Chestnut is a Herreshoff 12-1/2 sail boat built in 1930 at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. in Bristol, RI. Her hull number is 1158 . She has an external lead keel bronze fastened and an outboard rudder.
Chestnut is an open boat, with a small foredeck, short afterdeck, and a coaming encircling the open cockpit. Her hull planking is 1/2’’ cedar over 11/16 X 3/4’’ oak frames spaced 8’’ on center. Decks are 3/8’’ cedar over 5/8” X 1.25” oak deck beams. Keel and floor timbers are oak, with all exterior deadwood being yellow pine.
Transom, sheer strakes, and coamings are white oak (typical of this class of boat till 1932), and all are varnished. Cockpit floors are bare cedar and cockpit seats are varnished western red cedar. Bulkheads fore and aft are 5/16’’ mahogany marine plywood painted white. Original Herreshoff builder’s plaque in place (#1158). White hull, red bottom paint.
Varnished ash tiller
Boom crutch (Varnished oak)
Varnished western red cedar seats
Hardware is all bronze
In 2016 blocks were replaced by bronze ball bearing blocks manufactured by JM Reineck and Son
Running and standing rigging in good condition
Spars are varnished douglas fir
Jib, mainsail and, spinnaker
Sails made by Gambel & Hunter (2014). Dacron cloth which have the look and feel of antique cotton cloth
Cockpit cover (2015) protecting the entire cockpit
Anchor and line
Custom galvanized Triad trailer, thirty years old, in good condition.
COMMENTS: Chestnut was entirely rebuilt in 1987 by the Wickford Shipyard in Rhode Island where she is currently stored and maintained. She is in very good condition, is actively sailed every year.
Chestnut is a fine example of the Herreshoff 12-1/2 class small day-sailer.
Please contact Jean Beaulieu at 207-244-3374
Ytterligare specifikationer, utrustning och information:
Chestnut Hull #1158
Tillverkare: Herreshoff Manufacturing Co.
Designer: NG Herreshoff
LÖA Längd över allt: 16 fot 0 tum
Bredd: 6 fot 0 tum
Max. djupgång: 2 fot 6 tum
Ballast: 735 pund
torrvikt: 1500 pund
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.