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September 27th 2014 @ 08:20 Navagation lights
Not sure how much detail you're hoping for here - the first three look to be side lights - gree...
July 22nd 2014 @ 12:45 Wanted:Nautical Resources for Novel
I'd start with the Oxford Companion to ships and the sea - it's the nautical dictionary in...
June 17th 2012 @ 15:41 a fantasy sailor on the blue water
The "truck" is basically something (could be wood or metal) of a fitting right at the top ...
March 15th 2012 @ 12:34 Looking for Crew
I wish I could... oh how I wish I could. That said - Iīll help get the word out with some s...
January 29th 2012 @ 09:12 wooden stuffing box
My contact replied back - here is what he had to say: [i]About the stuffing box, I doubt very muc...
January 27th 2012 @ 22:59 wooden stuffing box
Very cool - I donīt have any info about it (although I will put out a feeler to someone that m...
November 14th 2011 @ 15:56 Bitter end Award
Thatīs a new one for me - but I know a few "Old Salts" I might be able to ask. Do...
July 21st 2011 @ 12:38 COLREG
Iīm not sure what youīre getting at - the web site already says 5 seconds? where are ...
June 9th 2010 @ 21:26 can you identify this ship?
The photo came through blank - can you try to sent it again?
November 7th 2009 @ 17:38 Uploading pictures
Sorry for the delay - itīs been a busy couple days... Yes you can upload photos - just need to...
August 26th 2009 @ 07:29 Here comes Rico!
Finally the TuckīnīTidy board with Ricoīs special brand of comments...
August 26th 2009 @ 07:27 Here comes Rico!
Another of Rico, it his natural habitat...
August 26th 2009 @ 07:24 Here comes Rico!
Thanks to Susie who forwarded me these photos from a Swift Trip in October 2007 we not have some nev...
July 20th 2009 @ 11:48 Here comes Rico!
I wonder... could these be relatives of the sock monster?
July 16th 2009 @ 00:07 Here comes Rico!
Great story! Please tell me you have a photo of the little monster you can share? It would be bo...
March 31st 2009 @ 16:59 Master and Commander
really gotta read that series - Iīve actually just started my way back thought he series again...
February 9th 2009 @ 11:49 Bracelet
I tried to find some good instructions for a Turks head that were freely available but came up dry. ...
January 19th 2009 @ 22:36 Bracelet
I probably can get you the instructions - but it will depend on which kind of bracelet it was that t...
November 23rd 2008 @ 11:29 Whatīs the proper name for . . .
Iīve only ever heard of it called an īOutriggerī or īpontoonī but I do...
January 9th 2008 @ 11:52 Fun With Weather
Thanks for the info - Iīm sure others will appreciate it as well. Iīll certainly have a ...
November 10th 2007 @ 10:09 How many out-of-town SALTSers spend time in Victoria?
Feel free to use the photo :) Sounds like a great time to be had if you can organize it!
November 10th 2007 @ 09:31 How many out-of-town SALTSers spend time in Victoria?
Well, for me it was just because I have loads of friends in Vic and it was a chance to visit (severa...
November 10th 2007 @ 08:29 How many out-of-town SALTSers spend time in Victoria?
While I canīt answer for others or general group stats - I know I used to spend extra time for...
October 27th 2007 @ 08:22 I met my husband on the Spirit of chemanius in the summer ofī87
I think anyone that set foot in Victoria BC from the day that card came out until at least 2000 know...
October 14th 2007 @ 18:35 I met my husband on the Spirit of chemanius in the summer ofī87
What a wonderful story! Thanks for sharing. Youīre not the first person I have heard of that m...
August 22nd 2007 @ 09:33 Robertson II Aground
Ragnhild, do you know where people can get a copy of the song? I know I would like one but I expect ...
August 9th 2007 @ 08:09 Robertson II Aground
I figure this one is significant enough to put here as well as the [url=/news/?action=view&nid=2...
August 6th 2007 @ 20:16 Robertson II Aground
Thanks for the update - the new owners wanted to know where the mast was so this mast help. Thanks f...
August 6th 2007 @ 09:38 SALTS early 90īs
Rock ON! Great to hear from someone from my own era! I certainly hope more saltīies from th...
