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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,274
Posted By Eder
Re: Maintaining Good Vision

I have a full enclosure with Strata Glass here in the PNW...the centre panel of my dodger unzips at the sides, I fold it up to see clearly during squalls. The rest of the time in inclement weather I...
Forum: Racing   06-14-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,276
Posted By Eder
Re: Race to Alaska/R2ak

Well we have a winner! ( it wasn't the stand up paddle board guy haha)

Race to Alaska | Daily Updates (http://r2ak.com/daily-updates-2/)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-13-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 12,103
Posted By Eder
Re: Island Packet 35

I like my IP ...12 knots it's fine but when all other boats are heading for cover in 25 knots I'm still wondering if I should put the first reef in...there's nothing like it...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   08-09-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By Eder
Re: Manson marine park Cortes Island dont trust your chart here haha

Well I did check my zincs.
We left the bay this morning....theres a Leanard cat on the bar this morning...I didnt wake up in time to warn him.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   08-09-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By Eder
Re: Manson marine park Cortes Island dont trust your chart here haha

I dropped the anchor in 65 ft and 240 ft of chain....the wind that nite gusted from the NW putting us into the area toward the lagoon S of its entry. I think the sand shoal in front of the lagoon...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   08-08-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By Eder
Re: Manson marine park Cortes Island dont trust your chart here haha

I don't but stay away from the lagoon...seems it has added about 9' of sand just outside. Everywhere else here I think the charts are OK.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   08-08-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By Eder
Manson marine park Cortes Island dont trust your chart here haha

As we found out this is what our chart & Navionics thinks is 12' at low tide....oops

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a209/Akray00/DSC06032.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   08-06-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By Eder
Re: Quadra and Cortes islands

I was at the pub tonite....burger was worth the money...grocery store shipped food & beer to docks free...I like this place....f*** the cheap b*stards
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-23-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By Eder
Re: Williwa Southbound: Inside Passage Alaska to Puget Sound

Wow...I just got back today to Port McNeil...we sailed every day the last 3 weeks above Cape Caution...never saw any gale force winds.

Anyway, going South on Johnson Strait if you leave very...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   07-13-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Eder
Re: Sea Lions.

We saw 8 of them hanging out in the middle of Hakai straight the other day...incredible critters.
Forum: Outboard   05-26-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,563
Posted By Eder
Re: New Mercury 4HP 4 Stroke

I bought a new one last year....beat the crap out of it crabbing,fishing & cruising...always wfo no break in...never missed a beat.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   05-26-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By Eder
Re: Desolation Sound.

I'm otw in 2 weeks....can hardly wait! Cerviche, fish & chips, sashimi ....oh and some sailing as well !
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   12-25-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Eder
Re: Silva Bay restraurant and beer and wine store.

Sad to hear it go...I think getting rid of the derelicts on moorings would have helped the businesses there though. We gave it a miss many times because of this.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   08-27-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,530
Posted By Eder
Re: Help I can't catch fish!

Looks like Micheal Moore did a fishing documentary.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   08-26-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,530
Posted By Eder
Re: Help I can't catch fish!

I am putting 4 Dungeness in the pot for supper as we speak...crabbing is easy it seems
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   08-26-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,530
Posted By Eder
Re: Help I can't catch fish!

I guess it is called a spiny dogfish but shark sounded cooler lol
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   08-25-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,530
Posted By Eder
Re: Help I can't catch fish!

Thanks for the tips...today I caught 5 ling, 1 3' shark, 1 kelp cod (the one with torquise spots)?, and a nice 12lb Chinook!

I CAN catch fish I guess.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   07-28-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,530
Posted By Eder
Re: Help I can't catch fish!

Do you attach the herring directly on the squid jig? Do you buy those herring from the tackle store (preserved) or fresh from bait shop?
How do you know how deep to go when trolling with the diver?...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   07-27-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,530
Posted By Eder
Help I can't catch fish!

Hope this belongs in this forum.
How do I catch salmon or halibut from my sailboat out here near Sidney without a fish finder or down rigger? Any pro tips? I have caught only an errant sea cucumber...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-16-2013
Replies: 241
Views: 21,338
Posted By Eder
Re: Full Keel

Its pretty easy to back up my IP 460 I use the bow thruster to steer.
I enjoyed crossing Georgia Strait today from Pender Harbour to Nanaimo...waves and wind were hard on the beam once we cleared...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   07-14-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,518
Posted By Eder
Re: Nanaimo - Princess Louisa Inlet in early July

We ate lots of salmon berries, huckleberries and wild blueberries...all in season right now and better than Whole Foods lol.
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-13-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 799
Posted By Eder
Re: Ever hear of True Blue Sailing School?

I;ve booked the wife & I for 3 courses this December based on various reviews on them from the internet.
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