America's Most Historic Yacht

Final hull deconstruction

| August 21, 2011

As the boat is disassembled, the crew works to make sure that every part that can be used again is marked and saved.  This is particularly true with the knees, since these big, curved parts are extremely hard to find. At this stage, it’s more efficient to cut the knee out of the boat with […]

Recent progress

| August 2, 2011

Over the past few months, the crew has been moving between prepping for future construction and demolition. Earlier in the year, work focused on laying out and rough cutting futtock stock. As you saw earlier, there is a lot of stock to go through. The sawn oak timbers are laid out along the side of […]