July 16th 2007 @ 23:46 Some Robby News finally...
Significant new from my source on Saturna Is. regarding developments on the salvage effort for the R...
July 11th 2007 @ 15:15 Robertson II Aground
Iīm very sorry to report this - but the Robertson II grounded on Mink Reef off Winter Cove near Satu...
July 11th 2007 @ 15:12 Adventuress
Thanks... Sorry it took me a while Iīve been so busy tracking the Robby II the last bit I negl...
July 6th 2007 @ 09:53 Important VHF Radio Bulletin
Important VHF Radio Bulletin for anyone with a modern marine VHF radio or looking to purchase a new ...
July 5th 2007 @ 12:20 Comments about Robertson II Aground
Another update, but not exactly news about the Robby herself, I was able to provide an account and s...
May 1st 2007 @ 12:34 Whatīs in a name?
Well I can answer the thole pins straight off - I gave it some time to see if anyone else jumped in....
February 21st 2007 @ 20:11 Good day!
Welcome! all I can say is, youīre going to have a blast! ...are you going on one of the summe...
November 12th 2006 @ 13:56 Welcome!
Youīre remembering "Dotty" ;) her and her brother Andrew were a fixture at SALTS dur...
November 12th 2006 @ 09:50 Hi Mike
Hi Mike, thanks for joining in :) Sounds like it was possible that we were either out at the same ti...
October 24th 2006 @ 15:12 Welcome!
Fantastic! always wonderful to reconnect with an old shipmate! where are you at now? whats up? can h...
August 26th 2006 @ 09:42 Sailing Books
Sorry for taking so long to get back to you - In short the answer is, it depends... Ashley comes in ...
August 15th 2006 @ 19:51 Sailing Books
Marlinspike is probably one of the best for technique. If youīre looking for the "Bible&q...
August 2nd 2006 @ 18:02 A neat way to impress the BOSUN in your group
Cool Knots - Thanks for the Input kpbosun!
June 26th 2006 @ 11:41 The Current Plan
Not that this will be of any use for the others reading the forum - but "Youīll understan...
June 15th 2006 @ 12:06 The Current Plan
Just a followup - I did have a look at what they offer - and itīs basically the same as the ha...
June 13th 2006 @ 09:06 Hello from England
"Trawlertrash" I love it! perfect handle... Welcome. Welcome - thanks for chiming in. H...
June 9th 2006 @ 09:38 The Current Plan
Once again... the man who can find anything strikes! Thanks Iīll check it out!
May 14th 2006 @ 10:18 Is an RFC Available
Actually - thatīs exactly what I am using. XML - Iīve created the DTD - but itīs a...
May 13th 2006 @ 10:35 How Busy is Busy...
Iīll second the metacentric height idea! actually itīs why I kept this picture. Iī...
May 10th 2006 @ 11:51 Radio Shack, The
Thankfully she does ;) as she puts it - she isnīt a geek - but she is learning to become one. ...
March 22nd 2006 @ 10:05 3D Navigation Light Models
These are all great ideas. Changing light level is fairly easy since itīs a 3D model. It to...
February 19th 2006 @ 20:25 Busy time...
No, I donīt know that one - but thatīs probably mainly due to my experience being restri...
February 9th 2006 @ 21:38 Pacific Swift Offshore 1993 -- Reunion?
LOL - Ah the green jollies! Iīm sorry to hear you were aflicted - but jest I should not! I&acu...
January 24th 2006 @ 23:30 Yappy Hew Near!
wow - now thatīs an upgrade! I bet it will be fun! Ya, saw all the photos - thanks again - ...
January 24th 2006 @ 23:08 Yappy Hew Near!
Sorry I didnīt get back to you sooner - been a bit NUTZ here... As for the system - it ROCK...
January 11th 2006 @ 00:07 Connected and Covered
I questioned the name as well - perhaps they just wanted to retain the same G.P.S. initials... ;) ...
January 10th 2006 @ 21:49 Comments Connected and Covered
Well, Iīm proud to say (as much as we do use GPS all the time now) that I did learn my navs wi...
November 15th 2005 @ 20:46 More great photos from kpbosun
Just a special note to say thanks to [url=/xde/user.php?action=profile&uid=720]kpbosun[/url] for...
