Alden 270

Happy New Year from Port Townsend Washington!!! I am planning a trip to Maine to catch the Portland Boat Builder show and would like to connect with anyone who has one of these lovely boats. I am currently up to my ears in the restoration of Revenge #270h. New keel timber, floor timbers, frames, planks and a seamingly endless list of other items negatively impacted by 80 years of iron. I would like to visit anyone who may have on of the 270's for reference and general info regarding the restoration I am currently undertaking.

Regards,

Adam Henley

Kwai

Brad Ives of Deepwater Ventures is one of our supporters - he supplies some great lumber and is a first class guy to deal with. He also has a cargo boat called Kwai - a cargo ship he is changing into a sailboat and going to work with it. His Kwai website is http://www.kwaiproject.com/ Very interesting reading - from a guy who is out there and doing it.

Kwai

Brad Ives of Deepwater Ventures is one of our supporters - he supplies some great lumber and is a first class guy to deal with. He also has a cargo boat called Kwai - a cargo ship he is changing into a sailboat and going to work with it. His Kwai website is http://www.kwaiproject.com/ Very interesting reading - from a guy who is out there and doing it.

Boom Gallows Help Redux

Here's an update on my boom gallows thoughts (see original posting for more):

I still like the look and feel of AVENGER's bronze gallows, but am leaning towards replicating them in galvinized steel. Here are two photos of DOROTHY LOUISE, another David Stevens schooner that has similar ones:

Mass Seeking Ernestina Proposals

We received the following notice from ASTA:

Attention ASTA members and friends,

The American Sail Training Association has received a notice from the Department of Conservation and Recreation for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts seeking proposals from qualified parties for the annual operation of the educational sailing program and tourist attraction programming for the schooner Ernestina.

Detailed information can be found by reviewing the request for proposal (RFP) posted on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts COMM-Pass system at www.comm-pass.com (RFP # DCR-2005-0017).

All interested parties must submit their proposals no later than February 3, 2006. A bidders conference will be held on January 10, 2006 at 1300 at the New Bedford State Pier in New Bedford, MA. Questions should be directed to Brian Shanahan, Southeast Regional Director at 508-866-2580 X104.

Heron


( photo by Jeff Smith)

Owner: Robert & Roberta Pulsch, Port Monmouth NJ
Home Port: Atlantic Highlands, NJ

Designer: B.B. Crowninshield
Builder: R.J. Green Co. Chelsea, MA
Launched: 1911
Restoration: Robert Pulsch - 1996-2002

Particulars:

LOD 45'6"; LOA 53'; LWL 33'
Beam 9'2"; Draft 6'3"
Rig: Gaff Schooner; sail area 900
Construction: Frames: white oak; Plank/hull: white cedar, Garboard Planks: Honduras Maghogany; Fastenings: silicon bronze

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