089 – Joker

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Hull number089
Boat nameJoker (Rio Nimpkish) (Lisette 1)
Full HIN in standard formatZCJ 00089 1080
Hull moulding (month-year)10-1980
Completion (month-year)xx-1980
Typemk1 PH-C with double-spreader and no bowsprit
Registry numberCAN 811212
Owner(s)Richard Isted, 2019+ (as Joker)
(Tom Amundsen, 2001 - 2019) (as Rio Nimpkish)
(Les MacNeill, 1996 - 2001) (as Rio Nimpkish)
unknown (as Lisette)
Homeport and locationVancouver, BC, Canada & for sale in Georgia
Website / blog / etc
Brief historyInfo from Marcia Stromsmoe who was onboard from 1996 til 2001
"Les MacNeill bought Lisette, changed name to Rio Nimpkish. Left Victoria BC September 1996 on open-ended trip to Mexico, South Pacific, New Zealand and Australia. Left Australia late 2000 to return to Victoria via PNG, Japan, Alaska. Unfortunately in PNG was attacked and medivacced home. Sold Rio to Tom Amundsen.
Attack documented in Latitude.
Details chronicled in his books, Red Tomatoes and The Long Way Home."
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