CATAMARAN BUILD - The 'Reach A [...]
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Owner: MJ Sailing

CATAMARAN BUILD - The 'Reach Around' Test 😲💩 (MJ Sailing - Ep 223)


Location: Annapolis
Latitude: 38.98000000
Longitude: -76.49000000
Published: 13 Feb 2022

How much space do you really need on a toilet to do your business? Well at least enough room to reach behind you and wipe!!

Last week you'll have seen that we received our compact toilet from Vetus, and this week we figure out placement for it in the master head. Which truthfully, is much easier said than done since we need to consider how far it will intrude in our walking space, as well as how much counter/vanity space it could cut down on. Plus, there's the ever important 'reach around' test.

Then we take a few minutes to discuss our thoughts on the Vision 444 catamaran, which is one of the boats we had really been looking forward to touring at the Annapolis Boat Show, but did not make it. Thankfully we'd been introduced to the owner's last summer and they were happy to have us aboard to poke our heads around before departing for warmer waters. As a catamaran sized much closer to ours (as opposed to the 48 & 52 foot versions we saw at the show), it gave us a great idea for what's possible in that kind of spacing. Plus we loved the design (similar veneers) and use of color and vinyl.

Much love from Annapolis!
Jessica, Matt & Georgie

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Videos made by Jessica, featuring Matt and Georgie.

00:00 - Intro
00:30 – Out with the Amazon cardboard toilet
02:23 – New compact toilet from Vetus
04:29 – Placement and angle
06:35 – The 'Reach Around' Test
07:45 – Laser levels to mark final position
08:57 – The One Boat we didn't see at Annapolis Boat Show
10:44 – Getting aboard the Vision 444
14:22 - What WON'T work for us
19:48 - Max Cruise Hull #4 Teaser
20:33 – Closing

Pandemonium (Tribute Version) - The Mondays

Camera equipment used:
- Panasonic Lumix GH5
- Shure VP83F shotgun microphone -
- GoPro Hero8 -

Previous Boats:
1983 Trisalu 37 - custom aluminum, built in Quebec (Elements of Life)
Where we've been: 2.5 year refit in Indiantown, Florida; Abacos, Bahamas; St. Barth's; St. Maarten; Antigua; Saba; Azores; Ireland; Scotland; Norway; England

1989 Sabre 34 Targa (Serendipity)
Where We Sailed Her: U.S. - Bahamas - Jamaica - Cuba - Cayman Islands - Honduras - Guatemala - Belize - Mexico - Bermuda - Azores - Madeira - Canary Islands - Sint Maarten - BVI's - USVI's

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Adobe Premier Pro