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Search: Posts Made By: Loriprov
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 04-23-2013
Replies: 101
Views: 3,445
Posted By Loriprov
Re: My last little bit of planning

I heartily agree with Bilgewater about the crab pot and jigging pole. Shrimp are work. But while earlier posts said your 10 gallons of gas was insufficient, we sailed a 24' Newport Neptune for 10...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 7,817
Posted By Loriprov
Re: Westerbeke vs Yanmar

We have a Yanmar raw water cooled in our '83 Irwin 34 - original 3GM and I wouldn't trade it for anything (except maybe a freshwater cooled someday). Trouble is, as we maintain it religiously, we...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-02-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By Loriprov
Re: Chasing my dream

We had a 24 foot Newport Neptune for 10 years before moving up to a 34' Irwin sloop. Longest living aboard - 2 weeks. Suggestions: use a two burner coleman stove - if you have alchohol, ditch it. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 03-23-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,402
Posted By Loriprov
Re: Puget Sound Gunkholing

I would tend to agree with Fryewe about not going so far. Pt Madison is great, you will learn alot about finding good anchoring space in protected but encumbered water, and communication skills can...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 03-19-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By Loriprov
Re: Johnstone Strait - going North in spring?

Thank you John. We have been there twice and had flat calm once and misread the current in race passage on the return. Not the washing machine you describe, but not that nice either. Our plan B is...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 03-19-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By Loriprov
Re: Johnstone Strait - going North in spring?

We have gone through the Yucultas and the Upper Rapids and were planning a Seymour Narrows transit this spring - unless we have to move to Plan B, of course! It will be a bit early so we will expect...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-19-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By Loriprov
Re: Just Joined the SailNet

Thanks all, our sloop is Salish Mists (Mist if on the radio). Some things about boat names don't come clear until you're in operation mode. My next challenge is to hook the sailnet link to fb so I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-17-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By Loriprov
Just Joined the SailNet

Hello. We own an Irwin Citation 34 foot sloop. We cruise in the PNW and are excited about the opportunity to network with others. We have cruised US and Canadian waters on our first Newport Neptune...
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