Boats for Sale: Classic Lymans and other Fine Craft

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1964 17’ Thompson                   asking $6900

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80hp Johnson outboard. New Canvas in 2015, Restored decks 2015. It’s in the water now

Boats has cushions for all seats Boat motor and trailer in excellent condition.  Needs to be seen! 

Located in St. Albans VT.  Call John Bostwick at 802-309-1733 or 802-528-5386

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1958 15’ outboard runabout ready to go.  $5700

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Solid beautiful boat that has been in my family since 1963. We have two other Lymans. Powered by a 1993 oil injection 40 HP Mercury outboard  with tilt and trim and Racor fuel filter installed. Runs excellent, fresh water use, low engine hours.

Stern Lyman

Fish finder, compass, bilge pump, Shore lander galvanized trailer.  Hull was stripped and painted in 2013. Located in Cape Elizabeth Maine     Contact: Scott      207-415-0070

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1950's A.R.Ttrue Rocket, 18' centerboard sloop.   $4000

 Built in Amesbury Mass. 


This was a long time boat on Lake Androscoggin. A complete restoration was started which included replacing most of the frames and complete replanking with cedar. Presently the boat is right side up and and in primer. Ready for re-attachment of gunwales and replacement of decks.  The owner started this project and put the project on hold while the children went to college . Once the kids were done he lost interest. The boat comes with a 2003 Loadmaster trailer never used. The substantial and expensive part has been done. Offered at $4000.

 For more information Chris 207-685-9805


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1966 25' LYMAN CRUISETTE        $35,950

 This beautiful Lyman was completely restored in   2012 by Androscoggin Wooden Boat Works and has been meticulously maintained to date.   

Prior to 2012, it had not been in the water for 20 years.

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Contact:  Barbara Newman at 914-602-2740 or


1954 15' Lyman Center steer  $9400

Just finished just for you, This 1954 15' Lyman Center steer Lyman, Restored by us , New mahogany decks, some transom work, a few new frames and a complete refinish.

This boat is now in like-new condition ready for the boat show, offered with a 1957 18 Evinrude on a nice trailer.

We have yet to install the motor and Hardware so you can choose exactly what you want. We have a few motor options here or you can have the boat without a motor.  $9400.

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For Sale      1961 20 ft. Lyman       $9000 or best offer

With 1988 305 chevy Pleasure Craft 4bbl Engine re-built 1998, boat interior stripped re-stained, varnished, bottom seams west system. 1998 Load Rite dual axle trailer w/ front rollers, double bunks @ side, bearing buddies, spare tire. Windshield replaced 2003, decks in 2007 by Androscoggin Wooden Boat Works. 2011 aluminum fuel tank, stainless steel stringer brackets. Numerous seat cushions, life jackets, anchors, fenders, hand-held marine radios, water skis, tubes and lines, Bimini top. In water in Hull, Mass.     

            Asking 9,000.00 or B.O. 781-925-1496                                                                           



Wooden Snipe for sale in Wilton Maine $5000

Wooden snipe hand built with rigging from a 1950's snipe. Sails are 2 years old. Great shape, too tippy for the grandchildren, come have a look.Contact Richard Sewall
207-645-2931 or 207-585-2522  or email




For Sale  1958   16.5 ' Lyman      $8995

Very good overall condition overall condition, Used very Little since restoration, powered by a 50 hp Merc that pushes the boat along at a good clip. New Trailer. Bright work in excellent shape. Located in Rangeley Maine. 

Contact Greg Fitzpatrick 207-841-0149 or us 207-685-9805



Late 1950's Cayuga 16' runabout.

Built by Cayuga boat company in NY. A bit of a project, but overall not bad.  a few woodworking skills required but good project for an amateur.

No motor or trailer included. Stored under cover. Located in Hope Maine.  Asking $700 or best offer.

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For Sale  1963 25 foot Lyman “Aidan”  $19,500

repowered with 318 Chrysler with less than 1000hours. Cushions are in great shape. Very good overall condition.

