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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Dan Jurusz Splashed his Cheyenne Pacific Power Dory in Alaska

I just got this email from Dan Jurusz. He's launched his 12' [3.7M] Cheyenne Pacific Power Dory. He said:

Hi Jeff,

Wanted to send a report and a few photos after launching my Cheyenne Pacific Power Dory over Labor Day weekend. I built this boat in Anchorage, AK, over a period of two months this summer. Having been unable to find any other documented builds of this design online I didn't really know what to expect, but I am very happy with the finished boat. Very "fit for purpose" for a singlehanded lake boat, and I can confirm she will plane with a 5 hp motor and 18 inch tiller extension so the helm seating position can be located around frame #2. I'll enjoy a couple more weekends before things start to freeze up, then looking forward to next summer.

Dan Jurusz
Anchorage, AK

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