PILGRIM

PilgrimV2To organize the defense of the America's Cup in 1893, the Americans launched an unprecedented campaign: no less than four contenders are built! The New York Yacht Club asked to Nat Herreshoff to build two sailboats, Vigilant and Colonia. For their part, the Bostonians put two boats under construction, borrowed heavily from Dilemma, the first true "bulb keel" Nathanael G. Herreshoff designed by 1891.

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PilgrimFTVHOW THE PILGRIM WILL LOOK

LogoNYT WILMINGTON, Dek, May 8, 1893.- The mantle of secrecy has been quite as carefully thrown around the Boston syndicate cup defender Pilgrim, now building at the yard or Pusey & Jones, at this place, as around any of the Herreshoff productions, and really very little has been known about her except that she was a fin keel of extreme draught.

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