Heart's Delight is a 1929 de Vries built, Charles Mower designed 38' Yawl. Custom designed and built as a one of a kind, by the son of famous American literary author of the late 1800's, Frances Hodgson Burnett. Her works include Little Lord Fauntleroy, The Secret Garden, and others.
If you appreciate American History and restoring a vessel to its original glory, this is the perfect project for you! This is a priceless piece of historical significance. The previous owner has compiled all of the historical data regarding this Yawl and the family history of the original owner, Little Lord Fauntleroy himself!
This is a restoration in progress. Sailboat is seaworthy and currently out of the water for dry storage.
Look in the photos section of this ad at the Article by Maynard Bray in Wooden Boat Magazine and the Rudder Magazine article for some details on the history of Heart's Delight.
LOA 37' 11"
Hi, I am Richard Clary, the listing broker for this yacht. Please call my mobile 214-673-7245 for most prompt attention. I take pride in listing quality yachts. I inspect all the boats I list, where possible take all the photos and represent the boats as accurately as possible. I am an experienced cruiser and racer who understands boat buyer's needs. Feel free to call me at any time to discuss this listing. I look forward to hearing from you.