Thank you to our Sponsors

The Frostbite Bash is only possible thanks to the generosity of our Sponsors.


About our Sponsors


Pella Windows & Doors

Title Sponsor of the 7th Annual Bash

Thank you to Pella Windows & Doors for being the Title Sponsor of the 7th Annual Frostbite Bash! Pella has been a longtime support of the Herreshoff Marine Museum and we cannot speak higher of their outstanding service. Whether it's escaping to your favorite space after a long day or welcoming a new friend into your home for the first time, Pella can help you frame those moments beautifully with stylish windows and doors you'll appreciate for years to come. When you choose Pella, you're buying more than just a window or door. You're getting the experience and service of local Pella professionals who are proudly committed to your satisfaction. We are so grateful for Pella's continued support of the Museum.  



Aquidneck Custom Composites

Aquidneck Custom Composites Inc’s main purpose is to build quality custom boats for a select clientele with an appreciation for excellence, workmanship and attention to detail. ACC also manufactures custom composite parts & accessories for high profile race boats and yachts. Their collective experience includes the completion of more than 7 America's Cup Class boats, 4 Whitbread / Volvo round the world boats, various IOR, IMS, sleds, and Trans Pac 50s. ACC's highly skilled composite craftspeople were also trained in classic wooden boat building and joinery. This dynamic combination of talents allows them to produce some of the lightest, stiffest, most beautiful cruising yachts available today. ACC has been in business since 2001.

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North Sails

The North Sails reputation is powered by the dedication and determination of their leadership. The goal at North Sails is to design, produce and deliver the absolute best sailing in the world. North Sails is now part of North Technology Group, a company dedicated to design, engineering and performance leadership in the marine world. The company employs over 40 advanced degree engineers worldwide, and its excellence in engineering and science has led to cooperative development projects with aeronautics companies, Formula 1 racing and NASA.

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Bristol Marine

At Bristol Marine everything you need is everything they do. They have the capability to service your boat from top to bottom, inside and out, as much or as little as you need. From washing to waxing, custom enclosures and towers, painting and engine repairs. 

Their highly-trained, professional team is the best there is with decades of experience. They operate at the leading edge of the marine service industry and utilize the latest products, procedures and applications. Their facilities are brand new, state of the art and totally integrated to create the most efficient and thorough marine servicing center around. One phone number to call with a dedicated project manager is assigned to oversee all your work. 

Located in Bristol, Somerset and Boothbay, contact them today at


Bravo Marine Associates

In addition to marine surveyors, the Bravo Marine Associates are a broad-base group of talented resource specialists who are able to provide professional assistance in almost all areas of the marine industry. They are based in Southern New England and will travel anywhere in the world to provide their services.

Visit them online to learn more.
Riverside, Rhode Island, USA
Phone: 401 301-1733


Gowrie Group

Individuals and businesses whose protection cannot be compromised require a different approach to risk management. At Gowrie, their unique history has afforded them a deep understanding of complex risks. They offer some of the most comprehensive, cost-effective insurance, employee benefits, and financial services solutions available today. When you work with Gowrie, you'll see how committed they are to keeping communication simple, providing expert advice, and delivering the creative and customized solutions you need. An approach that has instilled a sense of calm and confidence in their customers since 1974. Their 150+ dedicated professionals – located in their primary offices in Westbrook CT, Darien CT, Marshfield MA, North Kingstown RI, and Newport RI – stand ready to help you. 

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Venture Technology Merchants

Venture Technology Merchants are a leading firm advising clients in various and diverse industries. They are internationally known for their presence and expertise in the high-tech health care markets. Their work includes corporate finance consulting directed to ownership transfer and acquisitions, public and private equity and debt transactions, valuations, strategic consulting, direct , agency and merchant investments, as well as board consultation. They keep their interests directly aligned with those of the client. Check them out at

The Arcade Providence

This new blend of retail and residential spaces has created a thriving arcade community in Providence’s downtown. This iconic structure has been renovated and is now home to 48 microloft apartments on the upper two floors with a first floor of small business retailers, including: Impulse Hair Designs, Carmen & Ginger, Nude Boutique, Rogue Island Local Kitchen & Bar, Livi's Pockets, Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council, Arch Angels, Goddess Closet/Glistening Goddesses, and New Harvest Coffee & Spirits. Built in 1828, the Arcade stands today as a National Historic Landmark in downtown Providence, Rhode Island.

The Hinckley Company

The Hinckley Company, founded in Southwest Harbor, Maine, has been building and servicing the finest yachts in the world since 1928. The ethos of handcrafted shipbuilding equal to the challenges of the north Atlantic is still at work in every hull we make. The Hinckley aesthetic – sleek, sculpted lines that belong naturally to the water – originated in their sailing yachts but is present in all their jetboats as well. And inside each Hinckley you’ll find technological innovations that make the Hinckley experience come alive.