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Old 19-12-2013, 12:57   #1
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OK, what is on your wish list for a cruising present from Santa? Doesn't have to be realistic, but it would be nice to know what others want. Here is mine.......

A website where you can enter 2 waypoint GPS coordinates, and an optimal sailing path is calculated based on the predicted wind. It would be really nice if you could add the maximum winds you can tolerate and how close hauled you can sail. While you are at it, a tide/current factor would be nice.
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Old 19-12-2013, 13:03   #2
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Though I'd be happy enuf with a Hurley22
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Old 19-12-2013, 13:23   #3
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Ironically, I have a Hurley 22 sitting on a trailer at my dad's that's gonna be a restoration project of my brother's

I just want my Excalibur home for the holidays lol. Still getting a trailer ready for it to make the trip from the Marina...
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I want the snow to melt early
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Old 19-12-2013, 13:33   #5
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Somebody else to go up the mast to service the steaming light and topping lift.


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A website where you can enter 2 waypoint GPS coordinates, and an optimal sailing path is calculated based on the predicted wind. It would be really nice if you could add the maximum winds you can tolerate and how close hauled you can sail. While you are at it, a tide/current factor would be nice.
If such a site existed, could it be monetized? 'Cause it's a good idea.
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Old 19-12-2013, 14:06   #6
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I want the snow to melt early
actually over here its been incredibly mild , warmer then some summers in December!!!

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Old 19-12-2013, 14:49   #7
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Snow? what snow its 80 today.
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Old 19-12-2013, 17:02   #8
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Snow? what snow its 80 today.
yeah it was warm here today, got up to 41 which is a lot better than 2 days ago when it only got to 10





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BTW

I would like a folding steering wheel, and a diesel generator, and a diesel heater, and a water maker.
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Eyeblack: Try Predictwind.com. It does what you want and you can buy routing that has winds and currents for very little.
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Cushioned buckskin wheel cover, with a compass in the stock! :-)

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