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Yancey ready to sell Rainforest Islander and retire


Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

Eric Yancey discusses his plans for retirement while pulling Breakaway Adventure's Freedom Chaser out of its slip. He has sold his charter tour business and is looking to sell the Rainforest Islander landing craft.

A little over a year after being put back in the water, the Rainforest Islander is for sale again. Owner Eric Yancey has been operating the Islander under Breakaway Ferry and Freight. He has also operated the tour charter company Breakaway Adventures since the late '80s. Now, however, the 61 year old is looking toward retirement.

"Boat's been running great for this past 14 months that I've had it, or whatever it's at now," Yancey said. "The fact that the Rainforest Islander's for sale, I've had a few people kind of go, 'What in the world? You just got that,' and I'll go like, 'The whole thi...

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