Tag: Front Street Shipyard

Update – Sunbeam Emerges from Shipyard Shed

Again, our thanks to Front Street Shipyard for this July update: SUNBEAM gets a few sunbeams on her bow for the first time in a year as she emerges from the shed. SUNBEAM gets a few sunbeams on her bow for the first time in a year as she emerges from the shed. pic.twitter.com/wM4cNVktgU —…

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‘Sunbeam’ Hull Prepped for Paint

BELFAST, ME — An uplifting photo Tweet from Front Street Shipyard, where the Sunbeam is having a refit, with a short, but also uplifting, caption: Getting SUNBEAM’s hull prepped for paint. Getting SUNBEAM's hull prepped for paint. pic.twitter.com/e1Mu0k22NC — Front Street Shipyard (@FrontShipyard) June 21, 2020

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‘Sunbeam’ Galley Taking Shape

BELFAST, ME — From Front Street Shipyard a photo and Tweet letting us know the Sunbeam galley is taking shape. SUNBEAM's new galley is underway. pic.twitter.com/yu5DhHrJgU — Front Street Shipyard (@FrontShipyard) June 12, 2020

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Graham Fitch of Front Street Shipyard

BAR HARBOR, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Graham Fitch, our steadfast project manager at the Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, ME. For all of you Sunbeam fans, Graham has been the guy on the ground, in the yard, guiding the refit of our beloved vessel…

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A Peek at New ‘Sunbeam’ Crew Cabins

BELFAST, ME — Front Street Shipyard, where the Sunbeam is having a re-fit, posts this May 3 photo of “the new crew cabins on Sunbeam.” Looking good. Learn more about the Sunbeam, the boat crew, and their work among Maine unbridged islands. The new crew cabins on SUNBEAM. pic.twitter.com/uGWarPOuYT — Front Street Shipyard (@FrontShipyard) May…

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‘Sunbeam’ Updater – New Stainless Steel Piping

BELFAST, ME — Again we thank Front Street Shipyard for providing update photos of the Sunbeam refit. This photo was posted April 24th on the shipyard’s Twitter account. The photo caption: New stainless steel piping work in SUNBEAM’s engine room. New stainless steel piping work in SUNBEAM’s engine room pic.twitter.com/H3LKUShnbC — Front Street Shipyard (@FrontShipyard)…

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Sunbeam Update – Capt. Mike’s Glimpse of Life as Actual Captain

BELFAST, ME — After spending months addressing design aspects of the Sunbeam not directly related to her operation, I was finally able to get aboard and get a glimpse of my life as an actual captain. Due to [coronavirus] distancing regulations, the yard crew left the marine electronics for me on Friday night. I went…

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‘Sunbeam’ Update – Insulating the Main Salon

BELFAST, ME — The Mission’s boat Sunbeam is having its routine major refit at Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, ME. The first Sunbeam photos out of Front Street, about a year ago, were of a Sunbeam with its interior gutted for the first time in a quarter century. The expansive surface rust made a startling…

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