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New Aspen Power Cat Knot Wafflen’ Finishes 10,000 Mile Tour of U.S. from Alaska to Annapolis By Peter A. Janssen They made it. The 10,000 Mile Tour is over. Knot Wafflen’, the 40-foot Aspen Power Catamaran that left Anacortes, Washington, last May, on a voyage around the United States, is home in Annapolis, Maryland, some 10,540 nm and 1,001 engine hours later. And its owner, David Jenkins, who calls himself a serial entrepreneur, is happy. “The boat was as advertised,” he told me. “It held up as I thought it would, based on my factory tour of its construction. Mileage,…

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Update on Aspen Power Cat 10,000 Mile Tour: “Life is Good” on Sea of Cortez

It would be hard to find two happier boat owners than David and Sue Ellen Jenkins, who are enjoying life on board their 40-foot Aspen Power Cat in the Sea of Cortez, about halfway through their epic 10,000 mile tour from Seattle to Annapolis. Indeed, Jenkins just sent me an email saying that Mexico is a “great place, great people, great waters. Life is good.” Their partner on the tour, Capt. Blake Eder, Jenkins’ brother-in-law and a professional delivery captain from North Carolina, flew home for a family wedding, so the Jenkins have been spending time on their boat, Knot…

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Ensenada’s the Place to Be, with Pendana, Knot Wafflen’ and the CUBAR Boats All There at the Same Time By Peter A. Janssen One of the best things about cruising is the serendipity of it all. You never really know what’s going to happen next. One of the pleasures of cruising on a well-found boat is that you can act on a feeling, an impulse, or just a hope, and change course to take in something that looks new, different, enchanting. And you never know who you’ll run into along the way. That was certainly the case with James Ellingford,…