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Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 26-08-2020, 08:32
Replies: 424
Views: 24,435
Posted By DanCan
Re: Kiwi ora ignores local wishes and attempts transit of NWP

Totally agree! There are bigger fish to fry right now than picking on one isolated sailor in mostly isolated area.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 26-08-2020, 07:07
Replies: 424
Views: 24,435
Posted By DanCan
Re: Kiwi ora ignores local wishes and attempts transit of NWP

According to the latest news, Canada will continue to monitor he wonít enter any inhabited location. It may suggest Canada wonít formally penalize him after all. Aside from this, his accomplishments...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 16-08-2020, 04:37
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By DanCan
Sailing Learning by Doing and lots of kidsí smiles

I just wanted to share his episode here. It is hard not to smile back at these awesome kids smiling and singing :))
This is reason number 1 I follow this guy and his girlfriendí sailing adventures....
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 13-08-2020, 15:52
Replies: 690
Views: 32,154
Posted By DanCan
Re: CANADIAN COVID-19 NEWS

Mike, I personally know 3 different folks from my town here who took their trucks to BC with no incident so far. It probably happened to some with Alberta plate but it wasnít widespread.
In July I...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 13-08-2020, 10:36
Replies: 690
Views: 32,154
Posted By DanCan
Re: CANADIAN COVID-19 NEWS

LOVED it! So awesome! ;))
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 13-08-2020, 06:04
Replies: 10
[SOLD] Bodega 30
Views: 995
Posted By DanCan
Re: Bodega 30

What a real beauty! I wish I could take a look. Best success in selling her!
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 13-08-2020, 05:53
Replies: 690
Views: 32,154
Posted By DanCan
Re: CANADIAN COVID-19 NEWS

Exactly what I meant. How many of this huge urban conglomerates do we have in Canada? This is the key. Southern Ontario / great Toronto area for sure, Vancouver, Montreal... But then, look at entire...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 12-08-2020, 14:19
Replies: 690
Views: 32,154
Posted By DanCan
Re: CANADIAN COVID-19 NEWS

As you can read, I didnít say more live in rural areas, I said we have less huge urban cities, our mentality is more rural (for lack of better words). Alberta and many other provinces, even with...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 12-08-2020, 12:36
Replies: 690
Views: 32,154
Posted By DanCan
Re: CANADIAN COVID-19 NEWS

For me, summer break ends next week as I have to return to work in person. Next summer maybe better luck :))
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 12-08-2020, 12:28
Replies: 690
Views: 32,154
Posted By DanCan
CANADIAN COVID-19 NEWS

The number of big urban areas in Canada is significantly low compared to the USA. We have a larger number of mid to small size cities though but very rural in mentality and resources. Even here, in...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 12-08-2020, 12:09
Replies: 690
Views: 32,154
Posted By DanCan
Re: CANADIAN COVID-19 NEWS

First summer locked in Alberta for two months.... I usually go to BC and catch a sailing class or sailing experience but not this year.... :(
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 12-07-2020, 05:17
Replies: 37
Views: 2,682
Posted By DanCan
Re: Marinas in Tianjin China

Yes, thank you for the info. Several here with the same experience have commented that things are different now. Iím glad to know and I keep my hopes to visit China one day. Thanks!
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 10-07-2020, 11:49
Replies: 37
Views: 2,682
Posted By DanCan
Re: Marinas in Tianjin China

Thank you for the first hand info. Visiting China is in my bucket list, but there are lots of misinformation everywhere. Thank you for the clarification!
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 10-07-2020, 11:24
Replies: 37
Views: 2,682
Posted By DanCan
Re: Marinas in Tianjin China

So, it is true you can freely wander around and be allowed to go to different places on your own?
Forum: Navigation 10-07-2020, 08:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By DanCan
Re: My nightmare: Ordering digital charts for Canada

Is this because you arenít canadian?? It makes no sense! It Iím not surprised, our government loves control.....
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 10-07-2020, 08:27
Replies: 37
Views: 2,682
Posted By DanCan
Re: Marinas in Tianjin China

A very good friend of mine is a Chinese national living here in Canada. Although not a sailor at all, he was very surprised a foreigner would be able to visit China without an escort. His words: for...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 07-07-2020, 11:45
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By DanCan
Re: Advice needed

Iím a nobody to give advice in this matter but what Iíve been doing worked for me, I sailed here and there, limited coastal experience. One day I took a 5 day sailing training course (live aboard and...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 20-06-2020, 05:58
Replies: 51
Views: 6,199
Posted By DanCan
Re: If you are selling a boat......

Wow, I didnít know this story. Horrific and evil. Now I hav nightmares.... Thank you for the link!
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 14-06-2020, 16:33
Replies: 134
Views: 10,238
Posted By DanCan
Re: Honda Portable Generator: Will This Work?

I thought the same and I really have no idea how can they sell the same at almost 1/3 of the price you pay in the USA. No idea.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 14-06-2020, 16:04
Replies: 134
Views: 10,238
Posted By DanCan
Re: Honda Portable Generator: Will This Work?

I wish there is a way to buy this from Singapore but I guess import taxes would kill you....
https://marineenginestall.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=65_83&product_id=348
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 10-06-2020, 13:57
Replies: 61
Views: 4,983
Posted By DanCan
Re: Sticker shock on marine generators

Noisy (although not unbearable like the old one, but yeah, noisy), expels lots of heat, it is bulky (around the size of a dishwasher) and it is gasoline! For the house, they can run the...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 10-06-2020, 13:48
Replies: 61
Views: 4,983
Posted By DanCan
Re: Sticker shock on marine generators

Ok, Iíll chime in. This is exactly what my sister and brother in-law bought for their house in an area prone to power outages (in the USA). They are amazing, but you donít want this in a boat, Iím...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 09-06-2020, 12:32
Replies: 27
Views: 2,929
Posted By DanCan
Re: Coast Guard searching for overdue vessel between Oahu, Maui

Info here
https://boatwatch.org/resolved/bolo-overduesv-chuckahui-kai-oahu-to-maui-hawaii/
Forum: Our Community 09-06-2020, 06:49
Replies: 127
Views: 8,621
Posted By DanCan
Re: Dealing with parents disagreement

Many people perceive boating (particularly live aboard) as somehow precarious or unsettling (emphasis on ďperceivedĒ, not necessarily is per se). I wonder what are your parentsí preconceived ideas on...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 06-06-2020, 11:23
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By DanCan
Re: Portable Air Conditioning

Thank you for the explanation. 11 amp/hr seems high but obviously you mostly run from shore. I can see they are effective. I had one in a small apartment but with 2 hoses, one in one out makes them...
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