The six-meter class, a group of one-design racers that compete to this day, attracted designers such as Herreshoff, Fife and Sparkman and Stephens. Known for their elegant lines and nimble performance, the six-meter design remains a popular racing yacht.

Although Jill is technically a “restoration,” only the lead ballast remains from the original. The frames are steam-bent white oak, and the hull is double planked, with Alaskan yellow cedar on the inside and mahogany outside.