Author Archives: Roger

North Carolina Pamlico Challenge

The 300 mile challenge race starts this Friday. If I am able to get some phone coverage I hope to post updates here. Stay tuned to see if it works out. Roger Update, both events canceled due to a small … Continue reading

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Islander Catamaran, photo update.

Last photo was as of this morning. Since I have limited number of clamps it will take a few days to complete the cabin. The blue tape outlines a possible window, they can be located just about anywhere. Also a … Continue reading

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Islander Catamaran progress 9-14-13

If you have been following my blog for a while you will know that the Islander catamaran has been built very quickly but over a long period of time. From the start I mentioned that it would be my long … Continue reading

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RagWing Islander Catamaran

New updates will be reported sometime this weekend including videos and pictures.  Roger http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOSDPTsSJfM&feature=c4-overview&list=UUhpCBUwQmCT3EULJMsJACKQ Here is the update video. The floors are in, I went to the trouble of glassing the bottoms before I installed them but that will save … Continue reading

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remote post test

this is a posting from the water in order to practice for a water tribe challenge. Photo to follow hopefully.looks like I’m going to need a little practice. Jolly Roger out.

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UE-Canoe/Tri mods

Finally got the camper cover sewed up. Works well and plenty of room to change into dry clothes, cook, etc.while keeping the water out. Added about 4 lbs to the boat. Lost my expensive Lee board during a practice sail … Continue reading

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Modification Results- Ult Expedition Canoe/Tri

  Expedition Canoe continues to get modifications. Here is the new Jib which was tested this past weekend and did well in the light wind of less than 10mph.  By putting it up and down quickly with the same amount … Continue reading

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posting photo for a friend

Christine W. Cochran’s new boat, a class 3 watertribe racer.

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Ultimate Expedition Canoe/Tri Upgrades

Upgrades continue on the Ultimate Florida Challenge boat named “nine”. Here you can see the new hull coatings and new waterline. Also the tubes are for the camper top for the front cockpit and the bimini for the rear. I am … Continue reading

New design- Expedition Canoe Trimaran

New Class 3 Everglades Challenge Record. Posted on March 7, 2013 by JollyRoger– note- for photos for the last few posts see this-http://watertribe.org/jollyroger/ My finish time was 2 days, 16 hours and 7 mins. The Old record was 3 days … Continue reading

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