Ted Lahey, Rowayton, CT

Ted Lahey Ted started in the marine industry while still in high school, running a diving operation cleaning boat bottoms during the summer, and working on sailboats for a yacht rigging shop while in college. With intentions of heading to Wall Street when he graduated from Rollins College, Ted, instead, decided to pursue his love of boats and purchased Essex Boat Works at the young age of 24! He has spent the last twenty plus years building the Essex Boat Works brand and, due to Ted’s tireless efforts and drive, Essex Boat Works is one of the premier yacht yards on the East coast.

A sailor from an early age, Ted grew up sailing in Southport, CT at the Pequot Yacht Club junior sailing program and is a competitive sailor, with seven Bermuda races, Halifax Race, Montego Bay Race, Chicago-Mac Race and numerous Vineyard races under his belt, as well as Block Island Race Weeks and years of western Long Island racing. Currently, Ted is an avid offshore fisherman.

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