Dowager Restoration

CWBW HOME            DOWAGER HOME

 

Transporting:

 

Nick carefully positions his hydraulic trailer under the DOWAGER.

 

 

 

 

 

Securely loaded into the transport trailer, the DOWAGER leaves the shop space that she has occupied since October of 1998.

 

 

 

 Maneuvering space is tight as Nick eases

the rig around a support post.

 

 

 

A magnificent sight: structurally and cosmetically superior to the boat that

rolled out of the Matthews Boat Company

over 71 years ago.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boat Transport by Nick Johnston of

Lockview Marina & Boat Transport Company - Cayuga, NY

 

 

 

 

Using his unique custom made system, Nick gently moves the trailer into place.

 

 

To make room one of the main roof supports had to be removed. Here a temporary support post is being "adjusted" while the fork lift in the background adds a little more security to the operation.

 

 

 

 

Finally clear, the fork lift moves back as the DOWAGER moves out.

 

 

 

 

Cayuga Wooden Boatworks staff and passers by

gather in admiration of this fine old vessel as Nick

backs down the street to the travel lift.


 

Next Page - Getting Ready to Launch

 

CWBW HOME            DOWAGER HOME

 

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Near Completion  Moving out of the shop  Ready to Launch  In the water

 

 

Contact:
Dennis Montgomery

Cayuga Wooden Boatworks


800.570.5335


6301 Water St.
Cayuga, NY 13034
Voice: 315.253.7447

435 Taughannock Blvd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Voice: 607.272.1581
Fax: 607.272.1601


Email: dennis@cayugawoodenboatworks.com

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