Restoration & Repair


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Buzzards Bay 30: Restoring Mashnee

Mashnee, a 1902 Herreshoff Buzzards Bay 30, was completely rebuilt and relaunched in 2008 by Darling’s Boatworks in Charlotte VT. The boat had been highlighted in the “save a classic” feature in WoodenBoat magazine – a stunning boat in deplorable condition – and Jan Rosenthal decided to step up and save her. The project was

Tug Boat Restoration – C.L. Churchill

The 33’ tug C.L. Churchill is a part of the fleet at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, where she acts as power source and support vessel for the 88’ canal schooner Lois McClure. The Churchill was built in 1964 and originally powered by steam. She was soon repowered with a diesel engine, allowing a much