October 31st 2005 @ 19:06 Happy Halloween
Donīt I wish! No I found this lurking around in google images... it was just too cool to pa...
October 27th 2005 @ 11:30 what do I need to volunteer in the summer
I believe they will mail you a form - but they may even be able to email one - just give the office ...
October 23rd 2005 @ 10:36 When is next offshore trip?
About 3 months ago I was talking with someone (I donīt remember whom anymore) at the SALTS off...
September 8th 2005 @ 23:00 Ahoy Shipmates...
Welcome! (gotta love that photo!) That - sir - sounds like a lot of sea time! You certainly have...
August 27th 2005 @ 18:09 Scottīs Knots DVD
I havenīt had a chance to get that done until now - here you go: Reef Knot Figure 8 Clove...
July 27th 2005 @ 14:23 Ship For World Youth
Iīll forward this along.... Good day to all of you, My name is Louis Beauregard, I am the ...
July 24th 2005 @ 17:25 Those old color slides you never look at, (but might like to).
Cool - as a professional photographer - your method sounds intriguing (can you take a photo of the a...
July 24th 2005 @ 14:07 Re: My appoligies
With so many of the nautical fiction titles out there already guilty of tresspass on the plausable -...
June 14th 2005 @ 05:12 Spirit of Chemainus Update
Received today via email: Hello! Just thought Iīd forward some happy news from Spirit of...
June 5th 2005 @ 22:31 Re: Old friends
HEY! Well here is one of them! Youīve seen the photo gallery I assume? http://www.pawprint....
June 4th 2005 @ 00:31 Re: Summer Trip #5 ī05
Hey - Congratz! Youīre going to have a wonderful time! There are quite a few ways to get th...
May 16th 2005 @ 17:19 Good Times at SARCOMP
I feel like I might be tooting my own horn here a bit - but this news is just too cool to sit on. ...
April 11th 2005 @ 23:32 Re: Your Definition of Hull Speed
You are 100% correct! Iīll fix that!
March 24th 2005 @ 10:09 Training up for a 60 Ton Master Ticket (Canada)
I suppose SALTS infected me, to some extent, with a drive to expand my maritime skill set - between ...
March 13th 2005 @ 22:52 Re: what positions are there available?
No worries at all! Back when I did it there were 4 vol. crew positions: Bosuns Mate (my fav!) ...
March 3rd 2005 @ 08:33 Re: what do I need to volunteer in the summer
Iīll do my best to answer this - but first and foremost - talk to the crew while youīre ...
February 8th 2005 @ 10:15 Sunshine Coast Wooden Boat Festival
Here is early notification for you! July 1st 2nd 3rd 2005 - in Sechelt BC - you may even get t...
February 3rd 2005 @ 16:45 Tracking the James Craig
Check our a new track from the far side of the world :) http://www.pawprint.net/sail/tracker/?act...
December 24th 2004 @ 12:33 Re: Volunteering
Best thing is to contact the SALTS office and let them know that youīre interested. I don&a...
December 13th 2004 @ 16:03 Re: Additional Glossary Terms
Coxswain is a term for the master of a small boat in todays terms (for example in the Coast Guard al...
December 2nd 2004 @ 08:22 Sunshine Coast Wooden Boat Festival
Got plans yet for Canada Day (July 1st) ? ;) As part of the Coast Guard Auxiliary Unit 12 Halfmoo...
October 6th 2004 @ 18:53 Re: The aught to be a RHIOT
Well - it certainly was a RHIOT (excuse all the puns) I have returned from my adventures in Bamfield...
September 16th 2004 @ 07:54 This Aught to be a RHIOT
One more follow-up... Well the RHIOT course has come even sooner then expected - and I leave for ...
August 26th 2004 @ 18:56 Coast Guard Auxiliary Followup...
It seems as though itīs about time for a follow-up to my Coast Guard Auxiliary experiences rel...
August 12th 2004 @ 10:06 Re: Pictures
Sure: I just need you to email me one photo - so that I can create a new album for that trip in t...
August 12th 2004 @ 00:58 Re: Ello
Please just email me ( scott@pawprint.net ) one photo to use to start the album (the group photo at...
