Shakedown Cruise

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Well here’s why they call it a shakedown cruise. Systems need to be tested after long periods of inaction or after upgrades/maintenance. We took Island Song on a shakedown cruise to Sucia Island. Just after turning to enter Echo Bay … Continued

Shakedown

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The forecast for today is 10 kt winds, waves 1 ft. We headed out this afternoon into Semiahmoo Bay for a shakedown cruise (aka sea trial). Conditions were good for motoring at various rpms and checking Island Song’s systems. The engine … Continued