The Summer Bay

posted: 03/19/15
The Summer Bay
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The F/V Summer Bay

After a career of serving as a captain for other boat owners, "Wild" Bill Wichrowski finally has followed through on his long-standing dream and purchased his own boat, the Summer Bay.

Built in 1981, the Summer Bay is a 32m x 8m fishing vessel with a gross tonnage of 196. Once Bill made the purchase -- which he could not pass up because it was such a great deal -- he had the boat sent to the shipyard for repairs and a new paint job. Shortly thereafter, Zack took the boat out for salmon tendering, a test run for the challenging crab season ahead.

Bill is gearing up to helm the wheel of his own crab boat for the first time in his storied career.

More Summer Bay: Captain "Wild" Bill Wichrowski | Nick McGlashan | Zack Larson | Ronnie James | Hunter Copper | Tim Boles | The Summer Bay (Boat) | All Summer Bay Bios

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