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Old 07-01-2012, 18:33   #1
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just waiting for spring.....an unbelievable january 5 celcius......
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Old 08-01-2012, 07:29   #2
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It was 10C on the Bay Of Quinte (well, beside it at least...) yesterday. Balmy!
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, jibman.
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Hola jibman! Ever closer to spring. My boat busted out of the ice yesterday and and the whole bay is open today. I could almost be convinced to go for a sail on the lake if I had enough rum. I fear we will pay for this awesome january, oh yes we will
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Old 08-01-2012, 09:40   #5
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What... you guys havn't been sailing all winter? Time to move to the West Coast.
Year round sailing, salt water, killer whales...
Just sayin'...
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All wonderful, but B.C. politics could drive a skipper crazy. Very good place to improve your knowledge of tidal currents, however.
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Old 08-01-2012, 14:19   #7
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What... you guys havn't been sailing all winter? Time to move to the West Coast.
Year round sailing, salt water, killer whales...
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Grrrrr Sooon... s... w... canal thing-a-mabob... nw... ne... gabriola!!!
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The warm weather is makeing the renovations of the galley and nav station, soooo much more bareable with the warm weather.
I have got so much more done then I expected, Will be ready and installed for spring painting of hull, deck and antifoul.
Thank you mother nature
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+6C in Saskatoon today and BBQ'ed steaks & burgers on the deck in my socks! If this great weather holds for a couple months.....Spring will be here! Wishful Thinking??!
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Grrrrr Sooon... s... w... canal thing-a-mabob... nw... ne... gabriola!!!
That's what this country needs, a canal linking eat and west! That train thing was ok in its day.
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That's what this country needs, a canal linking eat and west! That train thing was ok in its day.
Hehe. Or perhaps go across the top. If this global warming thing keeps up there will be marinas in Nunavut soon
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It's amazing the people going through the NW Passage already. Too much ice for my taste.
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+6C in Saskatoon today and BBQ'ed steaks & burgers on the deck in my socks! If this great weather holds for a couple months.....Spring will be here! Wishful Thinking??!
In Saskatoon? Probably!

I scored some excellent steaks and I BBQ'd them this evening in Toronto. About 0C, but fine in front of a barbeque. Went well with a nice Shiraz.

The only improvement would be if I'd grilled them off the stern rail of my boat at about 23C.
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It's amazing the people going through the NW Passage already. Too much ice for my taste.
It does wonders for the rum. Even keeps the engine cool. Sailing on a nice heel? The ice will buff the anti-fouling! Ice has a bad rep, really. It's our little frozen friend.
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I have got so much more done then I expected, Will be ready and installed for spring painting of hull, deck and antifoul.
Thank you mother nature
Great, can we expect a post in the blog soon?
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