Philip L. Rhodes CAPER

Sail Number: 474

Type: Auxiliary Sloop

LOA: 56’3″ / 17.14m
LWL: 40’0″ / 12.19m
Beam: 12’0″ / 3.65m
Draft: 8’3” / 2.51m
Design Number: 661
Designer: Philip L. Rhodes
Original Owner: H. Irving Pratt (1961-63 Commodore, NYYC)
Current Owner: B. Hunt Lawrence
Yacht Club: Seawanhaka-Corinthian Yacht Club
Year Launched: 1957
Built By: Thomas Knutson Shipbuilding, Halesite NY: Informational
Hull Material: Wood
Displacement: 37 Tons
Sail Area: 1,488 sq ft
Engine: Volvo 78 hp diesel
Documentation Number: 274269



Built for Commodore Irving Pratt of the New York Yacht Club to the CCA Rule. Won silver in her first season offshore, in the 1957 Annapolis to Newport Race; Class 2nd in 1960 and Class 3rd in 1964 Bermuda Races. Greatest win, first in fleet of 102 in the 1958 Block Island race. Maintained by Wooden Boatworks and winters in-water.


The Wall of Remembrance – The Owners, Crew & Notable Guest:

Owner: (1957-1971) H. Irving Pratt
Owner: (1971-?) Maine Maritime Academy
Owner: B. Hunt Lawrence
Quest Skipper: Dave Noyes
Crew: John Wesley
Relieve Helmsman: Bus Mosbacher
Cadet: 1/c Rob Porter-field.
Cadet: LT George Perrault
Cadet: Academy Chemistry Instructor, Safety Officer.


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