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Spring launch expected for Pintail 

CBMM_Pintail_Details(ST MICHAELS, MD – January 31, 2017) Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Boatyard Program Manager Jenn Kuhn reports that work continues on the 25’ draketail Pintail, with an anticipated spring 2017 launch. Construction began in January 2016 through CBMM’s Apprentice For A Day (AFAD) Public Boatbuilding Program.

Pintail’s Atlantic white cedar decks, forward and aft bulkheads, white oak engine bed logs and stainless rudder stuffing box have been installed. The curved forward coaming and after curved rub rail were steam bent out of sapele during one of AFAD’s newly added Family Boatshop programs, then scarfed to the straight coaming running aft and the gunwales running forward.

CBMM_PinTail_WorkNext to be installed are the floors, the midship and aft seating, and toe rails. Work continues on the duck walk (the area along waterline around her stern), cutting through the stern for the exhaust, the engine box and the steering gear. In the spring, her Yanmar two-cylinder diesel engine will be installed, she will be painted white with a red bottom, and her sapele coaming, gunwales and seats will be left bright.

Pintail is for sale upon completion. For more information about programs and the purchase of Pintail, contact Jenn Kuhn at 410-745-4980 or jkuhn@cbmm.org. See more photos of the project at bit.ly/CBMMPintail.

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Participants in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Apprentice For a Day Public Boatbuilding Program work on Pintail, the draketail under construction through the program. Pintail is expected to launch this spring, and will be for sale upon completion. For more information about programs and the purchase of Pintail, contact Boatyard Program Manager Jenn Kuhn at 410-745-4980 or jkuhn@cbmm.org.

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The curved forward coaming and after curved rub rail have been added to Pintail, the draketail under construction through the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Apprentice For A Day Program. Pintail is expected to launch this spring, and will be for sale upon completion. For more information about programs and the purchase of Pintail, contact Boatyard Program Manager Jenn Kuhn at 410-745-4980 or jkuhn@cbmm.org.