The "Flying Lady" is the most remarkable, elegant, and classic yacht today. The boat has been extremely well cared for by its owners over the ensuing years, who have invested much time and money into maintenance and upgrades. Interior wise it has a beautiful salon decorated tastefully with period furniture and fine art on her bulkheads. Aft, on the lower level, she has three comfortable cabins in the owner's area with two full heads. Forward, is the crew quarters with ensuite head. Her galley is fully equipped for entertaining, and ready for any type of lavish food preparation or simply a romantic table for two on the beautiful aft deck.
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Her original owner was a Mr William Trimpi who commissioned Mathis Yacht Company to build his last boat for $30,930.00 when he was 77 years old. Her named "My Blue Heaven". Mr Trimpi passed 3 months after taking delivery
A few months later Mrs. Trimpi listed her for sale for $24,000.00 and the State of New Jersey purchased her, and was used by the Dept. of Health for 11 years as "Inspector"
Her first major re-fit was done by owner Mr. James Hill, who rechristened the vessel to her original name "My Blue Heaven". Her original engines were replaced, removed the Portuguese bridge, and added the false stack that you see today. After 10 years of service, "My Blue Heaven" was returned to Trumpy & Sons in Annapolis, Md to be sold.
In 1961 Blue Heaven was purchased by Mills B. Lane. Mr Lane left the boat with the Trumpy yard for a complete refit and is credited with saving this classic boat. He then changed her name to "Flying Lady" after the Rolls Royce hood ornament.
In 1988 after 50 years of service. He made plans to undergo a major renovation where 90% of her hull frames were sistered with new white oak timbers. The new hull was then C-Flexed and fiberglassed, which makes her more sea-worthy today than she ever was
"Flying Lady" was then donated to the Georgia Southern University Foundation. The University held her for 3 years.
"Flying Lady" was again purchased as a private vessel by Bobby Groves and had the honor of being the committee boat for the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Ga.
In 1998, Richard & Donna Reiling purchased "Flying Lady" as private vessel, then brought to the Huckins Yard in Jacksonville, Fl. for a complete refit. Mr Gilbert Norish was commissioned to draw extensive plans the bring "Flying Lady" back to her original Trumpy design. The refit was completed with 27,000 labor hours and at a cost of $1,000,000
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