KNEWSLETTER - Vol. 28 

  

It's been a long, wet season and we're just about ready for summertime to breeze into town. We're buzzing right along here in the yards whipping boats into shape getting them ready to weather whatever the weather throws their way. We're looking forward to seeing you on your next trip to the yard or out and about on the Bay!
FROM THE BILGE 
by Paul Kaplan

Have you ever seen that Seinfeld episode about the rental car reservation? The one where Jerry expects to pick up a rental car because he made a reservation? As most things Seinfeld, we understood the humor because it felt relatable. If you have a reservation to have something done at a certain time, you should be accommodated at THAT TIME. Otherwise you're left with the impression that the company you're dealing with doesn't understand the concept of a "reservation."    Read more
Seinfeld - The Car Reservation
Seinfeld - The Car Reservation
PRODUCT ALERT!
Harken Electric Winch Conversions

There's nothing like your first electric winch to make what you already love to do even better. Good news: Harken makes a range of electric winches with geometries and motor sizes to make replacement installation easy. Even better, if you own manual Harken winches, they were likely designed  to be electrified when the time is right for you. 

Call or email Dave at our Richmond Store to learn more! 510-237-4141




CHECKING IN WITH RANDALL REEVES

Randall made the news!

Plus, we also couldn't help but notice your hat!

COME ON INTO THE STORE!

NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

We are currently seeking to hire knowledgeable sailboat riggers

Splice and dice rigs while working at the best boatyard on the Bay! 

KKMI fully respects and appreciates the specialized skills needed for this position and is willing to offer an attractive compensation package for the right person.

Come work with us!

Visit our career page. Click here.
L AST KNEWSLETTER CHALLENGE & WINNER

CHALLENGE:   
In the notorious movie,  Captain Ron , while pouring several cans of oil into the engine, the Captain explains that "...diesel's love their oil like a sailor loves his rum." When Martin Short's character asked "Why is that, Captain Ron?", what was the Captain's response? 




ANSWER:
Nobody knows.

WINNER!
CONGRATULATIONS TO CHARLOTTE STANDEFER! - Your KKMI Rigger's Bag is in the mail!
Here is Charlotte with her husband, Steve.





KNEWSLETTER CHALLENGE!

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AXYDLBAAXR
is LONGFELLOW

One letter stands for another. In the above sample, A is used for the three L's, X for the two O's, etc. Single letters, apostrophes, the length and formation of the words are all hints. 


Hint: if I were a betting person, I would guess this quote has some sort of nautical reference. 

Winner will receive your choice of KKMI swag:



KKMI SIGHTINGS



Wednesday, May 1st was our 23 year anniversary. There was much to celebrate! Thank you all so much for helping to get us here!

 

And here's to Oscar who has been with us since the beginning!




Kyard dog of the month is Sadie! She loves the boat but boarding the boat while on the hard is a bit daunting. Her person, Steve can fortunately safely carry her to her prancing grounds around the decks.





Francisco and Angel never miss an opportunity to smile for the camera.




Black Jack, the newest (to them) of the Roy Disney boats, presumably to be renamed Pyewacket, made a stop at KKMI to be outfitted to head south.










And for this month's installment of ________ ... between the sheets...





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SEE YOU NEXT TIME!

Until we pop back into your inbox... we hope to see you around the Bay or in the Kyard!



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