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Schooners Spirit Of Massachusetts and Harvey Gamage On The Railways At Rose’s Marine

Spirit Of Massachusetts and Harvey Gamage On The Railways At Rose’s Marine VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL

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Spirit of Massachusetts and the Harvey Gamage by Kathy Chapman

While on route from the Canadian Maritimes to the Caribbean Sea, these two schooners sail into Gloucester every September for fresh paint and to refit. They are part of the educational organization Ocean Classroom Foundation which provides programs of sea … Continue reading

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Spirit Of Massachusetts Hauled Out At Rose Marine

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Schooner Spirit Of Massachusetts Arrives For Schooner Festival 2010 Video

Schooner Spirit Of Massachusetts Arrives For Schooner Festival 2010 Video By Saturday Afternoon We Will Have Sunny Skies Mark My Words. You won’t want to miss Schooner Festival

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Spirit Of Massachusetts Arrives For Schooner Festival

From the Spirit Of Massachusetts Website which you can find by clicking here- Built by New England Historic Seaport at the Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA. *Launched in 1984* Length Overall: 125 feet Length of the Waterline: 81 feet Length … Continue reading

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Spirit of Massachusetts

Built by New England Historic Seaport at the Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA. *Launched in 1984* Length Overall: 125 feet Length of the Waterline: 81 feet Length on Deck: 100 feet Draft: 11 feet Height from Waterline to Main Topmast … Continue reading

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Vintage Blocks On The Spirit Of Massachusetts

I wonder how old those blocks are.  They are the same types we used to use years ago before we switched over to the stainless ones. Vintage Blocks On The Spirit Of Massachusetts, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Spirit Of Massachusetts Mast

I wonder how old these masts are and where the lumber came from and also where it was cut and formed for a mast. To find out more about the Spirit Of Massachusetts and the OceanClassroom click this text Spirit … Continue reading

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My Incredible Adventure- The Liberty Clipper

Home Port: Boston Rig: Gaff Topsail Schooner Year Built: 1983 Sparred Length: 125 Feet Draft: 8 Feet Beam: 25 Feet Hull: Steel Web Site: Liberty Clipper The 125-foot Schooner ‘Liberty Clipper’ is a majestic steel replica of an 18th century … Continue reading

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My Incredible Adventure- The Schooner Roseway

When we were heading into Boston Harbor, the Roseway sailed by us. Beautiful as always! Always nice when she visits Gloucester! The Roseway is a wooden gaff-rigged schooner launched on November 24, 1925 in Essex, Massachusetts. She is now restored … Continue reading

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My Incredible Adventure – Heading into Boston Harbor

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My Incredible Adventure- Using Dividers

How to use dividers Using dividers and the latitude scale on your nautical chart, you are able to measure distance in nautical miles. (Remember, do not use longitudes to measure distance. Longitude lines converge at the poles and the distance … Continue reading

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My Incredible Adventure- Hauling out the Anchor Part II

Anchor is Aweigh – Anchor is off the sea bottom when being heaved in . Anchor is Foul – Anchor cable is caught around the fluke or an object is caught around the anchor . Anchor Watch – A member … Continue reading

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My Incredible Adventure- Navigation

Compass This is a very important Navigation Tool. Its function is to determine the direction of the course. There are many types of Compasses. Some of these include handheld Compass, marine Compass, Magnetic Compass, and steering Compass. Charts A Chart … Continue reading

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My Incredible Adventure- Alice and the Monkey’s Fist

11 year old Alice learned how to tie a Monkey’s Fist from her grandmother, Sally, who was also on the Spirit trip. In the evening or when there was down time, Alice would make tiny fists and taught us how … Continue reading

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My Incredible Adventure- Owen and Dave climb the rigging

Here’s a great story from DownEast.com aboard the Angelique – one of the ships that visited Gloucester last week

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My Incredible Adventure- Logan Airport

As we entered Boston’s inner harbor, we were directly in line with the runway at Logan. Deafening!

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