The company has been owned and managed by various members of the Cherubini family. Dave Cherubini is the president of the company now; the sailboats were designed by his uncle John Cherubini. The boats are decorated with a little angel -- a baby cherub, in Italian, a Cherubini!
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Cherubini Yachts is in Delran, New Jersey, on the New Jersey side of the Delaware River, about 12 miles upstream (north-east) of Philadelphia center city. By water, for a sailboat under power (6+ knots), it is about 7 hours up the Delaware River from the end of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. From Cape May, New Jersey, it is about 15 hours.
By car, the the GPS address is: New Jersey, Delran, 51 Norman Ave.
From the north on the NJ Turnpike, take exit 6 and then exit in a couple of miles at Florence. Go south on Rt. 130 for a bit over 10 miles, past a bridge over the Rancocos River and past Home Depot on your right. Turn right on Chester Ave (corner has a Wendy's followed by 130 Diner). Go some blocks, go over train tracks and turn left on St. Mihiel Ave. Go some blocks and turn right on Norman Ave.
From the south, on the NJ Turnpike, take exit 4 and go North on Route 73. Follow Route 73 for 4.3 miles and turn north (right) onto Route 130. Go 5.4 miles and exit to the right at Chester Ave and make a left turn across Route 130 onto Chester Ave. Go some blocks over the train tracks and turn left on St. Mihiel Ave. Go some blocks and turn right on Norman Ave.
Cherubini Yachts is now a cooperating repair center, offering 15% off repairs and restoration to BoatUS members! Restrictions apply. Please contact management for details.
Member, National Marine Manufacturers Association
Member, American Boat Builders and Repairers Association
Member, Marine Trades Association of New Jersey
Cherubini Yachts in the boating press:
Spinsheet, May 2009, offered a detailed review of the Cherubini yachts, with emphasis on their integration of art and engineering. Click here to see the article.
Sailing Magazine published a stunning review of the Cherubini 44 MKII in its April 2009 Issue, under the headline "Performance, seaworthiness and beauty define this redesigned classic blue water ketch." Click here to see the article.
The new Cherubini 44 ELYSIUM graces the cover of the October 2008 issue of Cruising World magazine. The article that goes along with the cover is an illuminating discussion about the Cherubini style of boat building. Click here to see the article
For a very nice history of the Cherubini family and its yacht design and building experiences, including photos and drawings of some of the boats, see "The Cherubini Legacy," by Crayke Windsor, Professional Boatbuilder, April-May, 2008, p. 28-30. Link to article online
"Cherubini Yachts," by Tony Muldoon, Blue Water Sailing, August 2005, p. 15-19. DOWLOAD PDF FILE