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First step to Hawaii

First step to Hawaii  Refurbished Savory is launched May 16 at Park Isle Marine just west of Sooke.  Boat owner John Boquist and partner Robert Chouinard are preparing to sail the 42-foot, 17- ton steel-hull vessel to Hawaii in July. If all goes as planned the trip will take 18 days.  The craft is one of only a handful of boats which have launched at the spacious facility which, by early summer, will be capable of handling vessels of 72-feet, 75-tonnes, and drafts of as much as eight-and- a-half feet.  - Jim Sinclair
First step to Hawaii Refurbished Savory is launched May 16 at Park Isle Marine just west of Sooke. Boat owner John Boquist and partner Robert Chouinard are preparing to sail the 42-foot, 17- ton steel-hull vessel to Hawaii in July. If all goes as planned the trip will take 18 days. The craft is one of only a handful of boats which have launched at the spacious facility which, by early summer, will be capable of handling vessels of 72-feet, 75-tonnes, and drafts of as much as eight-and- a-half feet.
— image credit: Jim Sinclair

 

 

Refurbished Savory is launched May 16 at Park Isle Marine just west of Sooke.

 

Boat owner John Boquist and partner Robert Chouinard are preparing to sail the 42-foot, 17- ton steel-hull vessel to Hawaii in July. If all goes as planned the trip will take 18 days.

 

The craft is one of only a handful of boats which have launched at the spacious facility which, by early summer, will be capable of handling vessels of 72-feet, 75-tonnes, and drafts of as much as eight-and- a-half feet.

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