As we make our way on board, I would ask that all of you please remove your shoes and socks. The Kitty Hawk is a strictly bare-feet zone! Thank you for your consideration.
Please watch your step as we move down into the center cockpit. When we are not sailing, we often use it for both a dining and living room. On your right is a set of steps – these lead to the galley, main salon, and forward cabin.
On your left is the entrance to the aft cabin, our master suite.
As you can see, the steering wheel can be easily removed from the helm and stowed out of the way to allow more room.
Right below your feet you’ll notice a hatch. Let’s lift it up…
Now you have a great view of the Kitty Hawk’s engine room, a.k.a. Jack’s office:
Love that Cummings 4-B 3.3 Diesel…you don’t have to prime it!
Check out our home-engineered watermaker control panel and the freezer’s keel-cooled compressor:
Before we leave the cockpit and venture down below to the aft cabin, Marietta would like to demonstrate how to steer the boat.
Notice the use of her tongue. This is an essential aspect of her steering technique.
Once again, thank you for joining us on the tour. We welcome you to follow along when we proceed to our next stop!