N.G. Herreshoff ATREVIDA

Type: Staysail Schooner

N.G. Herreshoff ATREVIDA Specifications:

ex, Wildfire

LOA: 105′ 0″ / 32m
LOD: 91’8″ / 28m
LWL: 65′ 7″ / 20m
Beam 19′ 7″ / 6m
Draft 13′ 1″ / 4m
Hull: Steel
Displacement: 84 tons
Hull Number: 891
Sail Area: 4,154sqft / 386msq
Designer: N.G. Herreshoff
Built By: Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, R.I.
Contract Date: 12/13/1922
Original Price: $ 76,000
Boat Location: Santos, Brasil

Historical:

Launched in 1923 as WILDFIRE was one of the last yachts built by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co, of which was sold a year after her commissioning.

In 2002, saving her from the scrap mills, Gilberto Miranda, purchased her and she underwent a full refit and build at the MCP Yachts Shipyard.

Restoration:

2004 – MCP Yachts Shipyard

Known Racing History:

1924 – Schooner Cup Winner

Ownership History:

2002 – XXXX – Gilberto Miranda
1957 – 2002 – Dircea Fortouta
1950 – 1957 – Jorge Bhering de Matos – Rio de Janeiro
1922 – 1950 – Charles L. Harding – New York Yacht Club Commodore

 

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