Essex Boat Works, LLC

Fred Schavoir - Rigger - Yard

Essex, CT, US

Frederick has worked at EBW for 16 years and simply loves to work on boats. He started at a young age as an apprentice carpenter utilizing the skills he obtained as a cabinet maker.  He has many talents and can be found performing a broad array of tasks including rigging, carpentry, general yard services and deliveries.  His family has roots in the lower Connecticut River valley dating back to 1640 so he knows every creek and cove on the river. A great source of local knowledge he sails Off Soundings and with the Mystic River Mudheads. Frederick is proud to be an elected artist member at Lyme Art Association and a judge at the Mystic Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous. Fred is great to work with and a treat to have in the yard.