From the other side of the pond

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Mike Higgins
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From the other side of the pond

Postby Mike Higgins » Mon Dec 30, 2013 12:48 am

Evening off Pt. Wilson.jpg


I recently rebuilt a 40+ for use on my 14' catboat. I have been sailing the Jean Alden since 2000 without an auxiliary. After finding myself becalmed in the middle of the Straits of Juan de Fuca in the Pacific Northwest, I decided to add a means of propulsion that would be more reliable than sculling with the rudder.

The second photo shows the Seagull pushing my boat along at about 3.5kts in calm conditions.

Test Run - REDUCED.jpg


What a great little engine.
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Re: From the other side of the pond

Postby Robin Anderson » Tue Feb 18, 2014 11:38 pm

That's a great little outfit Mike - happy days ahead.
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