It's the most wonderful time of the year! Kids are back to school and weather conditions are perfect everywhere you look. As always, there are lots of exciting things happening in the yard and around the bay. We hope you're enjoying it as much as we are!
FROM THE BILGE
That sinking feeling….or worse yet: when it’s more than just a feeling…and it happened. YUCK, what a nightmare! Over the years we’ve seen our share of what happens to a boat when it’s sunk. It’s not pretty. The good news is, as with most things, such calamities are preventable. Boats just don’t spontaneously sink; something made the boat to go down. This can often have as much to do with the hoses aboard the boat, not just a leaking fitting or thru hull. More than just contributing to a boat sinking, over time hoses become stiff or have flow constricted within…like nautical arteriosclerosis. Read more...
UPGRADE TO ELECTRIC!
KKMI is proud to partner with Electric Yacht to help your future be clean, green and quiet!
Ask your project manager about upgrading to a QuietTorque - Electric Propulsion System.
HELP HIM HELP US ALL!
Image from Latitude 38
Alex Bellini found a ride and a photographer and set out to row the great garbage patch. "He wants to help spark a new sense of responsibility in all of us and the desire to take action for a cause that affects us all."
According to Randall's blog, Mo and Randall are currently navigating a pretty tricky portion of the Northwest Passage so his postings are limited, but in the meantime, here are a few things to make note of:
After you have had your boat in one of our yards, you are asked to complete a survey asking how, if at all, we could have improved your visit. One of the latest suggestions was that we provide a site map for visitors to better navigate our yards. We heard you and created one for each yard. Thank you for the suggestion! Keep them coming!