To Rockland for a party at the Lyman Morse Boatyard
Date Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 August 2012
There are two main routes from
A seal on a rising tide in the Deer Island Thoroughfare
Dashew’s Wind Horse spotted in the
We took a mooring in
The Lyman Morse yard is in Thomason 5 miles by land from
The party was partly for the Penobscot Bay Rendevous which was taking place and attracting a great number of boats large and small and alsop to celebrate their building of a new boat for Stanley Parris, an OCC member who at the age of 76 intends to race around the world non-stop in 2014 in an attempt to set a new record. A fascinating “eco” designed boat by Bruce Farr and being built by Lyman Morse in aluminium and finished to a high cruising quality.
Kiwi Spirit – 4 weeks to launching
Fortunately the party was held in the vast boat sheds which as just as well as the weather outside was positively “British”. The hanger doors were opened so that we could stand inside and watch the fire works being set off outside in the rain in honour of the occasion.