Help launch Heron this spring!

Posted By on February 26, 2014

brig_1_sm With spring right around the corner, and Heron‘s hull sitting largely completed, we’re now in the home stretch for a big launch party sometime this spring! We’ve built Heron ourselves with traditional materials. If you can spare a few bucks to help us obtain the 200 yards of raw canvas and nearly 2 miles of rope that will become her sails and rigging, she’ll be sailing before you know it!

Her hull is just about done and ready. Now we just have to handsew all the sails and physically make the larger rope, like the giant honking nerds that we are…

 

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I'm a museum professional with an MA in Museum Studies and Atlantic History. A lot of my research has been in colonial and maritime history, as well as material culture of the 16th - 19th centuries. I've held a lot of weird jobs covering everything from beekeeper to tall ship deckhand. I currently live with my partner on the Canadian border in Vermont.

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One Response to “Help launch Heron this spring!”

  1. Lisbeth Clark says:

    Next week…. gotta wait for this month’s bill to go by. đŸ™‚

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