The historic sailing vessel, Ventura, was built in 1921 by Nathaniel Herreshoff, one of America’s greatest yacht designers. A true wooden ship, Ventura’s hull is solid mahogany plank, her decks are Indian teak and her mast made of Northern Spruce . She is a federally documented National Landmark sailing vessel. Her original owner was millionaire banker and philanthropist George Baker, the founder of today’s Citibank. She is USCG certified for 35 passengers.