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 15 names in this directory beginning with the letter N.
Nada - Launched in 1930 as Dana for a Dane by the name of Valdemar Graae she soon became “NADA” and by 1932 was chosen to represent England in a team of four sixes to race against the American team that included the young designer Olin Stevens in his boat Nancy. - LOA: 37′ 0″ / 11.27m – LWL: 22′ 9″ / 6.97m – Beam: 7′ 0″ / 2.13 – Draft: 5′ 3″ / 1.61m – Hull Number: – Rig: Sloop – Designer: N.G. William Fife III – Built by: – Year Built: 1930
Nagaïna - Built by Attilio Chiesa & Fils, Cannes, France to Lloyds earning highest A rating. - LOA: 54’4″ / 16.60m - LWL: 38’3″ / 11.70m - Beam: 11’9″ / 3.65m - Draft: 7’5” / 2.30m - Hull Number: - Designer: François Camatte - Original Owner: - Current Owner: - Year Built: October 20, 1950 - Built By: Attilio Chiesa & Fils, Cannes, France - Hull Material: - Gross Displacement: 17 Tonnes - Sail Number: - Sail Area: 1,291 sq ft / 120 sq m
Nan of Fife
Nan of Fife - "Nan”, originally commissioned by Irishman Thomas Burrowes, is the oldest William Fife designed yacht still sailing. In 1998, Philippe Menhinck began the restoration, from original archives, of the boat his grandfather had owned from 1948 to 1952. Two years later the restoration was complete. - LOA: 81.85′ - LOD: 63.15′ - - LWL: 44.19′ - Beam: 11.58′ - Draft: 8.53′ - Hull Number: - Rig: Gaff Cutter - Designer: William Fife III - Built by: William Fife & Son - Year Built: 1896
Nantucket Indian - Conceived by Buell P. Mills, and other members of the Nantucket Yacht Club. Designed for use on Nantucket Sound and Kennebunkport, Maine. As many as 22 boats were built for Nantucket, 5 plus or minus remaining today. - LOA: 21’2″ / 6.45m – LOD: 21’2″ / 6.45m – LWL: 16’2″ / 4.93m – Beam: 6’5 / 1.96m – Draft: 1’6 / 0.46m – Ballast: 400 lbs – Displacement: – Sail Area: 222 sq ft – Yard Number: 398 – Hull material: Wood construction – Rig: Jibheaded Sloop – Designer: Alden – Built by: George L. Chaisson, Swampscott, Massachusetts – Year Designed: 1929 – Restored By: – Current Name: – Original Owner: – Contract Cost: $750.00 – Current Owner: – Sail Number:
Nantucket Splinter - The first and only boat built as a one design class boat for Bob Sarvis of Nantucket, Massachusetts. - Type: Nantucket Splinter Class - LOA: 38’6″ / 11.73m - LWL: 27’6″ / 8.38m - Beam: 6’7″ / 2.00m - Draft: 6’6” / 1.98m - Hull Number: XRAN001F989 - Designer: Bruce King - Original Owner: Robert Sarvis - Year Built: 1989 - Built By: Able Marine, Trenton, ME - Hull Weight: 1,105 lbs - Gross Displacement: 6,500 lbs - Ballast: 6,500 - Sail Area: sq ft
Nautilus - Type: New York 30 - LOA: 43′ 9″ - LOD: - LWL: 30′ 0″ - Beam: 8′ 9″ - Draft: 6′ 4″ - Hull Number: 642 - Rig: Gaff Sloop - Sail Area: 984 sq ft - Original Owner: A.G. Hanan - Designer: NG Herreshoff - Built by: Herreshoff Boatyard - Year Built: 1905
Neith - Class: Vintage -
Herreshoff “Neith” Specifications:
LOA: 59 ′ 0″ * LOD: 53′ 0″ * LWL: 40′ 0″ * Beam: 10′ 6″ * Draft: 8′ 0″ * Ballast: * Displacement: 41,000 lbs * Sail Area: * Yard Number: 665 * Hull Material: * Rig: Bermudan Cutter * Class: * Designer: N.G. Herreshoff * Built by: Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, Bristol, RI * Year Built: 1907 * Restored By: * Original Owner: * Original Price: * Status: Active * Sail Number: 123
Built as a weekender for N.G. Herreshoff’s personal doctor
Nellie - Class: Vintage - CRF Rating: 36.0 - Two similar yachts to this design were built by the Herreshoff Mfg. Co. in 1902 and 1903, the first being TRIVIA (HMCo #580) for Harold S. “Mike” Vanderbilt. The second was for Morton F. Plant, which he named NELLIE (HMCo #586). Both were full-keel boats based on the keel/centerboarder AZOR (HMCo #578) that had come out a few months earlier. - Built: Herreshoff 1903, No 586, for $6,400
Length overall: 46ft 6in (14.2m) - Length waterline: 34ft 6in (10.5m) - Beam: 12ft 1in (3.7m) - Draught: 7ft (2.3m) - Displacement: 27,700 lb - Sail area:1,300sqft (121m²)
Neola II - Type: New York 30 - LOA: 43′ 9″ - LWL: 30′ 0″ - Beam: 8′ 9″ - Draft: 6′ 4″ - Original Rig: J&M - Hull Number: 638 - Designer: N.G. Herreshoff - Original Owner: George M. Pynchon - Built: 1905 - Restored: 2013 Bristol, RI. - Original Price: $4,200 - June 2011 Price: $39,000* - Boat Location: Bristol, RI. - Current Name: Rowdy - Current Owner: - Sail Number: NY 12
