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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   4 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By jackdale
Re: Drinking while Anchored

Yes, it is legal to consume alcohol while anchored in BC, but you will need to confine yourself to your boat or have a DD. It is illegal to operate a vessel while impaired. There is not set...
Forum: Other Destination   2 Days Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By jackdale
SAR Contact info web site

I just came across the SAR Contacts - Search and Rescue Contacts World-Wide (http://sarcontacts.info/) web site.

It is a very user friendly way to get the contact information for SAR centres...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,190
Posted By jackdale
Re: Time to resurrect the Ferrocement yacht?

I first saw one at anchor in Turkey. There were red stains along the hull that matched the re-bar.
Forum: Learning to Sail   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By jackdale
Re: ASA 101 Prep?

I used to use flashcards.

On one side of the card, write the elements of the standard. On the other side, write the answer or draw a picture.

My more modern version is use PowerPoint. When...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   06-22-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By jackdale
Electronic version of 4033 (South Atlantic)

Anyone know of a source for a electronic version (Open CPN compatible) of the British Admiralty chart 4003, South Atlantic or something similar? I have the pilot charts, but they do not work as...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   06-22-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,294
Posted By jackdale
Re: Tethering singlehanded

I place tethers all over the boat. When I come out of the companionway, I clip on using a quick release on a tether attached to a hard point in the cockpit. If I have to go forward, I attach to a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-14-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By jackdale
Re: Just finished teaching first asa 101 class

Go for it.

As Sail Canada has no Intermediate manual I give those to the students.


I am going to post my CYA Advanced notes for anyone who teaches ASA 106 and my ASA 114 notes (they need some...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By jackdale
Re: Just finished teaching first asa 101 class

Thanks

The work is well worth it. I have more I may post them as well.

Excellent points in your other post.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By jackdale
Re: Just finished teaching first asa 101 class

Dave

ASA 104 and Sail Canada Intermediate are almost identical. I will post my Intermediate PowerPoint notes on Slideshare.



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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By jackdale
Re: Just finished teaching first asa 101 class

One big piece of advise. Do not try to teach them everything that you know. KISS.

As an example, I usually do not adjust the traveller in a basic level course. Rough sail trim is fine.

You...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By jackdale
Re: Just finished teaching first asa 101 class

Well done. Finishing with the same number of crew as you started with is good. Finishing with the same crew is better.

I spent last weak with 5 15-year-olds on school sailing trip, doing a basic...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   06-05-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By jackdale
Re: Side lights on the mast and COLREGs

The answer to your question is "no". Use a tricolor.

http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/images/nr_pics/nr_Rule25b.gif

http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=navRulesContent#rule25
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-07-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By jackdale
Forum: Weather   03-25-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By jackdale
Re: Best system for logging forecasts?

The Environment Canada web site has marine forecasts for Lake Winnipeg and other Manitoba lakes

Prairies - Manitoba Lakes - Marine Weather - Environment Canada...
Forum: Weather   03-25-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By jackdale
Re: Best system for logging forecasts?

For understand weather this is a great device.

http://www.ametsoc.org/amsedu/images/wc4.jpg

AMS Educational Materials (http://www.ametsoc.org/amsedu/aera/ed_mats.html)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-23-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By jackdale
Re: Intro; Looking for BC Sailors

Welcome to Canada, eh.

The West Coast is a great place to learn to sail. Navigation can be a bit tough with lots of rocks that are charted but not marked. The tides and currents can be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-21-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By jackdale
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-20-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By jackdale
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-16-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By jackdale
Re: 8 plait dock lines

I used them for many years in the boat on which we taught Yachtmaster Offshore. I quite liked them. I especially liked the fact that they had no eye splices; they could be adjusted at the boat...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-23-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 5,008
Posted By jackdale
Re: Needed: Customs & Immigration 101

Noonsite is a great resource. http://www.noonsite.com/


If you really want answers to questions of legality, check with a lawyer who specializes in the topic.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-23-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,355
Posted By jackdale
Re: Mounting containers to lifelines

This video shows the set up that we have used when delivering Turicum back to Vancouver after the Vic Maui race. Pressure treated 2 X 4's take the strain.

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Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   01-19-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By jackdale
Re: Vancouver Boat Show

Do you have time for a libation?
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   01-18-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By jackdale
Re: Vancouver Boat Show

I am staying in Vancouver on Wednesday evening.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   01-17-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By jackdale
Re: Vancouver Boat Show

Weather Resources w/ Jack Dale | Official site of the Vancouver International Boat Show | Vancouver, British Columbia...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   01-17-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By jackdale
Vancouver Boat Show

Anyone going to the Vancouver Boat Show?

I will be there on Wednesday / Thursday. If anyone else will be around it would be nice to faces to usernames.

I am doing a couple of seminars, but...
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