1942 Herreshoff 12 1/2 Marconi-Rigged Sloop

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Class Sails
Category Daysailers, Sloop
Year 1942
Make Herreshoff 12 1/2
Length 16'
Propulsion Type Other
Hull Material Wood
Fuel Type
Location Rockport
Construction

Carvel cedar planking on oak frames, structural keel, backbone, and floor timbers; bronze fastened; Dynel-covered deck. Tiller steering. Exterior lead ballast. White hull, red bottom, and sand-colored deck.

Sails & Rigging
Marconi rigged sloop with keel-stepped varnished wooden mast and 2 new sets of sails (main and jib).
Comments

One of the popular Herreshoff 12 1/2s built by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, WOODWIND was for many years very well cared for by a highly regarded Massachusetts boatyard particularly knowledgeable about wooden boats. The currents owner has owned her since 2007, and under his ownership, WOODWINDhas been completely re-caulked and given new floorboards in both the seating area and under the foredeck, new doors to the forward and aft compartments, and several new frames. The work was very well done by Redd's Pond Boatworks. In addition, WOODWIND has been stripped, repainted, and varnished, with exception of the cockpit seats, which have been varnished but not stripped and redone. We feel that WOODWIND can be well recommended for one desiring one of these classic daysailers, which offer incredible space and comfort and excellent sailing characteristics.

Disclaimer
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.
Dimensions
Nominal Length
16
Length Overall
15.8
Max Draft
2.5
Beam
5.75
Length at Waterline
12.5
Engine Type Other
1942 Herreshoff 12 1/2 Marconi-Rigged Sloop WOODWIND

One of the popular Herreshoff 12 1/2s built by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, WOODWIND was for many years very well cared for by a highly regarded Massachusetts boatyard particularly knowledgeable about wooden boats. The currents owner has owned her since 2007, and under his ownership, WOODWIND has been completely re-caulked and given new floorboards in both the seating area and under the foredeck, new doors to the forward and aft compartments, and several new frames. The work was very well done by Redd's Pond Boatworks. In addition, WOODWIND has been stripped, repainted, and varnished, with exception of the cockpit seats, which have been varnished but not stripped and redone. We feel that WOODWIND can be well recommended for one desiring one of these classic daysailers, which offer incredible space and comfort and excellent sailing characteristics.

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