16' Herreshoff 12 1/2

‘Petunia’ is an original Herreshoff 12½ built in Bristol at the Herreshoff works in 1937. Owned by a very particular yacht designer, she has been lovingly maintained and cared for. All annual maintenance, varnish and paint have been completed and she is ready to launch.

PRICE | $29,500 NEW PRICE!

BOAT TYPE | Herreshoff 12 1/2
YEAR BUILT | 1937 Hull #1405
DESIGNER | N.G Herreshoff
BUILDER | Herreshoff Manufacturing Co.
LOA | 16 Feet
BEAM | 5′ 10″
DRAFT | 2′ 6″

DISPLACEMENT | 1,500 lbs
LWL | 12′ 6″
SAIL AREA| 140 sq. ft.
Hull in good to excellent condition- no sister ribs, no butt blocks, all fastened with bronze woodscrews , original Herreshoff builder’s plaque in place. White hull, red boot stripe and blue bottom paint.

  • Marconi rig.
  • All running and standing rigging in good condition
  • Original Herreshoff varnished ash tiller
  • Boom crutch
  • Varnished mahogany seats
  • Marconi rig
  • Sitka spruce mast, boom and jib boom (varnished)
  • JM Reinick bronze blocks
  • Very high quality Quantum sails in good condition
  • Mainsail has one reef and all reefing fittings and lines are in place on boom.
  • Spinnaker pole.
  • Spinnaker (Old) The mast is rigged for the spinnaker halyard but there are no aft blocks for the spinnaker and no spinnaker sheets.
  • Small Danforth anchor with rode
  • Four life jackets
  • Docklines
  • Paddle
  • Galvanized Triad trailer with new jack stands.
  • Self bailer with automobile battery
Details are believed to be correct however, are not guaranteed by Classic Boat Shop, Inc. Offers subject to change.