Hull 26 River Otter
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Hull ID: ZKR40026D686
Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
Bob & Mary Knott 1/2004 River Otter San Francisco, CA
Gary Harmstead 12/2001 1/2004 Lila-J Jacksonville, FL
Tom & Lila Taylor 1986 12/2001

About the Owners

Bought originally by the Taylors and kept at their home on the St. Johns River in Palatka, Fla. Understood Taylors sold to Gary Harmstead in 2001 and the Knotts bought it in pretty bad shape in 2004. We trucked it to Antioch and began refurbishing. All tanks were out, water damage inside, wood bad inside and out, etc. Began using it in a couple of weeks but worked on refinishing inside and out, replacing rub rail with starboard, removed freezer and remodeled inside. Pretty nice now according to our visitors.

U shaped galley to starboard
Head to port

Mechanical and Engine Details
Westerbeke W100

3kw inverter fed by 12 batteries on two banks
House Bank: 10 golf cart 6 volt batteries in 2 banks. Located in big battery box almost on center line at port end of 8 kw genset.
Moved genset to starboard about 9" so could get battery weight close to center line.
All master switches (5) topside for ease of operation and fire control
Westerbeke 8kw generator

Class B AIS operating through laptop located where compass used to be on pilot helm deck, operating off of a Tiki Navigator navigation system
Auto pilot
Raytheon plotter

U shaped starboard side with small refer to right of sink.
New cabinet aft of refer and it houses pots, pans, vacuum storage and a large compartment for all bread stuffs
Accessed is through a trap door in the counter top


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