Wind Energy

Matt Mortenson has installed wind power for Destiny.  There are two D-400 Energy 72 volt wind generators.  The maximum power output rating is 600 plus watts.  235 [...]

Solar Panels Installed

Destiny's solar array is both stationary and mobile to allow for a total of 12 panels.  Six panels are rack mounted on sliding frames to increase surface [...]

Renewable Energy

When used conservatively, the electrical system aboard Destiny is being designed to provide an indefinite power supply through green energy.  Solar and wind provide enough power to [...]

Traditional Handmade Sails for Destiny

The women at Port Townsend Sails made nine sails for Destiny during the month of August.  Each sail is unique and required special attention to detail in [...]

2019-11-06T05:02:40+00:00September 29th, 2011|Categories: Sailing Vessels|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Traditional Handmade Sails for Destiny

Destiny Launch

Destiny returned to the water after three years on land and the celebration was impressive.  Ben set off a canon which he made from Destiny's old prop [...]

Scaffolding Stripped Away, Destiny Launches Today!

After eight months at the Shipwright's Co-op, Destiny will launch late this morning.  Work will continue dockside for another few months before the schooner sails south.  Here [...]

2019-11-06T05:13:46+00:00August 12th, 2011|Categories: Sailing Vessels|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Scaffolding Stripped Away, Destiny Launches Today!

Making Blocks for Destiny

Dave and Zeke custom made a series of blocks for the rigging on Destiny. Above is the jig used for gluing up the parts. [...]

2019-11-06T05:43:50+00:00July 7th, 2011|Categories: Sailing Vessels|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Making Blocks for Destiny
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