Hello to you all,
I am in the process of restoring a wooden 36' cutter
. So far that may sound normal, however I have the boat in my back paddock in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia
where we are 2,000' above sea level. (with global warming, we may have a waterfront property in a couple of years!) If you would like to know how this came about my wife or analyst would be only too happy to explain.
Apart from having to answer the usual stupid questions about Noah and who I am going to take aboard, there is one problem perplexing me. That is how can I find out the history
of my boat 'Perrigrine'. All that I know is that I bought it in Sydney
several years ago and the seller said he believed it was built in England
for a naval officer who sailed it to Australia which they seem to have done quite a lot since 1770.
How do I trace the history
of a boat such as this?
Any ideas, suggestions, comments or random maritime scuttlebutt would be greatly appreciated.
Your newly accepted lunatic,