Ginger-Dot safely ashore at Fox’s Marina & Boatyard
The magnificent and historic 87′ LOA motor yacht, Ginger-Dot, originally built and launched in 1922 by the Luders shipyard in Stamford Connecticut, USA, arrived safely at Fox’s Marina & Boatyard this week having been expertly towed by Tam and Ben Grundy from her mud berth in the River Deben at Melton, near Woodbridge.
Ginger-Dot has now been hauled, the first time she has been out of the water for over 15 years and, after a careful scrub down and pressure wash, she was delicately manoeuvred by our mighty travel lift into her new home at Fox’s, where she will remain whilst her owners, Susan and Angus Clark, continue with their meticulous restoration work.
Fox’s is one of only a handful of UK boatyards with the on site capability and expertise to lift and move such a large vessel and provide such complete refit solutions.
Next year, Fox’s will become more involved in her refit and begin re-engineering her, including installation of her twin Gardner engines, which have been fully restored, together with work on her rudder, stern gear and other systems.