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 8 names in this directory beginning with the letter P.
Pauline - Type: New York 40 - LOA: 59′ 0″ - LWL: 40′ 0″ - Beam: 14′ 6″ - Draft: 8′ 2″ - Original Rig: Cutter - Hull Number: 782 - Designer: N.G. Herreshoff - Original Owner: Oliver G. Jennings - Built: 1925 - Original Price: $10,000 - Boat Location: Wicklow, Ireland - Current Name: Chinook - Current Owner: - Sail Number:
Pax - Type: 45 Square Metre Spidsgatter - Pax (Latin for Peace) is a spidsgatter (Danish for “double ender”) built in Kalundborg, Denmark in 1936. - LOA: 28’0″ / 8.53m – LWL: 22’0″ / 6.70m – Beam: 9’6″ / 2.89m – Draft: 5’10” / 1.77m – Hull Number: – Designer: MSJ Hansen – Original Owner: Petry Bertelsen – Current Owner: Kaci Cronkhite – Year Built: 1936 – Built By: Karl Thomsen, Kalundborg, Denmark – Hull Material: Wood – Gross Displacement: 7 tons – Ballast: 1,700 lbs lead – Sail Number: S 45 – Sail Area: 484.37 sq ft / 45 sq m
Perseveren Leo - Perseveren – Gaelic for “If at first you don’t succeed try, try again.”Has graced Lake Washington and the Pugent sound for many years, and now resides in Venice Italy, since 1985 - Sail Number: E 4 - Type: Evergreen Class - LOA: 36.00′ / 10.97m - LOD: 36.00′ / 10.97m - LWL: 24.00′ / 7.32m - Beam: 7.33′ / 2.23m - Draft: 5.00′ / 1.52m - Displacement: 7600 lbs./ 3447 kgs - Sail Area: 472 sq ft / 43.85 m2 - Hull Number: 12 - Hull material: Wood construction - Rig: Fractional Sloop - Designer: Philip Rhodes - Built by: Eden Boat Works, New Westminister, B.C. - Year Built: 1947 - Current Owner: Stefano Giannesini
Piera - Designed by Philip Rhodes and built by Abeking & Rasmussen for Walter Paine, Summer resident of Blue Hill Bay, Maine. - LOA: 45’0″ / 13.71m - LWL: 32’0″ / 9.75m - Beam: 11’3″ / 3.44m - Draft: 5’0” / 1.52m - Hull Number: 5002 - Designer: Philip L. Rhodes - Original Owner: Walter Paine, Rutland VT, - Blue Hill Bay, Maine - Current Owner: - Year Built: 1955 - Built By: Abeking & Rasmussen, Lemwerder, Germany - Hull Material: Plank-on-Frame - Gross Displacement: 13 tons - Sail Number: 315 - Sail Area:
Pleasure - In N.G. Herreshoff’s words – “In 1924 when at 76 years and passing winters in southern Florida, I designed and had built a small cruiser to use in Biscayne Bay and about the Keys. - LOA: 30’0″ / 9.14m - LWL: 24’0″ / 7.31m - Beam: 8’5″ / 2.58m - Draft: 31” / 0.76m - Hull Number: - Designer: N.G. Herreshoff - Original Owner: N.G. Herreshoff - Current Owner: - Year Built: 1924 - Built By: Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, R.I. - Hull Material: Wood - Gross Displacement: 7000 lbs - Sail Area: 445 sq ft - Sail Number:
Polly - One of the first post war pleasure boats launched, and the first post war pleasure boat built by Nevins. - LOA: 56’0″ / 17.06m - LWL: 37’0″ / 11.27m - Beam: 11’5″ / 3.47m - Draft: 7’8” / 2.33m - Hull Number: - Designer: Nevins Associate (R.O. Davis formerly of W.H. Hand) - Original Owner: Henry Nevins - Current Owner: Peter Gallant - Launched: September 22, 1945 - Built By: Henry B. Nevins, City Island, NY - Hull Material: Wood - Gross Displacement: 33,000 lbs - Sail Number: - Sail Area: 1,125 sq ft (main 801 sq ft; jib 324 sq ft) Ratsey & Lapthorn
Prima Donna - is one of eleven S&S Nevins-40 “Type A” centerboard yawls built by the master yacht builder Henry B. Nevins in City Island. S&S modeled the series after Carlton Mitchell’s Finisterre. - Type: Nevins-40 (Type A)
LOA: 40’4″ / 12.29m - LWL: 27′ 6″ / 8.38m - Beam: 11’3″ / 3.42m - Draft: 3’11” / 1.19m – 7’9″ / 2.36m - Hull Number: 1068 - Designer: Sparkman & Stephens - Current Owner: David Puchkoff - Year Built: 1956 - Built By: Henry B. Nevins, City Island NY
Hull Material: Carvel Planked Mahogany/steam bent oak frames - Gross Displacement: 10 tons - Sail Area: 535 sq ft - Sail Number: 596
Providence - Type: Continental Sloop (Class A) - The Continental Sloop Providence is an accurate replica of Americas first war ship. The Providence was built in 1768 by the Brown family of Providence RI. She was the first vessel purchased by the Continental Navy and was John Paul Jones’ first command. He went on to fame aboard the Bonhomme Richard and then became the father of the US Navy after the revolution. - LOA: 110’0″ / 34m - LOD: 66’6″ / 20.3m - LWL: 59’0″ / 17.98m - Beam: 20’2″ / 6.16m - Draft: 7’9″ / 2.41m - Displacement: 118000 lbs - Hull Material: Fiberglass - Designed By: Charles Wittholz - Original Owner: - Built By: Don Gilkinson, Portsmouth Ri, United States - Year Launched: 1978