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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
19 April 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
Finally a real break in the weather got us down to the docks and working like mad, like a cooped up dog let out to tear around. The Hobie cat had its rudders sanded and painted arctic white, the hulls were sanded to remove mussel residue, and the bottoms painted with antifouling paint to ward off any [...]
05 April 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/chesapeake Bay
No, the Hobie Turbo didn't sell suddenly, the farewell is to its designer, Hobie Alter, who passed away the end of last month. I had no idea at the time I was writing about the Turbo, but it was an appropriate post for an iconic boat designer.
01 April 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
The message was about the car, the car in the stolen picture. I do not have a Bentley Drophead Coupe, or a Rolls Royce Phantom. Not even my favorite car. My tastes have changed since the time I saw a white Rolls convertible in Villefranche. Mostly with boat obsessions replacing the car obsessions. [...]
22 March 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
Brief tastes of spring, and weekly nasty snowstorms, punctuated our schedule. Another book came in at the library, “The Sailmaker's Apprentice”, and I was so taken by its illustrations and comprehensive coverage of sailmaking, that I bought a hard cover copy from amazon.
13 March 2014 | Bodkin Inlet
Warmer weather?
07 March 2014 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
The work on the bad portlight in the galley continued. The inner skin of the cabin side was cut back and pried off. A multitool with spade blade cut the edges tangent to the overhead and galley. Inside the inner skin was a square frame to build out the thickness. It had gone soft too, so it was attacked [...]
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