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Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   11-24-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By EDonWalsh
Looking for a catboat owner in WA or OR

I sold my keelboat and moved inland to central OR. I'm thinking about buying a trailer boat for local lakes. I think catboats of about 15 foot range look interesting - but I've never sailed one. ...
Forum: Chartering   03-14-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 7,654
Posted By EDonWalsh
I've chartered in the BVI twice in the past 5...

I've chartered in the BVI twice in the past 5 years: once w/ BVI Yacht Charters and once with TMM. BVI Yacht Charters was light years ahead of TMM as far as the condition of the boat and the quality...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-14-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,922
Posted By EDonWalsh
I had a similar problem after about 2 years of...

I had a similar problem after about 2 years of use. Replaced solenoid in kind and things were OK for about 1 year and problem returned. Replaced solenoid with next size up and have had 4 years wo/...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   10-15-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By EDonWalsh
Mike, Try Southern California Adventure Sailors...

Mike,
Try Southern California Adventure Sailors (Redondo Beach, CA) - Meetup.com (http://www.sailing.meetup.com/94/) for more localized information.
Don
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   08-24-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By EDonWalsh
Airdog07, I'm currently in the Canadian Gulf...

Airdog07,

I'm currently in the Canadian Gulf Islands but will return to Long Beach in mid September. Once back in LB, I usually get a monthly sail fix on a Newport 30 out of Oceanside. It's a...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-05-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By EDonWalsh
Daysail and trip to new homeport this spring

Looks like you'll have good weather for your slip change. I won't be available for offshore trip back to Port Jeff. Hope that you have a great trip

Don
Forum: Chartering   06-19-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,766
Posted By EDonWalsh
I've chartered twice in the BVI - once from BVI...

I've chartered twice in the BVI - once from BVI Yacht Charters and once from TMM. I would consider chartering again with BVI Yacht Charters - I will not charter again through TMM.

Our BVI Yacht...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-15-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 682
Posted By EDonWalsh
Learning to Sail in Oceanside

Raptor69

Cool handle.

From your description of prior experiences and your present location I presume that you're either in the Navy or the Marine Corps. If so, have you considered the Del Mar...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-23-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 2,061
Posted By EDonWalsh
As long as the wind & tide is right, I vote for Active Pass

I was home ported in Blaine for 5 years and made about 85% of my first & last legs via Acive pass. Check to see if there's a turn of tide at a time reasonably close to your expected ETA. Most of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-09-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 1,093
Posted By EDonWalsh
NAVTEXT in the Carribean

I would appreciate comments from anybody who's used a NAVTEXT MF receiver in the Carribean. What model do you have? Was it useful and reliable?
Forum: Chartering   03-11-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By EDonWalsh
I had 10 weeks of Charter Time with San Juan Sailin

Charlie

In 2001 I had a Jeanneau 34 in charter with San Juan Sailing. It was booked for 10 weeks - pretty good when you consider the length of our season. When I replaced the 34 with a 37 in...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-26-2007
Replies: 3,445
Views: 952,124
Posted By EDonWalsh
Socal through summer then back north to...

Socal through summer then back north to Desolation Sound, BC
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-10-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 2,655
Posted By EDonWalsh
Most of Seattle area has long waiting lists. ...

Most of Seattle area has long waiting lists. Blaine Marina, which is actually run by port of Bellingham, WA is relatively new, clean and a Type V throw away from the Canadian border - hello Gulf...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-09-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By EDonWalsh
Recommissioning in Miami

After next summer's cruising season in the Pacific Northwest, I'm considering trucking my boat to Florida to be left on the hard until January 08 (retirement!), thence to be recommissioned for winter...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-31-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 2,569
Posted By EDonWalsh
Louise, I've read and agree with all the advice...

Louise,
I've read and agree with all the advice that you've received so far. I've often sailed a Catalina 27 which also has an 8 HP 2 stroke. You should be able to maintain 6 knots through the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   10-30-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By EDonWalsh
Jeff, Are you interested in weekday day sails...

Jeff,
Are you interested in weekday day sails as well as weekends? I often check out a Catalina 27 in Oceanside, usually on Wednesdays or Thursdays.

Don Walsh
Forum: Chartering   06-02-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By EDonWalsh
Two questions come to mind - where do you want to...

Two questions come to mind - where do you want to sail and how long will your charter last? If you plan to sail the US San Juans only, Bellingham is a good choice. If you plan to sail the Canadian...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   05-25-2006
Replies: 3,445
Views: 952,124
Posted By EDonWalsh
Cruising Area

Summer - BC Coast
Rest of Year - Southern California
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-24-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 13,585
Posted By EDonWalsh
Jim I learned as a dinghy sailor in the...

Jim

I learned as a dinghy sailor in the early 60's, moved to small K Boats in the mid 60's and became a tall ship foretopman in the late 60's. The 70's brought marriage, life changes, and no more...
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-24-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,948
Posted By EDonWalsh
If you love sailing enough to spend a lot of time...

If you love sailing enough to spend a lot of time on I-5, I can help you. The catch is that I daysail a Catalina 27 out of Oceanside usually on Wednesdays or Thursdays so, unless you have a flexible...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-22-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 929
Posted By EDonWalsh
I need a weekday daysailing partner

I'm looking for somebody interested in sailing a Catalina 27 out of Oceanside, CA, usually on Wednesdays or Thursdays. Need to share a very reasonable cost of $55/day.
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