Sadie G Thomas

Former Names
Rig typeSchooner
Rig description
LOD48'
LOA55'
LWL37'
Beam11'
Draft: maximum7'
Draft: minimum
Sail area
Gross tons
DesignerNimphius, Red
Design
BuilderRed Nimphius
Launched1993
PlankingAlaskan yellow cedar
FramingSteam bent oak 101/2" centres
Fastenings
Power plantYanmar 74 Hp
CharterNo
Primary home port cityBelfast
Primary home port stateME
Primary home port country
Primary home port season
Secondary home port city
Secondary home port state
Secondary home port country
Secondary home port season
Affiliation
Web site
OwnerLeaker, Dr. Brian
Former ownersMorse, Paul E
CommentsThe renamed Nimphius schooner, Sadie G Thomas underwent a substantial refit 2011-2013 performed by Traditional Boat LLC (Maine); this included removal of external ballast and replacement with fixed lead keel; novel rack and pinion quadrant steering system to replace worm gear steering; replacement of defective planks and refastening below the waterline with bronze screws, replacement of systems and novel anchoring system