Beam: 23′ 8″ * Draft: 14′ 4″ * Ballast: * Displacement: 183 Tons * Sail Area: 8,070 * Yard Number: 772 * Hull material: Steel * Rig: Schooner * Designer: N.G. Herreshoff * Built by: Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, Bristol Rhode Island. * Year Built: 1916 * Restored By: * Current Name: Mariette of 1915 * Original Owner: Jacob Frederick Brown * Current Owner: * Sail Number:

Marilee
Marilee - Type: New York 40 - Class: Vintage - One of the famous Herreshoff New York Yacht Club 40’s known as the “Fighting Forties.” Casper Whitney, in the August 1901 issue of Outing magazine referred to the New York Yacht Club 40’s as having “that Herreshoff characteristic of passing unperturbed through agitated waters.” Edwin J. Schoettle described the New York 40’s as “excellent, heavy-weather boats, having an ability to withstand all kinds of rough handling, both by men and weather.” Mr. Schoettle further commented, “I have been told that a 40 has never been seen reefed.” - LOA: 59′ 0″ - LWL: 40′ 0″ - Beam: 14′ 6″ - Draft: 8′ 2″ - Original Rig: Sloop - Hull Number: 955 - Designer: N.G. Herreshoff - Original Owner: Edward I. Cudahy - Built: 1925 - Original Price: $4,200 - Boat Location: New Bedford, MA - Current Name: Marilee - Current Owner: Tim Rutter - Sail Number: NY/50

Mariquita
Mariquita - Type: 19 Metre - LOA: 125′ 0″ * LOD: 95′ 4″ * LWL: 66′ 0″ * Beam: 17′ 0″ * Draft: 12′ 0″ * Ballast: * Displacement: 79 Tonnes Sail Area: 6,260 sq ft * Yard Number: 595 * Hull material: Mahogany and steel frames * Rig: Gaff Cutter * Designer: William Fife III * Type: 19 Metre Class (First International Rule 19) * Built by: William Fife & Son, Fairlie * Year Built: 1911 * Restored By: Fairlie Restorations * Current Name: Mariquita * Original Owner: * Current Owner: * Sail Number:

Mariska
Mariska - Designed by the world famous William Fife III and built at the William Fife & Son yard, MARISKA is one of only four of the famous 15m Class that remains. - Sail Number: D1 - Type: 15 Meter - Mariska Specifications: - LOA: 90’6″ / 27.60m - LOD: 76'9" / 23.40m - LWL: - Beam: 13'9" / 4.20m - Draft: 9’0” / 2.75m - Hull Number: - Designer: William Fife III - Original Owner: A K Stothert - Current Owner: Christian Niels - Year Launched: 1908 - Built By: William Fife & Son - Hull Material: Hull steel/wood composite - Hull Displacement: 34 tonnes - Sail Area: 1355.75 m2

Martha
Martha - was built in 1907 for San Francisco lumber baron R. Hanify (Commodore of the San Francisco Yacht Club) and named after his wife, Martha. A Bowdoin B. Crowninshield design built at W. F. Stone Boat Yard in San Francisco. - Type: Staysail Rigged Schooner (Original Rig – Gaff Rigged - Martha Specifications: - LOA: 84’0″ / 25.60m - LOD: 68’2″ / 20.77m - LWL: 47’8″ / 14.52m - Beam: 16’1″ / 4.90m - Draft: 8’0” / 2.43m - Hull Number: - Designer: B.B.Crowninshield - Original Owner: John R. Hanify, Sausalto, CA (Commodore San Francisco Yacht) - Current Owner: The Schooner Martha Foundation, Port Townsend, WA - Year Built: 1907 - Built By: W. F. Stone Boat Yard, San Francisco, CA - Hull Material: Planking is fir and silver bali on oak frames. - Gross Displacement: - Original Name: Martha (named after J. R. Hanify’s wife, Martha Fitzmaurice Hanify)

Mashnee
Mashnee - Type: Buzzards Bay 30 - Found abandoned in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. At the time of Mashnee’s restoration in Vermont, three other 30s (Young Miss, Lady M, and Quakeress III) were being restored by French and Webb in Belfast, Maine, and all four were launched in time for the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta in 2008. - LOA: 46′ 6″ - LWL: 30′ 0″ - Beam: 10′ 10″ - Draft: 5′ 3″ - Hull Number: 569 - Designer: N.G. Herreshoff - Built By: Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, Bristol, RI - Original Owner: - Current Owner: Jan Rozendaal - Current Location: 2010 Lake Champlain, cruises Maine coast - Built: 1902

