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Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-10-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,995
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Paper Charts

Pineapple Girl:

"Wait, I thought this is a thread on charts? I'm soooo confused...."

I'm with you, Girl.* The OP said,

"I use paper charts to double check my Nobletec running on a laptop. I...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-06-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,995
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Paper Charts

What the hell?* Doesnt anyone here use Notices to Mariners??


I would assume ( I know makes an ass out of U and me ) that everyone on this thread uses* the internet once in a while.* Doesnt...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 09-04-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,098
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Cruising the Scandinavian way

You will let me know how that turns out, won't you, Eric?

http://www.sparkimg.com/emoticons/no.gif

OS

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Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 09-01-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,098
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Cruising the Scandinavian way

r-rossow:

Thanks for introducing a style of boating that is quite "foreign" to most of us in the Pacific North West coasts of British Columbia and Southeast Alaska.* There is nothing like taking...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,029
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Sunshine Coast, B.C.

Lyle:

Some info that may be of use to you.
The weather reporting stations you need to listen to for your proposed trip are:
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Chatham Point (West end of Johnstone Strait, north end of Discovery...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,029
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Sunshine Coast, B.C.

Lyle:**********

Re your OP:

2 1/2 week trip
Leave yourself some time to relax and enjoy your return trip.* Your plan from the OP does not discuss your return trip, but consider allowing half...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,078
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: buying a trawler

Ed:

I think the "single engine vs. twins discussion", and the "if you haven't run aground" comment pretty much depend on where you are going to do your boating.

I am retired, I boat in the PNW,...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 08-06-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: week on the california delta

Jennifer:

I'm with you on the "anchoring out" vs "Harbour hopping".* Up here in the NW we hit the harbour (sorry ... I've been schooled to spell it with the "u") when we absolutely need fuel,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Have you ever considered a boat swap?

Skipperdude:* Thanks for the pics from PWS.* Mebbe' some day...

Best I can do is offer you some pics from another site (I hesitate to do that, but I got a favourable comment from Woodsong, so...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Have you ever considered a boat swap?

Skipperdude:

You asked, "Anybody coming up to the real Alaska."

Prince William Sound looks like/sounds like some great boating, but my insurance runs out at Cape Spencer, and the premium for...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Have you ever considered a boat swap?

FlyWright:

You said, "I am interested in your thoughts about swapping boats ... "

Well, I'm gonna' take you seriously!* Wanna" kick it around a bit and see what we can come up with in the way...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 06-25-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Petersburg Bound

Eric:

Thanks for including valuable details of the anchorages you visited during your week-long trip to Petersburg and back.

I am glad you enjoyed Red Bay.* With all that anchoring space, one...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 06-16-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Petersburg Bound

Petersburg
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We pulled into the fuel dock in Petersburg late in the afternoon, near the start of our 2002 initial tour of Southeast, and after filling the diesel tank, readying for the trip to...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 06-15-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Petersburg Bound

Eric:

Have a great trip!* I was lucky enough to have Red Bay all to myself for 2 days during my 2008 trip, and got to paddle the entire shoreline.* If heaven is like that, I would think about...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 06-12-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,124
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Coming to Vancouver and Friday Harbor

FlyWright:

Thanks for sharing your views on the PNW.

It's O.K., huh?*** http://www.sparkimg.com/emoticons/biggrin.gif

OS
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 06-10-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,591
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Jacari Maru--North to Alaska

Have a great trip, Larry.* Hope you enjoy the passage North and South through the BC waterways.* What is(are) your destination(s) when you reach Southeast?

OS

P.S.* Weebobby:

Not to hijack...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Anyone in Seward or have experience cruising Alaska?

Stephen:

If you have not made the trip from Prince William Sound to Cape Spencer, (the northern entry to Southeast Alaska), I would strongly suggest you spend some serious time in PWS*learning...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 05-01-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By Old_Salt
"Proven Cruising Grounds" Monahan/Douglass

OK, I understand.* You're a published author, now.* I mailed you the $100.00.

U.S.Funds.

You could e-mail me the info.* I still promise to leave the anchorage when you arrive.

OOPS!* I...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 04-30-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: "Proven Cruising Grounds" Monahan/Douglass

Richard:

... or, you could be a really good guy and post 'em here for all* our benefit, too.

I know, I know, ... if I am in one of your anchorages when you arrive, I have to leave.

OS

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Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 04-30-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: "Proven Cruising Grounds" Monahan/Douglass

Wakeybake:

After 16 years of boating in the PNW, I wouldn't invest in another Douglass "guide".

The "proof readers" at Fine Edge don't seem to catch the mistakes, that show up in the First...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 04-29-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Heading for the Broken Island, Broughton Group this summer

bshanafelt:

3 or 4 weeks in that area should allow you to visit a lot of very nice anchorages, if that is of interest to you.* If you prefer staying at docks, they are close enough together, to...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 03-26-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Thorne Bay Alaska and more

Nice write-up, AT. It sure is pretty country.

OS
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 03-14-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,083
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Plans for 2011 - PNW and SE Alaska

Eric:

Those 2 trips sound pretty special.* When you are going around Baranof, I hope you take some pics to post here.* I have not seen the west side of Baranof and would appreciate reading all you...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 03-14-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,083
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Plans for 2011 - PNW and SE Alaska

Jay N:
*
"Old Salt is my kind of sailor!"
Aw, Shucks!* http://www.sparkimg.com/emoticons/aww.gif
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I* think that the tail end of my trip may coincide with your trip.* We might be able to meet...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 03-14-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,083
Posted By Old_Salt
RE: Plans for 2011 - PNW and SE Alaska

Walt:

No offense taken, in fact, your "wagon train" comment earned a big grin at this end.

I understand that a trip North or South from San Diego, requires a different approach than I have...
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