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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: How not to drop anchor

I came aboard Tarawa a couple of days after this happened n Hong Kong harbor.

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Scrotes nicked both my outboards

Bastards!
Had our car taken off our driveway just before Christmas by who I can only imagine to be scrotes. Although it was 'covered' by insurance we were still out of pocket and inconvenienced....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-05-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 5,088
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: 23'' SEAFARER Kestrel for SALE

Where's Sailingdog when you need him?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Share some Sailing Terms...

I can't remember where these came from, but some of them are pretty funny:

Humourous Nautical Terms:

Ahoy - The first in a series of four letter words commonly exchanged by skippers as their...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-27-2015
Replies: 96
Views: 7,675
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Jon Eisberg's Passing today...

A great loss. My condolences.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   12-02-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By flyingwelshman
Summer holidays 2016 - Blue-skying

We are starting to plan our holidays for next summer.

Our tentative plan is to fly into Calgary, rent a vehicle and drive across the mountains to the coast. We have friends and family in Vancouver...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-28-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 956
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Filming boats with a drone

Cool. Thanks. Trouble is now I'm inclined to get one. When I thought they didn't work on sailboats I had an out...

Your video is great. The overhead spinnaker shot is especially awesome. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-27-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 956
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Filming boats with a drone

My friend has a Phantom that he flies off his powerboat. The images are spectacular and he said the learning curve was pretty low.
I wonder how it would be to launch and retrieve the drone off a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-26-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 992
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Lost rudder - offshore techniques

This is an interesting video on the subject:

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-26-2015
Replies: 173
Views: 13,888
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Why I like this Picture...

I like this picture because it demonstrates that we can all get along.

We have been boating together since I started ten-years ago.

This photo was taken, by drone, at Christian Island. We got...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-26-2015
Replies: 173
Views: 13,888
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Why I like this Picture...

I like this photo because it shows a new perspective of a place I go to a occasionally.

My friend, Dave - a powerboater (Bless him Father, he knows not what he does.) got the shot with his drone....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2015
Replies: 169
Views: 5,063
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: What constitutes an 'experienced sailor'?

Someone's been watching Interstellar. [emoji94]

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2015
Replies: 169
Views: 5,063
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: What constitutes an 'experienced sailor'?

See now, I would call you an 'experienced' sailor. Me, on the other hand - even with my experiences, and with no false humility - still feel new at this.

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-17-2015
Replies: 169
Views: 5,063
Posted By flyingwelshman
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-16-2015
Replies: 169
Views: 5,063
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: What constitutes an 'experienced sailor'?

"Einstein wasn't much of a sailor."

Maybe that's true. But at least he mucked about in boats. :svoilier:
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-14-2015
Replies: 169
Views: 5,063
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: What constitutes an 'experienced sailor'?

When I took up sailing about ten years ago I was not experienced.

My dock neighbor had been sailing for years and was experienced. “If you have any questions, or want me to show you a few things,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-05-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,423
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: What would you do in a sticky situation?

We were coming into the marina, heading up the fairway towards our dock.

My elderly parents were aboard - my mum is deathly afraid of water.

I throttled back to make the turn into the dock...
Forum: Cruising Videos   11-03-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Sailing Lake Huron and visiting some shipwrecks 2015

Looks great.
I had no trouble watching the video.
I have also uploaded quite a few videos to YouTube....
Forum: Lake Huron   11-03-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,466
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Bad news for Bay Moorings boaters!

Sorry I missed you in Penetang. I spend quite a bit of time up around Killbear and north (Shawanaga) most summers. My boat is Sea Dragon and I monitor 16. I'll keep my ears on.

Met up with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-29-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: The Boat People - Humour

Brilliant!
Did someone have a hidden camera aboard Sea Dragon?
I love Smith and Jones.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-22-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Georgian Bay Area?

We were on 'J' dock for about 8 years. Liked it a lot although it's a bit of a hike to get around to the amenities such as pool, tennis court and restaurant. That was one of the main reasons we came...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   10-22-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By flyingwelshman
Holy Frig! Coast Guard monitors rescue of mariner 400 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska

Guy leaps from the pulpit of his damaged boat onto a rescuing vessel.
Wow!

Coast Guard monitors rescue of mariner 400 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-22-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Georgian Bay Area?

We are at Bay Moorings (http://www.parkbridge.com/en-ca/marinas/bay-moorings). Like it. The staff are great, had good experiences with service. Conveniently located by groceries, hardware, liquor...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-24-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Sure as taxes....

It's my burden....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-24-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Sure as taxes....

Yeah, you're right.

We actually acquired the boat as part of a guns for drugs for boats clandestine operation, brokered between the cartels and the CIA.

The real owner of the vessel is Elvis....
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