Glacier Bay 3470 Ocean Runner

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Can drive? I the future of the Ocean Runner we were the coast Cape Ann, north. Sure, said,but there’s that much it. And I sat that wide, helm seat, realized it true. We all alone, six of on this power catamaran, a flat ocean, not boat in and only fishing trawlers a whale boat to seen all

The Simrad was working conjunction with Simrad autopilot, the twin hulls plowing lines through green water, 10 degrees at a rate of knots. There that much do except an eye for whales marvel at 360 degree of empty And it enthralling.

I caught the end of Grand Americas during which Bay president founder Larry and his ran the 3470 Ocean catamaran 8,000 from the Washington, plant Seattle, trucking from Cabo Lucas over Galveston, Texas, on to where I up with At any point along cruise, Larry’s consisted of 12-year-old son, or his daughter, Chrissy, his wife, Onboard, I the venerable writer Roger who would taking delivery the boat the tour ended.

Roger’s planning cruise of own with new bride. be heading the Hudson, New York on the Canal, and to Erie, truck the down I-79 Pittsburgh, drop in the River and it down the Mississippi, the Gulf and up Atlantic seaboard back home Massachusetts, all while catching local legendary he can


After topping the tanks the gas we headed the mouth the harbor, the Brant Light, and across the passing close Monomoy Island of Chatham running through rip close the dunes the island. turning the of the of Cape we ran the cape, a mile the beach, lobster pot a good of the

While Roger the helm, showed me of the details of boat. The is in starboard hull, steps down the helm The teak-and-holly in the are actually for nine-inch storage compartments provisions and gear. Though compact, the has adequate space and in cabinets and cupboards A microwave is built above the stainless steel and the flush-mounted electric Side-by side are situated one counter.

Aft of galley lies guest stateroom, a double that works like a V-berth, as nearest two lift up provide space a small and a stool. The of the is 43 high, but adequate sitting head room there’s a step to get up A Bomar and portlights plenty of

The master is in forward section the port with a full-sized berth plenty of underneath, a locker, Bomar and portlights. of this the head, a Corian on the and a shower stall a sliding door.

The is a eleven feet five feet, large hatches the sole to reveal lazarettes. The Kohler generator underneath the side. Big scuppers drain cockpit area. storage for rods under bosltered gunwales, rod tips The bait station is in a console on port side. up the and articulated boxes open There’s a with a board and deep baitwell.

One innovative is the foot by foot swim off the big enough stow an inflatable tender the two outboards. A rail with Plexiglas filler allows for extra length the tender.

helm deck an L-shaped around a table and refrigerator and on the side. The station is off center, the starboard with the dash and that room the Honda gauges and Simrad display This area protected by curved brushed windshield with stainless-steel cap All three the forward have windsheild and extra windshield washer reservoirs. An aluminum radar supports the top. A version is the works.

After the end of Cod curled to the we headed north on rhumb line Portland. The allowed for for whale We spotted smaller finbacks, these huge dolphins, much the thrill all aboard.

five o’clock, blue-humped mountains Maine began appear on horizon under haze of clouds. The and water up only as Portland Light came sight, and rounded the corner into Bay with a little of regret we never much in way of on the to put twin displacement to a test. As approached the of Portland, were met a welcoming headed by Scherr of Marine, the Glacier Bay With just small celebration the floating Larry Graf’s voyage was

We never up to boat’s predicted speed of knots, but explained that particular boat somewhat overbuilt, that it be put unusually rigorous both in initial run by the owner. The being built is about pounds lighter. there’s all 8,000 miles of cruising on board well.

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