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Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,587,825
Posted By Northern Spy
Someone needs to bring Strumpet back to the West...

Someone needs to bring Strumpet back to the West (wet) coast where it would be appreciated.
Forum: Cruising and Events - Interior Waters 06-17-2022, 12:50 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,721
Posted By Northern Spy
My Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime)...

My Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) [ROC(M)] is issued by Industry Canada, the ministry that manages the radio frequency spectrum.

Unlike many other coast guards around the world, the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2022, 12:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,426
Posted By Northern Spy
Tethered drones for boats already exist. ...

Tethered drones for boats already exist.

https://www.volarious.com/software-boat-mode?gclid=CjwKCAjwqauVBhBGEiwAXOepkQOqoJ2t3VwXRP-GtPfIOEycYPzNMHPNjJCUIpBzYqq6W3I5WAE88hoCAMkQAvD_BwE
Forum: Harbor Chat 06-16-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,560
Posted By Northern Spy
I toured Scandinavia in a silver and red leather...

I toured Scandinavia in a silver and red leather 3.8 mk II as a kid. Love those cars.
Forum: Harbor Chat 06-16-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,560
Posted By Northern Spy
I rented a Kia Seltos GT in Toronto last month. ...

I rented a Kia Seltos GT in Toronto last month. Had 6kms on it when I left Pearson. I quite liked the little compact SUV, until I rather easily found its limit on a cloverleaf and was skipping...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,587,825
Posted By Northern Spy
It's a Gooldrup built boat. Locally known for...

It's a Gooldrup built boat. Locally known for very high quality fishing vessels. Even trawlers. :)

Some retired fisherman will buy it and be very happy running it up to Alaska (on the outside)...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2022, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,587,825
Posted By Northern Spy
I'd love a boat like that for coastal cruising...

I'd love a boat like that for coastal cruising and river/canal running. Would make a fantastic live aboard too.
Forum: General Maintenance 05-24-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Northern Spy
Must be the local water where your boot is...

Must be the local water where your boot is moored. I can easily go 4 years with minimal growth with Hempel Olympic. I will repaint again soon. I hope I can get the same.

However, my experience is...
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 05-19-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By Northern Spy
The green box is found on an Android phone using...

The green box is found on an Android phone using the app.
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 05-18-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By Northern Spy
Try the hybrid display mode on a PC. Keeps...

Try the hybrid display mode on a PC. Keeps conversations well sorted.
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 05-18-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By Northern Spy
That is true. A workaround may be to switch...

That is true.

A workaround may be to switch to hybrid display and it will show the thread with the OP as the first poster.
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 05-18-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By Northern Spy
It already does... See the green Square...

It already does...

See the green Square with OP in it? 128773
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2022, 01:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,008
Posted By Northern Spy
I'm probably one of the few Fortnine customers on...

I'm probably one of the few Fortnine customers on this site, as I am a motorcyclist and live in Canada.

Fortnine has great customer service. I've shopped with them for years. They remind me of...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-07-2022, 11:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,228
Posted By Northern Spy
Y'alls reading comprehension is questionable. ...

Y'alls reading comprehension is questionable.

Peter Swanson did not write the article. His website merely hosted it.

Does no one read and investigate the by-line?

"By Jonathan Klopman"...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-07-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,228
Posted By Northern Spy
Read Calder's rebuttal on the same site. ...

Read Calder's rebuttal on the same site.

https://loosecannon.substack.com/p/battery-backlash-nigel-calder-weighs

Peter Swanson is the real deal. He didn't write the previous article, he merely...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,034
Posted By Northern Spy
Oh c'mon. My <100lb wife knew that if you...

Oh c'mon. My <100lb wife knew that if you were moving you could turn 31" tires on our FJ40 in Guam.
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Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,587,825
Posted By Northern Spy
Pretty common fishboats on the east coast of...

Pretty common fishboats on the east coast of Canada. Not pretty, but apparently seaworthy.
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2022, 12:49 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,034
Posted By Northern Spy
Unless you live in an area where the sun doesn't...

Unless you live in an area where the sun doesn't shine so much...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,034
Posted By Northern Spy
That made me smile.

That made me smile.
Forum: General Maintenance 03-24-2022, 12:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,267
Posted By Northern Spy
Defender was recently purchased by Fortnine, a...

Defender was recently purchased by Fortnine, a newish Canadian motorcycle parts vendor.

I have dealt almost exclusively with Fortnine for the last 4-5 years with exceptional customer service for...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 03-20-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Northern Spy
The powderhorn sheer with a rise in the stern...

The powderhorn sheer with a rise in the stern indicates no designer was involved.
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,034
Posted By Northern Spy
"Big oil" doesn't really exist anymore. Big tech...

"Big oil" doesn't really exist anymore. Big tech replaced it many years ago. The only company that is relatively big is Saudi Aramco, which is outside the influence of social media.
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,587,825
Posted By Northern Spy
Didn't even have to click the link. Saw...

Didn't even have to click the link. Saw "Princess yachts" and knew what it would look like.

I believe that ostentatious is the preferred word for ugly, when speaking of yachts.
Forum: Harbor Chat 03-14-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,054
Posted By Northern Spy
The other 80s mentality is that Russian nukes...

The other 80s mentality is that Russian nukes will actually function as they were designed to.

It takes a lot of upkeep to ensure the functionality of these special weapons. I wouldn't be...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-21-2022, 02:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,556
Posted By Northern Spy
I think that I pilot as much or more than I...

I think that I pilot as much or more than I navigate. Really, a placemat or a road map would serve me equally well. Most of the real dangerous stuff (aka rocks and reefs) one can see or sense before...
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