Canim

Canim

Member Type: 

Classic

Boat Name: 

Canim

prev-names: 

Polaris, Canco

Year: 

1930

Length: 

96'

Breadth: 

18'-10"

Builder: 

Lake Union Drydock

Place of Build: 

Seattle

Official Number: 

229655

Gross Tons: 

132

Designer: 

Ted Geary

Owner: 

Marty & Lisa Sutter

Fleet: 

  • USA

Home Port: 

The Boathouse of Harbor Springs, MI

Info: 

Designed by Ted Geary as one of four ships of her class in 1928-1930, all of which are still in service. CANIM was built at Lake Union Drydock, Seattle, WA in 1930 for Col. C. B. Blethen, publisher of the Seattle Times, as a private yacht.

Length: 96'4"      Draft: 7'6"
Beam: 18'10"      Displacement: 89 TONS
Fuel Capacity: 2400 GAL.      Water Capacity: 800 GAL.
Power: (2) Cummins: 325 HP      Cruising Speed: 10 KNOTS

CANIM has 7"x 7" frames of yellow cedar on 20" centers. Hull planking is 2" old-growth Douglas fir over diagonal 1" yellow cedar, main deck is 3" yellow cedar and boat deck is 1" red cedar. All framing and planking is clear, quarter sawn and original. Interior woods are teak and mahogany. CANIM has been continuously upgraded since 2002.

CANIM is privately owned. Home port: Harbor Springs, MI USA

Hull Const: 

Old growth fir, oak, teak

Engine Info: 

twin Cummins diesels

CanimCanim welcoming Queen Mary to Long Beach, 1967