Thursday, August 30, 2007
Volunteer aims to save Nina from rotting away - KRIS-TV - MSNBC.com: "But one man and his group want to help the Nina set sail again. City officials said they've hired a special museum planner, who has some ideas on how the city can better incorporate and protect the ships. Since the city's resources are limited, local sailor, John Torrey, and his group have offered up their time and workmanship to get the Nina back into ship shape. The Nina's been a part of his life for over a decade, and he said he hopes his group can help. 'We were on the ones who did the work on the ships. We'd like to get it back into ship shape and do the fundraising necessary for new sails, get this back in the water and sail it,' Torrey said."