Sail On


Walz ‘Trapper’ Lippincott, 62, of Annapolis, died of cancer
Sept. 21, 2008, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Washington,
D.C. The son of Stanley ‘Skillful’ Lippincott and Helen
Walz Lippincott, he was born March 4, 1946, into the extended boatbuilding
and sailing clan associated with the legendary Lippincott Boat Works
of Riverton, NJ. Growing up in and around the boatyard, he worked with
his uncles Howard, Marcy, Raymond and Bob and numerous cousins at the
Boat Works through his teen years and into adulthood, mastering virtually
every facet of sailboat construction.