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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   07-16-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By Ltwud
Crew - Seattle to San Diego

Pcwallace


I emailed twice. No response yet. Did you get my messages?

Larry
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   07-14-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By Ltwud
Crew - Seattle to San Diego

I live close and have experience and responded via your website.

Larry W
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-31-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 11,342
Posted By Ltwud
Tartan 27 or Tartan 30

We sail the same waters as I will have my 24' in the sound this summer as I look for a 27-30' boat. What changed my dream for an off shore boat was going on a delivery of a 40' from the sound to...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   05-31-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By Ltwud
Transpac newbie, advice?

I loved reading your advice night sailor. I assisted with my first blue water delivery over mem wknd and was amazed how cold it was on watch at night. I had on all my clothes and couldn't get warm so...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-30-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,750
Posted By Ltwud
heaving to awaiting a tide change

This is interesting to see perspectives of others probably more knowledgable than myself. But I know from living on the Columbia river that the ship traffic is close to one per hour and they move at...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-30-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,750
Posted By Ltwud
heaving to awaiting a tide change

Note: the chop was small; less than 4' with no small craft advisories so current the current was the only issue...no big swells
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-30-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,750
Posted By Ltwud
heaving to awaiting a tide change

I appreciate your comments. The conversation came up while helping a doctor deliver his 40 footer as we missed the tide and were nearly out of fuel. I couldn't believe it was happening but his...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-30-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,750
Posted By Ltwud
heaving to awaiting a tide change

I was talking to a knowledgeable sailer about missing the flood tide on the Columbia river bar. He said he would heave to 5-10 miles out and await the next tide. I can understand the dangers of the...
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