This blog will follow the progress of the project to conserve and record the 18th century yacht, Peggy.
Thursday, 4 April 2013
The new cradle takes shape
The fabrication of the new cradle for Peggy has been a complicated job, with a good deal of discussion and refinement along the way. In this photo, Kevin from Galla's Foundry in Douglas checks the profiles for the ribs that will eventually support the boat.
... and in this one you can see the lifting superstructure that will protect and support the boat when eventually we lift her out of the boat cellar by crane.