“One of the most sought-after of books on the designs of Sparkman & Stephens is titled ‘The Best of the Best’. Undoubtedly, SONNY is one:

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SY Mariska


Mariska is a 15 metre class built in 1908 and from the drawing board of the famous William Fife the third. Of the twenty yachts

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Serenade at Les Voiles d'Antibes


“SERENADE was designed by American West Coast sailboat designer Nicholas Potter, who working from the late 1920s through the late 40s; is often known as

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FLICKAMAROO, one of the original group of Buzzards Bay 15 by Herreshoff Manufacturing Company and Nat Herreshoff. Created to design a boat that could be

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One of the finest and most striking examples of the later days of British wooden motor yacht design and construction, TAMBURA was originally commissioned by

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SY Binker


1934 Starling Burgess and Donaldson designed the cutter Binker Which was built locally at Julius Peterson Shipyard located in New Jersey BINKER was designed for

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SY Endrick


Designed by William Fife III and launched at the W. Fife & son yard in 1912. The boat is named after the Endrick river in

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“Sonata is project number 648 of the prestigious American naval architect John Alden. She was designed by Carl Alberg in 1937 and built in Boston, Massachusetts

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“Built at the Simms Bros. Shipyard in Dorchester, Massachussets, for J.J. Storrow, she was designed by Sam Crocker. Out of his many designs Mercury is often

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” An iconic race winner by any standards, her light weight – for that period nevertheless belies the strength of Clarionet’s construction by Lallows and

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There is no mistaking the graceful lines of a 30 Square Meter. With its long, lean hull, generous overhangs and lofty, slim-line Bermudan rig, it

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Sold to Charles McCann of the Woolworth family and renamed Chalena, she was later requisitioned by the US Maritime Commission in 1942, and entered service

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SY Rainbow


Auckland dentist and successful yacht racer A.T. Pittar changed allegiances from the Bailey yard and ordered from Logan Bros. a fast 36 foot linear rater,

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BlueBird 1938

The dreamers of the day, proclaimed T.E. Lawrence, are the dangerous men, for they act on their dreams. Such a man was Captain Sir Malcolm

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The “Matrero” was the first boat designed by German Frers after his time at Sparkman & Stephens in 1970. It was designed as a 2Ton

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The Blue Peter

The Blue Peter was launched in 1930, although the teak used in the construction of her hull was brought from Thailand in 1870. Her first

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The BB11 is a strict One Design, designed in 1956 as a high quality, moderately priced yacht, suited both for day cruising and class racing.

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Launched on 5th May, 1911 Corinthian was built for the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club for $7,300. Renamed ‘Nutmeg III’ for a period.

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EA is both glamorous and functional – Designed in 1952, Vittorio Baglietto crafted in EA a yacht both comfortable and performant. She won the Giraglia

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Madifra 2

Madifra 2 is built with cold molded mahogany in the shipyard of Gallinari in Anzio (IT) for Ing.  Zamorani, and launched in april 1974. This

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‘Baruna’ was built to the maximum size under the CCA rule and won first overall in the 1938 Bermuda Race, setting the Race record in

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SKY 1890

S/Y SKY was delivered in 1890 as a gaff-rigged yawl by British Thetis Ware. Built with a mahogany hull on oak frames and teak superstructure,

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Baccarat was built for Georges Coumantaros, a wealthy Greek American who later gained fame in yacht racing with a series of IOR maxis called Boomerang.

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The boat was launched with the name ‘Oliana II’, then she was renamed ‘Givar’.   She then changed hands again in ’71 to be renamed

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