Crew

 

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February 2008

Panama Canal Transit

Larry Walker, Gil Owen, Mike Bogie, and Ray Vitters join SHIBUMI as the required four line handlers to transit the Panama Canal on February 5th and 6th.

 

January 2008

San Blas

Frank Queen, airplane pilot and motorcycle enthusiast, replaces Jackie as Chris’s assistant in the engine room as they continue to search for the evasive starter motor problem.  Thank you, Frank!

March 2007

Spanish Waters Curacao to San Andres

Denis Fourgeau-Ciers on lookout for freighters to and from the Panama Canal as we sail through the western hemisphere’s super-highway.

December  2005 

Beaufort NC to St. Thomas VI

Bill Painton, Jackie Lambertsen, Curtis Sanders and Chris Lambertsen immediately before casting off the dock at Towne Creek Marina in Beaufort NC bound for Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin Islands.

 

November 2005 

Norfolk VA to Beaufort NC

Mark Bumgarner at the wheel during his fifth time sailing SHIBUMI around Cape Hatteras. 

July 2005 

Beaufort NC to Edgartown MA

Laura Leigh posting the hourly watch log at pilothouse steering station while motor-sailing SHIBUMI to Martha’s Vineyard.

 

June 2005 

Fort Lauderdale FL to Wilmington NC

Eric D. Salk at pilothouse steering station during sail to Wilmington NC.  Not pictured:  Michael J. Antonides

 

 

2004 New Year’s Weekend Antigua Passages

Nonsuch Bay to St. John’s

Erik Lambertsen sailing downwind to English Harbor while the captain relaxes.

 

December 2004 Atlantic Crossing

Santa Cruz, Tenerife, to English Harbor, Antigua

In Marina Atlantico, on the weekend before our departure to the Caribbean.  From left to right:

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Mike Laughlin

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Holt Farley

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Jackie Lambertsen

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Chris Lambertsen

June 2003 Atlantic Crossing

Beaufort NC to The Azores

In Beaufort Harbor due west of Town Creek Marina on the day before our departure to The Azores.  From left to right:

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Bill Bateman

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Llewellyn Beaman

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Jackie Lambertsen

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TJ Barringer

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Emily Davis

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Chris Lambertsen

March 2003 Return from Florida

Charleston SC  to Wilmington NC

In Wilmington Harbor due south of Bennett Brothers Boatyard as we return from an engine overhaul in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Joy Farley and Holt “Chip” Farley.

 

July 2001 Cruise to Maine

Beaufort NC to Northeast Harbor ME

In Beaufort Harbor at Town Creek Marina on the day before our departure to Martha’s Vineyard and Maine.  From left to right:

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Chris Lambertsen

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Jackie Lambertsen

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Val Preddy

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Harry Preddy

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Philip Adkins