Originally Posted by lostsheep
Found this interesting article and video about John/Dennis Holland
in Orange County, CA. He built a civil war era privateer in his front yard. From scratch. Fascinating man and articles. He's currently fighting prostate cancer and the city of Newport Beach
the Shawnee, a 72ft ketch
in his front yard.
[URL="http://youtu.be/lKyxQrHWmIY"]Restoring a Yacht in Your Front Yard... Impossible? - YouTube
I remember this guy when I was living aboard
in Mission Bay in the 80's. He inspired me to build my own boat, which never happened due to the ex. But at least I've been able to rebuild a vessel to my own specs.
I always wondered what happened to him and the boat. Thanks for posting