The National Iron & Steel Heritage Museum
The Yachts: Enterprise

Cup(s) Sailed: 1930 (won)

Owners: Winthrop W. Aldrich, Harold S. Vanderbilt, and Vincent Astor

Type: Keel Sloop, fitted with two centerboards

Designer: William Starling Burgess

Builder: Herreshoff Manufacturing Company

Frames: Steel

Planking Top: Steel — Supplied by Lukens

Planking Bottom: Tobin Bronze

Deck: Pine

Mast: Aluminum

Keel Ballast: Lead

Length: 119.7 feet

Beam: 22.1 feet

Tonnage: N⁄A

Displacement: 127.6 tons

Mast: 150.8 feet


Photograph: Enterprise Launch — April 4, 1930 (Photographer: Tom Brightman)—Herreshoff Marine Museum