Change . . .
I have been quiet with my restoration project of #9 Concordia Yawl this past year that was taking place in Clinton, AR. I had been legally locked out from my property and haven't seen the boat, tools ... for just shy of a year. I was suppose to be divorced June 5th and would of had a better idea of the boats fate but things are rescheduled for August 22. It doesn't look like I will have the time, money and mostly the heart to complete what I had started. I also decided that I don't want to move the boat to a non-permanent location only to have to move it again. It is hard to make this decision but hopefully it will give the right person(s) the dream I once had.
I contacted IYRS in Newport to see if they would like the boat as a donation, which they respectfully declined. If any of you folks have an interest, any idea's, interest in purchase, coming to an auction, starting a syndicate to save a classic or coming to the bon fire, feel free to share your thoughts.
The boat is stripped out and I had started making frames (14 pairs to date). I had also a new keel timber out of Iroko made along with deadwoood and all other midline parts. It is complete with most of the hardware and needs a new main mast.
Feel free to share here or privately. Happy summer solstice.