Thanks for the replies. This is my first restoration. Practice to date has been maintaining our '49 Century Sea Maid. I have a couple re-varnish winters under my belt, but I have a very talented restorer in Wayne Spaulding, from whom I purchased my Sea Maid.
We are in the early assessment stages. I have submitted a research request to the Mariner's Museum to get a start on her story. Top of the needs list is a steering wheel, a source for original upholstery designs, and the aft flag pole hardware. More will be found as we get into it, for sure.
Thanks again for the replies and look forward to the dialogue and encouragement.