While Capt. Osborn works on the North Slope Oil Field, he takes time aside to test compass accuracy and take celestial observations. A great opportunity to understand more about navigation in the Far North. AdvertisementsRead more "Latitude 70 North"
The concrete fairing must first be removed from the old septic tank. The rubble is removed to access the hatch […]Read more "Converting waste to power."
Here Steven Osborn of Seward Alaska earns a few bones, scraping the inside of the fresh water tank. Later the tank will be coated with food service quality lining epoxy.Read more "Steven Osborn is built for this job."
As spring approaches, projects are ramping up on Empiricus. Here, Capt. Dale Plate takes final measurements for trim and finish work. The “Turtle” is designed to protect the sliding hatch from crushing waves, and provide good footing at sea. It […]Read more "The hatch "Turtle" gets a final fit test."