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Old 05-25-2017, 06:24 PM   #1
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Tmorrow is THE day!

We are finally schedule for splashing tomorrow 8AM (this is precise). Big day ahead with everything to bring back aboard and still some work to do when in the slip.

Hopefully we will not sink! If you don't see any post soon please send us your liferaft

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Old 05-25-2017, 07:21 PM   #2
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Greetings,
Mr. L_t. PUT IN THE DRAIN PLUG NOW!!!!!!
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Old 05-25-2017, 07:27 PM   #3
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Yup, everything back in the boat...

Load it with the truck beside the boat on the hard...

or, 110 yards down the docks....

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Old 05-25-2017, 08:22 PM   #4
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Greetings,
Mr. L_t. PUT IN THE DRAIN PLUG NOW!!!!!!
Don't joke, we went to the boat yesterday just for this LOL! I forgot to put it back las weekend and called the marina just to be sure they won't have the good idea to put me on the water sooner than expected

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Old 05-25-2017, 08:26 PM   #5
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Old 05-25-2017, 08:29 PM   #6
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Yup, everything back in the boat...

Load it with the truck beside the boat on the hard...

or, 110 yards down the docks....

RB
Indeed the car will be loaded from top to bottom to put everything back in before we move it but we will still have a lot of thing to bring back before our departure.

Note: Yesterday they put a big cruiser on the water, while on the truck chassis the boat swung right/left when it started to float... result: 4 nibral propellers good to be recycled in cans for refried beans. This will cost them more than I will spend in fuel for the season.

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Old 05-25-2017, 08:33 PM   #7
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Greetings,
Mr. L_t. I was NOT joking.
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Old 05-25-2017, 08:41 PM   #8
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Mr. L_t. I was NOT joking.
Please don't tell me this is based on experience!!!

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Old 05-25-2017, 08:45 PM   #9
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DRAIN PLUG??????
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Old 05-25-2017, 08:50 PM   #10
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DRAIN PLUG??????
oh yes and am happy to have one. Yesterday we cleaned the ER with the hose and I was happy not to have to have to clean this junk by hand with shop towels

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Old 05-25-2017, 09:01 PM   #11
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We launched about a week ago. Good luck.
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Old 05-25-2017, 09:10 PM   #12
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We launched about a week ago. Good luck.
Thank you! It will be all an event for me, our first launch after winter, but a bit anxious too At least the engine started like a charm, this made my week!

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Old 05-25-2017, 10:06 PM   #13
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My first winter with this boat. I did the winterizing myself so I hoped that I did everything ok, apparently I did because no freeze damage. I installed a stern thruster and several new thru hulls so I was concerned about leaks but it was all good. Have fun.
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Old 05-25-2017, 10:18 PM   #14
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Congrats on the launch date. Ya gotta love it when they splash your baby.
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Old 05-26-2017, 07:18 AM   #15
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Congrats
We got splashed Wednesday morning. 5 minutes of engine time to make sure the cobwebs were out and made our 5 hour run to our summer slip.
Now if the rain would stop. Lol
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Old 05-26-2017, 01:17 PM   #16
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Houston, the Bleuvet has splashed! (pictures to come later today).
It was a stressful moment but finally everything is fine... except that... I mounted this damned flybridge engine control reversed, if I push the lever I am going backward
So in other word, the empirical results showed that on the transfer unit the throttle is "pull the cable" and the clutch is "pull the cable to forward gear".
I will need to unmount this control for the 10th time, what a fun we have here!!!

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Old 05-26-2017, 03:40 PM   #17
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Greetings,
Mr. L_t. Good stuff. Just found a brief article on the Rideau Canal system. Check with Parks Canada regarding open sections...
Rideau Canal boating season underway
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Old 05-26-2017, 10:44 PM   #18
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As promised here are some pics of Da Day!

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Great to see, Lou! Congrats on not sinking!
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