If there's hope for this resurrected trimaran -- tethered to shore off of Slack Point alongside the lone abandoned Second World War barge towed to town from Chemainus last year for decommissioning -- there may be hope for Slack Point itself. Watch The Chronicle this coming year for ongoing coverage of Slack Point's remediation.

What’s in store for Ladysmith’s waterfront for 2013?

The future of Slack Point and the fate of the WWII barge abandoned off its shores will be featured in our coverage in the coming months.