Tag Archives: Harold Burnham

Harold Burnham Refreshes ARDELLE for 2013 Season From Kathy Chapman

Harold Burnham, Master Shipwright and 2012 National Heritage Fellow performs yearly maintenance on his “pinky” schooner ARDELLE. "During the season (May- October) the ARDELLE operates out of Maritime Gloucester daily for public and private sails and also serves as the … Continue reading

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Maine Boatbuilders Show with Harold Burnham

Al Bezanson submits- The Maine Boatbuilders Show runs from March 15th  through the 17th in Portland.  This is  what Peter Spectre wrote in WoodenBoat, “the exhibits were real boats, and the parts for real boats, and service for real people, … Continue reading

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Harold Burnham on This Old House Tonight

Al Bezanson Submits- The PBS show This Old House will be featuring Harold Burnham and a sail on Ardelle at 6 PM tonight, Friday, March 8th.  Here’s a preview

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Harold Burnham and his crew returned on the Schooner Ardelle from Washington, D.C. Photos From Len Burgess

Harold Burnham and his crew returned on the Schooner Ardelle from Washington, D.C. Tuesday afternoon, with friends and family welcoming them back at the Maritime Gloucester Center. Click below for slideshow

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Ardelle Update From Len Burgess and Mike Dyer Also Harold Burnham’s podcast interview by Josephine Reed for the NEA National Heritage Fellowship Awards

Ardelle’s Arrival in Washington, D.C. Len writes- The stalwart crew of the Pinky Schooner Ardelle arrive in Washington, D.C. to deliver Captain Harold H. Burnham to the NEA National Heritage Fellowship Awards. Mike Dyer just sent up pictures and stories … Continue reading

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One Year Anniversary of the Launch of the Schooner Ardelle From Len Burgess

Great weather Monday night for a special sail to celebrate the launch of the schooner Ardelle. It was one year ago last July 9, 2011 that the schooner splashed down into the Essex river in front of about 2500 people. … Continue reading

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Photos and a quick note from Laurie Fullerton and Harold Burnham

Hi Joey, Thanks for posting those amazing photos of the Ardelle at dawn and others…I have been putting them on our Facebook page but they are really terrific. Harold’s daughter Perry Ardelle Burnham (boat was named after her and Harold’s … Continue reading

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Adventure Spars From Mike Dyer

Mike Dyer writes- A small crew has been working on making replacement spars for the Schooner Adventure, at Harold Burnham’s yard in Essex.  Right now we’re working on the main boom.  These pics show a series of steps for putting … Continue reading

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Random Business Tweet of The Day- Laurie Fullerton Tweets About The Schooner Ardelle and Harold Burnham

Part of the random local business tweet initiative I’ve started to encourage more local businesses to engage people through social media.  Every day a different tweet selected as an example to put a brand in front of people while offering … Continue reading

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Logs from Hog Island for the Schooner Adventure

Photos From Len Burgess Feb. 27, 2012 Harold Burnham with Steve and Bruce are towing rough-cut logs back to Harold’s Essex Shipbuilding yard to be made into spars and gaffs for the Schooner ‘Adventure’. Harold and crew had cut and … Continue reading

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Mike Dyer Ardelle Launch Photos

She goes in! Steve Willard, “paint master”, with Ardelle on mooring in background Harold Burnham adjusting bilge block before the launch The Ardelle on launch morning The garland arrives, just before the launch Harold relaxes afterward with a friend Bob … Continue reading

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Unique Essex Side Launch of Wooden Schooner Ardelle Set for Today July 9th and Ardelle Photos From Len Burgess

The "Ardelle" getting ready for the Launch on Saturday. Shot this from the "Lewis Story", the Shipbuilding Museum Schooner, coming home to Essex for the "Ardelle" celebration on Wednesday. -Len Burgess Vessel Will Careen Down the Ways and Hit the … Continue reading

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ARDELLE Week 30

Work on the Pinky Schooner ARDELLE continues into spring at the H.G. Burnham Boatyard in Essex. Planking and caulking are nearing completion. Boat builder Harold Burnham at work.  

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