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Bluenose II – In the Water Soon?

31 Jul

I also wrote about the bluenose, even posted a link to a webcam. Now I’m sorry to say the launch has been delayed. Let’s all keep our fingers crossed! My previous post about Bluenose. – tk

Queens new life in Canada

On 3rd February, 2011,  I wrote about the restoration of the Bluenose II.
Last year, I took this photo once it was out of its shed and was hopeful that we’d see the Bluenose II sailing out of the bay this summer.
2012
Yesterday, I took these photos in the Lunenburg fog, as the Bluenose still sits in the dry dock!
2013-A]
Definite progress has been made.
2013-B
The masts are in place.
2013-C]

So why the delays

On June 13th, the news was that they were working on the rudder.
That the refit was well over a year behind schedule and the $16-million pricetag for the work was expected to go up!
Then the news this week -July 22nd

The much-delayed Bluenose II rebuild has suffered another setback.

The schooner was to start sea trials this month, but Communities, Culture and Heritage spokesperson Michael Noonan told CBC News that plan has been…

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