DORIS can come alive again…

DORIS/VAYU owner David Revenaugh expresses his sentiment about the restoration of DORIS - the yacht he owned and loved for aprox. 20 years.  A very special thank you to the Mercanti Family for sharing their slides detailing adventures aboard VAYU (Jim Mercanti, owned DORIS/VAYU from 1957 to 1974 and ran her…

DORIS indicates Change in Fashion of Yachts; Sail and Power 1905

This article, anticipating the "change in the fashion of yachts" due to the DORIS design, originally appeared in the Sail and Power section of the Boston Daily Globe, Aug 20, 1905. Transcribed here [pdf-embedder url="http://doris1905.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Transcription-Sail-and-Power-.pdf"]     Original article  [pdf-embedder url="http://doris1905.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/1905-Aug-20-Doris-indicates-change-in-yachts-1.pdf"]

The Big Move

This is how dawn found her; DORIS, poised to leave Crocker's Boatyard after 30 years, glowing in the new day's anticipation. Pulling onto the streets of New London one couldn't help but imagine her full sail – there she goes catching the wind and breaking free. This majestic yacht, now…

Agnes Muller Herreshoff’s photo album

A research trip to the Herreshoff Museum revealed a collection of wonderful artifacts. The first of these exciting discoveries, all of which will be shared in upcoming blog posts, include several photos taken by Agnes Muller Herreshoff.  Found within Agnes' personal photograph collection were several photos of the 1916 New York Yacht Club Cruise, King's…