Columbia Dinghy ”Lili”

Mr N.G. Herreshoff designed 1905 this light and versatile lapstrake build oar and sails – dinghy by scaling down measurements of America’s Cup racing schooner Columbia’s tender to scale 10/12 on. New design turned out to be a success, hundreds of boats were build by Herreshoff Manufacturing Company.

Miilu-Boats Ltd build ”Lili” as a custom boat for a customer 2016. Her planking is mahogany, stem and transom white oak and seats are walnut. Fastenings are silicon bronze and copper. ”Lili” has also a wooden beach trailer with classic style.

Classic Boat Magazine honoured her by selecting ”Lili” to be a nominee at Classic Boat Awards 2017 on Traditional New Build -class.

 

cb-2017-nominated

Classic Boat Awards 2017 Nominated