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1983 Seguin -Lyman Morse

Newport Beach, California


SEGUIN LYMAN-MORSE 46 CUTTER 1983. Designed by Sparkman & Stephens, built by Lyman-Morse, SCRIMSHAW is one of the most sought after classic boats on the market.  SCRIMSHAW has only had thee owners since her original commissioning.  She is designed to be sailed offshore comfortably by a couple or a small family. Her current owners sailed her to New Zealand in 1999. They continue to use her for week-end sailing, and are not planning anymore long range trips. This blue water vessel is ready for Catalina and to cruise the oceans of your choice. 

The Seguin Model is hand laid fiberglass hull and deck over Airex core. Fiberglass over marine plywood house with the top laminated deck and beams. Solid teak decks overlay screwed to sub decked bedded in 5200. Below the water line an external lead fin keel with a skeg rudder.  SCRIMSHAW’s interior is practical, pretty and purposeful with things like a work bench, an easily accessible diesel engine, cozy wall-mounted cabin stove, inordinately large battery bank, water maker and a washer/dryer. 

She sleeps 6 in her custom layout , 1 head, roomy stowage and good ventilation with 6’4” headroom. Forward, there is a chain locker which gives access to the chain.  It has a trough which moves the chain further aft repositioning the weight away from the stem.  It is followed by spacious double v-berth with voluminous stowage beneath. Aft of the berth port and starboard there are dressers with drawers and lockers above. There are lights for each berth and a fan.

Next aft is the head to port with sink, shower, a manual toilet and stowage lockers. A full height locker with washer and dryer and more storage is across from the head to starboard.  Aft of the head is the main saloon with settee berths port and starboard, with large bookshelves above flanked by front lockers to starboard and a hanging locker and spinnaker storage to port. Most locker doors are fashioned with a grated insert, providing ventilation and interesting visual detail.  To port is a  charming diesel fired cabin heater (needs servicing).  Outboard of the stove is a TV with a DVD player.  To starboard is a cabinet with countertop and storage above.  A drop leaf table is between the berths with drawers and a large stowage bin. Outboard of each berth, and beneath the bookshelves and lockers, are easily accessed stowage compartments.

The galley island has access, both to port and starboard to passageway fore and aft.  Plenty of galley stowage outboard, and, above, a reefer (which runs on 110v and engine driven cold plate system) with separate large freezer, both with custom built cold plates. Inboard, and over the engine, is additional counter space with drawer, followed by two large and deep SS sinks with pressure water as well as manual pumps for fresh and salt water. A handy refuse compartment slides out from underneath. Custom built racks to house china, mugs, spices and wine bottles are above the sinks.  Outboard is a 3 burner Dickinson gimbelled propane stove with oven.  Fans face to the center of the boat.

The navigation station with chart table and seating  is located in the starboard passageway.  With the seat facing aft, good communication with the cockpit is facilitated. Equipped with VHF - Icom  IC-M125, Ham radio - Kenwood  TS-4505, Radar - Furuno 1850 W , SSB - Furuno  FS-1502. Kenwood CD/Radio w/speakers in the cockpit & Cabin all stereo, B&G Hydra 2 - depth/ wind/speed/nav (located at  nav station)

In the aft cabin there is a spacious double quarter berth to starboard with large storage compartments beneath.  To starboard of the centerline companionway ladder is a small settee with a hanging locker behind it.  Along the port side of the aft cabin is a workbench area with good countertop space and plenty of storage for tools and spare parts.  The finish below is “Herreshoff style” - varnished trim with white vertical surfaces and white overhead and teak and holly sole, well ventilated with four hatches, five dorade ventilators and eight opening ports fitted with screens. The main cabin hatch is fitted with security bars, allowing for the hatch to remain open at night.  

Nilsson electric windless (new motor 2011), Fresh water wash down on deck, three large hatches, 2 large cowl vents with SS guards, custom storage box for dive tank on foredeck. SS bow and stern rails with double life lines and gates port and starboard with gate stowed boarding ladder. Stern rails set up for 3 solar panels.

Her electrical systems consist of the following: 12V/DC and 110V/AC electrical system.  It has 650 amp hour bank of batteries, 2 Trojan house and 2 Trojan deep cycle batteries starting batteries all new in 2014.  She has the capacity for an additional 4 deep cycle batteries to increase to1300 amp hours. The engine has a Balmar 160 amp alternator.  Additionally, she has located above the water line (1) 12 volt battery for emergency GPS/radio. The vessel has a  30 amp 120 V  shorer cord while dockside.

The sail and rigging is a Masthead Cutter rigged sloop with keel stepped painted aluminum mast and double spreaders.  Main is fool proof slab reefing, made easier with a boom crutch.  Hood roller furling on the headstay. Stainless steel standing rigging, Self jibbing spinnaker pole. Reaching strut. Midship traveler mounted forward of dodger. Working sails include mainsail, MR genoa, #3 jib, Storm trysail, Storm staysail, jib topsail, staysail, 3/4oz spinnaker, reacher. All in very good condition. Also includes a 140% genoa in fair condition

She is well set up for shorthanded sailing with lines leading aft to the cockpit to an array of stoppers and two Barient 27 self-tailing winches.  Includes Barient 36 ST primaries, Barient 28 ST secondaries, and four Barient  self-tailing  winches on mast.  SS Emergency tiller, Jack Lines and harnesses. She has a full cover for all bright work and boom tent.

She is diesel powered with a four cylinder fresh water cooled, 50 hp Volvo (MD22), installed new in 1999 with full engine instruments and alarm.  Electric oil change pump, Balmar 160 AMP Alternator.


Basic Boat Info

Price: $169,000
Boat Name: Scrimshaw
Make: Seguin -Lyman Morse
Year: 1983
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 46 ft
Length Overall: 46 ft
Length Of Deck: 45'10 ft
Waterline Length: 33'7 ft
Beam: 12'8 ft
Displacement: 27,400 lb
Bridge Clearance: 60 ft
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: MD22
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 50hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1984
  • Engine Hours: 1350
Cruising Speed: 7 kn
Maximum Speed: 7.5 kn
Displacement Type: Full Load


Fuel Tanks: 5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 210.2 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Other
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 120.1 gal
Water Tank Material: Other
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 36.1 gal
Holding Tank Material: Other


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Cutter


Jim Dragomir
Flying Cloud Yachts


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Long Beach, California, US, 90803
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