Saturday, May 25, 2024
67 F
Kilmarnock

From the James to the Great Wicomico: Godspeed makes a brief maintenance visit

View Post


by Jackie Nunnery

Kent Eanes washes the hull of the Godspeed before additional work is done at Tiffany Yachts. Photo by Laura Shackleford

Working on wooden boats is nothing new for Tiffany Yachts, but it’s not every day that they get to work on a piece of history.

The replica of Godspeed, commissioned in 2006, is normally on view at the Jamestown Settlement on the James River near Williamsburg, but recently came to Glebe Point for regular maintenance on its hull. According to manager Laura Shackleford, the ship was hauled and its hull washed and repainted before returning to the water. The whole process took about a week.

This was not the ship’s first trip up the Great Wicomico….

There's more to this story...
Are you a subscriber? 

 Log in

Many more news articles, photos and ads are available only to those
who
subscribe to our printed newspaper or our online e-Edition.

Pick up a copy or Subscribe today!

Rappahannock Record Staff
Rappahannock Record Staffhttp://www.rrecord.com
From the Rappahannock Record news team

Follow us on Social Media

Your Local Weather

Kilmarnock
broken clouds
67 ° F
69.5 °
62.7 °
97 %
0mph
75 %
Sat
79 °
Sun
81 °
Mon
84 °
Tue
81 °
Wed
77 °