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Propellor Department

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Lots Happening Down At The Gloucester Marine Railway Despite The Cold Weather From Mary Barker

Hi Joey, In my travels this week I found lots happening down at the Gloucester Marine Railway despite the cold weather.  The crews have been busy doing winter work like sanding hulls,and repairing bilge pumps.   On Saturday, the Adventure had … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Schooner Adventure Sails Again

Cape Ann TV’s Lisa Smith sent this video by Josef Hnulik, filmed aboard Schooner Adventure during this year’s Schooner Festival  featuring Daisy Nell & Captain Stan on the soundtrack. Come aboard the Schooner Adventure for a sail in Gloucester Schooner Festival’s Mayor’s Race. It … Continue reading

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Great Day for a Sail From Mary Barker

Hi Joey, Sunday afternoon was a spectacular day for a sail.   The Adventure took full advantage with the first of hopefully many Thank You Sails.  We sailed with 52 people who have/had been volunteers, donors, crew and board members at … Continue reading

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Adventure Returns, 1988

Fred Bodin Submits- Schooner Adventure came home to Gloucester in 1988, twenty five years ago. The arrival was a grand event, and included the USCG, many private boats, and a blimp. Celebrations continued after she docked. The honoring of Adventure … Continue reading

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Photos From The Adventures First 2 shakedown Sails via Mary Barker

Hi Joey, Here rare photos from the Adventures first 2 shakedown sails. Captain Graham McKay was at the helm for both trips. Ryan Graham was the mate. The people hauling on the lines are hoisting the main sail, which sits … Continue reading

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Aboard Schooner Adventure; Sea Trial August 24, 2013

Thanks to a kind invitation by FOB Greg Bover and the good folks at Gloucester Adventure, I had the opportunity to film Adventure’s second sea trial prior to her participation in the Schooner Festival on Labor Day weekend. In the opinion … Continue reading

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Adventure Out For a Spin Today

Looked like 28 plus people onboard as it took off from Rocky Neck. If you click on the photo and zoom in Norman’s Woe to the right and Boston skyline off the stern shot on an iPhone from the end … Continue reading

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Adventure Sails

Hi Joey, The Adventure has had a very exciting couple of weeks.   The Amistad sailed to Gloucester the weekend of August 2, 2013, to assist the Adventure with her rigging and sail installation. They were amazing.  Unfortunately, prior commitments caused … Continue reading

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Adventure Takes First Sail With All Sails Up Photos From Len Burgess

Listen, you can put all that talk around town that The Schooner Adventure was Gloucester’s Big Dig to rest. You can also put to rest the talk that it could have been rebuilt five times over brand new with the … Continue reading

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Schooner Adventure

Katherine Richmond submits- Hi Joey, Here’s a couple of picks of my little dog Greta ( long haired mini dachshund 8 lbs and 12 years old) I’m a local painting contractor who has decided to volunteer my painting skills to … Continue reading

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Much Progress on Adventure From Bruce Slifer

Dear Joey, Spars and sails on deck, rigging in progress, engine room looking good, bulk heads completed except for finish work. Regards, Bruce Slifer

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Video- Making Mast Hoops for Schooner Adventure at C. B. Fisk.

Greg Bover submits- Dear Joey, Perhaps our readers would be interested in the video Joanne Souza shot of making mast hoops for Schooner Adventure at C. B. Fisk. Geoff Deckebach, Bill Holmes and I started by sawing strips of ash … Continue reading

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Photos- The Schooner Adventures is having water tight bulkheads installed to meet Coast Guard specifications

Hi Joey, The Schooner Adventures is having water tight bulkheads installed to meet Coast Guard specifications. They started by using a fiberoptic system to look between the ceiling and the hull to find the best locations for the bulkheads… They … Continue reading

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POSTPONED – February History Sharing Program – Schooner Adventure

POSTPONED due to pending blizzard!!! Rescheduled for MARCH 8th  

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Video- Schooner Adventure Homecoming Trip From Bath Maine Circa 1987 From Ron Gilson

Listen To Ron Tell It Just The Way It Went Down

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Roseway, Highlander and the Schooner Adventure at the Gloucester Marine Railways Now- Photos Kathy Chapman

Photos © Kathy Chapman 2012 http://www.kathychapman.com

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