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Forum: Helmsman/Camano 12-02-2019, 02:44 PM
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Posted By NorWyn
Will miss your “en voyage” posts until next year....

Will miss your “en voyage” posts until next year. Hoping to do Octopus islands area this winter....you are an inspiration!

Must be bittersweet to put such a fine vessel away until next year....
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Forum: Helmsman/Camano 12-02-2019, 02:34 PM
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Posted By NorWyn
Go to camanopacific.com and search “thruster...

Go to camanopacific.com and search “thruster zinc”...lots of good information.
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 11-26-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By NorWyn
Dream of doing the loop in a Camano! Did...

Dream of doing the loop in a Camano!

Did three weeks with three (old) :) guys on board in desolation sound / broughton islands last summer...as an example....No problem.

In almost 700 hours...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 10-07-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 43,417
Posted By NorWyn
Yup....and a toque. 😀

Yup....and a toque. 😀
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,789
Posted By NorWyn
You are making my back hurt....:)

You are making my back hurt....:)
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,897
Posted By NorWyn
Terrific shots!

Terrific shots!
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2019, 10:44 PM
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Posted By NorWyn
Agree completely. We only carry about 70 gallons...

Agree completely. We only carry about 70 gallons of water in our tanks. Fuel has not been an issue with 132 us gallons and a 2gph burn on average.

We are trying to work out a way to take on stream...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 141
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Posted By NorWyn
Just a caution on water in Desolation. We were...

Just a caution on water in Desolation. We were there in September last year and Refuge had shut their taps and Squirrel has tide issues as to when you can fill.
They also had a power outage which...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,897
Posted By NorWyn
first time posting photos so hopefully this works...

first time posting photos so hopefully this works


1) Smuggler Cove at anchor in fog January 2018
2) Breaking slush in Indian Arm February 2017

Both photos are in "living colour…"

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Forum: Helmsman/Camano 10-02-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By NorWyn
There should be a toggle that pulls up just to...

There should be a toggle that pulls up just to the right of the door as you enter the saloon at floor level right in the corner. Pulling the toggle up releases a mechanical “lock” that is located...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 08-31-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 43,417
Posted By NorWyn
Very cool thread which I just spent a very...

Very cool thread which I just spent a very enjoyable hour reading! Thanks for sharing.

We did Desolation / the Broughtons last May when it is similarly off season with few boats and nice quiet...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 08-30-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,048
Posted By NorWyn
Camano’s are a very robust build in my opinion. I...

Camano’s are a very robust build in my opinion. I am guessing you won’t be on the water in February on Lake Ontario and the boat would be on the hard for the winter.

In Vancouver we use ours all...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,529
Posted By NorWyn
Just back from 3 weeks in Desolation and the...

Just back from 3 weeks in Desolation and the Broughtons, as far up as Port McNeil. Agree totally respecting the rapids on slack. Also if you time the currents you can really save on fuel. We were...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,419
Posted By NorWyn
Hello Maineman, I have no real expertise to...

Hello Maineman,

I have no real expertise to offer other than being a Camano enthusiast who wants to do the same trip.

Our tanks are a bit larger at about 132gallons of fuel.

I have spoken...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 02-26-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,708
Posted By NorWyn
Our home moorage is just outside Indian Arm and...

Our home moorage is just outside Indian Arm and it is a favourite day trip.

We make multiple trips all year but obviously get to choose our days in winter, especially. We can do a run to the top...
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-26-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By NorWyn
Have been using Navionics on three devices...

Have been using Navionics on three devices (Samsung Galaxt tablet, iPad and iPhone)with no other chart plotter. It has taken us to Desolation Sound and back as well as many other trips with...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,072
Posted By NorWyn
We use two calframo heaters: #1 is a...

We use two calframo heaters:

#1 is a calframo low wattage “palli” engine room heater which kicks in below 40 degrees Fahrenheit and just provides enough heat to keep things safe below decks...
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Forum: Marlow - Mainship 01-21-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,532
Posted By NorWyn
Congrats on getting the job done! Always...

Congrats on getting the job done!

Always nice to hear of success in something we don’t normally deal with and there is of course a good degree of satisfaction in the accomplishment...

Tacky...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 01-17-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,048
Posted By NorWyn
I could not agree more with the positive posts...

I could not agree more with the positive posts here respecting the Camano.

We regularly cruise with three on board and are quite comfortable - we did ten days in September to Desolation Sound and...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 01-17-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By NorWyn
See thread on “zincs” at camanopacific.com. ...

See thread on “zincs” at camanopacific.com.

Can’t help you on lights....
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,521
Posted By NorWyn
Consider a good size dehumidifier...like a Danby...

Consider a good size dehumidifier...like a Danby or similar that has a 30 pint capacity ideally with the feature that lets you run a drain hose into your sink....about $200 and worth every penny.
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Forum: General Maintenance 11-01-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,912
Posted By NorWyn
Had one of the small units and did not find it...

Had one of the small units and did not find it very effective. Pulled about a pint a week. Prefer not to mention brand.

We now have a 30 pint unit similar to a Danby which pulls about 30 pints...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By NorWyn
Check out camanopacific.com Good site and...

Check out camanopacific.com

Good site and accessible to anyone....lots of good information.
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,121
Posted By NorWyn
Ncheaven... And so we learn.... had not...

Ncheaven...

And so we learn.... had not considered no floating docks which we don’t see a lot of here - at least so far...

I have not had the pleasure of seeing NC but if it is anything like SC...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,121
Posted By NorWyn
Ncheaven, We keep the bow line tight around...

Ncheaven,

We keep the bow line tight around the outside of the stantions and cleated at the midship cleat, while underway.

When docking we back in bringing the stern close in to dock.

Crew...
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