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1995 Lyman Custom Lyman Morse/Hunt Downeast

  • 46 ft
  • Flybridge
  • Yarmouth, ME, US

Yacht price :



MASSIVE PRICE DROP FROM $249,000!  Now $175,000


This stunning custom Lyman Morse Flybridge Sedan was designed by the renowned C. Raymond Hunt Assoc. Repowered in the spring of '05 she has twin Caterpillar C7s with just 975 hours. New Raymarine E-120s 2008, new genset 2010. Single stateroom with island queen, galley down layout, a generous cockpit. Plenty of elbow room and storage. Numerous upgrades in a 2000 refit.  Wheelhouse, trunk cabin and decks re-awlgripped spring 2016!!  Brightwork soon to get significant restoration .We have prepared a CD with over 70 high resolution photos; call and we will gladly mail you a copy.



Basic Information

Custom Lyman Morse/Hunt Downeast
Yarmouth, ME, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Osprey II
Boat Type:
Hull Material:
Hull Type:
Hull Color:
Dark Blue
Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

46 ft - 14.02 meter
46 ft 2 in - 14.07 meter
13 ft 2 in - 4.01 meter
Draft - max:
3 ft 8 in - 1.12 meter
Bridge Clearance:
Dry Weight:
25000 lbs


Cruise Speed:
20 MPH - 17.38 KTS
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Fuel Type:
420 (Individual), 840 (combined)
Max Speed:
25 MPH - 21.73 KTS

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
435 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
174 gallons - 2 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
46 gallons - 1 tank(s)




Beautifully finished Herreshoff Style interior with varnished Cherry trim on white flat panels. The soles are solid varnished teak and holly below and teak and thiokol with a clear satin finish in the Salon. The yacht is wonderfully bright and airy throughout with eight opening ports, four large hatches and 4 dorades below. In the Salon you are surrounded by large windows including windows in the port and starboard side doors and double sliding doors aft. There are interior sliding teak doors with full length screens aft. Artificial lighting is equally abundant with reading lamps at the berths and settees as well as several overhead lamps and under cabinet lights.

Starting forward is the Master Stateroom featuring a generous island queen with copious amounts of storage below in 4 very large drawers as well as some bin type storage below the fwd section of the berth. Outboard the hull is lined with tongue and groove "ceilings" and there is a varnished Cherry storage shelf P&S. Aft and outboard on both sides are cedar lined hanging lockers and bureaus with drawers and additional lockers.

Next aft and to starboard is the Head with Vacuflush W.C., generous vanity with Corian counter tops and sink and pressure H&C water. Excellent storage in three drawers and additional lockers. Opposite the head, to port is the separate stall shower compartment with seat outboard.

Next aft below is the galley (see galley below). Up three steps (with storage under) is the Salon and lower helm station. To port is a u-shaped dining settee built in 2008 with varnished teak pedestal table, there is storage under the settee fwd of which there is bureau with a locker with shelves. Below the settee there is storage in 3 drawers. Above the bureau is an ingenious and well hidden pass through to move beverages and food from the Salon to the flying bridge. Fwd of the bureau is passage to the port side door with storage under the teak step while all the way forward is a chart area.  Opposite the dining settee is a bureau with lockers and drawers, then an open space which might easily accommodate two chairs.

The lower helm station is forward and to starboard adjacent to which is the starboard side door. Adjoining the helm station are full controls for the yacht incuding electrical distribution panels, inverter panel, tank tender, refrigeration instrumentation and other vessel controls.

  • Stereo Speakers in Master SR Salon, C. Pit, & Flying Bridge (stereo removed)
  • KVH Trac Vision entertainment system 2005 (not used since 2013)
  • KVH Satellite Comm & Data 2005 (not used since 2013)
  • (2) Reverse Cycle Air Cond. Units '00
  • Espar Diesel cabin heat (not used by current owner)


Large galley area down. To Port is an L section with stainless counter tops, double basin stainless steel sink with pressure H&C water, storage and several drawers and lockers and Force 10 propane 3 burner stove with oven. To starboard is a straight section with stainless counter tops, microwave, two refrigeration and freezer boxes fitted with 12/110 volt Seafrost holding plates and additional storage in overhead lockers.

  • Electric LPG solenoid
  • Seafrost Refrigeration 12/110 volt
  • Microwave
  • Force 10 propane 3 burner stove/oven


Wired for 12 volt DC and 110 volt AC service. A Trace inverter handles lighter loads when off the dock (new 2000) while a Koehler genset (new 2010) covers heavier demands. In '07 two Duralite 20 watt charging panels were installed on the Bimini top and provide trickle charging through 2 Morningstar automatic battery controllers.

  • 12 Volt DC
  • Switch panel with breakers
  • Amp & Volt meters
  • (2) 110 amp alternators
  • (2) 8D AGM house batteries '10
  • (2) 8D AGM engine start batt. '09
  • 1 Group 24 genset start battery
  • 110 Volt AC
  • Switch panel with breakers
  • Amp & Volt meters
  • 30 amp shore power connection aft
  • Outlets
  • Water heater (also eng. supplied)
  • 2500 Watt Trace inverter '00
  • 8 KW Koehler Panda Genset 330 hrs new 2010
  • 50' 30 amp shore power cord
  • 25' 30 amp shore power cord
  • 50 amp to 30 amp shore power adapter
  • (2) Duralite 20 watt solar panels
  • (2) Morningstar battery controls


Both helm stations are fully fitted out with electronics as detailed below. The Raymarine Equipment is all new since 2000. The electronics include both KVH entertainment and voice/data satellite recievers. The owner has also installed the "Boat Remote" system allowing the owner to check security of the vessel on number of safety functions. (Functions include: bilge level, motion detector, battery voltage, and engine room temperature.)

