I was pleased to be able to at least see a picture of the two-masted crabbing skiff I worked on last year during my Apprentice for a Day stint at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Here she is,and she is still for sale. A bargain at $10,500. This boat would be a wonderful,solid [...]
And so,it came,my last of four trips out to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Apprentice for a Day program. What a great experience it has been –I can’t wait until life’s other demands allow me time to head out there again.
The boat is coming along well. The frames and deck knees [...]
Geez –it has been too long. Apologies to my loyal readers –yeah,you three –for keeping you hanging. Last weekend brought me back to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s for another installment of the Apprentice for a Day program. And a great day it was.
The boat has come along [...]
Yesterday was another gorgeous day,with a light breeze and a clear sky. Chesapeake Bay looked gorgeous,shimmering below me,as a crossed it on the Bay Bridge,headed East again for another day with Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Apprentice for a Day program. Last week had whetted my appetite;yesterday I was hungry,though. [...]
As my regular readers know (you know who you three are),I am longer on boat building desire than I am on facilities and time to actually do it. Ergo,I blog…That all changed today,however,and will again three out of the next four weekends. Courtesy of a thoughtful Christmas gift from Mrs. [...]