For the first time in decades, there are schooners 'abuilding on the famed waterfront at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. Dawson Moreland & Associates are building not just one, but two 48' wooden schooners in the best of Maritime traditions. These 'twins' will be built simultaneously, frame for frame, plank for plank, alongside the historic Lunenburg Dory Shop at 175 Bluenose Drive. Follow their progress from keel laying to launch!

An artist's interpretation of the Twin Schooner Project

Friday, March 2, 2012

On to the second hull!

The hull of the stealth schooner (the one being built behind her twin sister and so hidden from view) is 99% complete and the gang has officially moved over to work on the one we generally refer to as "Ollie's boat."
Some snow overnight (too many Nova Scotians bragging about what a mild winter it's been have jinxed us!) but that didn't stop our gang from turning to this morning.


  1. Blogged about being there last week..what a joy! The inboards are going in soon I expect?

    Yah...snow now...March in like a Lion?

  2. Thanks so much for your lovely post! And now Dory Plug (who so wishes to be a gardener but seems to be more blue-nosed than green-thumbed) has another blog to follow. Best wishes!