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Forum: Learning to Sail   09-17-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 13,638
Posted By TheHopefulSailor
Hijack: Just wanted to say that since I'm...

Hijack: Just wanted to say that since I'm residing in Japan, I earned my Japanese Boat Operator's License last year [I also have my Canadian one...]

Regardless of your vessel being sail or...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-17-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 15,675
Posted By TheHopefulSailor
Still don't know why I have an American flag on...

Still don't know why I have an American flag on my postings....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-17-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 15,675
Posted By TheHopefulSailor
Mitiempo, I didn't realize it was long...

Mitiempo,

I didn't realize it was long distance from Vic to Van.
Or was it shore to shore? :->
You're very kind to have made the call. Thank you.
Once I'm over I'll owe you a round!

It seems...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-16-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 15,675
Posted By TheHopefulSailor
Question You checked, confirming that moorage is extra,...

You checked, confirming that moorage is extra, but you don't know the moorage rates, and you don't know how to confirm the moorage rates...

It seems they would confirm what the rates are when they...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-16-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 15,675
Posted By TheHopefulSailor
Mitiempo, Disappointing that it doesn't...

Mitiempo,

Disappointing that it doesn't list moorage charges online.
As I'm in Japan at the moment, I won't be calling them long distance!

As you've checked, would you mind listing their...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-16-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,470
Posted By TheHopefulSailor
By the way, I'm neither American nor residing in...

By the way, I'm neither American nor residing in America, but suddenly there's a US flag on my postings. Any idea how to remove this?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-16-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,470
Posted By TheHopefulSailor
Interesting. No liveaboard dive operations...

Interesting.

No liveaboard dive operations around here, since most of the islands are fringing reef with extensive limestone formations. Boat diving is done moored off of fringing reef walls...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-16-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,470
Posted By TheHopefulSailor
On my subtropical island just north of Okinawa...

On my subtropical island just north of Okinawa all the dive shops' staff anchor and dive, meaning no one is aboard/above water during the dive.
This is because they are usually sole owner/operator...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-16-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 15,675
Posted By TheHopefulSailor
Sorry if the numbers don't make sense to you -...

Sorry if the numbers don't make sense to you - they're lifted from False Creek's Membership Application form, found at ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-15-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 15,675
Posted By TheHopefulSailor
To everyone, Thank you for all your input. ...

To everyone,

Thank you for all your input.

About Vic Harbour, In 2008, during visits to Vic and Van, I did a very touristy Vic harbour tour. It seems like Coast H.H.&M. might have been on that...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-13-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By TheHopefulSailor
Thank you for the welcome. Good question: My...

Thank you for the welcome.

Good question: My boys are looking forward to it.

They've been sailing, powerboating, snorkelling, kayaking, and I'll soon be certifying the elder as a diver. Like...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-12-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 15,675
Posted By TheHopefulSailor
Question Canada West Coast liveaboard slips?

Hello,

I'm wondering if you have any information on the availibility and costs of LA slips on the West Coast of Canada, such as Vancouver, Victoria, etc?

I have plans to purchase a liveaboard,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-12-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By TheHopefulSailor
Talking Thanking you in advance

Hello,

Nice to meet you.:D

I'm a Canadian living in Japan who plans to return to Canada and liveaboard on the West Coast (Vancouver, Victoria) in a little while so that my sons will be able to...
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