Mayan
Mayan - Owned by David Crosby of The Byrds and CSNY fame for the past 40 plus years, she was the inspiration to one of the all-time classic modern day sailing songs, “Wooden Ships” which he penned in the salon. - LOA: 58′ 11″ / 17.71m - LOD: 58′ 11″ / 17.71m - LWL: 45′ 7″ / 13.89m - Beam: 16′ 5″ / 4.99m - Draft Min: 4′5″ / 1.34m - Draft Max: 10' 02" / 3.07m - Ballast: 9000 lbs - Displacement: 60000 lbs - Sail Area Upwind: 1665 Sq. Ft - Yard Number: 356-B - Hull material: Wood single layer carvel planking caulked - Rig: Schooner - Designer: John G. Alden - Built by: Honduras - Year Built: 1947 - Restored By: - Current Name: Mayan - Original Owner: - Current Owner: David Crosby - Sail Number:

Meiga del Mar
Meiga del Mar - There were 13 Nevins 40s built to Olin Stephens design (#1068) between 1955 and 1960 by the H.B. Nevins Yard on City Island, NY. - LOA: 40’0″ / 12.19m - LWL: 27’6″ / 8.38m - Beam: 11’3″ / 3.42m - Draft: (Board up) 3’11” / 1.19m (board down) 7’7″ / 2.31m - Design Number: 1068 / Series A - Designer: Sparkman & Stephens - Original Owner: - Current Owner: Ramon Rodriguez & Lizette Cantres - Year Built: 1955 - Built By: Henry B. Nevins, City Island, NY - Hull Material: Wood - Gross Displacement: 18,620 lbs - Ballast: 5,635 lbs - Documentation or State Reg. Number: 512603 - Sail Area: 739 sq ft - Sail Number: 585

Mermaid
Mermaid - Built by Paul E. Luke, East Boothbay, Maine for Austin Goodyear (Ellsworth Builders Supply) A Maine fixture for 45 years, up until the original owners death in 2005. A beautiful ketch built for cruising, but often seen racing successfully in the Classic Yacht Circuit. - Sail Number: 446 - Type: S&S Ketch - Mermaid Specifications: - LOA: 45’8″ / 13.91m - LWL: 32’4″ / 9.85m - Beam: 11'6" / 3.50m - Draft: 6’8” / 2.03m - Design Number: 1230 - Designer: Sparkman & Stephens - Original Owner: Austin Goodyear - Current Owner: Brooke Parish - Year Launched: 1957 - Built By: Paul E. Luke, East Boothbay, Maine - Hull Material: Wood - Gross Displacement: 27,600 lbs - Ballast: 10,300 lbs - Sail Area: 1,032 sq ft

Mikado
Mikado - Type: Clyde Linear 30 - William Fife built Mikado for Sir William Corry as a 'Clyde 30' at a time when the rules were in a state of flux, allowing him to do more or less as he wished. Originally a Gaff Cutter, Mikado was converted in 1924 into a cruiser racer with a Bermundan rig. - LOA: 42′ 0″ * LOD: * LWL: 30′ 0″ * Beam: 8′ 7″ * Draft: 6′ 7″ * Ballast: 4000 kilograms * Displacement: 7.7 tonnes * Sail Area: * Yard Number: 509 * Hull material: Mahogany and Pitch Pine * Rig: Bermudan Cutter * Designer: William Fife * Type: 1904 Clyde Linear 30 class * Built by: W Fife Fairlie * Year Built: 1904 * Restored By: * Current Name: Mikado * Original Owner: Sir William Corry * Current Owner: Sir Michael & Beverley Briggs * Sail Number: 6

Mineola
Mineola - Type: New York 70 - LOA: 106′ 0″ - LWL: 70′ 0″ - Beam 19′ 4″ - Draft 14′ 0″ - Displacement: 84 tons - Sail Area: 6,950 sq. ft +or- - Original Rig: Cutter - Hull Number: 529 - Designer: N.G. Herreshoff - Contracted By: August Belmont - Contract Date: 10/11/1899 - Status: Destroyed

