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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
17 September 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
The next step in the ama build is to bond the ends of the hull together at the ends. The sheer stringers were purposely left quite a bit long. They can be used during the glue up to pull the hull sides together at the end and relieve some of the pressure on the tape at the keel. When the end of the [...]
16 September 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
I was excited to see a KIR tortured ply canoe built on the WoodenBoat Forum by fellow named Trent who replied to my email about it. He used a technique from a book by Chris Kulczcycki, the originator of Chesapeake Light Craft. So, I ordered two of Kulczcycki's books from Amazon.
13 September 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
I don't know how this ever happened, but I discovered a huge thread on's forum called: that I had never seen before.
03 September 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
Anchored out in the Bodkin Inlet is just a small step out into the wilds. It's like all hell breaks loose out on the water. Jet ski's can blast right up, just like a hooligan motorcycle, but on the water. Cheap power boats loaded with gasoline, towing young hooligan water skiers, running dangerously [...]
03 September 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
There's a saying that many of our modern conveniences would be magic to the stone age. What is more like magic to me is how things that fail while underway work flawlessly in port.
27 August 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
The calculations of solar power, storage capacity, and actual use resulted in an estimate of 2400 watt-hours capacity fed by 60 watts of solar in the starboard hull where the inverter is located. Recommendations are for restricting actual use to about 1/3 capacity. In our case this would be 800 watt [...]
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