New Stuff: Herreshoff, American Masterpieces


Lovers of classic boats will covet this large and weighty volume on one of the world’s most innovative and prolific naval architects.

Herreshoff, American Masterpieces by Maynard Bray and Claas van der Linde is packed with information and lore on 36 classic designs created by the brilliant Nathanael Greene Herreshoff.

Bray and van der Linde offer insightful commentary on Herreshoff’s design evolution in every facet, from lines to displacement to hardware, accompanied by full-color images of each vessel both in detail and under way, as well as unique color reproductions of Herreshoff’s own archival plans and drawings.

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is the director and host of New England Boating. Before that he served as the editor of Northeast Boating from 2005 to 2009, and as managing editor of Salt Water Sportsman magazine from 1995 to 2004. He lives, boats and fishes in southeastern Massachusetts with his wife and three kids.