Sailing at last
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August 21, 2018 Sailing at last! After being at Nate’s Marina, thanks to Gordy Mackay and Rich Curtis, we got more carpentry work done and the lead ballast bricks in, which meant that the masts and rigging could then be put on. Josh Baareman of L & B Builders did … Read More

Masts
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July 22, 2018 Well, after the launch we have continued to keep busy! We moved her with the help of some friends from Yacht Haven to Nate’s Marina so we could finish fitting her out. It’s been nice to be working outside in the sunshine and fresh air at Nate’s … Read More

New Gem in the Crown
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July 1, 2018 Reprinted with permission from the July 2018 issue of the Drummond Island Digest A New Gem in the Crown of the Great Lakes On June 23, 2018 at Drummond Island Yacht Haven’s marina, the newest tall ship of the Great Lakes was launched and christened. After two … Read More

Launched!
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June 28, 2018 What a rush we have been in for the last month! The main news is that Huron Jewel is in the water, launched at Drummond Island Yacht Haven on Saturday, June 23rd.  The lake stayed out of the boat and Huron Jewel floated right side up, Lee … Read More

Christening Schooner Huron Jewel Video
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VIDEO June 23, 2018 The schooner was launched and floating properly at Drummond Island Yacht Haven’s marina on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018. Thank you to all who came out to celebrate with us as we formally named her Huron Jewel. And if you’re interested in sailing with us check out … Read More

Painting and more
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May 26, 2018 This last month has been kind of a blur and the speed is picking up. With the ship’s wheel all complete (thanks, Judge) we mounted the wheelbox permanently and I installed the hydraulic helm. It’s a variable-displacement pump that the wheel mounts on, with copper lines to … Read More

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