workboat project

Friday afternoons are reserved for our ongoing boat-building project. The goal of this project is to build a replacement workboat for Mayflower II. Our current skiff is old, been repaired many times, and has already sunk three times in the last two years. (Sounds a little like all of the marine staff come to think … [Read more…]

book launch

Today was the press launch for the book I wrote called Felix and His Mayflower II Adventures. It tells the story of the building of Mayflower II in England and her voyage across the Atlantic in 1957. The story is told from the perspective of the small kitten, Felix, given to the ship as a … [Read more…]

The View at the Top

The above picture was taken yesterday from Mayflower II’s main top. It is a view through the rigging of the foremast and you can see Clark’s Island, Saquish and the gurnnet in the back round. I will explain the land marks in the future but for now the point of the picture is to illustrate … [Read more…]

Let The Blogging Begin

Welcome to my blog. This is a first for me and a first for Plimoth Plantation. It’s fitting that we begin a pioneering effort like this on the golden anniversary of the Mayflower II, as her story is also a sort of pioneer tale. Over the course of this season, It is my intent to … [Read more…]