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Lyman Boat Owners Association
The Lyman Boat Owners Association (LBOA) is the original and oldest Lyman boat enthusiast organization in the U.S. and Canada. The Lyman Boat Owners Association (LBOA) is a 501c3 non-profit organization deemed a Private Operating Foundation by the United States Internal Revenue Service. The membership of over 800 enthusiasts from across the United States, Canada and parts of Europe enjoy membership benefits including an ever-changing web site that contains informative and relevant information on Lyman boats and restoration/maintenance tips; a quarterly news magazine of useful, relevant and important Lyman boat restoration tips; historical and educational articles and member event news; as well as, member events and public educational seminars across the country. The LBOA headquarters is in Cleveland, Ohio and can be contacted by e-mail at lboa@att.net.

Wooden Boat Restoration Seminar Part II

November 23-24, 2019
Sandusky Maritime Museum, Sandusky, Ohio

"Help Save a Lyman Through Hands-on Education"


Become a member to enjoy all the benefits of the LBOA.
Attend these exciting events with other Lyman enthusiasts.
Your donations to the LBOA
are tax-deductible
Log in to explore our treasure trove of historic articles.

LBOA Gear is here!  Great for gift giving! 

Click here to purchase LBOA Gear.

Trading Dock Showcase
The LBOA is proud to provide a beautiful array of Lymans for sale.
Visit our Trading Dock to see all boats available for sale.
  • 1962 20' Utility

  • 1970 23’ Offshore

  • 1970 26' Lyman Sleeper

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The LBOA grants access to its membership directory solely to LBOA Members via the LBOA web site directory search function. This directory contains names, city, state and such other information as our Members determine to voluntarily provide. We make this information available to Members for informational purposes, and to facilitate communication amongst our Members regarding our shared interest in all things Lyman. Our Members provide us with their personal information with the understanding that it will only by shared with other Members, that it will not be disclosed to any third parties for commercial purposes, and that it will not be used by Members or third parties to solicit the sale of products or services to Members.   Read more...