Steel beams, wooden spars, iron strops: a Mayflower update

As 2018 comes to a close, progress isn’t slowing down on Mayflower’s restoration. The combined Plimoth Plantation and Mystic Seaport Museum team is working diligently on this historic project and staying on track for completion in 2019. It was a milestone-heavy Fall, with the removal of the large steel I-beams that helped provide structural integrity … [Read more…]

WoodenBoat Show 2018 Underway!

  WoodenBoat Show 2018 We’re thrilled to be welcoming thousands of visitors to Mayflower II this weekend during the 27th annual WoodenBoat Show at Mystic Seaport Museum, where our national treasure is receiving a major re-fit to help her sail into the future! The festival, which is hosted in partnership with WoodenBoat Publications to celebrates the design … [Read more…]