Who We Are

We are: 

Kelly Wright, owner and skipper of Backbeat.  US citizen, resident of Albuquerque, over 60 years old at time of writing, divorced, father of three, grandfather of two.   

                                            Contact:   rkwright@me.com

Glen McConchie, more than simple crew.  NZ citizen from South Island, under 50 years old at time of writing, married, father of five, grandfather of one.

Backbeat is a 2002 Fountaine-Pajot Bahia Maestro.  A catamaran, 46 ft LOA, 24 ft. beam, 4.5 ft. draft.


Backbeat showing the bowsprit and both headsails




                                                Looking aft in master cabin towards the berth


                                                           The main salon, galley to right (unseen)


                                                             The galley

                  Backbeat tied to the government dock in Pohnpei, clearing out

© R. Kelly Wright 2014