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Herreshoff Designs Not Built By HMCo / Re: HA18 Sail Cover
« Last post by Charles Barclay on April 21, 2019, 04:15:00 PM »
Hi Bruce,

Welcome to the Herreshoff Registry forum.

Most canvas makers (experience does matter) will be able to measure your boom and make one pretty easily.  They will use quality thread and fabric and closures. 

An off the shelf cover from, say West Marine, is a common denominator product and likely ill fitting.  Good Sunbrella fabric and thread, well cared for (wash with fresh water and wash the guano off regularly) will be a 20+ year investment.  Take care of chafe too. 

Custom fit is a good thing here.  Recommend getting references from your local sailing community on a good canvas maker or one from the Bristol or Narragansett areas that would be familiar with the vessel. 

Herreshoff Designs Not Built By HMCo / HA18 Sail Cover
« Last post by bdpvt on April 14, 2019, 12:07:11 AM »
Hello everyone,
I'm the proud new owner of a '74 HA18. i'm looking forward to getting the boat in the water this season but i'm lacking a sail cover. Does anyone have a source for sail covers for this boat or perhaps a pattern so i can have one made locally?
Herreshoff Boats For Sale / Re: Herreshoff Eagle 22 for sale?
« Last post by duffboat on April 10, 2019, 10:56:22 PM »
I have just gone into contract for one, but before I did, I did a fair amount of research, and found a lot of dead listings, but if you are on the East Coast or near it, the "next best" Eagle on my list was the one on the list linked below, offered by Ted Melpolder in VA at (804) 384-6938:

He's asking $8,000 but I think he will negotiate - I talked with him a good bit about the boat, which would be a project (rudder, teak, mostly) and require some TLC as it has been left alone for some time.  (Seemed like a good guy.)

If you are up for taking on a hulk, there was also this one in FL which I investigated in February

which is definitely a project boat for someone who really wants to do the boat from the hull up.  The ad asks $4,000 but I got a sense they were definitely willing to negotiate to get it off the property. 843-906-8637.

The only other listing I found which replied to my inquiry (they had just sold) was this one:
which I have used for a reference - looks like it's in terrific shape - except for the missing rudder, which would be $3,000 to replace. 

After all this research, I figured that with purchase price and repairs I would need $10,000~$12,000 to get any Eagle into the condition I wanted, with allowance for some elbow grease. Your mileage may vary. (Arey's Pond on Cape Cod sold one in Bristol condition last fall for $17,000 with all the bells and whistles.)

I am not an expert in anything, except from repeated watchings of Matt Cline's Salvation Navy videos on YouTube, which I thought were excellent in terms of showing what you may have to repair in a Herreshoff America, which is essentially the same hull, and how to do it.  (His next project is ... an Eagle.) This gave me the confidence to go shopping ... I make no guarantees on anything I say - if you like an Eagle but are a first time buyer like me, watch the Salvation Navy videos, climb all over the boat - and get a survey.

Good luck!
Herreshoff Boats For Sale / Herreshoff Eagle 22 for sale?
« Last post by efs823 on April 08, 2019, 09:12:04 PM »
Looking to purchase an Eagle, Anyone know of one for sale?
Thank You!!
Herreshoff Boats For Sale / Looking for a 18' Herreshoff Harbor Pilot For Sale
« Last post by pcboatman5 on March 22, 2019, 04:31:00 PM »
I am looking to purchase a Herreshoff Harbor Pilot 18', any year, whether it is restored or needs to be restored. 
Any leads or information is greatly appreciated!
Thank you!
Miscellaneous Herreshoff Topics / Re: Arrluuk information required
« Last post by Rennie on March 22, 2019, 02:59:48 PM »
How many of those yachts were manufactured do you think?
Miscellaneous Herreshoff Topics / Re: Arrluuk information required
« Last post by Adam Langerman on March 22, 2019, 12:39:17 AM »
Arrluuk is a very accurate replica of the Bounty design by L. Francis Herreshoff.  Built by Legendary Yachts in Washington state, USA.  Launched about 2000.
Miscellaneous Herreshoff Topics / Re: Arrluuk information required
« Last post by Charles Barclay on March 17, 2019, 10:27:25 PM »
Welcome Gerhard,

Typically we need more information but an easy internet search shows this is a cold molded Bounty model of LF Herreshoff (design 58).  It is 66' LOA and not quite 58 on deck.

S/V Bounty (Arrluuk), 57'6" ketch
L. Francis Herreshoff Design # 58 Location: Oxford, MD

The boat sails well, is a well regarded yacht, and has had a few dozen replicas built. 

Specific Herreshoff Vessels / Re: renovation
« Last post by Charles Barclay on March 17, 2019, 10:18:45 PM »
We need more information to assist in identification. 

HMCo built more than a dozen S-Boats (27.5' LOA, 20' LWL) in 1926 and a few 24' LOA Buzzards Bay/Newport 15's.  Neither are quite 26'.

You are more likely looking at a LF Herreshoff design. 

A picture, name, class, builder, or something more illuminating is necessary to assist.
Miscellaneous Herreshoff Topics / Arrluuk information required
« Last post by siebensieben on March 16, 2019, 09:52:49 PM »
I'm looking for information about Arrluuk, a 66 feet ketch or yawl. Can't find anything on the web. Some say year of build is 1934, others say 1997 or 2001.  The yacht with sail No. 58 will participate on this year's Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.  Thanks for sharing some data. - Gerhard Standop, Cologne, Germany. 
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