Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Old school

A Victorian ship builder, inspired by the enormous seafaring ships used by 15th century explorers, will soon launch his own replica caravel off Port Fairy.It has been 10 years in the making and the launch of Graeme Wylie's labour of love is drawing nearer. "She's based on a 15th century Portuguese or Spanish caravel, which was one of the early vessels of exploration used by the Europeans," the 51-year-old from Bushfield said. -- Read on

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