Thursday, August 08, 2013

What's in a Name? Whale's Way

While we were anchored off Gibsons Landing, a classic trimaran was floating on the hook next to us. It's hull matched the beautiful blue sky and sea.  Here's a story about the owner. He sounds like a very interesting individual.


The bio says that he purchased the three-quarters built 48-foot trimaran, finished the construction and christened her the Whale's Way.  The website says that after completion, he sailed her "seven eighths of the way round the World, from Toronto to Victoria." That must have been quite a voyage.

At the stern, she is all decked out with skookum solar panels and a wind generator just like we have up the lake at our cabin.


Isn't she a beauty? -- Margy

5 comments:

  1. Great boat - great story. Sea adventures always interest me.

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  2. Great boat - great story. Sea adventures always interest me.

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  3. Wonderful. And I love the name.
    It makes me think of the poem..."I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky..." Aha, that's because the poem (John Masefield) says "To the gull's way and the whale's way, where the wind's like a whetted knife;"
    Even more wonderful now.
    K

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  4. Nice looking boat.

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  5. She is a beauty! I love sailing...so peaceful and exhilarating when the wind whisks you across the water:)

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