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Art of the Boat 2025 Mystic Seaport Wall Calendar

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The golden age of sail was still ablaze as father and son Rosenfeld captured great yachts, and a few wild-eyed motorboaters on film. Fill a glass with champagne and join this celebration of New York 50 Class boats in 1913, or Istalena, the first M Class boat, and Weetamoe,the J Class America’s Cup contender in 1930, along with many more. You can almost smell the sea with these nautical outings that will sweep you through the year on a fair ocean wind. Sales benefit Mystic Seaport Museum.

This 2025 monthly wall calendar features: Large blocks for notes | Superb printing quality | Heavy 100-pound paper | Deluxe 11- by 14-inch size

Vessels featured in this edition include:
The First Frostbite Race
The first Frostbite Race took place in January 1932, sailing 12-foort dinghies on Manhasset Bay off Port Washington, NY,
apparently as the result of a challenge.

International One-Design Sloops
International One-Design sloops Spellbound, Grilse, and Aileen racing on Long
Island Sound with their spinnakers set on May 28, 1949.

America’s Cup Practice
Sailors aboard the English America’s Cup challenger Endeavour watch the stern of Vanitie in a preliminary
outing off Newport RI in 1934.

Luders 16s
The Luders 16 was designed by A.E. Bill Luders and grew in popularity after World War II.

Sequoia II
Designed by John Trumpy and constructed by the John H. Mathis & Co. in Camden, New Jersey, Sequoia
II was built for Richard and Emily Cadwalader of Philadelphia, PA. and launched in 1925.

Bolero
The yawl Bolero, #134, is sailing here during a New York Yacht Club Cruise in 1954. She was designed by Olin
Stephens of Sparkman & Stephens and built by the Henry Nevins yard in New York for John Nicholas Brown.

Watching the Cup Race, 1920
Delayed by the outbreak of WWI, the America’s Cup challenge scheduled for 1914 got underway in 1920. The competition was the last held off NY and the first under the new Universal Rule of measurement.

Riding the Sea-Lyon
The 1920s were still roaring and there was fun during the summer of 1929. This 35-foot Sea-Lyon
was built by Howard W. Lyon, Inc. located on City Island, NY, and could be purchased for a list
price of $2,975.

Shamrock V versus Enterprise, 1930
Sir Thomas Lipton raised his fifth and final America’s Cup challenge in 1929 as sponsor for the Royal Ulster Yacht
Club.

One-Design Racing 1956
The International One-Design was created by Norwegian naval architect Bjarne Aas in 1936 at the urging of
Larchmont Yacht Club skipper Cornelius Shield. Shield has seen the designer’s 6-meter yacht Saga and wanted a
boat like it to race in New York. The first 25 boats were delivered later that year and began racing on Long Island
Sound.

Anchorite
With wind on her beam, Anchorite, #143, is throwing up a spray. Launched in 1937, the 49-foot
auxiliary shoal draft yawl was designed by Owen Merrill and built at the Henry B. Nevis yard on
City Island, NY.

Endeavour, Second Race, 1934
English aircraft builder Thomas Sopwith endowed Endeavour with the most contemporary engineering advances
possible in 1934. Along with a steel hull, Endeavour pioneered the Quadrilateral genoa and a twin-clewed headsail.

 

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