All major systems have fully installed backups:

Fuel system has backup fuel lift pump (separate power
source) supplying 30 gallon "day" tank

Dual hot-switchable fuel filters with electric prime pump

Freshwater system has backup pressure pump with
separate power source

Electrical system has 3 sources of charging power

Emergency rudder pre-fitted and stowed

Dual anchor windlass

Engine-driven emergency bilge pump (11,000 gallons per

Dual independent GPS chartplotters

Two handheld GPS receivers with paper chart backup

Dual refrigerator/freezer boxes with independent

SNOW GOOSE is a Cooper MapleLeaf 50.  She was built in
Canada in 1984 and extensively remodeled and re-fit between
2001 and 2007.  She is 50' long and 15' wide, and will travel
almost 200 miles every 24 hours!  With her spacious,
completely enclosed cockpit, comfort is assured even in the
wettest conditions!

Snow Goose carries:
400 gallons of fuel giving a 1600 mile range under power
400 gallons of fresh water plus a 200 gallon/day water maker
60 lbs. of propane for cooking and barbecuing
Microwave oven, coffeemaker, toaster
Three refrigerator/freezers
Mainsail, Genoa, Spinnaker and 3 spares
Raymarine GPS/Chartplotter and sailing instruments.
Computer based backup GPS system
Furuno HF radio with e-mail capability
Icom VHF radio
Stereo with CD changer
Dual autopilot systems
90 hp Diesel engine
4.4 KW Diesel Genset
Wind driven generator
Water driven generator
1200 amp/hr main battery bank
6-person life raft
Storm sea anchor
4-person inflatable dinghy with 10hp motor
Dual anchor systems with 800' of anchor chain
Dockside air conditioning and heat
Your Motto Here

Captain Michael McIntyre retired from United Airlines in early 2007 after more than 37
years of worldwide flying.  

He began sailing in 1976, has owned six yachts from 22-50 feet, and over the last 31
years has logged over 20,000 miles at sea on sailboats from 22-65 feet. In the 1990's
he sailed extensively on the Atlantic Ocean, including six passages from Newport,
R.I. and Norfolk, VA to the U.S. Virgin Islands, and on  to Venezuela and Panama.  In
the Pacific during the last 10 years, he has made two passages from Seattle to Los
Angeles and as far south as Puerto Vallarta.
Guest Cabin
Guest Cabin
Guest accommodation is the private, completely
remodeled forward suite with private head/shower,
Pullman-style double berth, 7 ft. couch and writing desk.  
Outlets for 12 volt power for computer or cell phone.  LCD
TV with DVD player, 6 opening ports and one opening
hatch, hanging locker, drawers, and under-couch storage.
Main Salon