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Welcome to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum's Boatyard Blog, where all things related to Chesapeake Bay Boats are discussed. Follow the Museum's progress on historic Chesapeake boat restoration projects, watch wooden boats being built from scratch in our Apprentice For a Day program, and meet the dedicated staff and volunteers working hard to give you the experience of Chesapeake Bay history while preserving traditional Chesapeake Bay boat building techniques. Make sure to join us as a follower of this blog so you will be notified of new posts, and make comments on anything you see on the blog.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Winterizing Isabel: Part 2

The Museum's 1926 - 38' flat top sedan cruiser, Isabel, received more winterizing when the boat yard staff put on the fitted cover that came with her when the Requard's donated the Isabel in 1996. Although built by the Matthews Corp in Ohio and named after the corporate owner's daughter, Isabel has spent her entire life sailing along the Chesapeake Bay. She's not part of the historic fleet at CBMM (because she was built in Ohio), but Isabel is nonetheless a great example of the transition of work to play regarding vessels on the Chesapeake.



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