Kaimusailing

s/v Kaimu Wharram Catamaran

Vessel Name: Kaimu
Vessel Make/Model: Wharram Custom
Hailing Port: Norwalk, CT
Crew: Andy and the Kaimu Crew
About: Sailors in the Baltimore, Annapolis, DC area.
19 September 2016 | Carolina Beach, NC
19 September 2016 | Carolina Beach, NC
19 September 2016 | Carolina Beach, NC
19 September 2016 | Carolina Beach, NC
16 September 2016
16 September 2016 | Morehead City, NC
13 September 2016 | Dowry Creek, NC
13 September 2016 | Alligator River, ICW
13 September 2016 | Coinjock Bay, ICW
13 September 2016 | North River Landing, Intracoastal Waterway
12 September 2016 | Willoughby Bay, Norfolk, Virginia
08 September 2016 | Yeocomico River/Chesapeake Bay
30 August 2016 | Bodkin Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
29 August 2016 | Bodkin Inlet, Chesapeake Bay
22 August 2016 | Bodkin Inlet, Chesapeake Bay
22 August 2016 | b
22 August 2016 | Bodkin Inlet, Chesapeake Bay
15 August 2016 | Bodkin Inlet, Chesapeake Bay
15 August 2016 | Bodkin Inlet, Chesapeake Bay
15 August 2016 | Bodkin Inlet, Chesapeake Bay
Recent Blog Posts
19 September 2016 | Carolina Beach, NC

The Arrival Part

We came to the swing bridge at Onslow Beach and started a pattern that would continue for all the rest of the bridges that had to open for us. We would arrive with the bridge in sight only to see it just closing. We had missed its top of the hour or bottom of the hour scheduled opening. I thought [...]

19 September 2016 | Carolina Beach, NC

The Pink House Part

Day two of this trip there was little wind. I had breakfast of oatmeal with prunes and apricots, one of my old favorites. It seemed as soon as I ate it, my insides began to viciously process it. There were grumblings and organic sounds down below. Well, it’s good for your heart, they say.

19 September 2016 | Carolina Beach, NC

The Morning Fishing Boat Part

At anchor at sunset I made Food Lion garden rotini with an Italian sausage sauce thrown in after the noodles were drained. I thought cooking them more with the sauce would enhance the flavor. I threw in some parmagiana from 4C, I like the squat reusable jars, and cooked it for a while, sampling and [...]

19 September 2016 | Carolina Beach, NC

Morehead City to Carolina Beach in Several Parts

My plan was to leave the municipal dock and anchor nearby for the overnight, then get underway Saturday morning and decide whether to go outside to Masonboro Inlet or stay in the Inracoastal.

16 September 2016

Beaufort Rainbow

16 September 2016 | Morehead City, NC

Belhaven to Beaufort, in two parts

It was time to move on after a couple days at Dowry Creek Marina. If you are coming from the North it is the first marina after exiting the Alligator-Pungo canal and it is recommended. The photo is of dawn day of departure.

The PCA

15 November 2012 | Bodkn Inlet/Chesapeake Bay
Capn Andy/cool, seasonal
When I began pulling the boat apart to work on the rot in the sternposts, I found more rot in the #4 beam. This was unexpected and not yet dangerous, but the beams are merely large balks of wood, easy to build, heavy, and not so easy to install. It looks like this will be a priority job following the sternpost repair.
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Recently it was announced the Polynesian Catamaran Association magazine, Seapeople, has been archived at http://www.pca-seapeople.net/sea.people.html. This is a wealth of Wharram catamaran information from the peak years of self built catamarans (so far).
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The picture is of a downloaded copy of a Seapeople issue on a Kindle reading device.
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