Lyman-Morse Building Round-the-World Sailboat

Portland Press Herald: Adventurer Stanley Paris today [February 22] showed off the progress on Kiwi Spirit, the vessel in which he hopes to break the record set by Maine sailor Dodge Morgan for a solo nonstop sail around the globe.

Plans courtesy Lyman Morse.

Paris, founder of St. Augustine University in Florida, is having the 63’ sailboat made at Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding [in Maine]. The boat is currently in 3 sections—the hull, the deck and the interior. It’s being built with high-tech materials, including carbon fiber. It’s scheduled to be launched in August.

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