Shallop Sail

I haven’t posted anything for a while. There are several reasons for this, the least of which was the preparation for then the aftermath of tropical storm Irene. I thought I would post some pictures of a more pleasant interlude first. I can build up to the tropical storm in future posts.   Plymouth is … [Read more…]

The camp kids

Here is the shot I promised yesterday. ( I had misplaced my camera and only just now found it.) The proud builders and their boat. this was a fantastic group of kids. They were all eager, or at least willing to try their hands at the various building projects, were engaged in what we were … [Read more…]

A New Boat Building Project

This is the very first day of a new project for our department. We will be building a 10′ rowing boat, based on a 17th century model, with a group from our education department’s camp kids. First, in the picture Danny, in the foreground, and Keith are planning the edges of 2 pieces of plywood … [Read more…]

Eternally Painting

Along with the two big restoration projects currently underway at the ship we are trying to tackle some painting. If you have visited the ship in the last year or so you might have noticed the ship could use a paint job. I know others have noticed because it shows up in comment cards, casual … [Read more…]

Turning Mayflower II

This amusing photo was taken by David Maccaferri. A local photographer who lives in the area and has a keen eye for interesting photo’s (view his work at PresenceInPhotograhy.com). While his suggestion for turning the ship might not work, it does give me the opportunity to address a question I often get this time of … [Read more…]

Turning Mayflower II

This amusing photo was taken by David Maccaferri. A local photographer who lives in the area and has a keen eye for interesting photo’s (view his work at PresenceInPhotograhy.com). While his suggestion for turning the ship might not work, it does give me the opportunity to address a question I often get this time of … [Read more…]