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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-30-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By limpyweta
Re: British Columbia wilderness, sometime in next 3 years, any exp

Some other things about this, now updated with more details on the blog:

If someone is thinking of any variation of a route or destinations to take out or add to the trip itineraries, suggestions...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-18-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-18-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By limpyweta
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-18-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-16-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By limpyweta
Re: BC waters engineless?

If you're thinking of a consensus that's not a part of this thread (http://www.sailnet.com/forums/crew-wanted/97685-british-columbia-wilderness-sometime-next-3-years-any-exp.html), who was a part of...
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-15-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 5,222
Posted By limpyweta
Re: Engineless?

Adam,

About getting out of a leeward slip, first, Jay Fitzgerald's book covers this. It's best to head out when one knows there's a calm. If it's 5 am with signs of the wind picking up later, then...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-15-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By limpyweta
BC waters engineless?

Hi Folks!

I'm looking for more specific accounts of those who've sailed, drifted, and/or rowed around parts of Vancouver Island, in a keelboat without an engine, to make a passage and not daysail....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-06-2013
Replies: 104
Views: 9,314
Posted By limpyweta
Re: engine-less

ooo! Some of the Oar Club forum is on oarclub dot lefora dot com and voy dot com slash 153904.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-06-2013
Replies: 104
Views: 9,314
Posted By limpyweta
Re: engine-less

I've been aboard during the engineless passages of a C&C 27 with Sail Transport Company, through the ports of Poulsbo, Brownsville, Sequim, Shilshole, Port Townsend, Langley, and Coupeville, in 0-30...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-05-2013
Replies: 104
Views: 9,314
Posted By limpyweta
Re: engine-less

Well, some Oar Club folks are still very much around Puget Sound. Matt Nelson, mentioned in Jay's book, is in the area, and cruised engineless for a bit. One can also search for sailtransportcompany...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-22-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By limpyweta
Re: British Columbia wilderness, sometime in next 3 years, any exp

Well, from what this has provoked from me, I guess this is something that's not really efficient to learn more about with just a forum. It's indeed good to know these sailors still exist.

For some...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-20-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By limpyweta
Re: British Columbia wilderness, sometime in next 3 years, any exp

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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-19-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By limpyweta
Re: British Columbia wilderness, sometime in next 3 years, any exp

A big part of preparation is planning for things like this. I'd love to know more about what winds are probable, what winds are predictable, how they're predictable, what they do to waves in certain...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-19-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By limpyweta
Re: British Columbia wilderness, sometime in next 3 years, any exp

Addressing the first question, that post may answer the latter 6. I hope with the way it was organized and phrased, it's not too much, but I could reword it or add something to help, depending on the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-18-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By limpyweta
British Columbia wilderness, sometime in next 3 years, any exp

There's about 19 remote forests throughout West Vancouver Island and East Queen Charlotte Strait I'd prefer to sail to, engineless, whenever safely practicable. If the boat's 30' or less, I will get...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-25-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 371
Posted By limpyweta
daysailing Seattle/King Co crew

I'm looking for any opportunity to go sailing weekday afternoons, ideally being more than just ballast, trying to learn about how one can handle ~28' of boat under sail/oars. I'd happily take classes...
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