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Prop Pitch and Power Management

If you haven’t been following the blog of Kosmos, the Nordhavn 40 that is circumnavigating, this could be a good day to start. On today’s blog (which lags by a few weeks the actual events), ...

Atlantic Crossing – Old Blog Entries

I have several boating-related websites scattered around the internet. With my excess of spare time (that's a joke!), I'm starting a project to consolidate all of them onto the http://www.kensblog.com/ website. Over the past few ...


 Recently, Roberta and I visited with Hugh Reilly, owner of the 90' power boat Westward. He returned to Seattle last summer, after cruising the south pacific and returning via Japan and the Aleutians. We’re doing ...

Having Launch, Putting Some Clothes On, and Turning On the Lights

I am very pleased to report that Sans Souci is now back in the water!  I always worry when the boat is lifted in or out of the water. There was a Nordhavn 47 that ...

Hauled Out At Delta

We were able to visit Sans Souci at the Delta shipyard in Seattle yesterday.   We were only in Seattle for a few days (We’re back in Cabo now), and didn’t have much time. I took ...

Siberian Bureaucracy and A Cruiser Robbed

Logistics can make you crazy on a trip like the GSSR. I was working yesterday on planning for the trip, and hitting some tricky issues.  I’ve been thinking about the Visas we’ll need for getting ...

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