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08 January 2014 | puget Sound, Washington
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Ahoy! from FrostBanks Alaska! (I have to build up the sailing kitty to pay for all the projects!)

Speaking of PROJECTS, here's what's on the project list to knock out prior to this summer:

Install AirBreeze Wind Gen
Install two solar panels
Install Alt Energy control panel
Install Uridium Satphone base station w/antenna
Mount SSB radio (shelf or brackets) & test Pactor Modem
Install start battery with switch and charging options
Possibly replace aging CB panels and rewire
Build/Install louver companion way doors
Build/Install teak cockpit grate
Build/Install provisions to hold 10 jerry cans of fuel
Improve the battery tie-downs
Service the motor
Service all the winches

Then comes the systems tests/shake down! :)

Test all electronics
Test the email components (SSB/Pactor Modem/Iridium Satphone to computer
Test Autopilots
Test Capehorn windvane
Test sea anchor
Test the Storm Trysail
Test all bulge pumps
Test Exposure Suit
Test watermaker
and the list goes on and on...... I'm tired just typing it out! yicks!!!

I'm hoping to post some BIG news SOON!!
Stay Tuned! :)

Vessel Name: JUNESSA
Vessel Make/Model: 28' Bristol Channel Cutter (BCC)
Hailing Port: Anchorage, Alaska
Crew: Rick Peterson
About: JUNESSA has a few new crew members! My lovely wife, Terri, who is eager to go cruising as a family! Taylor, our teenager, and Jenna our youngest and Pixie the wonder dog.
This is my very first boat!!!! Nothing like starting out with the best Blue Water Cruiser money can buy! The BCC was designed by Lyle Hess and made famous by Lin & Larry Pardey as they documented in books, videos and dvd's their sailing adventures on board their homebuilt BCC 'Taleisin'. My [...]
JUNESSA's Photos - (Main)
Working and Playing on the Big Island of Hawaii ALOHA!
24 Photos
Created 20 January 2009
Working on bottom and interior.
9 Photos
Created 9 January 2009
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Created 12 April 2007
Here's a few shots of prepping the boat for the long ride NORTH to Gig Harbor, Wa. It took about 5 hours to prep and load her up.
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Created 8 April 2007
Here's a few shots of my 1985 28 foot Bristol Channel Cutter (BCC) built in Vancouver, BC. She's a full keel fiberglass hull with teak and mahogany wood throughout. She's powered by a Volvo 28hp diesel.
4 Photos
Created 7 April 2007
I had a great day learning how to sail my BCC. The learning curve was a little steeper than I had anticipated. The day ended pretty crappy... I couldn't get the engine out of gear and I plowed into the back side of a large powerboat in the slip next to me. OUCH!
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Created 7 April 2007
This was the first day on board Junessa. I looked in every corner on board and climbed to the top of the mast! I had Chinese food and Corona Beer then feel asleep to some beautiful candle light and music.
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Created 4 April 2007
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