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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
17 April 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
Capn Ed called about crewing with him to bring a small sloop up from Annapolis to the Bodkin. Unfortunately I was having a bout of either allergies or the cold virus. I said I probably wouldn't be available, but he could call me with his cell phone and I would help if he got into difficulty. It looks [...]
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14 April 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
The last posting was a trial of the new image size format. Also I wanted to see if Sailblogs fixed a problem of not automatically providing a smaller thumbnail when blog postings are displayed in the initial page when someone searches for your blog. Also the search function works in the "Search Members/Boats" [...]
14 April 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
Because Sailblogs has changed the photo format and now allows 700x700 pixel photos, I decided to post a picture of the replacement mast. The photo was taken with a Paragon 300mm lens and Canon 30D camera. The effective lens length with this camera is more like 400mm or a little bit more. The telephoto effect compresses distance, so the mast looks more like it is ten feet long.
13 April 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
When I complained to Kaptain Kris that my mast was full of old foam and PVC pipes, he suggested to leave it in there because it probably helped kill the clanging sound of loose wire in the mast. I didn't like how the foam seemed to have been also used as bedding for varmints over the years. Yum. The [...]
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06 April 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
The new 1/2” drill works really well and at only $30, is well worth it. The previous drill had lasted a very long time but now was intermittent. The chuck was not gripping well. I think I bought this from a Black and Decker repair center as a refurbished unit. My other drill is a 3/8” light duty [...]
31 March 2015 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
A shopping trip to Harbor Freight got us a new 1/2” drill and stepped bits to bore holes in the aluminum mast for shroud attachments. Over at West Marine, who are having a Big Sale, a couple of heavy duty straps to hang halyard blocks were purchased. At Home Depot I kind of zoned out while looking [...]
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