Dan Duame. Crew member for the 2013 NW Passage voyage, is a man of many Talents. While the EMPIRICUS refit is underway, Dan goes to work on the sailing dinghy. Some of the “stitch and glue” panels that came in the kit. The final product ill be a 12 foot sailing craft will carry […]Read more "Northwest Passage crew member builds a sailing dinghy for EMPIRICUS"
A view of the boot dodger frame. Cover in progress! Old school… The electric windlass will be replace with a block and tackle snatch system. the anchor line and chain will be stowed aft and retrieved 9 fathoms at a time horizontally along the deck. Captain Osborn learned to weld stainless steel and completed the […]Read more "Major projects near completion."