Herreshoff Marine Museum
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Founded in 1971, the museum commemorates the unique accomplishments of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, which existed from 1863 to 1946 during the "Golden Age of Yachting." John Brown Herreshoff founded the company and in 1878 he took his younger brother, Nathaniel Greene Herreshoff, into…
A maritime museum dedicated to the history of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, yachting, and the America's Cup. Rhode Island's oldest boat, SPRITE, (claimed to be the oldest existing private yacht in the US), and RELIANCE, the largest America's Cup boat ever built (featured on the Rhode Island…
America's Cup first sailing vessels - great collection of sailboats from early 1900's yacht races.
For the sailing enthusiast or novice, this museums offers all visitors a glimpse into some of sailings legends and the boat builders who put wind in their sails.