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Old 04-12-2010, 21:17   #1
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Spectacular Day on Georgia Strait

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Heading out of Gabriola Passage

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A little hill in my neighbors yard. I think they call it Mt. Hood.

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North Vancouver - about 4 hours sailing away.

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The sunshine coast living up to its name

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On the port side is Drumbeg Park, Gabriola on the starboard are the Flattop Islands
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Old 04-12-2010, 21:24   #2
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Charley was trying to catch up all day. The painting on her bow was done by the POs grandkids who also named her after said dog.

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I love this view. Coming home. Through Gabriola Passage. We'll turn to starboard after the gap and enter Degnen Bay where Honeysuckle hangs out. It's nice and calm right now but it v=can run up to 9 knots and has whirlpools that'll give a pretty good go at spinning even a heavy boat like Honeysuckle around.

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Thanks for another great day Honeysuckle

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The mountains had the last word tonight!
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Absolutely beautiful!

Haven't been back there since I moved away in '87. I seemed to have forgotten how nice the mountains look.
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Old 05-12-2010, 00:41   #4
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Yes it we are having some spectacular weather here. So we don't confuse folks I know you meant to say Mount Baker, not Mt Hood. Hood as I am sure you know is in Oregon. For the skier/sailors you could also mention Whistler Mountain is a quick 70 minutes away from that North Vancouver shot. Nice pictures and post, you are lucky to live in the Islands.
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Thaks ejlindahl, I did mean Baker. The islands are a nice place to live, especially if you sail!
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Thumbs up Very Nice!!!!

Wish I could have been out there too but have a leaking water line to deal with. Got to finish digging before it starts raining again.

You probably have the Sound mostly to yourself?? See any icebergs?
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On days like that, I play the perfect music on the boat's system.

"All Blues"
The sea
The sky
And you and I
Sea and sky and you and I
With all blues
All shades
All hues

Some blues
Are sad
But some blues are glad
Dark and sad or bright and glad
We're all blues
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We're all blues
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Makes me homesick!!!! Thx for the pics... cheers, Capt Phil
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Wish I could have been out there too but have a leaking water line to deal with. Got to finish digging before it starts raining again.

You probably have the Sound mostly to yourself?? See any icebergs?
One other sailboat ... no icebergs but it was warm ... at least 40 F
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