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Lots of pictures of the boat.
First owner was ships engineer
for starkist tuna on a fish
with bulk heads, keel
and floor timbers was trucked to SF. Then headed to South America
. Boat was all over South America
on the deck
of the ship.Even has a panama canal
cert, it was just on the deck
of the ship. Motor mast
and lots of other parts
where shipped by tuna boats heading south. After 5 yrs he got Married and left the unfinished (interior) boat in Porto Rico Where owner # 2 purchased her while he was there installing container cranes. He motors and sails
with sails that do not fit to Florida
He has the boat trucked to Issaquah WA.Boat parked on his driveway for 20yrs. He travels for work, months at a time. Gets married wife thinks boat is stupid. So when he is home he never works on it just buys parts
. After 19 yrs of being on driveway covered with tarps . He and wife are going to move to the hills of Tennessee.
He puts boat up for sale
I know the broker for Cascade yachts. Every time I see him he points at the pictures on his wall and say's that boat is for you. Nope dude divorce is to expensive. After a year of this I go look at boat fall in love with it.
My Wife say's OK as long as she can walk in boat and not hit her head
(she is 6' tall) no problem 6' 4" headroom
My wife wants to go sailing with are 2 kids
for the summer. I tell her no problem I will sale
the Santana 28 we all love and in 8 months be done with the Cascade and off we go dear. Boat just needs finish work after all.
4 years and a complete remodel I finish the boat.
Would I do it again HELL NO. But it is a great boat and sails like a dream and we have had many adventures on it. But my kids lost
out on 4 years of summer sailing adventures.
I am a sailor not a boat builder