L. Francis Herreshoff Pram (tender) for sale


For sale is a 10′ pram/tender designed by L. Francis Herreshoff (built to plans from Mystic Seaport Museum) who considered the pram the best model for a small tender. The pram has a low freeboard and will stow well on deck. The pram is constructed of Atlantic cedar lapstrake planking over steam bent white oak frames. Transoms are mahogany and keel is of white oak. Plank fastenings are copper rivets in addition to silicone bronze screws and bolts. The pram comes with one pair of 6′ hand crafted oars with hand sewn leathers. The pram is bright finished (varnish) inside and out. Asking price is $3,750. Cannot ship, pram must be picked up in Lake Bluff, IL.

Contact Information

Broten Boat Building
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
United States