Herreshoff Marine Museum and Ameerica's Cup Hall of Fame
Herreshoff Marine Museum America's Cup Hall of Fame
Herreshoff Marine Museum
America's Cup Hall of Fame

Herreshoff Marine Museum's Annual Bristol 3rd and 4th of July Celebration, featuring The HonkyTonk Nights

The Herreshoff Marine Museum presents, 
The Annual 
Bristol 3rd & 4th of July Celeration 

Featuring: The Honkytonk Knights

Kick off the festivities on July 3rd with fantastic live museum on the Waterfront by the Honky Tonk Knights! Enjoy a family style barbecue, sunset cocktails, live museum, and a fabulous view of the evening's fireworks from the Museum dock. Join us for this unforgettable night! 
Tickets include Museum Admission: $40 Members; $50 Adult Non-Member; $10 Kids; $80 Patron

Join us for July 4th at our PRIME location along the parade route. Enjoy the oldest Fourth of July Parade in the nation! It's the perfect place for family and friends to enjoy the day. In the morning, celebrate with the sounds of The Ancient Mariners Dixieland Band as you enjoy a light breakfast. Tickets are $20 for everyone and includes parking, refreshments, restrooms, music, and parade viewing.

Fall Family Free Day
Saturday, October 25th

Fall Free Day October 25th Come to the Museum on Saturday October 25th and enjoy FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION from 10am to 5pm. There will be pleanty of activities for all ages. Including:

Pumpkin Arts & Crafts
Kids Sailboat Art Gallery
Face Painting & Story Time with a clown
Hot Cider & Seasonal Snacks
Streaming of the Vovlo Ocean Race
Watch the Film "Of Boats & Brothers"
Formal Tours by Dyer Jones
Visit the Progress of The RELIANCE Project
Store Sales & Membership Specials

SAVE 20%
Become a Member on Saturday

Receive 20% off your entire gift store purchase when you renew or sign up for a Museum Membership at Fall Family Free Day.
Current Members receive 20% Off all store purchases on Saturday. 

All new memberships will be included in a raffle to win a Herreshoff Reversible Vest from the gift store. Current members may make a donation of equal value to be included in the raffle.

Offer Expires 10/26/2014. Excludes already marked down items and the price of the membership.

The Herreshoff 12 ½ Centennial Gala
May 31st, 2014 at 6:30pm 

Herreshoff 12&1/2 Centennial Gala Fundraising Event

The Herreshoff Marine Museum celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Herreshoff 12 ½ with a dinner featuring dining, dancing, and a live auction. 

Ticket Price: $250 per person
Patron Table for ten: $5,000

Sponsored by:
Pure Insurance The Bay Magazine
Russell Morin Fine Catering The Providence Journal Charitable Foundation
Rentals Unlimited Exquisite Events


Frost Biters Bash 


February 8, 2014

The second annual FROST BITER’S BASH, on February 8th, was a huge success. The event successfully raised the needed funds to begin work on the Burnside Building Restoration Project. To view photos of the Bash, check out the Providence Journal

Join us for the 2014 Frost Biters Bash at Herreshoff Marine Museum, Saturday February 8th. (For tickets, visit www.frostbitersbash.com)
This event was marketed by
HCC Marketing
Beverages were provided by
Triple Eight Distillery
Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island       Grapes & Grains Fine Wine & Spirits

William Hill Estate Winery
Food was provided by
Preppy Pig BBQ Russell Morin Fine Catering Easy Entertaining Inc.
Le Central Nacho Mama's Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Compton Clamebakes DeWolf Tavern Top This Fire Grilled Pizza Crusts
  Island Creek Oyster Bar  
Narragansett Shipwrights, Inc.
Ormonde Productions Lighting Design Luke Renchan Entertainment
Rentals Unlimited Molly Lo Photography
Tupelo Cove The Arcade Providence: A Historic Revival
Newport Tent Company New England Tent Company
                Alayne White Spa                    Venture Technology Merchants, Inc.
         Gil's Appliances             Soundview Millworks
Rhody Couture East Passage Boatwrights
SafeWay Auto Center Hinckley Yacht Services
Bristol Marine Quantum Sail Design Group
The Daily Scoop The Macken Family The Haffenreffer Family



The 2013 Herreshoff Classic Regatta - August 23rd-25th

The Herreshoff Classic Regatta is an annual event drawing hundreds of participants from around the world. Classic and Herreshoff boat owners gather for a weekend of challenging races and social events. The weekend includes the Living Boat Show, the race for the prestigious Bill Swan Memorial Trophy, the Livingston’s Wind Hill Trophy for Herreshoff 12 1/2s, and a barbeque style dinner.

Racing Classes include:

CRF Classic (pre-1971)
CRF Spirit of Tradition (1971 and later)
S Class
12 1/2 (wood or fiberglass including CCSB, H12, Bullseye, and Doughdish)
Six Metre
Twelve Metre
5.5 Metre
Sea Sprite 23
CRF Cat Boat


We welcome classic power yachts to join us as part of our spectator fleet.  For information on how to participate please email info@herreshoff.org



    Race Results - Class B - Revision


NOR Addenda
Liability and Media Waiver 
Sailing Instructions
Racing Chart


Event registration is currently closed


 The Living Boat Show - August 23rd, 5-7pm.  

The show welcomes participants in the Herreshoff Classic Regatta and members of the general public to come together in celebration of classic yachts and our nation’s yachting history.

Guests commence in the waterfront tent for food, drink, and sunset viewing.  The Museum’s mooring field and docks will be filled with lovely, historically significant yachts.  Join Museum Staff, Classic Boat Owners, and Regatta participants to hear of the history of the boats, the people and the place.  

Guests who wish to attend the Living Boat Show do not need to register in advance.  Tickets will be sold at the entrance to the tent.  Tickets are free for regatta registrants, $7 for Museum members who are not registered for the regatta, and $15 for non-members who are not registered for the regatta.

 Awards Ceremony and Summer BBQ - August 24th 

Tickets will be available shortly for our primary regatta event and celebration.  Join us for dinner under the tent as we welcome the sailors, owners, and restorers of these beautiful classic yachts.  Hear remarks from Museum staff and the race committee and join us in congratulating the winners of the day's races.

Dinner tickets are $55 per person and include BBQ Boneless Chicken Thighs, Steakhouse Style Sirloin, Sicilian Pasta Salad, Tossed Mesclune Salad, Wood Grilled Vegetable Salad, Dill and Chive Potato Salad, Sausage and Peppers, Coffee and Watermelon.


Halsey Herreshoff addresses the crowd at the 2012 Living Boat Show



Please enjoy these great pictures of the 2012 regatta from the Providence Journal.


Thank you to our 2013 Sponsors:

Indie Growers


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