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LAMP Boatworks Plays Hookey

Posted by: Brendan Burke in LAMP Boatworks, LAMP Events, LAMPosts, Shipping News

LAMP Boatworks, enjoying a day sail.

Volunteer boatbuilders from the LAMP Boatworks enjoyed a 'thank you' cruise aboard Privateer Lynx this past Thursday, the 28th of January. The Lynx Eduational Foundation offered space on the cruise for our Boatworks volunteers as an act of appreciation for their efforts to revitalize the ship's stern boat. Lynx has now departed St. Augustine and will be reopening for tours in downtown Jacksonville on February 15. We wish her well!

Sweating a halyard into place.

Steve McMullen, Lynx's smallboat project manager, helping to raise the staysail along with Lynx's Tyson Miller.

LAMP Director Chuck Meide showing off sliding bar shot, a type used to take out rigging on opposing ships.

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