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Search: Posts Made By: Fascadale
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,547
Posted By Fascadale
Re: Charts and cruising guides, Canadian Maritimes

Thanks for that.

And thanks for the offer of local expertise. I may well take you up on that come the time.......next year.

Which yacht club?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,547
Posted By Fascadale
Re: Charts and cruising guides, Canadian Maritimes

How is the weather in the Maritimes in June, July and August?

I'm hoping its going to be fairly similar to the West Coast of Scotland/Shetlands, temperate, cool and wet. The Shetlands are up to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,547
Posted By Fascadale
Re: Charts and cruising guides, Canadian Maritimes

Fantastic photographs. Inspiring. Any more of them?

Don't worry, Scotland's sailors don't need to carry guns on their boats.

Thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-29-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,547
Posted By Fascadale
Charts and cruising guides, Canadian Maritimes

I'm in the early stages of planning a cruise in the Canadian Maritimes, Halifax to Battle Harbour perhaps, east or west about Newfoundland.

What are my options regarding charts? I am most...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-10-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By Fascadale
Thanks for the advice regarding the "operator...

Thanks for the advice regarding the "operator card". I had not realised quite what a minimalist qualification it is. If I have read the website correctly I can do the exam from this (eastern) side of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-10-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By Fascadale
Canada, Operator Competency Requirements

I'm thinking of taking a cruise around the Canadian Maritimes in the next couple of years.

The visitor information page on the "Transport Canada" site says about their "Operator Competency...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-09-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By Fascadale
We have to postpone/reschedule about one in...

We have to postpone/reschedule about one in twenty liftin/liftouts because of the wind.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By Fascadale
We order a crane with a 180 ton (tonne?) lift....

We order a crane with a 180 ton (tonne?) lift. Its ballast comes on a separate lorry. I think we pay about £1800 for the days hire, it includes the driver and banksman. Biggest boat is about 14 tons...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By Fascadale
For your entertainment, another time lapse film

"Dumbo" is one of the club workboats.
The club is the Forth Corinthian YC (http://fcyc.org.uk/) in Edinburgh, Scotland.

YouTube - ‪DUMBO FCYC LIFTIN 2011‬‏...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-04-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,598
Posted By Fascadale
To the best of my knowledge there is nothing to...

To the best of my knowledge there is nothing to stop anyone from going directly to the RYA Yachtmaster assessment. There is no requirement that a candidate undertake any training course.

All the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-22-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By Fascadale
These topics are discussed at length here ...

These topics are discussed at length here (http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.php?t=250253&highlight=yachtmaster) and here ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-21-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,117
Posted By Fascadale
John Ridgeway's ...

John Ridgeway's (http://www.johnridgway.co.uk/home.html) Golden Globe boat "English Rose III" is still afloat in the loch below his cottage. "Suhalii"...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-20-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,300
Posted By Fascadale
The British Waterways state that the depth of the...

The British Waterways state that the depth of the Forth Clyde Canal is 1.83ms or 6 ft.

This thread (http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.php?t=233724&highlight=forth+clyde+canal) has a fairly full...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-19-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,300
Posted By Fascadale
Thanks for the nice words. About 120 yachts...

Thanks for the nice words.

About 120 yachts turned up for the Clyde Cruising Club Centenary in Barra for the Vatersay (http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/vatersay/vatersay/index.html) beach...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-19-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,300
Posted By Fascadale
Another summer cruise,from over the pond

Having seen the beautiful images of jrd22's BC cruise I thought I would post a few photos and brief account of some sailing in Scotland.

Throughout the winter I had been thinking that the target...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-29-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By Fascadale
Those who appreciate some of our UK sailing...

Those who appreciate some of our UK sailing eccentricities may also find the Jester Challenge (http://www.jesterinfo.org/) of interest

This (http://onkudu.com/videos/) is a good set of videos.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-27-2010
Replies: 135
Views: 41,209
Posted By Fascadale
You may be interested in the discussion on this...

You may be interested in the discussion on this subject that we are also having on the other side of the pond here (http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.php?t=252743&page=2)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-26-2010
Replies: 135
Views: 41,209
Posted By Fascadale
How did you manage the "leader" "bridle"...

How did you manage the "leader" "bridle" join?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-26-2010
Replies: 135
Views: 41,209
Posted By Fascadale
Hi, and greetings from a newbie in Scotland ...

Hi, and greetings from a newbie in Scotland

I'm thinking of spending (many, many) hours fabricating a JSD over the winter

Here's a couple JSD questions:

What are the advantages of using...
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