Monthly Archives: June 2008
This is the boom truck for the Western Venture Herring operations. Instead of a team of ten men handling the huge herring nets, the powerblock attached to the boom on this truck will load the net effortlessly so it can be brought to places like Swan Net up in the Blackburn Industrial park to be mended.
8:30AM Niles Beach.
Grab a coffee and muffin at Last Stop Variety with your Where The Locals Go coupon, and head over to Niles.
If you see the tallish balding guy with a camera come up and say hi.
Here is the Northwestern, one of the top crab boats from the series The Deadliest Catch. You can check out the official website of the F/V Northwestern here–
Just in time for the International Dory Races this weekend Row Hard- No Excuses, a Sundance Film Festival selected film will be shown at The Essex Shipbuilding Museum.
After going to see the movie tonight head to Niles Beach at 8:30AM Saturday morning for the International Dory Race Eliminations.
This is the location of tonight’s showing of Row Hard- No Excuses.
The Waterline Center in the back part of the Essex Shipbuilding Museum.
There is a cut out in the middle of the deck of this mooring setting rig in which heavy moorings are lowered and lifted out to be serviced. Moorings are heavy objects which lay on the bottom of the ocean which boats attach a chain and line to secure their boat in the open water.
THE ESSEX SHIPBUILDING MUSEUM presents: Row Hard No Excuses on Friday, June 6, at 7:30pm.
See this personal documentary in which two middle-aged men set out to win “the world’s toughest race”-three thousand miles across the Atlantic Ocean in a rowboat.
Is it a noble quest or an ill-fated nightmare? Admission: $10 members, $15 non-members. 978-768-7541 www.essexshipbuildingmuseum.org