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Search: Posts Made By: flyingwelshman
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 152
Views: 8,826
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Why are wheels so big?

"Big wheel keep on turnin' "
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 4,146
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Flying drones

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 857
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Crossing into the US from Canada

I'm going to get one too - just to be the law-abiding citizen that I am.

Mike, I had trouble loading the PDF from the site as well. I saved it to my computer then opened it with Adobe PDF reader...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 857
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Crossing into the US from Canada

Well that's interesting. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 857
Posted By flyingwelshman
Crossing into the US from Canada

G'day, we are in the process of planning our summer cruise. This year our plan is to head up to Mackinac and maybe poke around in Northern Lake Michigan and Huron. We are Canadians sailing out of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 2,453
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Do you make guests wear PFDs?

I wear a PFD at all times when underway as does my wife. I take my PFD on others' boats and wear it there too.

I am an excellent swimmer and love the water. I just prefer to take a simple...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,467
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Dock Etiquette While Working

In my opinion the place to do the kind of work you're describing is the marina.

While I am very sensitive to other people's noises I expect to hear the sounds of sanding etc. at the dock rather...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-06-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,583
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Get your nose out of your phone!

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,583
Posted By flyingwelshman
Get your nose out of your phone!

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,193
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Highfield Ultralight RIBs

Going into our 4th season with our UL 260.

http://media.channelblade.com/boat_graphics/dealers/8723/digi45529563.jpg

So far: so good.

It tracks well behind as we tow it. It seemed unstable...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-04-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 1,887
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Squirrel Karma

I love squirrel - more than rabbit. A surprisingly high yield of a grey or black. I shoot them with my Ruger 10/22.

I cook it Chasseur - with tomatoes and mushrooms: delicious!

Regarding eating...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-17-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 6,447
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Whats your best bit of kit??

A few things:

These reclining seats:

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They're comfy; fold flat for storage & versatile.

We wore out our first couple and I just picked...
Forum: Lake Superior 01-01-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By flyingwelshman
St Mary's River

Hi all, I'm starting to plan for next-years season. We are probably heading up to Mackinac (from Penetanguishene).

I've been giving some thought to poking up into Eastern Lake Superior as we'll be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-31-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Pet bird on board

I've never had a problem 'clearing' birds while cruising.

Yeah Baby!

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-25-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,048
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Merry Christmas to all

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Journey or the Destination

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-19-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 2,445
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Diving from Sailboat

Expansion is the key.

If you take a breath at the surface, hold it, swim down, clear your prop, then surface again there is no problem. The air in your lungs compresses at the same relative volume...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 2,445
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Diving from Sailboat

I was an avid diver before I took up sailing. When I bought the boat I thought I could combine the two passions. Turns out not to be the case. Although I always have a BC and tank aboard - even...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-13-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 3,374
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

Let it be understood that I love my wife and she me.

We have been married for over 30-years and sailing for the last nine of those.

We had never sailed before and took up the hobby...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2014
Replies: 287
Views: 17,791
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Found footage

Screw you!
I come here for fun
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2014
Replies: 287
Views: 17,791
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Found footage

I have deleted the video from Youtube and all on-line hosts. This is a result of receiving a private message that threatened legal action unless I did so.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 2,385
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Best place to mount a Turkey Fryer on a boat

A few years ago there was a discussion here about the risks inherent in cooking explosive foods - or, cooking foods in an explosive manner. You may find that thread here...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-25-2014
Replies: 287
Views: 17,791
Posted By flyingwelshman
Found footage

One of the common complaints about this topic over at SA is that the video is 'boring'.

I was able to piece together snippets from the original video in hopes of livening the thing up a bit.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,215
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: You know it's bad when....

The mechanic used the same technique to get my engine going.

I'm thinking I might have too many tools in my toolkit.

All you need:
...
Forum: Cruising Videos 11-02-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Singlehanded LA to Kaua'i and Return

Excellent!
Thank you for posting.
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