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1957 Lyman Runabout

Estimated price for orientation: 2 125 $

Category: Runabouts

Condition: Used Year: 1957
Use: Fresh Water Make: Lyman
Engine Type: Single Inboard/Outboard Model: Runabout
Engine Make: Chrysler Engine Type: Downeast
Engine Model: Crown flathead 6 cyl 120 hp Length (feet): 23
Primary Fuel Type: gasoline Beam (feet): 8
For Sale By: Private Seller Hull Material: Wood
Hull ID Number: LYMAN195723

Classic 1957 Lyman 23 Runabout which has been restored, and has many upgrades.  And she has been in  FRESH WATER her entire life.  Powered with a Chrysler Crown  flathead straight-6 inboard engine.   This Lyman 23 is one of the most popular designs with her tumblehome transom, sweet shear, mahogany opening windshields, and comfortable seating.  The boat was restored with  a new laminated stem, new transom, new decks, and new canvas.   The engine & downdraft carbs and fuel tank were restored in Aug 2013  by a fine machine shop.  A new marine thru hull seacock is installed, new Sears group 27 battery added in Aug 2013, and she is equipped with a Garmin GPS plotter, and a Garmin 100 fishfinder/depth sounder.  A Lyman swim ladder with transom brackets is included.  This classic Lyman 23 comes with a 2002 galvanized Venture tandem, bunk trailer.  Also included are two full boat covers with oak bows across the cockpit.Varnish is very nice overall.   Decks, transom and interior brightwork is  quite nice.  (The dashboard has several small runs in the varnish, and could use a light sanding and top coat. )  The medium blue hull paint was repainted last Winter with Interlux medium blue Brightsides. .  The two small side windows in the windshield were replaced with new safety glass in 2014. Two new stainless vertical trim strips were fitted where the aft hull meets the transom.  New bottom paint  applied in January 2014.   New white boot stripe also added in Winter of 2014.  The stem was replaced with a laminated section.   This classic Lyman will be ready to go and show. DimensionsLOA: 23 ft 0 in
Beam: 8 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 2 ft 0 in
Engines Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Chrysler
Year Built: 1957
Engine Model: Crown Flathead 6
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Gas/Petrol
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 125 HP
Tanks Fuel Tanks: 50

Full bimini with stainless steel bowsSide curtainsTonneau cover with eisenglass windowHelm seat with cushionMate seatStorage cuddyStern seat with red cushion with white pipingSeating on new engine box (no cushion at present)Opening windshieldsClassic Lyman dashboardLyman folding mahogany swim ladder

Deck and hull
New transom with  1.25" mahogany planksNew decksNew engine box w/ sound insulationNew laminated stemLyman badges port & stbd.Opening windshieldsRemote spotlight (re-chromed)Refinished Lyman steering wheelRe-chromed steering columnNew marine seacock for engine intakeNew stuffing boxAll bronze exhaust pipe and mufflerNew or re-chromed deck hardwareMahogany flag post with 12 volt running light & US yacht ensignNew vertical stainless rub rails at transom/hull jointBow eyeAnchor hawse pipeBow light with pennant and mahogany staff6-foot varnished boat hook w/ bronze tipUSCG safety gear

Garmin GPS plotter with full charts for St. Lawrence River and 1000 IslandsGarmin 100 Fishfinder/depth sounderNew 12-volt Sears marine battery - group 27 (Aug 2013)Remote control spotlight on foredeck12-volt outlet on dashboardLyman instrument panel with tach, oil pressure, amp meter and temperatureStern 360-degree light on stern page staffBow red/green light with yacht club pennant staff12-volt electrical systemNew 500 gph bilge pump with float switch

Chrysler Crown straight 6 inboard engineRebuilt down draft carbs12-volt electrical systemNew 12-volt coilNew fuel filterFuel tank removed and reconditionedNew  12 volt Sears Marine battery--group 27 (Aug 2013) video of 1957 Lyman 23 with same power underway

2002 Venture tandem bunk trailerGalvanized trailerFenders (one new)
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On Aug-10-16 at 16:53:36 PDT, seller added the following information:Our Lyman is located in the 1000 Islands in upstate New York.   She is at our dock on Wellesley Island just across the Thousand Island Bridge from the US Mainland.   She is fully commissioned, and ready to enjoy.   Cruise speed is 16 knots, and top speed is over 21 knots.  Our home overlooks Alexandria Bay, NY.  If you do not have a positive bidding history with Ebay please contact me BEFORE bidding.    A $500 deposit is required within 48 hours of the end of the auction, and the balance due within 7 days of the end of the auction.  I accept PayPal.   If you wish to discuss the boat, details, etc. please call me.   My name is Rick and my cell is 410-279-5309.  This vessel is for sale to residents of the United States and Canada.  No foreign spammers need bid or ask silly questions.   Boat is sold FOB Alexandria Bay, NY.   The trailer is roadworthy.    A New York registration comes with the boat, and New York title for the trailer.