Mariette


This 138’ Nathanael Greene Herreshoff design was built at Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, Rhode Island in 1915

  • Builder/Designer:  N.C. Herreshoff/ Herreshoff MFG Co.
  • Yacht Type:  138' Schooner
  • Model Scale: 1/4"=1'
  • Model Completion Date: 1997
  • Model Description: Private collection - Bequeathed to MIT 4,500 man-hours

Model build for venture capitalist Tom Perkins as part of his private model collection


Tom Perkins refit and major restoration Martiette in 1995 at Cantiere Beconcini in La Spezia, Italy.


Yacht Model "Mariette" will be on Display in Boston this Fall

As part of MIT’s upcoming exhibit Lighter, Stronger, Faster; about the extraordinary Herreshoff legacy, the 1915 schooner MARIETTE will be on display. This Yacht Model and many artifacts from the Hart Nautical Collection will be viewed by the public for the very first time.



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