NORTHERN LIGHT US-14

Northern Light

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Designer: Olin Stephens | Henry B. Nevins, Inc.

Year Built: 1938 | Other Names: Nereus (1941)

Length Overall: 21.33m | Waterline: 13.72m

Beam: 3.65m | Draft 2.67m | Sail Area: 179.sq m

Construction: wood double-planked mahogany over cedar

First Owner: Alfred L. Loomis Jr, U.S.A.

Current Owner: Elizabeth (Tiedemann) DuPont, Seascope Yacht Charters | Homeport: Newport, RI

1938-1939
She was the second Twelve designed by Olin Stephens and launched just a few weeks after Nyala.

1958-1964
She was the trial horse for Columbia (1958) and Constellation (1964) in the America’s Cup Defender Trials.

1984-present
Purchased by Robert H. Tiedemann (now deceased) who undertook an extensive two year restoration in which she was re-framed, a third of her planking was replaced, a new mast was stepped and the interior replaced. She is still owned by Elizabeth (Tiedemann) DuPont, who charters and races her through Seascope Yacht Charters.

*Content courtesy: The Twelve Metre Class by Dyer Jones & Luigi Lang

** 6/20/17: Northern Light is currently for sale.

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