Nepenthe - A modified Herreshoff design by Cheoy Lee Shipyard of Hong Kong. A racing-cruising vessel, offered as a sloop or ketch, with emphasis on speed, comfort and utility. - Type: Cheoy Lee Offshore 31 - LOA: 30’10″ / 9.39m - LWL: 23’6″ / 7.16m - Beam: 8’10” / 2.69m - Draft: 3’9” / 1.14m - Hull Number: - Designer: Cheoy Lee Shipyard - Original Owner: - Current Owner: Michael del Marmol - Year Built: 1968 - Built By: Cheoy Lee Shipyard - Hull Material: Fiberglass - Gross Displacement: 10,750 lbs - Ballast: 4,150 lbs -Sail Number: - Sail Area (sloop) 400 sq ft
Nina - Specifications: LOA: 70′ 0″ * LOD: 59′ 0″ * LWL: 50′ 0″ * Beam: 14′ 10″ * Draft: 9′ 7″ * Displacement: 44 Tons * Ballast: - Sail Area: 2,275 sq ft * Foremast: 65′ 0″ * Mainmast: 85′ 0″ * Design Number: * Yard Number: * Rig: Staysail Schooner * Designer: W. Starling Burgess * Built by: Biggalow Ship Yard, Monument Beach, Cape Cod, Mass * Original Owner: Paul Hammond * Year Built: 1928 - Restored By: * Boat Location: * Current Name: Nina * Current Owner: Rosemary & David N. Dyche * Sail Number:
Nor'easter IV - Type: Q-Class - LOA: 49’11″ / 15.21m - LWL: 33’6″ / 10.21m - Beam: 8'5" / 2.56m - Draft: 6’11” / 2.10m - Design Number: 281 - Designer: John G. Alden - Original Owner: - Current Owner: Ted & Shelia Graves - Yacht Club: Indian Harbor Yacht Club - Year Built: 1926 - Built By: George F. Lawley & Son, Neponset MA - Hull Material: Wood - Carvel, Double Planked/Steam Bent Frames - Displacement: 20480 / 9309kg - Ballast: 12400 / 5636kg (Cast Lead) - Rig: Sloop - Rating: 35.1 (CRF) - Sail Area: 915 sq ft - Sail Number: Q-10
Nor’wester - Type: International 410 - James H. “Sham” Hunt on sailing on the International 410 Et Toi – “CRH and I only..age 13…raced in the New London to Marblehead Race in 1949 and won by such a large margin that the committee called the Canal to see if we had taken a short cut through it..no of course….this was when you had to check in before any transit was allowed! I doubt I added much but he had such stamina that a 24 hour vigil was a piece of cake.” - LOA: 35’10 7/8″ * LWL: 28’3″ * Beam: 6’10 3/4″ * Draft: 5’9″ * Ballast: * Displacement: *Designed: C. Raymond Hunt * Built By: Marblehead Yacht Yard * Year Designed: * Year * Built: 1947 * Sail Area: 482 sq ft * Hull material: “Harborite” Plywood Construction * Original Owner: Ray Hunt * Original Name: Et Toi * Sail Plan: Main, Jib, Spin Spinnaker: * Conventional * Upwind sail area: sq ft * Spinnaker sail area: * Crew:
Nora - One of the earliest Sparkman & Stephens vessels buīlt using the strip-planking method (planks edge-nailed and glued to the adjoining planks.) Also noted framing was typically additionally spaced, because of the additional strength associated with this building technique, but in this case was spaced the same as traditional plank on frame construction. - Type: Yawl - LOA: 40’2″ / 12.24m - LWL: 27’10″ / 8.48m - Beam: 10’11” / 3.32m - Draft: 5’5” / 1.65m - Design Number: 1574 - Designer: Sparkman & Stephens - Current Owner: Alec Brainerd - Year Launched: 1960 - Built By: William Healy, Miami, Florida - Hull Material: Philippine Mahogany Strip-Planked Over Laminated Oak Frames on 10″ Centers. - Displacement: 18,000 lbs - Ballast: 6,500 lbs (Outside) 300 lbs (inside) - Sail Area: 783 sq ft
Norma B - Type: Fisher's Island 24 - Class: Vintage - This boat was first known only as the 23 foot LWL sloop, and based on an initial purchase of eight boats by the Fishers Island Yacht Club, starting with design 1212 through design 1225, was subsequently known by the FI 23 and later the FI H-23 designations. As a class. they raced at Fishers Island from 1932 – 1955, and some of them are still sailing today. - LOA: 34′ 0″ – LWL: 23′ 0″ – Beam: 7′ 0″ – Draft: 4′ 6″ – Ballast: 2,500 lbs (Lead) – Displacement: 5,050 lbs – Sail Area: – Hull Number: 1274 – Rig: Fractional Sloop – Designer: A. Sydney Herreshoff – Built by: Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. – Hull Construction: Backbone/Framing White Oak- Planking Mahogany (tight seam) – Original Owner: Arthur E. Whitney – Year Built: 1934 – Restored By: IYRS (Currently being restored 3.15.2015) – Boat Location: – Newport, Rhode Island – Original Name: Norma B. – Current Name: Norma B. – Current Owner: IYRS – Sail Number: H 23-15