Monthly Archives: January 2015

Meeting Of Two Queens

The MS Queen Elizabeth and Long Beach’s own “Grand Dame,” the Queen Mary, previously met in 2013. Photo by John Shearer at Invision via Cunard’s Facebook. A royal meeting will take place between two noteworthy ships next week when Cunard’s … Continue reading

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Oldest Yacht In England To Be Restored

This is probably the oldest yacht in the world, but the museum only claims it to be the oldest yacht in England. It is amazing that any part of her survived since the late 1700’s when she was built. She … Continue reading

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Last Chance To Save The HMS Victory?

The 250 year old HMS Victory is in dire need of some repairs. This many years of being out in the open have taken their toll on the old wood on the ship. Interior beams and walls are starting to … Continue reading

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Want To Learn How To Sail?

    Although it is still cold and wintry in most places in the US, plans for the summer for kids abound with opportunity. The Oliver Hazard Perry is taking on Crew Members! Although this is for school age children … Continue reading

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Schooner Under a Major Rebuild

I so much respect the hard work that goes into major repairs on a schooner like this. They are replacing so much of this sailboat I wonder if there will be any of the original ship left! Dead of winter … Continue reading

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