CYOB Inbox: More on Via-Mara, Mia and Caleb

VIA MARA video

September 9, 2021

Last issue we featured a story about the engagement proposal aboard Via-Mara, a 1969 Trojan 42 Aft Cabin Motor Yacht owned by Barb and Dave Gamblin. We subsequently received this note from the Via-Mara:

Hi Guys!

A friend with a drone took this unknown to us at the time..

He created a treasure! Thought you might like to see this..   ?

Cruise speed, 3200 rpm on the big Mercs, about 14 knots…  If I had known I would have opened her up…  ?



Mia and Calebs engagement

Dave’s note also gives us an opportunity to acknowledge Wes Perry, the photographer (we missed him in the story, alas) who caught this great moment –

another of Wes Perry’s terrific shots

This Corrosion

Hello Andrew,

Fantastic article on corrosion and its many causes!  A great read – enough technical detail for the average boater without an oversimplification.

I look forward to part 2.


Julia Raeder, Coquitlam, BC

Ed note – catch Part 2 this issue!

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