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The Borealis 45 “Kia Kaha” is a light weight performance cruising yacht, intended for anything from leisurely coastal sailing, to long distance ocean passages. This yacht has been created as a sailing yacht for sailors, to explore the world or the waters close to home.

She has been constructed from western red cedar strip plank and epoxy resin systems. Combining a modern design with the beauty of wood.

For more info on this vessel visit:

Launching Date:
Wed, 03/20/2013

The Bayfront Maritime Center's waterfront campus facility in Erie, Pennsylvania.
BMC’s mission is to: design and implement hands-on, maritime-themed educational, recreational and vocational opportunities for the community in a universally accessible waterfront facility.

Spaulding Wooden Boat Center’s Youth Boatbuilding and Sailing program provides middle and high school youth with a personal growth experience in the context of wooden boat craftsmanship, sailing, seamanship, and environmental stewardship.

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