Mariette was one of the first vessels hauled with the new 640-tonne travel hoist
Mariette has raced in all four Pendennis Cup Regattas
Mariette won her class and overall trophy in 2012
Racing in the first Regatta
Classic Yacht Cruise 2018
Classic Yacht Cruise 2018
Classic Yacht Cruise 2018

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Mariette of 1915


Summary

The 42m classic twin-masted schooner Mariette of 1915 was built by Herreshoff in United States. She first visited the Pendennis Falmouth facility in February 2010 for a pre-summer refit and returned for minor works in Spring 2012 to prepare for the Pendennis Cup.

The beautiful schooner arrived back in Falmouth in autumn 2017 for a more extensive refit season which was carried out in close partnership with the crew. The on-deck and external scope of work saw her deck and sub deck replaced entirely, reinforced throughout and beams re-faired. Upstands were replaced with stainless steel and all but two deckhouses were removed, re-varnished and put back into position. Metal repairs to the hull and structure involved re-fairing and anti-fouling works while the crew re-varnished the mast and spars.

Internally the saloon saw a new flue installed for the wood burner and headlining fully replaced while the guest and owner’s cabin were renewed with carpet throughout, including an update of all electrical fixtures. The new engine room layout was the result of modifications to allow for better access and drainage. Full navigational and communications systems were upgraded along with new fresh water tanks, fuel, bilge lines and fire mains.

Working in close partnership with the crew, the crew area was given a complete overhaul that saw all internal steel surfaces painted and the AC, domestic fresh water and grey systems replaced. The captain’s cabin and galley were given a complete re-design including refurbishment of all deck head panels throughout.

Mariette of 1915 was redelivered in spring 2018 when the Pendennis team bid a fond farewell to her Owner and crew, bringing an end to her most comprehensive refit to date. It was wonderful to meet up again for the Classic Yacht Cruise from Cannes to St Tropez in celebration of Pendennis’ 30th Anniversary.


Specification

Builder

Herreshoff

Year of Build

1915

Type

Sailing Yacht: Twin-masted Schooner

Construction

Steel hull

LOA

42.06m (137.99ft)

Beam

7.19m (23.58ft)

Draft

4.80m (15.74ft)

Pendennis Refit Year

2010, 2012, 2014, 2017/8

Pendennis Refit Location

Pendennis Falmouth

Pendennis Cup 2012

The on the water stuff went really well but the whole event was impeccably run and the prize giving party - epic. The boss, boat and crew all had a fantastic time and winning the event was the icing on the cake. The prize giving and party was one of the all time best that I’ve experienced - so thank you to you and your team for organising such a brilliant regatta
Charlie Wroe - Captain of Mariette