Mink
Mink - Type: Buzzards Bay 25 - LOA: 32′ 0″ - LWL: 25′ 0″ - Beam: 8′ 9″ - Draft: 3′ 0″ - Hull Number: 733 - Designer: N.G. Herreshoff - Original Owner: Howard Stockton, Jr. - Original Price: $2,000 - Built: 1914 - Location: Mystic, CT

Minot’s Light
Minot’s Light - Arthur Beiser – “The Proper Yacht” - “In looking for a yacht, intangible feelings are as important as tangible facts. I’m a believer in love at first sight as as essential an element in choosing a yacht as in life generally. Five minutes after meeting my wife, I knew our lives would become intertwined; we have now been married for 50 years. Five minutes after seeing Minots Light in 1957, I knew our destinies were to mesh too. ….Minots Light sat there a few boats away, a swan among mere ducks” - Type: Ketch - LOA: 58’1″ / 17.66m - LWL: 41’3″ / 12.52m - Beam: 14’3″ / 4.33m - Draft: 7’6” / 2.28m - Design Number: 0879 - Designer: John G. Alden - Original Owner: Clarence A. Warden, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania - Current Owner: - Year Launched: 1950 - Built By: Abeking & Rasmussen, Germany - Hull Material: Steel - Gross Displacement: 58,300 / 26,500 - Ballast: 19,000 / 8636 Location of Plans: MIT – Hart Nautical Collection – Permission required - Spars: Hollow, Sitka Spruce - Sail Area: 1,518 / 141.1

Mistral
Mistral - Mistral is considered to be a refined updated version of "Joann" with a finer entry and clipper bow. Her easier to handle Marconi mainsail is less traditional and attractive than her counterpoint. - LOA: 75′ 0″ - LOD: 63' 6" - LWL: 54′ 9″ - Beam: 15′ 0″ - Draft: 6′ 3″ - Ballast: - Displacement: Sail Area: 1,972 - Design Number: 73 - Yard Number: - Hull material: Yellow pitch pine on oak ribs covered with 3 layers of sipo mahogany - Rig: Schooner - Designer: L.F. Herreshoff - Built by: Britt Brothers, West Lynn, MA - Year Built: 1937 - Restored By: 2006 to 2008 in the shipyard of M. Paulsen in Arnis at the river Schlei, Germany - Current Name: Mistral - Original Owner Theodore W. Little - Current Owner: Dieter Krügel - Sail Number: GER 73

Moonbeam of Fife
Moonbeam of Fife - MOONBEAM III was launched in 1903, a magnificent yacht which has now become one of the most successful classic yachts in the world. Designed to race, she sailed under the new RORC tonnage rule, which included sailing ships with fitted-out interiors. - LOA: 98′ 05″ / 30.00m * LOD: 81′ 04″ / 24.81m * LWL: 65′ 0″ / 19.83m * Beam: 15′ 05″ / 4.72m * Draft: 10′ 07″ / 3.25m * Ballast: * Displacement: 41 tonnes * Sail Area: 430 sq m * Yard Number: 491 * Hull material: Teak/Elm/Oak Frames * Rig: Original Yawl/ Current Gaff Cutter * Designer: William Fife III * Type: * Built by: William Fife & Son, Fairlie * Year Built: 1903 * Restored By: Fairlie Restorations * Current Name: Moonbeam of Fife * Original Owner: Charles Plumtree Johnson * Current Owner: * Sail Number:

Mustang
Mustang - Type: NY 32 - Class: Vintage - In 1935 the New York Yacht Club were looking to replace the Herreshoff NY 30s. The NYYC’s requirements were that the vessel should be passage worthy, graceful, and fast. Olin Stephens designed and the Nevis Shipyard built the NY 32 with oak frames (1 5/8″ on 8″ centers), heavy Philippine mahogany planking, and a low, solid deck house, all without sacrificing speed or beauty. Rod Stephens bought Mustang in 1946, and owned her for 32 years. - LOA: 45′ 4″ - LWL: 32′ 0″ - Beam: 10′ 7″ - Draft: 6′ 6″ - Design Number: 125 - Rig: Sloop - Displacement: 24,250 - Sail Area: 950 - Designer: Sparkman & Stephens - Built By: Nevins, City Island NY - Contract Price: $11,000 - Original Owner: Harvey Conover - Current Owner: - Current Location: - Built: 1946 - Documentation or State Reg. Number: - Number of Engines: 1


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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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