About the Boat

Sequoia is an Outbound 44, delivered from Shanghai in 2001. As of September, 2011 she has about 27,000 nautical miles under her keel. When not cruising, she is moored at St. Helens, Oregon, on the Columbia River.

Sequoia is equipped with a full range of electronic and safety equipment for offshore passagemaking. Here is a list of some of the important features for safety, sailing efficiency and liveaboard comfort:river drifter

  • Two private cabins with queen berths
  • Single cabin which doubles as equipment space and storage.
  • Full galley (including gimballed 3 burner stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator and freezer)
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • Two enclosed heads, including shower
  • A second shower at the swim step
  • Comfortable, spacious salon with sound system and TV/DVD player.
  • 3 headsails
  • Full complement of storm sails
  • Watermaker
  • Wind generator
  • Solar panels
  • VHF and SSB radios
  • Raytheon navigation systems
  • Computer
  • EPIRB emergency locator beacon
  • Six-person emergency inflatable liferaft

The best photos of the Outbound 44 interior and exterior can be found at the Outbound website, but Sequoia has a few unique features, including a fold down table and a longitudinal chart table.