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.





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There are 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter Y.
Yanira - Yanira built in 1953 and launched in 1954, her first name was Ingeborg in honor of the wife and the daughter of Ragnar Appelgren, the Norwegian cosmetics Industrial who commissioned her construction. - LOA: 58.56′ / 17.85m - LWL: - Beam: 12.46′ / 3.80m - Draft: 8.53′ / 2.60m - Hull Number: - Designer: Bjarne Aas - Original - Owner: Ragnar Appelgren - Current Owner: - Year Built: 1953 - Built By: Fredrikstad (Norway) - Hull Material: Mahogony / Oak - Gross Displacement: 22 tons / 20,000 kg - Sail Number: ESP1257

Yankee - Type: New York 70 - Four boats were constructed for members of the New York Yacht Club. They were lightly built, raced hard, leaked extensively and only two boats continued sailing after the first year. - LOA: 106′ 0″ - LWL: 70′ 0″ - Beam 19′ 4″ - Draft 14′ 0″ - Original Rig: Cutter - Hull Number: 529 - Designer: N.G. Herreshoff - Original Owner: Duryea / Whitney - Built: 1899 - Original Price: $32,594 - Status: Destroyed

Young Miss
Young Miss - Type: Buzzards Bay 30 - Class: Vintage - French & Webb restored three BB 30s, Young Miss, Lady M, and Quakeress II, using materials, hardware & details specified in the original Herreshoff plans. Including double planking of cypress and fir with a bedding of thickened shellac between them. - LOA: 47′ 0″ - LWL: 30′ 0″ - Beam 10′ 10″ - Draft 5′ 3″ - Hull Number: 560 - Designer: N.G. Herreshoff - Original Owner: D. L. Whittemore - Built: 1901

Yvette - Was one of the last Fife to leave Scotland, and was built for the Donaldson family, who were among some of Fife's most important clients. Three sistership's were built to the same design, 1898 Mignon, 1899 Yvette and Pierrette. The design was believed to be inspired by Sir Thomas Lipton's commission for his 1899 America's Cup challenger Shamrock. - LOD: 27' 2" - LWL: 16' 6" - Beam: 6' 7" - Draft: 4' 5" - Hull Number: 449 - Rig: Sloop - Sail Area: 366 sq ft / 34 m2 - Designer: William Fife III - Built by: William Fife & Son - Original Owner: Donaldson - Year Built: 1899

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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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