Still slammed here but a couple of quick ones.
Just got little story and pic of one of my cats from Jock, out there doing it.
“I’m still sailing around the Caribbean since 2010 on Unleaded a KHSD 30 ft cat.She’s still a delight.I like telling my “condomaran”friends that it took a year to use the ten gallons of gasoline I bought in Puerto Rico as Unleaded sails so well I only motor into and sometimes out of anchorages (sometimes sail in and out)because “I CAN”.
Met a nice young couple from Maine on the CM version of the 30 ft cat last spring in St. Maarten. (James and Emily) neat to see another KH design.
This year I made a mold and raised the hatches over the central part of the hulls a bit(2 or 3 cm)so now unless it’s a driving rain I can leave the hatches open a crack for ventilation as the rain streams away from the opening.
Here in the Caribbean I can still buy two stroke cycle outboards so I’m replacing my Suzuki 9.9 4 stoke cycles with Tohatsu 9.8 two stroke’s.That should take 20kg or so out of the boat.
The pic is looking towards St.Georges Granada”.
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I had a Yamaha Enduro 15HP 2 stroke for my dinghy. The abuse it took was unbelievable. 5 times submerged 10-12 hours in 10+ feet of salt water in 2 years (cleaned it with alcohool and acetone every time inside the cylinders and where the ball float is). I hit it so many times and broke 3 propellers. Overheated for a week (7+ times) to seizure due to missing impeller. I would not consider anything else if I had a choice.