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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-28-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By Trouty
I'm back from my trip - had a blast but did NOT...

I'm back from my trip - had a blast but did NOT sail at night. We made it to Port Elgin but the wind and waves from the north dissuaded us from going further. 2 other boats tried but turned back as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By Trouty
yup, thats perfect sailing wind for my boat. Its...

yup, thats perfect sailing wind for my boat. Its the thunderstorm warnings that have me spooked a bit (but not so much during the day)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By Trouty
Well....I'm leaning towards NOT taking the double...

Well....I'm leaning towards NOT taking the double risks of night sailing with storm sailing (and I suppose a third risk of absolutely having to be home by Friday).

Unfortunately my home port is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By Trouty
Thanks for the replies, I've been prepared...

Thanks for the replies,

I've been prepared for weeks - just getting some last minute jitters since I've not sailed at night before. The route we are taking does not offer many opportunities to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By Trouty
forgot the weather report! Great Lakes -...

forgot the weather report!

Great Lakes - Lake Huron - Forecast - Environment Canada (http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca/marine/forecast_e.html?mapID=10&siteID=07605&stationID=45149)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By Trouty
we also plan to take 2 hr watches to get a bit of...

we also plan to take 2 hr watches to get a bit of sleep
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By Trouty
need advice fast!

A friend and I are planning to sail from Bayfield ontario to Tobermoray Ontario, departing tonight at 8pm and motoring straight through the night. It is about 110nm distance.

We have a well...
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