Morris Yachts wins US Coast Guard Academy training yacht contract...

< < Go back

Morris Yachts wins US Coast Guard Academy training yacht contract...

Industry News

It will build four of the Dave Pedrick-drawn Leadership 44s.

OCTOBER 2009

Morris will begin work on the boats at the end of this year.
"This is a very prestigious and timely contract for Morris Yachts,” says yard boss Cuyler Morris. "It is an honour to be chosen by our country's Coast Guard to build these craft... These vessels are the foundation of leadership training at the Coast Guard Academy... Plus it allows Morris Yachts to bring back as many as 20 of our workers who were furloughed this summer due to the economic crisis.”
Moreover, there’s the chance of expanding the contract to another four boats.
Eight would mean one Leadership 44 for each cadet company.
For more, www.morrisyachts.com and www.pedrickyacht.com

© Phil Draper