KNEWSLETTER - Vol. 29 
Greetings!
Summertime has finally arrived! It's time to get that base tan going. We hope you're enjoying the heat and the long awaited sunshine.

You may not be ready to think about it, but now is the perfect time to start planning for your winter projects. Does your boat need a make over? Maybe it's time to schedule her for a face lift. Give us a call and we can talk budget to get your boat looking ship shape.
FROM THE BILGE 
With our traditional spring boating season taking its sweet time to arrive this year it’s caused all sorts of disruptions. For example, customers that keep their boats on the Bay for the winter and return to Lake Tahoe for the summer were held up due to late snowstorms. As a result, we too have been delayed in getting some things accomplished, including my writing about the inner-workings at KKMI. Rest assured, we’ll have more news…as soon as we get a bit more caught up.

In the meantime, from all of us at KKMI I’d like to wish you a safe and sane 4 th of July. 
HOLIDAY HOURS
Please be aware - both KKMI Yards will be closed July 4th & 5th to celebrate the Independence Day weekend. 
ARRRRRR YOU READY FOR SOME FUN?
Be sure to RSVP for some great Pirate Fun at Point San Pablo Yacht Club!
BEST OF LUCK TO KATIE IN HER NEXT CHAPTER
Join us in wishing Katie farewell as she transitions on to her next career. She brought a touch of class to the place that will sincerely be missed!
CHECKING IN WITH RANDALL REEVES
Randall has landed in Halifax and is doing some prep work before his final leg through the Arctic. 

He took a little time to have an interesting conversation about drogues with John from Attainable Adventure Cruising.
A Chat With Randall Reeves
For more from Randall,  Click here
GIVE YOUR BOAT A FACELIFT!
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 .
LAST KNEWSLETTER CHALLENGE & WINNER
CHALLENGE/ANSWER:  
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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. 
WINNER!
CONGRATULATIONS TO BOB HARRISON!
Your KKMI swag is waiting for YOU!
Here's Bob on his boat,  Fortune Hunter .
That name would also work for our "between the sheets" game. 
And here's the big winner with his winning swag!
KNEWSLETTER CHALLENGE!
One of these things is not like the other...

Identify which one of these boats is out of place, and why.
Winner will receive your choice of KKMI swag:
KKMI SIGHTINGS
Carefully burnished Pettit Black Widow bottom paint... Killer!
Brand spankin' new Marin fireboat
Before Katie left on her new career adventure, one of her last tasks was to wish her pa a Happy Birthday. Happy Birthday, Jock!
If you can't stand the heat, have some ice cream! If you happen to be in the Kyard on a particularly hot day, you may just get treated to a little visit from the ice cream fairy!
And a very Happy Birthday to Grant!
Congratulations to KKMI sponsored  Water Witch , three time winner of the prestigious "Dead Eye Trophy" for fastest elapsed time for boats over 30'.  

Water Witch was built in 1928 by the Lester Stone & Sons Boatyard in Oakland, CA. She is 56' LOA, 11' 6" beam, 8' draft and 20 tons displacement. She has been lovingly restored by the Egelston family over the past 27 years.

Water Witch during the Master Mariner's regatta. Photo courtesy Eric Simonson -  h2oshots.com
Janis taking a spin of the Kyard in Point Richmond
And for this month's "Between the Sheets" winners:
SOCIALIZE WITH US!
SEE YOU NEXT TIME!
Until we pop back into your inbox... we hope to see you around the Bay or in the Kyard!
Point Richmond
510-235-5564
530 West Cutting Blvd.
Point Richmond, CA 94804
Sausalito
415-332-5564
420 Harbor Drive
Sausalito, CA 94965