Ginger

Ginger is a 50-foot daysailer smack in the middle the Spirit-of-Tradition narrative. She’s a mix of a long, low sheer, right out of classic dayboats from the later 19th century with efficient modern appendages, carbon spars and hardware. The key here is the ergonomic cockpit and contemporary sail inventory. Our favorite touch? The cool, custom wheel. Materials: Cold-molded wood, four layers: inner layer 3/8″ Port Orford cedar strip planking over laminated fir frames; two layers diagonal 1/8″ western red cedar, outer layer 3/16″ Port Orford cedar, running fore-and-aft. Sheathing of 10 oz fiberglass/epoxy. Awlgrip paint system. Deck: Teak Decking Systems panelized […]

What’s Drew Got To Say About It.

Drew Lyman is not entirely sure: Did he spend more of his childhood in a house or a boat yard? His dad, Cabot Lyman, was part of the wave of young turk boatbuilders who came to Maine yards in the late 1970’s and 80’s to bring struggling local marine businesses into the 20th century. In 1978, the elder Lyman founded Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding, making it the family business that his son Drew now oversees. After a lifetime working his way around the marine construction firm, over the past few years Drew he has taken over direct day-to-day control. Drew is now […]