not a chance

Jack Christensen put in seventeen years building Queen Jean, a 50 foot wooden schooner, in his backyard. Then he gave it away.

Here’s an article in Quincy, Massachusetts’ Patriot Ledger from last spring:
http://www.patriotledger.com/articles/2004/03/25/news/news04.txt

There’s a small piece in this month’s (well actually next month’s) edition of Sail magazine that provides a bit of an update. Apparently he wound up giving it to a private citizen as maintenance expenses would have been too steep for a charity.

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