Quincy Adams Yacht Yard

1932 - 1968

Located in Quincy, MA and founded by Fred Lawley, who was the son of George Lawley, another famous Massachusetts boat builder. Financial difficulties forced a sale to Harold Noyes and his son and Lawley was forced to resign. The yard then was renamed Quincy Adams Yacht Yard and Ralph Richmond became manager.
Many notable yachts were launched at the yard such as 'Ticonderoga', winner of many ocean races. The yard also built a number military craft during WWII.

Sailboats Built By Quincy Adams Yacht Yard

(Dates indicate when boat was first built by any builder)

Model LOA First Built
BULLSEYE 15.71 ft / 4.79 m 1914
HERRESHOFF 12 1/2 15.83 ft / 4.82 m 1914
QUINCY ADAMS 17 26.50 ft / 8.08 m 1946
US ONE-DESIGN 37.75 ft / 11.51 m 1946
YANKEE ONE DESIGN 30.50 ft / 9.30 m 1937


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