Well maintained

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contact David Grogan 917-301-3004 or

For Sale  1966 25’ Lyman               $19,500   offers  entertained


1966 25' Lyman, many upgrades over the years, re powered with a 360 Chrysler engine with freshwater cooling, Solid teak decks.Maine tained and use every year till last year, Being sold for health reasons, Boat is Located here at the shop ready for your viewing pleasure. Fairly priced at $19,500 offers entertained.

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1940 15' Lyman Angler. $7900

Restoration completed in 2013. Includes Karavan trailer and custom made Sunbrella mooring cover, both new in 2013.   15 hp Tohatsu 4-stroke motor available. 

 In 1940 Lyman used solid wood planking, this is planked with Cypress . 

This is a completely rot free boat and has always been well taken care of. Contact Chris at 207-685-9805

1954 18' Lyman Islander side steer.    $10,000

Good over all shape, work done in 2008: new decks, windshields , refastening and some new frames. Re-powered with low hours Gray Marine 620  (62hp) runs great. Boat was neglected due to health reasons and now needs cosmetic work.  This is an easy restoration to bring it back to its beautiful original condition. Asking 10k call Chris 207 685 9805.

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1965 28' Lyman Islander with Fly bridge     $6500.00

Needs work, Good project, Powered by twin 195hp Gray marine engines, Sleeps six, $3800  Call Chris 207-685-9805

1970,   26  ft  LYMAN  OFFSHORE,   hull # RS 1542.     $35,000


This boat is in excellent condition with a 2007 HO, 5.7 liter, 315 HP, FWC, Sea Max engine with 340 hours. This classic beauty has been impeccably maintained with a complete mechanical upgrade since 2007, including a new,  galvanized 60 gallon  fuel tank, steering, wiring, wipers, a new marine head w/ pump out, all new cushions  and new paint and varnish over west epoxy.


Spring 2011 included  new exhaust hoses and two Centex mufflers (she sounds great), new fuel valve, new Richie compass, new batteries and 

light blue bottom paint.    Also, new spring  2011 is a complete canvass  system with one inch stainless tubing and hardware including side rails and a top rail for the gull sweep. All zippered Fabric is Oyster Sunbrella with 40 MIL rolled strata glass  and “U” shaped side windows and a full back curtain.

Spring  2012 included complete sanding and painting with Petits Unipoxy and complete new varnish on all exterior surfaces.  She has a Garmin GPS and depth sounder, a Uniden VHF, horn, 3 fenders, 8 life jackets, life ring, emergency flares, fire extinguisher,  all lines, 150 ft  of 5/8” nylon anchor line, 10 ft of chain and a 20#Danforth anchor.

Spring 2013; two coats of bottom paint. Also painted cabin and cockpit. Included is a  2003  galvanized two axle trailer and a full hull cover. April 2011 Marine  Survey available.  She’s at her mooring in Brunswick  Me. , ready for her new owner’s sea trial.
Ask  $ 35,000;     Dave Gardner at 207-725-8126 or for more pictures, click here

1965 25' Lyman Sleeper                SOLD!

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A project boat with lots of potential. Needs some TLC, which means frames and some refastening, not to mention a lot of refinishing. Vinyl decks, Teak windshield and a nice running FWC  engine. no trailer. This boat is located in here in Wayne. Contact us or Bll Southwick at 781-366-4198 or

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1959 15' front steering Lyman with the original 35hp Johnson motor    SOLD!


Was originally sold at Phil Frosts and sons in South Portland Maine in 1959. Restored By Us in 2003. Still in excellent shape. Was maintained by us since. It now resides in Camden Maine and has always been stored undercover. Boat runs well and goes well.  Worth a look. Please contact us or Phil Fowler at 207-236-8470 or email

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1957 15' Lyman front steering runabout          


In very good shape needs only cosmetics. 

Comes with a one owner 1969 25hp Johnson and trailer. 

Originally came with a plexiglass windshield from the dealer but was removed. Priced at $1950. The boat is located here and the motor will be delivered upon sale.

1958 16.5 ft Lyman 

Project boat needing some plank and transom work, Presently restoration started, Hull  has been completely stripped of all paint and Varnish for easy evaluation.
Located in Massachusetts, Contact Mark at 978-340-2732

1954 18' Lyman Islander.

