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by JMARTIN
Fri Dec 09, 2016 12:05 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Seasmanship and Navigation Rules
Replies: 21
Views: 6786

Re: Seasmanship and Navigation Rules

I think the "brown area in the water" is a seaweed island, A floating glob of kelp, eel grass, and some sticks. Watch it when the wake hits. If it was a shoal, it would be on the chart.

John
by JMARTIN
Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Seasmanship and Navigation Rules
Replies: 21
Views: 6786

Re: Seasmanship and Navigation Rules

Wowsee, that guy is lucky. If the ferry was moving any faster, it looks like he would have rolled right underneath her. I have a friend who is a Washington State ferry boat captain. He wishes that more recreational boaters would remember to look behind them more often. Ferries move along at a pretty...
by JMARTIN
Wed Nov 02, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: TRIPS and RENDEZVOUS
Topic: Seven Days on the Salish Sea
Replies: 6
Views: 3524

Re: Seven Days on the Salish Sea

Beautiful pictures, thanks for sharing. I could recognize quite a few of the locations. My favorite is Hat Island with the lights of the refineries in the back ground.

John
by JMARTIN
Mon Nov 23, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: New to forum, but boat is not
Replies: 25
Views: 16224

Re: New to forum, but boat is not

Wow, thanks for the original and follow up posts. I miss Tony also.

John
by JMARTIN
Thu Nov 19, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Gasoline Prices at Highway Stations November 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 6530

Re: Gasoline Prices at Highway Stations November 2015

John is correct, supply and demand determine price in the free market. The Goverment does not help because they screw around with supply by requiring special blends in certain areas at certain times. One type of fuel that could be sold in any State at any time would really help the supply side. John
by JMARTIN
Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:45 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Removing Fuel Tank Bracket
Replies: 13
Views: 6525

Re: Removing Fuel Tank Bracket

If you are going to use foam again, I used the 4 lb with good results from this outfit.

http://www.uscomposites.com/foam.html

John