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Forum: Great Lakes 03-05-2018, 09:52
Replies: 34
Views: 2,116
Posted By mottseng
Re: Spring is coming - When's your launch?

Its been a horrible spring trying to get the boat ready. Our launch will probably be late May up in Georgian Bay
Forum: General Sailing Forum 03-05-2018, 07:25
Replies: 41
Views: 2,401
Posted By mottseng
Re: Azores-Where to Stay, What's to See

While on vacation SVEA was in the Ponta Delgada harbour. Beautiful boat.

https://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Svea17cb_00015.jpg
Forum: General Sailing Forum 03-05-2018, 07:19
Replies: 41
Views: 2,401
Posted By mottseng
Re: Azores-Where to Stay, What's to See

[QUOTE=Morgan Sailor;2625574]My parents immigrated from the Azores ( island of Terceira), and my Wife was born on the island of Sao Miguel before immigrating with her family.

I just came back...
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 30-04-2018, 07:01
Replies: 86
Views: 16,892
Posted By mottseng
Re: Message-in-a-Bottle - Launched / Found?

Just came back from vacationing in the Azores. Rented a Bavaria 41 for a few days and sailed it from Ponta Delgada to Santa Maria. Dropped a message in a bottle half way between on April 22, 2018. ...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 04-04-2018, 12:20
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By mottseng
Re: Best spot for spinnaker bag

You have a 35' boat.....how big is this bag that it won't fit down the hatch. We have the same asymetrical with sock and it sits comfortably without interference just forward of the mast behind the...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 22-03-2018, 06:58
Replies: 15
Views: 1,574
Posted By mottseng
Re: Considering an 81 C&C 32, looking for your thoughts.

Where are you located or better yet where is the boat located?
Forum: Navigation 20-03-2018, 09:21
Replies: 30
Views: 2,416
Posted By mottseng
Re: Masthead & Deck Nav Lights

Great information. I have both and really didn't know when to use them properly. Thanks
Forum: General Sailing Forum 16-03-2018, 09:57
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By mottseng
Re: Hello and question!

Remember that 20 years ago a 30' boat was considered a yacht and was probably one of the bigger boats in any marina. Our CS30 is a very comfortable boat for the two of us. We spend every weekend on...
Forum: Navigation 08-03-2018, 12:58
Replies: 19
Views: 1,670
Posted By mottseng
Re: IPad GPS

YES YES YES

BAD ELF, BAD ELF, BAD ELF.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 07-02-2018, 10:36
Replies: 19
Views: 2,252
Posted By mottseng
Re: Idea for finding leaks

Slightly off topic but I had a friend who would put out buckets and pans to catch the water when it rained and leaked through his house roof. When I asked him why he didn't fix it his reply was that...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 07-02-2018, 10:31
Replies: 35
Views: 11,729
Posted By mottseng
Forum: Cruising News & Events 07-02-2018, 08:37
Replies: 35
Views: 11,729
Posted By mottseng
Re: Superyacht "Serene" Aground in Red Sea

What does "Deputy Crown Prince" mean? Is he a prince? Is he a crown prince? how does one become a "Deputy" of the crown prince? How many deputies does the crown prince have? is there only one crown...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 15-01-2018, 10:14
Replies: 56
Views: 6,045
Posted By mottseng
Re: Theft Of Outboard Motors.

Where are the thieves marketing these stolen motors?
Forum: Great Lakes 15-01-2018, 10:09
Replies: 19
Views: 1,504
Posted By mottseng
Re: Toronto Boat Show 2018

I agree that there are some deals and its always nice to look around however, if you take into account the $18 parking and the $36 entrance fee how much did I really save on buying rubber boots at...
Forum: Great Lakes 15-01-2018, 10:06
Replies: 17
Views: 2,632
Posted By mottseng
Re: Great Lakes Cruising Club (GLCC) Worth It?

Mike, thanks for adding your input and experience. It confirms my decision not to join.
Forum: Great Lakes 15-01-2018, 08:17
Replies: 19
Views: 1,504
Posted By mottseng
Toronto Boat Show 2018

My wife and I went to this years boat show in Toronto and was again disappointed in the sailboat representation. It seems that every year it is getting less and less sail and more and more power. I...
Forum: Great Lakes 15-01-2018, 08:11
Replies: 17
Views: 2,632
Posted By mottseng
Re: Great Lakes Cruising Club (GLCC) Worth It?

My wife and I went to the Toronto Boat Show this past weekend and came upon their booth. The conversation with the representative was exactly what GordMay and others above mentioned. We came home...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 11-12-2017, 07:57
Replies: 12
Views: 3,893
Posted By mottseng
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 27-11-2017, 12:59
Replies: 19
Views: 1,460
Posted By mottseng
Re: Shipping boat parts into Canada - Fees, Customs, etc.

Have you tried sourcing the parts you need here in Canada?
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 05-09-2017, 06:00
Replies: 39
Views: 3,351
Posted By mottseng
Re: Ignorant Semanship

Thanks SKALASHN and for the most part I agree and do my best to ignore the idiots. This was a case of one such idiot who just pushed it too far. I can remember my first year up in Georgian Bay and...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 29-08-2017, 07:10
Replies: 39
Views: 3,351
Posted By mottseng
Re: Ignorant Semanship

Ignorant Powerboater: Powerboat not relevant

There is no "Right of Way". There is only the "Stand On Vessel" and the "Give Way vessel". The purpose is to avoid collision. Either you collided or...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 29-08-2017, 07:06
Replies: 39
Views: 3,351
Posted By mottseng
Re: Ignorant Semanship

Why is it that whenever I hear someone complaining on CH16 its always a someone complaining about the wake caused by a power boater and never the other way around?
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 29-08-2017, 07:03
Replies: 39
Views: 3,351
Posted By mottseng
Re: Ignorant Semanship

Ok, I appreciate all the comments and potential solutions. Lets be clear that a wake is much different than a wave. A wake is caused by a another boat which can choose to cause it or not. I...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 28-08-2017, 11:19
Replies: 39
Views: 3,351
Posted By mottseng
Re: Ignorant Semanship

Sailorboy1, I can appreciate your viewpoint. I was clearly and unquestionably in the right. The powerboater should not only have given way but slowed down as well. The buoy was to the right and...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 28-08-2017, 10:06
Replies: 39
Views: 3,351
Posted By mottseng
Re: Ignorant Semanship

I like the dash (bow) cam idea. In hindsight I wish I did take a pic or at the very least note the boat name and then look him up however, I did have my hands full. The wave he caused came right...
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