Project Description


Year: 1913 | Shipyard: Graves Shipyard
Naval Architect: William Starling Burgess
Sailing Rig: Gaff sloop | LOA: 16,18

“Chips is a boat designed by American Starling Burgess in 1913, the same architect who also signed Ranger, Rainbow and other famous America’s Cuppers. Funnily, they look very much like J Class boats because they were conceived applying the same Universal Rule created by Nathanael Herreshoff in 1903. When she was launched, the boat was called Onda III, but a banker from N.Y. got her in 1926 after a winning poker match, so she was called Chips…”


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