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    jaysweet replied to the thread Apostle Islands Charter.
    Well, reading about unexpected weather shifts and experiencing them in unfamiliar territory are two different things. No complaints...
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    jaysweet replied to the thread Apostle Islands Charter.
    We just got back from the trip, so here's a review of (perhaps) the more interesting parts: the rough weather bits. The first 2.5 days...
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    jaysweet replied to the thread Apostle Islands Charter.
    For the first group of 6, one of the guys had taken small boat sailing lessons, and the other guy had crewed many years ago on a trip to...
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    jaysweet replied to the thread Apostle Islands Charter.
    Some pictures: The tip of Presque Isle peninsula. Raspberry Island light. A salamander on Oak Island. Looking north from Oak Island...
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    This is a report on our just completed 6-day charter in the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior. We chartered a 44' Jeanneau out of Port...
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    jaysweet replied to the thread 326 Head Door Retaining Clip.
    Yep: I've already had to replace mine once. The pin through the rollers came out. But if it lasts 15 years... no big deal.
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    jaysweet replied to the thread Between chart plotters.
    So this is now about the new goal of (maybe) installing an Axiom 9 and a SeaTalk to SeaTalkng converter myself. I opened up the lower...
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    jaysweet replied to the thread Between chart plotters.
    I started out looking for a temporary solution that was reversible, but find that the more I read, the more I'm leaning towards maybe...
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    jaysweet replied to the thread Between chart plotters.
    This seems to say that the purpose-made adapter to allow you to mount an Axiom 9 in the hole where the C80 lived will cause you to need...
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    jaysweet replied to the thread Between chart plotters.
    Here's a worrisome thing from the Raymarine technician on their forum: Answer: If you're using the adaptor plate, you will need an...
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    jaysweet reacted to Stu Jackson's post in the thread Adventures in anchoring with Like Like.
    Lock is when it's down and secure, i.e., holding. Once you start to get above it and the chain is vertical enough, it pulls the shank...
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    jaysweet replied to the thread Between chart plotters.
    Looks like you have one of the huge fiberglass/plastic steering pedestals. Plenty of room there to mount anything you like.
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    jaysweet replied to the thread Between chart plotters.
    Thanks, Ward. The C80 is on the Seatalk 1 network, or would be if it weren't dead. So looking at the "example" network diagrams in the...
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    jaysweet replied to the thread Between chart plotters.
    Yep: I think I'll be able to find a protected spot somehow.
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    jaysweet replied to the thread Between chart plotters.
    I've already seen that the iPod gets down to around 50% battery after 3 hours. So it really needs power when I'm going to use it for...