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Europe and the West Coast of North America. Bay Ship & Yacht operates one of the Bay area's major shipyards, providing services to commercial vessels, yachts, and traditional sailing ships. Two years ago, the shipyard completed a $9.6 million restoration of the 219-fr. wooden lumber schooner C. A. Thayer (1895) , one of the park's other historic vessels. (www. ... Zeb-Schooner Life, a film documentary produced by Detrick Lawrence Productions of Edgartown, MA, has won the prestigious Best-ofShow award from the California-based Accolade Competition. The film explores the life and times of Captain Zeb Tilton


Schooner Life and his schooner Alice S. Wentworth, in which he kept alive a way of life-moving freight under sail, long after others had moved on to power vessels. The film includes mo re than thirty interviews with Tilton's contemporaries and schooner experts and historians from aro und New England. Zeb-Schooner Life is based on the book, Zeb, Celebrated Schooner Captain of Martha's Vineyard, by Polly Burroughs. (Book ISBN 9780762738427; order the DVD and learn more about the film at www.zebtilton .com) ... Keep your eyes peeled for a new book, Caddell Dry Dock: 100 Years Harborside, on the history of the company by the Noble Maritime Collection's Executive Director, Erin Urban. When the company turned 100 in 2003, the Noble Maritime Collection did a show abo ut it at the museum. Photographer Michael Falco, whose spectacular images are reproduced througho ut the book, spent three weeks at the shipyard documenting the dry docking of a


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