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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
02 March 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
The final chapter of the Rainmaker catamaran dismasting was published on the Sailing Anarchy site. It is a story of good preparation, well built new boat, unlimited resources, and a disastrous failure anyway. One can read between the lines of the story. Toe stomping is avoided. There have been many [...]
28 February 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
It was last March 22nd when I posted that I could drive the Miata around with the top down. March 22nd is a month away.
20 February 2015 | Bodkin inlet/Chesapeake Bay
The current temperature is 30 degrees below normal. There has been an unusual number of abandoned yachts in the Atlantic due to extreme conditions. We have seen near hurricane force winds as part of a cold front. Unusual weather. The planning of offshore voyages has become hit or miss, mostly miss. [...]
15 February 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
The message, unexpected, was about the Sailomat and the replacement servo oar we fabricated. Although it seems like a simple task now, after having made the oar, designing the replacement took a while. There was no existing oar to copy and only line drawings in the user's manual. Measurements of the [...]
14 February 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
I went back and reviewed blog entries of the previous year or two to see what I was doing back then. What was the winter like last year? How about the year before that? I can see that last year I was shoveling snow off the boat and real Spring didn't arrive until late in March or in April. Real Spring [...]
04 February 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
While we are waiting for the ambient weather to improve, and after enduring an investigation of the local Iroquois 30 over at the boatyard, for some reason I reviewed Chesapeake Light Craft's website, having visited their shop in Annapolis. They had the Outrigger Junior there, disassembled for storage, [...]
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