The Fish is
a husky boat with a roomy hull more like a cruising
boat, in some respects, than a day sailer. She has
virtues of stability, rough water ability, good
looks, and excellent handling characteristics.
distinctive pointed-front cabin trunk (almost a
Herreshoff trademark) simplifies the construction
and leaves more useful deck space than other styles.
The cuddy cabin allows some privacy for use of a
head or bucket, and she can have a couple of berths
if desired. With the cabin trunk lengthened, she
becomes a Herreshoff Marlin– a real cruising boat
rather than a daysailer.
long-ended types she is much drier, and
somewhat less expensive for the amount of useful
space inside. She is better for off-season and
cold-water use, and generally be a fine, handy,
compact boat that keeps the sailing fun even
when conditions are less than optimum.
The Fish sails
fast at moderate angles of heel. She features a large, deep cockpit that
is reassuring for folks of all ages and
particularly good for couples with small children.
This Enterprise model features:
Wooden and metal parts