Shipboard Demonstration Crew

Visitors turning the capstan on the sailing ship Balclutha. A capstan is a type of winch used on ships to lift heavy objects such as the anchor.
Visitors turning the capstan on the sailing ship Balclutha.

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Help conduct a full program of hands-on demonstrations, including capstan drills, pumping demonstrations, setting the staysail on Balclutha, and the Dead Horse ceremony.

Last updated: March 1, 2015

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