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San Juan Islands – July 2009

Four days in Washington State’s San Juan Islands using a mothership to facilitate paddling a kayak around the many waterways and anchorages.

The Kayaker’s Friend

Powerboat too close to the edge of the channel

Odds and Ends

The fuel uptake issue has been a major hurdle in preparing the Muthah-Ship for safe and reliable operation. During our first on-the-water operation of the Carver we could not get over 2500RPM which meant that the boat could not get onto a plane and reach design speeds of 15 to 20 kts. Although we intend […]

The Shakedown Cruise

It was supposed to be just a cruise but ended up testing several of the systems I had installed as safety features; like the 9.9 hp Mercury 4-stroke outboard on the transom and the Zodiac.

The Best Equipped 25-foot, 37-year old Cabin Cruiser in North America

What it takes to have the best equipped 37-year old 25-foot cabin cruiser in the Pacific Northwest or maybe even all of North America.