The Boat

“There is nothing –absolutely nothing–half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” Kenneth Grahame

Aldebaran is a custom 42ft trimaran, built in 1968 in Honolulu.

SLEEPING

There are 3 double beds, so we sleep 6 people below decks – and there’s always the nets!

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CLEANING

There are two sinks – one in the galley and the other in the head. Both operate on foot pumps.

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DINING

There’s a fold-out table in the cabin and a removable table in the cockpit, where we eat most meals.

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PROPULSION

55hp Isuzu Diesel engine and cutter rig under sail!

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BELOW THE WATERLINE

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GREAT DECK SPACE

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BOAT DESIGN
Aldebaran is a Trimar 42ft MK-II built in 1968, Louis Macouillard design. There is very little information about the boat but I do have the plans and the following bits of old magazine clippings from 1960s. Evidently, Macouillard was a French painter living in San Francisco and decided to design trimarans, along with more famous contemporaries like Piver and Brown.
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“Boats, like whiskey, are all good. ” Culler

What we do

SUNSET SAIL WITH FRIENDS

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HIKING IN THE ISLANDS

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SEEING AWESOME ORCAS

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THROWING A PARTY NOW AND THEN

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DIVING

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YOGA & MEDITATION

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HANGING WITH THE SEA LIONS

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DINNER PARTIES

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SURF STYLIN’

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COILING LINE / PUTTING FRIENDS TO WORK!

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MAKING  SMOOTHIES AND OTHER CULINARY DELIGHTS

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AND GETTING KINDA SILLY…!

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