|Liegeplatz||Larchmont, New York, Vereinigte Staaten|
|Länge über alles||16.46 m|
|Länge an der Wasserlinie||11.13 m|
|Min. Tiefgang||2.31 m|
|Höchstgeschwindigkeit||9 kn @ 2100 Drehzahl|
|Reisegeschwindigkeit||7 kn @ 1800 Drehzahl|
"BERNICE" - Built in 1916 by Hodgdon Brothers in East Boothbay, Maine, to design by George Owen, renowned naval architect and early professor of naval architecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), she is believed to be the last surviving Owen “P-Class”.
George Owen P Class Yacht
"George Owen's yachts could even be said to be beautiful, and this adjective could only be truthfully applied to a few things in this world." L. Francis Herreshoff
In her early years, Bernice won numerous races and championships on the East Coast of the US. From 1919 on, she raced on the Great Lakes as part of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club's fleet, winning virtually every major trophy there, starting with her inaugural 1919 race for the Prince of Wales Cup which was presented to her crew in person by HRH Edward, Prince of Wales, future King Edward VIII. Originally gaff-rigged, she was re-rigged as a marconi yawl in the 1930s. In 2007-2008, she underwent an 18-month restoration at Rockport Marine in Rockport, Maine (Wooden Boat Magazine No. 196), assisted by Wooden Boat Magazine's technical editor as well as staff at the MIT Museum. The restoration involved a full rebuild of the structure, including steam bent oak frames, new back bone, and new bronze straps and standing rigging structure; replacement of a majority of the planking (she is double planked in mahogany and long leaf pine) and an entirely new 4 layer glued deck. Her interior was somewhat altered, in keeping with the original as much as possible, to convert a pure racer into a racer cruiser with comfortable accommodations for six, plus all systems were replaced and a new suite of sails was built by Doyle Sailmakers in strict keeping with her classic appearance and finish. Following this restoration, she won the Concours d'Elegance 1st place at Mystic Seaport's Wooden Boat Show in both 2008 and 2009, and 1st place at New York Classic Week Concours d'Elegance in both 2009 and 2011, in addition to winning or placing within the top three in numerous classic boat regattas in New York and New England. She has always been beloved by those who own and race her, and she continues to be lovingly maintained by the present sellers.
ACCOMODATIONS AND WALKTHROUGH
Accommodation for 6 in 3 cabins, Master Aft with large quarter berth and settee, companionway access, and natural lighting from bronze port holes. Salon has separate companion way access, a port and starboard upper and lower bunks, and excellent natural lighting and ventilation from skylight hatch. There is a crew quarter berth forward. Full head to port which also has ventilation and lighting from skylight hatch. Galley has stainless steel refrigeration and double sink and 2 burner stove. Ample storage throughout. She has forced air heat system for all cabins and pressurized hot water.
DECK AND DECK EQUIPMENT
- There are bronze and stainless removable lifelines and stanchions for racing and cruising.
- There's a manual bronze windlass
- Bronze deck hardware and running blocks
- Bronze bow chocks
- Bronze forward dorade vent
- 4 - Harken Bronze 2 speed model 53ST
- 1 - Harken Bronze 2 speed model 44ST
NAVIGATION AND ELECTRONICS
- RAYMARINE Hybrid Touch with speed depth and wind
- Removable running lights
- Garmin Radar
- Group 30 12V engine starter battery
- 30 Amp 110V
- GFI outlet in Galley
- 110 12V in Salon
- 110 in Master
- 30 Amp 50' Marinco power cord
- Bronze through hull
- Bronze GROCO water strainer
- Raycor fuel separator
The original dinghy designed by George Owen and restored by Rockport Marine 2008.
There are numerous historical items as an inclusion at sellers discretion
Specifications and details of this vessel are provided in good faith for informational purposes only. Data regarding the specifications, operating characteristics and condition of the vessel was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, capacities, consumptions and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided and agrees to instruct his agent or surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. Vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price and inventory changes and withdrawal from market without notice.
Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker has been told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot and does not guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise, and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.