Tag Archives: 120′ Norwegian brigantine

“Rebuilding” Bluenose II — 7 years & $24M

The best thing that can be said about the “rebuilding” of the Canadian schooner Bluenose II is that is it is over and that the Bluenose II is a lovely vessel.  Unfortunately, it took seven years and cost C$24 million (around … Continue reading

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Little Leon, 16′ Small-Tall Ship

When I first saw the photo, I thought that the Little Leon was sailed by giants. The ship looked properly to scale, while the crew seemed disproportionately large.  It turns out that Little Leon is a 16′ long brigantine modeled … Continue reading

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