Restoration Phases

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Click on links below to see photos and ship plans depicting work already done and the extensive work remaining in the third and final phase starting October 2015.

  • In the winter of 2009-2010, Clearwater crew and shipwrights from Rondout Woodworking worked on the forward third of the vessel, replacing the frames, planks, stem knee (the heavy timber that connects the keel to the stem), and parts of the cutwater.
  • In the winter of 2012-2013, we worked on the aft third of the vessel, replacing the frames, planks, and major structural timbers (shaft log, horn timber, stern post, and rudder post).
  • This winter, it is time to work on the middle section of the hull (the centerboard trunk, in addition to the frames and planks), and the transom (the aft end of the vessel)
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