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Jim is an electrical engineer who has lived in Seattle since 1985. He learned to sail after building a 21 foot wooden sloop named Sailamanda. He has owned Apropos since 2005 and has been maintaining, upgrading, and cruising on her in preparation for offshore cruising.

Apropos is a 43 foot Hans Christian cutter rigged ketch. She is a double ender blue water cruiser designed and  built for the offshore. Apropos is currently moored in freshwater at the north end of Lake Union at Fremont Boat marina.