Busy, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Spectator, Atlantic Ocean
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada - September 29, 2012: Media, spectators and VIPs attend the ceremony for the launch of the Bluenose II after a 2 year rebuild. The Bluenose II is a schooner designed in the spirit of the original Bluenose, a famous Nova Scotian fishing schooner built in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. The restoration work is being done by the Lunenburg Shipyard Alliance, made up of Covey Island Boat Works, Snyder's Shipyard and Lunenburg Industrial Foundry + Engineering. The original Bluenose was launched as a Grand Banks fishing and racing schooner on 26 March 1921 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was designed by William Rouẻ and built by the Smith and Rhuland Shipyard.