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WhiteHawk - 105' Bruce King Custom Ketch


whitehawk undersail LOA: 92' / 105'
Class/Type: Bruce King Custom Ketch
Builder: Lie-Neilsen
Designer: Bruce King
Launch Date: 1978
Skipper: Eric

One of Bruce King's finest designs, WHITEHAWK is a timeless clipper-bowed classic inspired by L. Francis Herreshoff's famous 1936 racing yacht TICONDEROGA .

whitehawk saloon The 105' ketch was built in 1978 in Rockland, Maine, and has recently received a complete restoration to bristol fashion.

When it was built, the hull was the largest cold-molded wooden boat ever made using the West System Wood Epoxy Saturation Technique. Belowdecks features oversized staterooms and magnificent appointments, including a ten-sided Mandala skylight and a head with a teak bathtub.

whitehawk-head The vessel currently sails in the waters of New England, with trips to Antigua and other ports in the Caribbean.

Click on the links below for more information and pictures of WHITEHAWK .

East Passage Boatwrights description of WHITEHAWK restoration.

Boattest.com Review of WHITEHAWK .

whitehawk stern


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