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Tuesday, July 7, 2009


There's a new boat plying the waterfront. Her name is Minke. She's a 26' Crosby powered by an 85 horsepower Perkins diesel motor. An interesting feature of this boat is the fact that she has a bow thruster which the captain controls via a joystick. Captain Blair Perkins owns Minke. He is running her as a harbor tour boat operating out of Straight Wharf. Blair's son, Max, also runs the boat. Here are a couple shots of Minke with Max Perkins at the helm-

Blair also owns the Shearwater. She's a whale watch boat. Here are pictures of the Shearwater steaming down the fairway after a day offshore whale watching this past Sunday-