“What do you do with her in the winter?”

Kris Jarrett Philadelphia II

Happy New Year! With January on Lake Champlain comes cold weather and ice. Many visitors ask while aboard our replica vessels, “What do you do with her in the winter?”  The answer is often a surprise: they stay in the water. Removing large, heavily constructed wooden boats like Philadelphia II or Lois McClure from the water is a major undertaking. …