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Kaimusailing
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
20 December 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
I put in an order for 200 3/16 dia stainless pop rivets. I only need about 125, but it costs the same for 200 in two bags of 100 as it does for 150 in three bags of 50. These will be used to attach sail track clips to the aluminum mast. The spec calls for the clips at intervals of 6”, but at intervals [...]
18 December 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
Further work on the old mast to remove the Strong track did not pan out the first time I tried. I guess the years have bonded the track to the mast.
13 December 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
The marine surveyor finally showed up after a couple days of bad weather. I gave him a list of broken items and their prices including repair services needed to restep the mast. It turns out that I need to use the local power boatyard because their travel lift well is the only one nearby that can fit [...]
12 December 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
The marine surveyor finally showed up after a couple days of bad weather. I gave him a list of broken items and their prices including repair services needed to restep the mast. It turns out that I need to use the local power boatyard because their travel lift well is the only one nearby that can fit [...]
09 December 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
I stopped the agonizing circle of questions about how and why the rigging failed and accepted that it did fail, now get on with things. The mast was disconnected from any remaining stays and brought around to a boat lift on the other side of the docks. The photo is of it raised out of the water.
01 December 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
The boat had been hastily packed and I set out toward Kent Island, a short hop down the bay near Annapolis, to pick up Phil, my crew. The south wind was 10-15 with gusts to 20, and a nasty chop due to contrary current, especially in the shipping lanes. The chop will kill forward progress when trying [...]
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