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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Sail to the Sun ICW Rally

We now have 11 of 16 spaces filled and paid for. If you're interested in joining us on this rally, don't hesitate...it's going to be amazing!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By canucksailorguy
Sail to the Sun ICW Rally

This fall, well known writer and speaker Wally Moran, will be leading the Sail to the Sun ICW Rally south, from Deltaville VA to Miami FL. Leaving Deltaville on October 20 after a day of seminars and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-07-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,569
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: ICW coffee table book

Well! This is one thread that would certainly NOT be complete without my comments....forgive me all.
Siegel states that he has never banned anyone over disagreeing with him. That's a flat out lie. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Google Hangout with Pardeys, Shards/Aebi

Hey, great Smack - look forward to 'seeing' you there!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Toronto Boat Show Gam

oh oh...there goes Sunday morning...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Google Hangout with Pardeys, Shards/Aebi

thanks for catching that....corrected now.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By canucksailorguy
Google Hangout with Pardeys, Shards/Aebi

I'm hosting a Google Hangout (webinar) with special guests Lin and Larry Pardy, Sheryl Shard (Distant Shores), Liza Copeland, Pamela Bendall and Tania Aebi for 90 minutes of cruising wisdom from the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 840
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Oldest person to single hand the East Coast ICW...

I'd be surprised if you were the oldest on the ICW, but don't let that stop you from doing it. Even if you aren't setting any records, it's worth the trip!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-08-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: ICW Webinar for newbies Nov 5

You'll love it over here - we have anchorages that are closer together than every 400 miles...:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-08-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: ICW Webinar for newbies Nov 5

You're welcome. If you have other questions, don't hesitate to ask. You can reach me more easily by utilizing the contact form on my blog, LiveBloggin' the ICW (http://bloggingtheICW.blogspot.com)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-06-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: ICW Webinar for newbies Nov 5

Not a silly question at all, and thanks for asking. You can watch the entire webinar on my blog, at LiveBloggin' the ICW (http://bloggingtheICW.blogspot.com), and look for the link "ICW Tune Ups"....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-04-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By canucksailorguy
ICW Webinar for newbies Nov 5

Hello all - for those struggling with their trip south on the ICW, or looking for more advice, veteran cruisers, writers and authors Mark Doyle and Wally Moran have teamed up to offer a one hour...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-19-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Sail from Erie Canal to Hudson/NY Bay

Thanks to Brian and to Seaduction for the promo...much appreciated!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-06-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 2,950
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: When Lightning Strikes

When lightning hits, it can 'splinter' as it seeks the fastest route to ground. That is what causes the pinholes. I've heard stories of through hulls being blown right out of the boat also.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-06-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 2,950
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: When Lightning Strikes

Happened to me in St. Augustine, at anchor, while in the boat with the pup beside me. There was a simultaneous flash of white light and a HUGE boom. I knew it was either lightning or the end of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-01-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 5,475
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Is it time to boycott the Bahamas?

I contacted the Bahamian embassy re this issue - here is their reply:

Reference is made to your email dated 29 August, 2013.

Boats

If entering The Bahamas by boat, there is a flat fee to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-30-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 4,581
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Sailing NE Florida to the Abacos

Maybe I'm missing something here - the bulk of the comments has been that this isn't the best idea, but you want to take student clients on this route? Perhaps you could explain the rationale behind...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-30-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 4,681
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Fugitives sailing to bahamas

This is not a pretty picture - how do I unring this one?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-30-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 5,475
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Is it time to boycott the Bahamas?

I suggested that might be happening - enforcement in Bimini is most certainly not stringent, so I'd suspect it is occurring. Correction - I know it's happening as I know of one boat that did not...
Forum: Apps & Authors   08-29-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 3,795
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Cool new android app

Speaking for myself, I personally check the areas I report on regarding navigation. It's not possible to check every single anchorage in a given season so I use a two year 'rotation', but Great Lakes...
Forum: Apps & Authors   08-29-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 3,795
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Cool new android app

That was as far as I was taking it Donna, and for that reason.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 5,475
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Is it time to boycott the Bahamas?

[QUOTE]Bimini did have all new buoys marking the channel going in.[QUOTE]

That's because of the new casino. Ought to be interesting to see how the Bahamas will handle the influx of boaters coming...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 5,475
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Is it time to boycott the Bahamas?

Actually, you do. Although most times, Immigration will let you off on that one in my experience delivering boats through the Bahamas.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 5,475
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Is it time to boycott the Bahamas?

I wouldn't be holding my breath on that one....
Forum: Apps & Authors   08-29-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 3,795
Posted By canucksailorguy
Re: Cool new android app

[/QUOTE]And this was a really good "fog day". We were gone 31 days, five of them were less than 1/8 mile vis. And two of those were serious passage making through not nice stuff. We thought 5 out of...
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