2019 Skills Demonstrations

Friday, June 28

  • 9:30: Blacksmithing/metalwork — Mike Saari

  • 11:00: Traditional caulking — Frank Townsend

  • 12:30: Mayflower rigging — Matt Otto

  • 2:00: Glued lapstrake boats — Clint Chase

  • 2:00: Big shipyard tools tour — Scott Noseworthy

  • 3:30: Steam bending — Joel Plessala/Walt Ansel

Saturday, June 29

  • 9:30: Blacksmithing/metalwork — Mike Saari

  • 11:00: Tool Sharpening — Warren Dolphin

  • 12:30: Bird’s mouth spars — Pat Mahon

  • 2:00: Planking — Graham McKay

  • 2:00: Big shipyard tools tour — Scott Noseworthy

  • 3:30: Adze and ax work — Matt Barnes

Sunday, June 30

  • 9:30: Setting up a skiff for fly fishing — Scott Gifford/Walt Ansel

  • 11:00: Collect/restore hand tools — Chris Sanders

Tours, Open House, Used Book Sale

  • MAYFLOWER II is open for deck tours throughout each day at the south end of the shipyard.

  • Watercraft Hall Open House, 2:30 pm. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

  • Mystic Seaport Library Used Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Collections Resource Center.

Show Hours:
9am – 5pm

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Mayflower II at sea. Photo courtesy Plimoth-Plantation

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