Building on the lines of the L.Francis Herreshoff Rozinante, designer/builder Nat Benjamin of Gannon and Benjamin, created the Tern Class Rozinante, incorporating greater beam, firmer bilges and adding more displacemtn and sail area.
HERO is a very well maintained version of this wholesome and very attractive "day and a half" sailer.
Please contact Robert Rodgers at (860) 536-7776
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
LOA: 28 ft 0 in
Beam: 7 ft 6 in
LWL: 24 ft 2 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 10 in
Displacement: 8000 lbs
Ballast: 3400 lbs
Number of double berths: 1
Does anyone build a finer wooden boat these days than Gannon & Benjamin?
HERO is planked with white cedar over steam bent oak frames, fastened with bronze screws. Sheer and garboard planks are Wana, a very dense and stable material.
Keel and deadwood are Locust and Angelique. Coamings and trim are Silver Bali. Decks are high grade marine ply finished in Dynel set in epoxy. All spars are varnished Doublas Fir. Deck hardware; blocks, winches, cleats and chocks are bronze. The lead ballast is fastened with 3/4" bronze keel bolts.
There is a large vee-berth with storage shelving above flanked by wonderful, varnished hanging knees. Countertops port and starboard provide storage and area for galley work as well as a nice, built-in ice box.. There is an enclosed area housing a Porta Potti. All serves to provide a comfortable space for over-nighting.
YANMAR 1gm 10HP Diesel
Cockpit Controls, 2 Blade Propeller, SS shaft
Plastic Fuel Tank
Hand spliced SS Standing Rigging
Bronze Self Tailing Winches
Dacron Main by Gretchen Snyder
Dacron Jib, (hanked on)
Anchor, chain & rode
Manual Bilge Pump
Tan Sail Covers, New in 2010
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.