1970 America’s Cup Contender and Ocean Racing Champion
Skippered by Charley Morgan, Heritage sailed a close campaign for the 1970 Cup but was ultimately eliminated by Intrepid in the Defender’s series. Heritage’s 1970 Cup campaign was only the “first act” before hitting her stride as an offshore racer.
1967 & 1970 winner of The America's Cup
Twice Winner of the America’s Cup, the incomparable Intrepid is close to the hearts of many sailors. 12 US 22 is one of the most famous racing yachts of all time.
1962 America's Cup Winner
The acclaimed yacht designer Philip Rhodes, designed only one 12 Meter in his career, the Cup winner Weatherly! One of only three surviving wooden America’s Cup Defenders in the world, Weatherly is a true legend in American sailing history.
1937 Vintage 12 - Trial horse in 1958 & 1962 Cups
Built in 1937, the vintage 12 Meter Gleam was influential in the development of the longest running class of yachts used in the America’s Cup. The legendary lineup of helmsmen, Briggs Cunningham, Lee Loomis and Harold Vanderbilt, became so fond of Gleam that they built their own 12 Meters to join the class.
A Classic Beauty
Onawa was designed by the renowned naval architect and pioneering aircraft designer, W. Star-ling Burgess. She was number 6 of 6 nearly identical Twelve Meter Class yachts built for prominent members of the New York Yacht Club in 1928.
Tender to Intrepid
Scout is a 19 foot rigid hard bottom inflatable. Designed and built by RIBCRAFT in MA to be a luxury tender for use in all conditions. This rib provides unmatched performance for a boat of its size.
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