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Search: Posts Made By: jackdale
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-07-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By jackdale
Forum: Weather 03-25-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By jackdale
Re: Best system for logging forecasts?

The Environment Canada web site has marine forecasts for Lake Winnipeg and other Manitoba lakes

Prairies - Manitoba Lakes - Marine Weather - Environment Canada...
Forum: Weather 03-25-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By jackdale
Re: Best system for logging forecasts?

For understand weather this is a great device.

http://www.ametsoc.org/amsedu/images/wc4.jpg

AMS Educational Materials (http://www.ametsoc.org/amsedu/aera/ed_mats.html)
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-23-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By jackdale
Re: Intro; Looking for BC Sailors

Welcome to Canada, eh.

The West Coast is a great place to learn to sail. Navigation can be a bit tough with lots of rocks that are charted but not marked. The tides and currents can be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-21-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By jackdale
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-20-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By jackdale
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-16-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By jackdale
Re: 8 plait dock lines

I used them for many years in the boat on which we taught Yachtmaster Offshore. I quite liked them. I especially liked the fact that they had no eye splices; they could be adjusted at the boat...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-23-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 4,601
Posted By jackdale
Re: Needed: Customs & Immigration 101

Noonsite is a great resource. http://www.noonsite.com/


If you really want answers to questions of legality, check with a lawyer who specializes in the topic.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-23-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,284
Posted By jackdale
Re: Mounting containers to lifelines

This video shows the set up that we have used when delivering Turicum back to Vancouver after the Vic Maui race. Pressure treated 2 X 4's take the strain.

<iframe width="853" height="480"...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 01-19-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By jackdale
Re: Vancouver Boat Show

Do you have time for a libation?
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 01-18-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By jackdale
Re: Vancouver Boat Show

I am staying in Vancouver on Wednesday evening.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 01-17-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By jackdale
Re: Vancouver Boat Show

Weather Resources w/ Jack Dale | Official site of the Vancouver International Boat Show | Vancouver, British Columbia...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 01-17-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By jackdale
Vancouver Boat Show

Anyone going to the Vancouver Boat Show?

I will be there on Wednesday / Thursday. If anyone else will be around it would be nice to faces to usernames.

I am doing a couple of seminars, but...
Forum: Weather 01-13-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By jackdale
Re: Where to find prevailing weather

Maybe. What you expect and what you get may be entirely different.

But it is a great place to start.

If you are looking at the Pacific, an El Nino is forecast; that will mess up the long...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-12-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By jackdale
Re: Course plotting coastal navigation

I have some but they are specific to Canadian chart 3462 and use Canadian Tides and currents.

These might work, but you need the ASA chart
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-23-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,876
Posted By jackdale
Re: Best aft master berth on under 50' boat?

An island queen without lee clothes is a nightmare underway. The pullman can be just as bad.

I did a delivery of a Hylas 46 to St Baths from Newport, RI. It was impossible to sleep in any berth....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-22-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,876
Posted By jackdale
Re: Best aft master berth on under 50' boat?

The Nauticat 37 has an island queen berth with a split mattress that allows a lee cloth to be installed down the middle of the berth.

It is one of the few island queen berths that I consider...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-21-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By jackdale
Re: new to Sail Net

Welcome fellow Canuck.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-13-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 3,542
Posted By jackdale
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

My navigation courses are 8 classes of 3 hours each. The last hour is time to complete the assignments. I have taught classes as large as 22 - that was a bit much.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-12-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 3,542
Posted By jackdale
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

I assume that you are concerned about chart based navigation.

The most common classes I teach ashore are navigation classes. The classroom setting is good because an instructor is available to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-10-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 929
Posted By jackdale
Re: My Dog Won't Pee on the Boat

MY dog will use the use training pads in the house when she is caught short. We have never treated them in any way.

She is on a high sodium diet (bladder stones) and drinks copious amounts or...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-08-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,198
Posted By jackdale
Re: Passage thru Panama Canal

Contact an agent. Noonsite has a list of some. see section 8

http://www.noonsite.com/Members/sue/R2012-03-14-3/
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 4,392
Posted By jackdale
Re: Sailing Alone Better?

After I starting with with friends, they encouraged me to become an instructor. I had to teach them to sail, some wanted me to be able to certify them.

As a career teacher I loved to teach. My...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-03-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 3,804
Posted By jackdale
Re: Red over Green Navigation Light

This is possible to the top of the mast.

http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/images/nr_pics/nr_Rule25c.gif
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-25-2014
Replies: 85
Views: 5,432
Posted By jackdale
Re: Really, $1000.00 for foulies?

My layers:


Polypropylene underwear

Quick dry hiking pants

Fleece

Foulies (HH pants / Gill jacket)
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