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Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 22-12-2016, 23:11
Replies: 14
Views: 4,972
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Safe mooring in Auckland

I'm currently on a mooring in Auckland and moving to a Marina in Jan.
I'm guessing you've flown the coop already, but if you're still looking, give me a bell (pm)
:thumb:
Forum: General Sailing Forum 22-12-2016, 23:07
Replies: 32
Views: 6,322
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: 1st time on a boat, whats up with all this moisture?

You've got enough answers now to point you where you need to go, but for what its worth...
Salt is evil!

:swordsup:
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 22-12-2016, 23:02
Replies: 38
Views: 11,536
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Max draft for south pacific cruise?

10' draft is fine.
I've just spent the last 2 years cruising the south pacific and although I have a 4' draft, I've seldom been in places where your contemporaries couldn't anchor up behind us....
Forum: Navigation 10-05-2016, 15:06
Replies: 681
Views: 156,951
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Free Routing Software. qtVlm

For anyone else that was a bit confused, the actual app is here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/qtvlm/files/latest/download?source=files

(not at the ECMWF link above)
Forum: OpenCPN 11-09-2015, 14:43
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: opencpn wont read grib

I have exactly the same problem, and came here to post the same thing.
Just as well I looked at the last dozen OpenCPN posts or I woulda got flamed like a marshmellow :viking:!

Free In The Sea,...
Forum: OpenCPN 23-08-2015, 19:16
Replies: 1
Views: 1,364
Posted By Wannabe-007
OpenCPN GE Plugin - what am I doing wrong!?

I've spent a few hours trying to get the GE plugin to work, but have failed.

I had it working once before on another machine, so I'm not completely out of my depth.

I'm running a new(ish)...
Forum: OpenCPN 13-08-2015, 19:21
Replies: 17
Views: 6,431
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: OpenCPN and Windows 10

Thats the best kind of story!

Someone should update the 'platforms' section of the about page and add Windows 10.
OpenCPN | Official OpenCPN Homepage (https://opencpn.org/ocpn/)
Forum: OpenCPN 13-08-2015, 10:54
Replies: 17
Views: 6,431
Posted By Wannabe-007
OpenCPN and Windows 10

Sorry if it has been asked/answered already, but I couldn't find any information.

Windows 10 upgrades are rolling out all over the place, so whats the story with OpenCPN and Windows 10?
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 23-06-2015, 18:44
Replies: 3
Views: 2,656
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: "Winner" AGM Batteries

Two years later, I'm in Tahiti, asking the same question...

I can't find a supplier with AGMs that are the right size for me... the Winner Solar W220s (220ah/180ah depending on how you count).
...
Forum: Vendor Spotlight - Great Deals for CF Members! 24-03-2015, 16:54
Replies: 601
Views: 63,065
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: March Contest - Win Up to $1,000 US Dollars

OK, I signed up...
Here's my MasterVisaMex credit card details so you can just put the money straight in...
6801-4852-6589-2513.

Thanks! :thumb:
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 19-03-2015, 20:09
Replies: 30
Views: 5,759
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Security issues and Info Savusavu , Fiji .

I'm sure it would benefit people if you advised Noonsite who would like to hear of this

...and to a lesser extent, active captain.

Actually, looks like Noonsite is already on to it - they...
Forum: OpenCPN 16-03-2015, 18:58
Replies: 8
Views: 2,856
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: o-charts "The site ahead contains harmful programs"

OK... so this is getting a little thread drifty here, but I can buy some ENCs from ChartWorld which helps 'us', and then I have to buy a userPermit right?

The user permit appears to be 15.13. ...
Forum: OpenCPN 16-03-2015, 15:12
Replies: 8
Views: 2,856
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: o-charts "The site ahead contains harmful programs"

Hey.

Its a .pdf not an executable, and I have it just fine.
I'm not worried about me - just letting the powers-that-be know so you can try and do something. I imagine that would be a pretty...
Forum: OpenCPN 16-03-2015, 14:03
Replies: 8
Views: 2,856
Posted By Wannabe-007
o-charts "The site ahead contains harmful programs"

Apparently Google thinks the .pdf about S-63 / S-57 implementation is scary.

Someone might wanna fix that...

I was going to send the link to a company that sells ENCs, but told me they wouldn't...
Forum: OpenCPN 14-03-2015, 14:24
Replies: 420
Views: 72,086
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Chart Downloader/Updater Plugin

The delay is not a problem.
Its not the actual update, or the actual download that is the issue here.
I think it is some other process that happens just before and/or just after.

The problem is...
Forum: OpenCPN 14-03-2015, 13:54
Replies: 420
Views: 72,086
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Chart Downloader/Updater Plugin

By the way, if it's not obvious, that is O in the background. In a normal state, you will see the active chart in the background.

Sent from my GT-I9295 using Cruisers Sailing Forum mobile app
Forum: OpenCPN 14-03-2015, 13:52
Replies: 420
Views: 72,086
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Chart Downloader/Updater Plugin

The screen shots are subsequent to clicking the update button.

However, I've also had this happen when clicking download. (See earlier report).

This hangs for roughly 30 seconds, then just...
Forum: OpenCPN 14-03-2015, 11:51
Replies: 420
Views: 72,086
Posted By Wannabe-007
O hangs during update / download process

Well, that was easy...

I clicked on update for the RNC line, it updated quickly.
I clicked on update for the ENC iine, and it hung for ~30 seconds(see screenshot).
I downloaded some updates, and...
Forum: OpenCPN 14-03-2015, 11:36
Replies: 420
Views: 72,086
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Chart Downloader/Updater Plugin

P2.0 - Multiple failures
I should have said I was on a good broadband connection.
Thats why I thought it was worth mentioning.
Perhaps a single forced retry at the end would be a good idea?...
Forum: OpenCPN 13-03-2015, 19:25
Replies: 420
Views: 72,086
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Chart Downloader/Updater Plugin

OK, i've gone through the process and here's my 2c...

Firstly, I love the plugin.
This would make it so much easier for new users.
Its great that I can updated all my charts easily while I have...
Forum: Navigation 13-03-2015, 16:03
Replies: 23
Views: 14,145
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Creating Google Map's routes

Yup, I think sQuid.io briefly also, and I think it would probably give me the best outcome, but i'm running desperately short on time and will probably just end up using a service I already have and...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 13-03-2015, 15:07
Replies: 37
Views: 6,224
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Seasickness

Can't get it in New Zealand either, but I ordered it from an online pharmacy in the UK and had no problems with customs opening it.
I was looking at shipping some to the States also, but never did....
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 13-03-2015, 13:25
Replies: 37
Views: 6,224
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Seasickness

Mark, I think thats the worst advice I've ever heard you give :facepalm:
Alcohol is terrible for a seasick or potentially seasick person - its a diuretic.
White knuckling it is also nutty and the...
Forum: Navigation 13-03-2015, 12:57
Replies: 681
Views: 156,951
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Free Routing Software. qtVlm

Maitai,

It seems this product is actually a 7-day trial of some description (for the $20 paid version), even though it doesn't say this anywhere.

I downloaded it, and the truck load of...
Forum: OpenCPN 12-03-2015, 01:37
Replies: 420
Views: 72,086
Posted By Wannabe-007
Re: Chart Downloader/Updater Plugin

This thread is four years old, and the links in the original post haven't been updated.

Rather than suggesting one could read this 254 posts thread, perhaps you could just offer the correct...
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