L.F. Herreshoff GWYLAN

Type: H-28

LOA: 34′ over bowsprit and mizzen boom
LOD: 28′ 0″
LWL: 23′ 1.5″
Beam: 8′ 9″
Draft: 3′ 6″
Ballast: 2,800 lbs
Displacement: 10,500 lbs
Sail Area: 343 sq ft
Design Number: 80
Hull material: White cedar planking over white oak framing, bronze fastened. Mahogany brightwork, pine spars.
Rig: Ketch
Designer: L.F. Herreshoff
Built by: McKie (Nick) Roth, Westport, Maine (on the Sheepscott River)
Year Launched: 1977
Original Owner: John Cadwalader of Philadelphia
Current Owner: Roger Prichard of Riverton, NJ
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Historical: Built in Westport, Maine, sailed in that area the summer of 1977, then sailed to Philadelphia outside (around Cape Cod and Long Island). Cadwalader sailed the boat from Worton Creek Marine, MD until selling her to Prichard in late 1996. Prichard restored her, replaced part of two planks and sternpost. Gwylan summers in Riverton, NJ and spends the winter at Cutts and Case Shipyard, Oxford, MD.


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