Saecwen of Lymington, Designed by Nigel Irens and built by Elephant Boat Yard. Elephant Boat Yard, Bursledon, Hampshire. 15th June 2021.

We specialise in building custom yachts and can build any design to individual/bespoke specifications.

Our highly skilled team have a passion for detail and combine their calibre of craftsmanship with the very latest innovations in technology.

We have built more than 65 sailing yachts, all with an unparalleled level of finish, working closely with designers such as Nigel Irens, Ian Howlett, Ed Dubois & many more.

Saecwen of Lymington

50ft Ketch, traditional wood & epoxy construction.

The brief was to create a luxurious cruising boat, capable of sailing from the Amazon to the Arctic. The Elephant was hand picked to work with Nigel Irens to build this impressive yacht with a lifting keel mechanism.

Every single element of her is custom built.

Nominated for 2022 Classic Boat Awards – 

Best New Sailing Vessel. 

“THE CRAFTSMEN AND SHIPWRIGHTS AT THE ELEPHANT BOATYARD BROUGHT THE NEXT DIMENSION OF CREATIVITY TO THE PROJECT”
OWNER, SAECWEN OF LYMINGTON