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“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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Bluenose II Sets Sail At Last

Millions over budget and years behind schedule, the Canadian schooner Bluenose II finally set sail last week from Lunenberg, Nova Scotia on a training sail. Bluenose II  is owned by the government of Nova Scotia and will serve as a … Continue reading

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The Schooner Bluenose II and the Ax that Never Wears Out

There is an old saying about an ax that never wears out so long as you keep replacing the head and the handle.   But what happens if you replace the head and handle at the same time?   Is it the … Continue reading

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