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  1. JessieMaguire
    Hi Gord! I was wondering if I might ask a favour. You made a comment about Aruba marina prices here:

    In Aruba, you may find yourself limited to the Renaissance Marina, in Oranjestad harbor:
    Rates:
    $1.00/foot a day
    $5.00/foot a week
    $15.00/foot a month
    $140.00/foot a year
    All services (water, electricity, etc) extra.
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    Gord May
    "If you didn't have the time or money to do it right in the first place, when will you get the time/$ to fix it?"

    I'm writing an article on the cost of living on your sailing boat in the Caribbean, and I was wondering if I could use this as a quote in my article? If it's ok, what type of boat were you on at the time? I would be so glad of your help! Kind regards! Jessie
  2. Chevy1217
    Hey Gord just checked out your photo's WOW what a lot of cool useful things. There is so much useful info I will Revisit them often. Just wanted to say THANK YOU for your knowledge and providing all you useful tips. I read a lot and find you as one of the best.

    Jack S/V UsCa Clark SJ30
  3. jreiter190
    Thank you for your post about the Wesco. It brought back some painful memories but also pride in what some consider the "other " Navy; the "Gator Navy", backbreaking brutal work ,often unrecognized and unglamorous. Thanks
  4. cwhofman
  5. rognvald
    Thanks for the reply, Gord. Best, Rognvald
  6. sailersteve
    Hi Gord, thanks now a know not to put clear coat on bottom paint. The shark will be above the waterline. Heres my plain ; paint the sides in some type of white marine paint. Then clear coat the sides. And then have a silhouette of shark taped off. Next mix green glow power into some clear coat and paint glow inside of shark stencil. The glow additive can not be seen in the day , it will only glow for 8 to 10hrs at dark.
    The reason for first coat of clear on the sides is so the glow won't bleed into the white , for adhesion , touch-up ,etc..
    It looks like now my biggest problem is finding a white marine paint that has a matching brand of clear coat that will work together.
    Thanks again.
    Steve.
  7. algarveChris
    Hi Gord, yes it is Max. He is a friend of my wife and I and we have sailed with him a few times over the last few months. He had dinner with us Saturday night and we waved him out of port on Sunday lunchtime. He fixed his position via the Delorme map share Sunday and Monday as arranged at 18:00 no word since. So I'm worried but pretty much unable to do anything bar wait to see if he arrives over the w/e or Monday / Tuesday next week
  8. LakeSuperior
    Gord,
    Hope all is well. Gales on Superior today/tonight I guess. Pulled the sailboat last Sunday. Dive boat is still in. Didn't make it to Thunder Bay or North Shore. Did spend a week in Newfoundland looking for a U-boat off of Cape Race. Beautiful place. No luck on the sub. Hope to see you next summer.
    Bill
  9. LakeSuperior
    Gord,
    Leaving for Thompson Island and then on toward Rossport on Friday. Probably will not make it into Thunder Bay this year. Maybe will visit next year. Hope all is well.
    Bill
  10. gunkylump
    Hello Gord!

    Hope all is well up your neck of the woods!

    gunk

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  • About GordMay
    Vessel Make/ model
    (Cruiser Living On Dirt)
    Location
    Thunder Bay, Ontario - 48-29N x 89-20W
    Occupation
    RETIRED Project Coordinator, Cuthbertson Engineers (M, P, & E)
    Interests
    CRUISING, BOATS & BOATING
    Biography
    Long-time sailors, Gord & Maggie were full-time live-aboard cruisers from 1992 - 2000. They've swallowed the anchor, and are unhappily boatless
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    Gord May
    "If you didn't have the time or money to do it right in the first place, when will you get the time/$ to fix it?"



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