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Moby Duck for sale and the sale process so far.

Having both bought and sold 9 boats over the years I thought I knew what to expect.  But, people never cease to amaze me.  First, the great news is that everyone who has looked at Moby Duck loves it.  It is a very unique boat with nothing like it on the market.  That being said, it is the type of boat that requires a life style change.  At a cruising speed of 6 knots you are not going to go anywhere fast.  With it's 8000 mile range and bullet proof and energy efficient construction and systems i...
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My thoughts on the (near) perfect drive train for your boat

I am a member of the Nordhavn Dreamers group and the Nordhavn owners group.  There is a lot of good information there from a lot of knowledgable people including industry experts like Bob Senter and Steve D'Antonio who frequently contribute.  I loved my Nordhavn 55 and might someday own another Nordhavn and like to keep in touch.  There has been a long discussion recently in the group regarding engine and prop configurations.  Most Nordhavns have too large of an engine.  On long voyages they are...
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10 day California Channel Islands trip report and Boat still for sale!

After sitting at home recuperating from a major illness for many months it was time to say 'screw this' and head out on the boat again.  I cannot think of a better way to recuperate than cruising the offshore islands.  Crystal clear water for diving and swimming, hiking on the mostly uninhabited islands and just relaxing with a good book is exactly what I needed.  I am still recuperating physically after 7 hours on the operating table, and a long hospital stay and the worst three months of my li...
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Diesel Duck for sale Part II and Why I love my Duck!

  •  5/27/2017
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After I read the following article a lot of things come to mind - http://mvdirona.com/2017/05/alarms-at-115am/ The first is that what might seem a relatively minor problem close to shore becomes a major problem in the middle ocean.  Keep in mind that not only are you very far from land, in my case many times over a 1000 miles but there might not be much help there once you get there.  Also, many of the best times for ocean crossing are on the edge of the tropical storm seasons.  You don't want...
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Moby Duck for sale

It is amazing how your whole life can change in the span of a month.  A small health issue is diagnosed as a symptom of a major life threatening illness.  As I battle this illness I am not going to be able to use the boat.  And, at this time I do not know what the ultimate outcome will be, to be blunt, how much time I have left.  I love the boat and have been using it frequently.  The diving and exploring at the California Channel Islands is spectacular.  A fantastic lobster season just ended.  ...
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Moby Duck in Romblon, Philippines
Moby Duck in Romblon, Philippines
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