Philip L. Rhodes BABE

Type: Nimphius 28

BABE Specifications:

LOA: 40’0″ / 12.19m
LWL: 28’0″ / 8.53m
Beam 9.8′ / 2.98m
Draft 5.7′ / 1.73m
Hull Number: IZA21000683
Designer: Philip L. Rhodes
Original Owner: Attwood
Current Owner:
Year Built: 1938
Built By: Red Nhimphius
Hull Material: Wood
Gross Displacement: 18,000 lbs
Sail area : 611sq/ft.
Sail number: C 3
Owner history: Attwood, Spanjer brothers, Hastings
Vessel name history: Mimi, Esbro, Babe

Historic information:
This boat is a classic design with a special pedigree. Plans were drafted by Philip L. Rhodes for Elihu Root Jr. in 1936. The construction was done (for another buyer) by the iconic Red Nhimphius.

 

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