July 29th 2004 @ 20:17 Re: Ello
Welcome Mike! Sounds to me like you should then have 3 trips worth of photos to share? ;) We&...
June 21st 2004 @ 09:30 Re: Navigation Lights study page
Iīll check why the email isnīt working... Please feel free to put in the link - look...
June 21st 2004 @ 09:27 Re: Hello! Intro and a couple questions.
Greetings! Please feel free to post any stories/photos you have - weīd love to see them. Th...
April 13th 2004 @ 07:35 Re: Great, Scott!
Hi Carla! Thank you for your kind note - did someone say photos!!! :) yes please! Have a wond...
February 25th 2004 @ 11:20 Half a Yard
I monitor marine VHF while Iīm at home - and I thought I would pass along one of this morning&...
February 18th 2004 @ 12:22 Join the Celebration!
If you are a SALTS member then you probably already read some notes about this in Saltings. I am ...
February 13th 2004 @ 10:26 Scottīs Knots
Some of you probably already received the first Edition of īShipīs Logī in your in...
February 13th 2004 @ 02:26 Re: master and commander and sails
Iīll do my best to answer. In the film on the clam sea (Iīm assuming you are referrin...
February 6th 2004 @ 22:16 My First Rough Weather RHI Trip...
With Gale warnings issued and a weather front on the move, what better day for some morning rough we...
February 5th 2004 @ 16:13 Re: New Sailing Forum
Well, as I usually hope people will use this forum to discuss sailing and sailing lore rather then t...
January 29th 2004 @ 11:58 Re: jack plate on boat transom
Iīm no expert on the specifics of this technology - but the basic idea, as I understand it is ...
January 20th 2004 @ 22:45 Re: WOW!
All I know is Ft. Lauderdale - if that Helps... But Iīll ask the people I was in touch with...
January 12th 2004 @ 20:33 Re: Master and Commander | The far side of the world
Hereīs an interesting article on M&C that also falls in line with my Fatherīs field of S...
January 10th 2004 @ 22:34 Re: Sailing on the Spirit!
Wow, this must be the day for the Spirit... I just got an email this morning from a couple intereste...
December 28th 2003 @ 12:32 Enough Suspence...
Well, I suppose itīs time to come clean and give all the details of our latest project... ...
December 15th 2003 @ 09:18 Re: Whatīs a building in the woods got to do with sailing?
Perhaps Iīve confused you... A little peek perhaps - through the veil?
December 13th 2003 @ 21:46 Whatīs a building in the woods got to do with sailing?
Iīve spent the last few days working long hours at a small new building in the woods of Robert...
December 9th 2003 @ 22:08 Re: Offshore Leg 1 Photos!
Of course you get an answer! however it might be a bit of a non-entity but you get one none the less...
December 9th 2003 @ 01:43 Re: More New TRACK-NAV features
Locations are now being plotted! although there are not too many in my database to plot yet - I&a...
December 8th 2003 @ 10:34 Re: More New TRACK-NAV features
Iīve been busy in the TRACK-NAV code again - this time there are few visible changes but there...
December 2nd 2003 @ 11:33 Re: Master and Commander | The far side of the world
Ah, I see - in that case I totally agree! :) Thanks for the clairification and sorry about the co...
December 1st 2003 @ 11:49 Re: Master and Commander | The far side of the world
Ihsan: you didnīt like the engagement scenes? why not - what didnīt you find good about ...
November 25th 2003 @ 23:12 Re: Hello,
Thank you for you kind message - and Welcome! You are most welcome and Iīm glad to hear you...
November 14th 2003 @ 01:31 Master and Commander | The far side of the world
Well, itīs official - this is an AWSOME movie! I was fortunate enought to land a pass to th...
November 12th 2003 @ 19:53 Re: King Ugga Bugga Boo
Ah that would be the story from "Cradle of the Deep" - the one about John Henry loosing an...
October 26th 2003 @ 01:40 Re: WOW!
Glad to hear you like the site sailorgurl - and thanx for the photos - itīs been almost 10 yea...
October 13th 2003 @ 18:10 Offshore Leg 1 Photos!
A Huge thanks to bosunsmate.org user rcl62 for giving us all a first glimpse of photos from the curr...
