S/V KIANDA

After a winter's search in 2006/2007 with a couple trips down to the US, we finally found KIANDA in a boat yard in CT. She was trucked up to Shediac, New Brunswick, Canada in 2007 and put directly into the water. The first several years was baby steps going further and further from our home port. Finally, we set sail for the Bahamas in 2011 returning to Canada mid summer 2012. This past summer (2013) we cruised the Northumberland Strait, Magdalen Islands and Bras D'Or Lakes. Another long distance cruise is in the planning stages.

Future planned upgrades and work before next long distance cruise include:
-Comnav autopilot with Octopus hydraulic ram
-North Sails furling jib
-Addition of a stay rig
-Chain plates
-Bilge pumps and high water alarms
-Standard Horizon AIS VHF
-WIFI multiplexer
-Inflatable tender with air cushion floor

Past work and upgrades include:
- ATN Spinnaker sock Aug 2013
- 10lb Aluminum Propane Tank Aug 2013
- Awlgrip waterline stripe June 2013
- GPS enabled Standard Horizon VHF June 2013
- North Sails mainsail May 2013
- Canvas May 2013
- Top end engine overhaul January 2012
- RFD Seasava Offshore Liferaft July 2011
- Manual anchor windlass July 2011
- Interior refinished June 2011
- Engle refridgeration June 2011
- Hood Seafurl 5 furler May 2011
- Kyocera 135w solar panel August 2011
- KISS wind generator August 2011
- 1000w inverter August 2011
- C-40 charge controller, battery monitor August 2011
- Lavac marine toilet and 15gal holding tank May 2010
- 4 x T-105 Trojan batteries March 2010
- Hurth transmission March 2010
- Interior shelving, cabinets February 2010
- Force 10 4 burner propane stove February 2010
- Propane monitor, tank, CO detector February 2010
- Replaced compression posts (rotted out) February 2010
- Monitor Windvane July 2009
- Standing rigging May 2009
- Lifelines May 2009
- Stainless backplates stantions, traveller May 2009
- Deck painted May 2008
- All deck hardware removed, holes epoxy filled, redrilled and rebedded May 2008
- All port holes removed and resealed May 2008