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Kaimu s/v Kaimu Wharram Catamaran
Vessel Name: Kaimu
Vessel Make/Model: Wharram Custom
Hailing Port: Norwalk, CT
About: Andy and the Kaimu Crew
About: Sailors in the Baltimore, Annapolis, DC area.
Recent Blog Posts
27 August 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
After two primer coats, the plywood pieces got a third coat of epoxy, then the leftover epoxy was mixed with colloidal silica and applied to the gluing surfaces and the pieces that form a flange for the patches were glued in place.
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24 August 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
I wasn't only shaking down the boat, I was shaking down the captain. When the mast went over last year, it was a captain's blunder that did it, a result of bad practice in bad conditions. The bad conditions included hypothermia late at night, fatigue, and a vicious chop that relentlessly challenged [...]
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20 August 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
I got another tank of fuel and decided to take Kaimu out for a quick shakedown, test out the mainsail and roller furler genoa. Also run the engine some more and maybe get it to settle down. The wind was SSE which gave the inlet a more easterly wind funneling down on us. The main was raised and we [...]
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19 August 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
Along with checking the fuel in the main tank to see if it was useable, the other task in the dinghy down under the crossdeck is to see if the swallows had any young birds in the nests. Those dinghy floorboards had to be finished. Unfortunately, the automotive urethane clear coat, which is sort of [...]
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16 August 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
I guess chicken cacciatore could be translated to hunter's chicken. If you bagged a chicken out in the woods you might find mushrooms and wild onions, but I don't know about tomatoes. They are not native to Italy, so what a hunter would cook in the old days might be more like a roasted chicken.
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08 August 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
The question about the image on the last post was, β€œIt looks like a smudge. Is it masts? Is it one you took or he took?”. My response was, β€œI'm not that bad a photographer to take a picture that bad.”
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