Onawa's Graceful Framing:
Onawa, the sixth
of these American Twelves, was built for W. Cameron Forbes and launched
in 1928. With sleek lines and graceful overhangs, Onawa was a formidable
competitor on the racecourse. Following World War II, she fell on
hard times and was eventually laid up with little care.
a new lease on life in early 2000. Under the direction of McMillen
Yachts, an expert team of craftsmen was assembled to fully rebuild
her from stem to stern. The goal, however, was to make the yacht
competitive with her class sisters from the late 1930's. To accomplish
this, McMillen sought out the best in expertise and proven experience.