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Who: Kimball Corson. Text and Photos not disclaimed or that are obviously not mine are copyright (c) Kimball Corson 2004-2016
Port: Lake Pleasant, AZ
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Altaira with Ugly Kayak Aboard

25 June 2006 | Ensenada, Mexico
Kim Corson
My Fair Weather Mariner 39, Altaira, with new Wilderness System Freedom kayak in bright orange aboard. It was the only color in which I could find this particular kayak, which I hunted down in California. Not really my choice of color, but a good color for safety. It is a sit on top kayak that is much better than other such kayaks and very easy to dive off of and board from in the water without a paddle float. I say better because it handles, glides and has the speed of a typical, decent, fifteen and a half foot sit-in kayak, but not a really a longer, excellent one. I now am in La Paz and I have had a grey cover made for the kayak so at least the color if not the bulk is now under control.
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Vessel Name: Altaira
Vessel Make/Model: A Fair Weather Mariner 39 is a fast (PHRF 132), heavily ballasted (43%), high-aspect (6:1), stiff, comfortable, offshore performance cruiser by Bob Perry that goes to wind well (30 deg w/ good headway) and is also good up and down the Beaufort scale.
Hailing Port: Lake Pleasant, AZ
Crew: Kimball Corson. Text and Photos not disclaimed or that are obviously not mine are copyright (c) Kimball Corson 2004-2016
About:
Kimball Corson: I am a 75 year old solo sailor, by choice. However, I did take on a personable, but high maintenance female kitten, now a full grown cat, named KiKiPoo when she is sweet, or KatKatPo after she has just killed something like a bird or bat. [...]
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Although I was a lawyer and practiced law with good success for thirty years, creating significant new law, I never really believed in the law, the politics of law or in the over reaching self-interest of most lawyers I met. Too much exposure to Nietzsche and other good and seriously thoughtful [...]
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Who: Kimball Corson. Text and Photos not disclaimed or that are obviously not mine are copyright (c) Kimball Corson 2004-2016
Port: Lake Pleasant, AZ