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Forum: Lake Huron   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By scottbr
Re: Bad news for Bay Moorings boaters!

Well, good news for fellow BayMooringites.... we pulled the trigger and headed north. Launched Friday ( on a perfectly sunny hot day ) and motored north ( 7 hours in complete windless fog ) and are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-06-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 6,074
Posted By scottbr
Re: West Marine pulling out of Canada

Mason's, Port Credit has always been my "Go To" store. Always great staff and knowledgeable. Unfortunately their online version was not up to current standards. All should change soon with new...
Forum: Lake Huron   11-06-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By scottbr
Re: Bad news for Bay Moorings boaters!

Anyone else been following Altera ( ChristinaM) currently on the Salty Dawg Rally on their way to BVI's?


Oh, and about this Flyingwelshguy..... not sure he fits in on our dock... noticed his...
Forum: Lake Huron   08-26-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By scottbr
Re: Bad news for Bay Moorings boaters!

We're 2 hours from home, so was our limit at the time. Killbear would be fewer but longer weekends and holiday 2 weeks.

Up until this year, Hope has been a good quiet anchorage for most...
Forum: Lake Huron   08-26-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By scottbr
Re: Bad news for Bay Moorings boaters!

We had no problems last year, but we draw 4'-6". This year with water levels up over 12" even better. They have many sailboats our size and bigger for the season, so shouldn't be an issue. I know...
Forum: Lake Huron   08-26-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By scottbr
Re: Bad news for Bay Moorings boaters!

Unlikely they would. We just got back from holidays and were contemplating going up to Killbear for a year to try it out, so was more that on my mind. Longer drive but much quieter anchorages.
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Forum: Lake Huron   08-26-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By scottbr
Re: Bad news for Bay Moorings boaters!

We'll have to call the 200 / 300 dock the "Sailnet dock" We're in 319. Look forward to finally meeting.


BTW, thanks for the heart attack. Got the email notification of the post in the Lake...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-17-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By scottbr
Re: Drop Top Dodger / Lake Ontario

Try Island Canvas on Queens Quay, Toronto. I have benn very impressed with their work, but not certain if they do that type of dodger.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-03-2014
Replies: 325
Views: 33,367
Posted By scottbr
Re: Shameless plug

Whiskeyjack for sale?? What's the scoop.

Movin' up? Movin' to the dark side? Or do you have your sights set on a motorhome ??????
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-17-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,455
Posted By scottbr
Re: Hunter 460 or Passage 42 ? Which to buy

Model information, also click on owner reviews for lots of good info.


Hunter 42 (http://hunter.sailboatowners.com/index.php?option=com_bengine&Itemid=248&task=3&kb=1&model=45&brand=Hunter)

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Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   11-12-2013
Replies: 956
Views: 67,213
Posted By scottbr
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

It's the first time the weather forecasters could not predict the future..... :rolleyes:
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   11-11-2013
Replies: 956
Views: 67,213
Posted By scottbr
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

But, you forgot the BFS...... Big Friggin Shovel...... to get through this thread :laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 11,226
Posted By scottbr
Re: What is the best way to Tarp a sailboat for winter

The best way is anyway that works well for you.

Used a silver, hay bale tarp that lasted 6 seasons ( 1 too many as silver flecks covered the boat last year ) Supported a 2x4 ridge with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-28-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 7,064
Posted By scottbr
Re: We Killed the Pacific Ocean

Isn't this thread extremely hypocritical of the threads bashing the Greenpeace movements to stop the whaling and tuna overfishing by the Japanese fishing fleet ???
Forum: Cruising Videos   10-07-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By scottbr
Re: S/V Sea Dragon takes us to Baie Fine

Nice video. When did you do the trip.

Aug. 3 - 17, we went from Hope to Tobermory for a couple of nights, then over to Point au Baril and stayed on the inside of Shawanaga for several nights as...
Forum: Hunter   10-06-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,217
Posted By scottbr
Re: Any Hunter 356 Owners out there?

Hunter 356 info.

21 reviews by owners. HunterOwners.com (http://hunter.sailboatowners.com/index.php?option=com_bengine&Itemid=248&task=3&kb=1&model=59&brand=Hunter)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-18-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,448
Posted By scottbr
Re: I'm in!!!!!!!!!!

Alas, we sold the dwelling containing all our stuff and are moving all our stuff to a new dwelling end of May. Hence all free time on weekends etc. has gone to packing up all our stuff.

The boat...
Forum: Lake Huron   02-23-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 5,250
Posted By scottbr
Re: Review of my season on Georgian Bay

Looks like a mini Bay Moorings reunion here.... 4 of us so far. We're directly across from Steve in 223. Most weekends we're out at Beckwith, Hope etc. and tend not to spend much time at the docks....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-13-2012
Replies: 70
Views: 3,489
Posted By scottbr
Re: What to do?

I wish I had your boring life....... ;)

I take it you're not making it to the Toronto Boat Show this year... :D
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   11-03-2012
Replies: 1,949
Views: 144,644
Posted By scottbr
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

My post was a cut and paste of the USCG News Release. Should have posted that on the original.



Coast Guard to conduct investigation into HMS Bounty sinking...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   11-02-2012
Replies: 1,949
Views: 144,644
Posted By scottbr
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Coast Guard to conduct investigation into HMS Bounty sinkingPORTSMOUTH, Va. - Rear Adm. Steven Ratti, the Coast Guard 5th District commander, ordered a district formal investigation Thursday to...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   11-01-2012
Replies: 1,949
Views: 144,644
Posted By scottbr
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing captain of HMS BountyPORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for the missing captain of the HMS Bounty 200 miles southeast of Hatteras,...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   10-29-2012
Replies: 1,949
Views: 144,644
Posted By scottbr
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

1 recovered 1 still missing.... Claudene was the one quoted by her mother in the early report from CBC that she had phoned home "just in case something happened"


PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-11-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By scottbr
Re: She's on the hard now for the winter.

I'm still holding out. May go out this weekend, but low of 0c overnight. :(

Last year we were out Thanksgiving weekend, great weather, so you never know. Typically pull late Oct. and tarp first...
Forum: Lake Huron   03-13-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,856
Posted By scottbr
Re: Good Georgian Bay port for a Sailboat

Good point, I don't think of Parry Sound as we're in the Kitchener-Waterloo area and Midland is 2 hours, so don't think beyond that.

We're a solid day travel to get up to Parry Sound. Did...
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