October 13th 2003 @ 18:07 Re: The sinking dory ( Summer trip #4, 2001)
Well I, obviously, donīt remember that (as I wasnīt there) but I recal a number of insta...
September 27th 2003 @ 00:34 More New TRACK-NAV features
Iīve added a few more goodies to TRACK-NAV: For starters - the main track-nav page now look...
September 23rd 2003 @ 00:10 Re: Welcome!
Her name dosenīt ring a bell... We were probably on different ships or different trips - o...
September 22nd 2003 @ 10:12 Re: Welcome!
Well, fingers crossed on this end Dinah, for your V.crew asperations! Regarding if I may have sai...
September 21st 2003 @ 03:46 More cool news...
I visited the SALTS office in Victoria on Friday and, after some extensive photo-copying, now have t...
September 19th 2003 @ 00:47 Re: Welcome!
No need to apologize! thanks for what you said... As for Volunteer crew... well, I started as a ...
September 17th 2003 @ 23:01 Re: WOW!
Iīm starting to be overwhelmed by all the wonderful messages! Iīm so glad that this site...
September 17th 2003 @ 22:53 Re: GOOD ON YOU SCOTT BAKER!
What a wonderful heart warming message. I can only begin to describe how much all the recent activit...
September 16th 2003 @ 20:32 Re: Track-Nav Suggestion..
I never noticed since I always turn off my cache to save space - but Iīll see if I can add som...
September 15th 2003 @ 23:16 Re: Cool news!
From one who knows the feeling very intimately - I too hope he is in the "most good" catig...
September 15th 2003 @ 17:37 Re: Cool news!
Glad you like it... I was on the edge of my seat all morning waiting for that first one to come in. ...
September 14th 2003 @ 20:55 Best Wishes to the Pacific Grace as she leaves for the 2003 Offshore
I believe I speak for everyone when I send out our best wishes to the entire crew of the Pacific Gra...
September 11th 2003 @ 00:24 Tracker maturing
After a discussion with SALTS today I added a few new features to the TRACK-NAV - including the abil...
September 10th 2003 @ 21:33 Thanks for all the great photos krista!
I just wanted to send out a big thank-you to krista for uploading all the great photos of the Swift ...
September 7th 2003 @ 15:35 Beta Tracker now ONLINE!
Well, itīs been a busy weekend - but Iīve managed to post the initial beta version of th...
September 6th 2003 @ 00:03 Better Quality Map
I found an amazing quality basemap to use for the Grace Tracker today. Iīm still working on...
September 5th 2003 @ 17:12 Re: Pacific Grace Leg #3
Thanx Sarah! glad you like the site - and thanks for the photos in the gallery! hopefully youī...
September 4th 2003 @ 16:09 Re: Pacific Grace Leg #3
Ah - then I probably wouldnīt have sailed with Glen - but see if he remembers someone throwing...
September 4th 2003 @ 12:12 Tracker Project Update
Iīve started coding the database for the tracker... essentially what is going to happen is ...
September 1st 2003 @ 22:44 Re: Pacific Grace Leg #3
Sailing in Scotland - sounds wonderful - I was in the Highlands last year doing a virtual tour photo...
September 1st 2003 @ 12:10 King Ugga Bugga Boo
This is a favorite game on SALTS - but only those that have sailed with Stephen Duff have truly seen...
August 29th 2003 @ 18:48 Re: Cool news!
You can now view the current prototype here: http://www.pawprint.net/sail/tracker/testplot.php T...
August 29th 2003 @ 18:41 Re: Pacific Grace Leg #3
Thanks Adam, Glad you like the site - Iīm sure I speak for everyone when I say - BRING BACK...
August 28th 2003 @ 23:29 Cool news!
I received a call from Ron at the SALTS office today asking if I knew anything about plotting positi...
August 25th 2003 @ 11:05 Attack of the Old Timer at Bute Inlet
On the Robertson II Trip 2 1992 we found ourselves further north then I had ever been - an infectiou...
August 15th 2003 @ 20:34 Hit The Deck!
This relates to my first ever volunteer crew trip on the Robby back in 1989. We were following the S...
August 15th 2003 @ 11:27 Welcome!
I have started receiving many emails from past trainees and Crew, so I thought it was time to add a ...
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