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Hood 57: One Sexy Boat

What do you get when you put Lyman-Morse boatbuilders and the design firms of Stephens Waring and C.W. Hood together?


Lyman-Morse, the Thomaston, Maine, boatbuilder launched the Hood 57 on October 2, and the boat is a real showstopper. The elegant design was a collaborative effort between Stephens Waring Yacht Design and C.W. Hood Yacht Design.

Featuring a distinctive all-varnished trunk, cabin and flybridge, a custom titanium spiral stairwell and twin Volvo Penta IPS 1350 pod drives, the Spirit of Tradition design is a stunner and should run like the wind.


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Lyman-Morse Building 57-foot Hood Yacht with New Methods

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Whatever Floats Your Boat

If there’s one word that describes what’s going on in Maine boatbuilding today, it’s “diversity.


Classic and New

In 1986, Steve White, and Frank Hull of Brooklin Boat Yard started the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta (ERR). Thirteen boats participated in that first event, which led to two more regattas that now make up a three-regatta Wooden Boat Series. In 2015, Lyman-Morse created the Camden Classics Cup at the old Wayfarer Marine facility in Camden, to run the week before the Wooden Boat series.