Recent new decks and some frames, re powered with and excellent running Gray 620
The boat is in need of some paint and varnish  and a little lovin' 
On a sturdy trailer.
Call for more information  Hal 603-315-9531

1957 15' Lyman Fisherman--never been in the water.

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Brand new Never used. Came from a dealer who passed away who never sold it.

The present owners purchased it and never put it in the water, It had been professionally varnished and Painted for protection, nothing ever stripped.
Available also is a completely restored 1957 Mercury Mark 25, Not used since it was restored.
Boat and motor as kind 10,000 Boat only $9000.  Located near Syracuse NY.

Call Joyce Mayo at 315-591-7761 or 315-947-5886      A true find This won't last long!

951 15' rear steer Lyman  SOLD

1988 merc 25hp electric start.  custum snap on mooring cover, custum seat cushions, 2 color matched fenders and 2 throwable cushions, 2 dock lines, 4 life jackets, horn, and 2   3gallon merc gas tanks, 2002 karavan galv trailer with 12" tires and matching spare  with lock, and crank-up tongue jack.    all registered and ready to go!!! Contact Bob at 603-496-7942



1959 Lyman 17 Outboard, number MSZ00407F393   

SOLD  Motor: 1960 45hp Mercury. This is a fresh water only motor and has never been in salt water. Water pump replaced in 2009. A 1986 35hp Johnson may also be available at extra cost.  Trailer: 2002 American

Dash mounted depth sounder, fire extinguisher, electric bilge pump, full upholstery to original pattern (new in 2003), anchor and line, mooring lines. This is a nice “user” boat which was restored by a retired shipwright in 2000/2001 and has been lightly used and stored inside ever since. All wood is sound and all finish good. The photos give an accurate picture. This boat was originally supplied by Lyman’s Boston dealer who fitted their own solid mahogany windshields to the factory pattern so transportation costs could be kept down. The boat still has this windshield. All lights work. Bow light could do with re-chroming. Although registered last year the boat was not used and has not been run since being professionally winterized in the fall of 2009. The boat does not have any canvas but the original bows come with it Contact Steve and Jenny Dalzell, Arundel, Maine 207-967-0350


1966 21' Lyman Inboard         SOLD


Restored in 2006 In excellent shape.Well cared for. Powered by a 185hp Gray marine V8 New Swim platform and fishfinder and depth gauge. Recent cushions, Top and Mooring cover. A joy to own and use. Boat is located in Wayne Maine. Contact Us.

1962 20' Lyman                                     $24,000.00

Complete restoration by owner, No expense spared. complete engine rebuild.Call for details, complete restoration documentation and photos. Call David Frink at 860-658-9058 Boat presently located in Connecticut.

1965 19' Lyman Runabout                          SOLD


Complete restoration, Very original boat with original decks and all interior pieces and cushions. Completely rebuilt Interceptor V8 with 0 hours! Hate to sell! This is one of the best! Contact us.

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1958 23' Lyman Runabout                           SOLD

The boat is in excellent condition. Solid mahogany decks, recent paint and varnish. Well out fitted with dual batteries, depth sounder and much more. On MTI bunk trailer for proper support. Powered by a 188 hp Gray Marine engine. Located in Greensboro NC call David Young at home 336-574-1506 or C 336-255-2763 Pictures on request.

1966 Lyman Sportsman                        $65,000.00

Hull Completely rebuilt 2003 by Custom Marine. Solid Teak decks, repowered with 350hp engines. Full transom swim platform, Always boathouse kept! Asking 65,000 Call Lee Jewett at


1962 Cruisers Inc.              

SOLD Complete strip and refinish, New decking . Some hull repair, done to original construction. Powered by a 50 hp Mercury with new water pumps, runs great and ready to go on its own trailer! 

New Reproduction Lyman Stern Poles

Now available. Made to match the original Lyman stern pole in most lengths. Using the proper plastic globe and a polished stainless retaining ring! sold Unfinished ready for you to stain and varnish. We can also do it for you at a reasonable cost.  Call us.

1955 13' Rear steer Lyman                   

SOLD We are done! If you are looking for a very nice correct 13er, this is it! 1958 18 hp Evinrude.