What really goes on under the shrink wrap?
Posted by Tall Ships America on April 9, 2012
Winter maintenance of a tall ship is just as important as the regular sailing season. At the end of the fall season, the ship is downrigged and covered in shrink wrap while a winter maintenance crew made up of a mix of volunteers and professional crew sand, scrape and repair throughout the cold weather.
This year, Pride of Baltimore 2 is preparing for the War of 1812 Bicentennial celebrations along the Atlantic Coast. This video is a fascinating look at what goes on under the white wrap…