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Lots of work has been happening. Harry &
Vickie have lived aboard from last May to November, when the weather
chased them out. They hope to relaunch next spring and head south
where they can stay aboard full time. Michigan ain't exactly year
around boating country!
|| Very functional and simple,
by today's standards, helm. Note the two chairs. I haven't seen
that arraignment before!
|| The dinette table is in
the wheelhouse. Note the table can be lowered down, turning the
dinette into a guest double bed. Typical in RVs but not always
seen in boats.
|| The galley takes up a large
part of the fwd. cabin, with the rest devoted to comfortable
seating. Note the kerosene lighting. I cruised a boat for 2 years
that had only kerosene. It's no good in hot climates but otherwise
Two more galley views. It appears Mr.
John Daniels is a crew member?
|| Fore & Aft facing stove
allows the oven to be opened in a seaway without gimbals. Note
engine room door with large viewing window in the door. She has
a house sized sink. Could those be 110 volt outlets and pressure
water faucets? I guess they did whip out after all....
|| Good sized head in the
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|| Owner's queen bed in the
stern. Yup, them are electric lights by the bed. Actually, I've
become soft too and also demand a reading lamp.