1969 Herreshoff Prudence
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- RI, United States
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- Current Price:
- US$ 29,900
Beautiful classic Herreshoff Prudence Cruising Sloop. Designed by Francis L. Herreshoff.
This is a complete package: Stored indoors and maintained by East Passage Boatwrights, new Triad trailer 2013, Cross-cut sails Main and Jib by Quantum 2012, Main sail cover, Jib, and Mast boot 2012. Survey from 2016 available.
Please contact Peter Sterrett at 401 644-8395
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder and Dimensions
She was built in 1969 by Earnest C. Bennett, Baldwinsville N.Y.
Displacement: 7,000 lbs
Ballast: 3,500 lbs
Sail area: Appox 300 sq ft.
Carvel mahogany planking, over steam-bent oak frames, bronze screw fastened.
Fiberglass-sheathed plywood decks, cockpit sole, and housetop. Varnished mahogany cabin trunk, coamings, toe rails, hatches, handrails, rub rail and trim. Self bailing cockpit, tiller steering. Approx 3,150 lead keel. Kirby's "Gloss White" hull
Mast: Hollow Spruce (Varnished) Boom: Solid Spruce
Sleeping accommodations for 3. Rode locker way forward with waste-holding tank under. A V-Berth is next aft with filler to from double. A water closet with box enclosure is beneath the V-Berth to starboard. The galley area is aft to port with Arigo 2 burner alcohol stove, cooler cupboard with pullout shelf, stainless pullout sink with brass Fynspray hand pump, and stowage lockers. A settee berth is opposite to starboard with shelves outboard. New hanging locker to port under bridge deck. The interior is finished in white paint with satin-varnished mahogany trim.
Ventilation via companionway, forward hatch, and opening port.
Newer safety-glass fixed port lights provide addtional light.
Sails: Herreshoff 23' Cross Cut cruising mainsail, 1 reef, 1 Full, 3 mid batten pockets by Quantum 2013.
Cross cut partial club jib. 1 Full 2 mid batten pockets by Quantum 2013.
Sunbrella mainsail & jib cover w/mast boot 2012.
Rigging: Stainless standing rigging with bronze turnbuckles. Mast on tabernacle for ease of stepping and unstepping.
Foam cockpit cushions
Trailer: Triad 2013 tandem axel with surge brakes, lights and leveling features galvanized steel frame and six adjustable screw poppets and high road ratchet strap tie downs.
Tanks: 3-gal portable steel gas tank for outboard. 23 gal Monel water tank, holding tank.
Electrical: Two 12 V deep-cycle batteries with solar charger, for running lights and bilge pump.
10' Shaw & Tenney oars.
Head: Wilcox-Crittenden with holding tank. (Never used).
VHF radio, boat fenders, PFD's, extra wood tiller, boom crutch, boat hook, dock lines, additional set of sails main, jib, genoa, running blocks for jib, interior and exterior cushions.
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.
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