  • Lower Helm
  • Raymarine E-120 10" color radar/plotter new 2009
  • Raymarine ST 8000ii+ Autopilot '07
  • Raymarine ST 60 Speed/Log '02
  • Raymarine ST 60 Depth '02
  • Raymarine Maxview repeater '02
  • Icom M58 VHF
  • Jabsco Searchlight Ctrl
  • Bennett Trim Tab Ctrls & indicators
  • Ritchie 4" compass
  • Dual trumpet Air horn
  • 3 Windshield wipers
  • Windshield wash system
  • Windlass remote
  • Flying Bridge Helm
  • Raymarine E-120 Radar/plotter new 2009
  • Raymarine Raypilot 650 autopilot '07
  • Raymarine ST60 Speed/log '02
  • Raymarine ST60 Depth '02
  • Raymarine Maxview Repeater '02
  • Icom M58 VHF
  • Jabsco Searchlight Control
  • Bennett Trim tab ctrl & indicators
  • Ritchie compass
  • Air horn
  • Windlass control


New 2005; twin Caterpillar 420 HP C7s turn 24" X 27" 5 bladed propellors on 2" stainless shafts through Caterpillar 2:1 gears.  The propellors were tuned by Accutech during the winter of '06.  Engines show 1000 hours as of 10/02/17  (1000 hour service was done at 960 hours summer of 2015)

  • Glendenning electronic engine controls
  • Caterpillar MPD engine displays 2005
  • Engine room halon system
  • Dual Racor fuel filters
  • Spur cutters
  • Manual oil change pump
  • 3 electric bilge pumps
  • 1 Manual bilge pump
  • Bronze thru hulls
  • Seafrost 12/110 volt refrigeration
  • Hart tank tender for fuel & water tanks
  • Tank tender system for holding tank
  • Macerator pump
  • Espar DL4 diesel cabin heat
  • 16K BTU Reverse Cycle Air Cond. '00
  • 12K BTU Reverse Cycle Air Cond. '00

Hull & Deck

Flag Blue Awlgripped hull with triple white/blue/white boot top and green epoxy bottom paint. The hull is solid fiberglass in the bottom and cored with corecell closed cell foam in the topsides.

Two tone paritally cored fiberglass decks and house with "moondust" painted nonskid on white. The decks in the cockpit are teak over a full structural fiberglass deck.

Expansive cockpit with transom seat and double width centerline transom door opening out onto the teak swim platform.  There is storage under the outboard sections of the transom seat and side decks as well as a voluminous lazarette. Wide side decks lead forward with convenient handholds. Stainless bow rail runs aft to the vicinity of the side doors. Low profile anchor windlass and stainless steel anchor pulpit. Varnished teak ladder leads to the flying bridge. The flying bridge layout has an L settee aft. Forward is the upper helm with storage outboard under the bridge deck. Two high backed Stidd seats (1 Admiral and 1 Slimline provide seating for the Capt. and Navigator.

Spring 2016 the trunk cabin, forward decks and main house from the windshield to the side doors were completely re-finished with Whisper Grey Awlgrip.  In June 2016 the cockpit coamings, brows, toe rails and some other brightwork was stripped and refinished with 9 coats of Epifanes.  All smaller areas were stripped back in any areas that had any sun damage and given 5 touch up coats and then all of these areas were given 4 full coats of varnish

Construction of the yacht was. started in 1995. She was commissioned in the spring of 1996.

  • Muir low profile windlass
  • 45 lb. CQR with 25' chain and 200' 5/8 nylon rode 2015
  • 16S Danforth with chain & rode
  • Salt water wash down
  • Fresh water wash down
  • Transom shower
  • Teak swim platform 2009
  • Custom stainless swim ladder
  • 50 phone/TV cable
  • Dockside fresh water hook up
  • Bimini '02
  • 8 PFDs
  • Flare Kit
  • Life Ring
  • Bell
  • 4 braided dock lines
  • 4 fenders with covers
  • West Marine SS propane grill
  • Cockpit table with canvas bag
  • Custom Awlgripped mast
  • Spreader lights
  • Cockpit lights


On her fourth owner who purchased the yacht in 2008 (2nd owner only had the boat briefly and was unable to use her). During the winter of 99/2000 the yacht underwent a refit. During that time electronics were updated, a generator and air conditioning were added and the yacht was lengthend by two feet. The double transom door was added and recently a new teak swim platform. All earlier work was carried out by Little Harbor (now Hinckley) yacht yard in Portsmouth, RI.  In 2008 she was purchased for corporate use and the salon layout was improved and she was given her new suite of electronics. An investor in the company that purchased her in '08 now owns her outright and has lightly used her in New Egnland.   OSPREY II will appeal to those who are serious yachtsmen and especially to those who appreciate the pedigree of builder Lyman Morse and designer C. Raymond Hunt Assoc. and wish to have a distinctive vs. production yacht. She is offered for sale at less than 1/6 of her replacement cost.

This is a great running boat, the listing broker has been onboard for app 25 hours, over a period of years,  underway in a variety of conditions.  We believe her systems and structure are all solid however her exterior cosmetics require attention and buyers should expect at average New England yard rates that a minimum of $50,000 to $75,000 is necessary to return her to yacht condition.  Given that her $175,000 "asking" price that is absolutely firm is very reasonable.  The listing broker sold a smaller older  sistership at 42 loa with strong cosmetics but no generator, no reverse cycle air conditioning and original 3116s for $225,000 recently appropriately refinished this is a $275,000 yacht very easily.



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Disclaimer: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.