ONAIRE III, HMCo#1508, is the last large yacht built by the
Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. She was designed by Sparkman &
Stephens, Design #207.
She has had only three owners, all of whom spent a lot of time and
resources to keep her in Bristol fashion. The boat was built for
Walter Todd of Rochester N.Y. and sold to Alexander Beebee, also of
Rochester N.Y. The present owner's philosophy has been to keep her
original classic grace and beauty while updating electronics and
mechanics. As a result, she has been awarded The Finest Classic Yact
Award and Best Owner Maintained Yacht by the Museum of Yachting in
She is currently being restored. Her hull has been completely
restored and work continues on deck and below. Owner is looking to
sell as is, or partner with someone to complete.