And THIS is why I can't go sailing

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And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by beene » Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:17 am

My latest video.... lots of dock space available... would have the whole place to myself 8)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLrz9mafCD0

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Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by Russ » Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:33 am

Same here.

You just need a different "boat"

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Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by dlandersson » Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:48 am

Be glad to trade. This is why I can't go sailing :D

Region reeling from blizzard

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beene wrote:My latest video.... lots of dock space available... would have the whole place to myself 8)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLrz9mafCD0

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Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by BOAT » Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:58 am

you guys probably don't want to hear from me . . .

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Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by beene » Thu Feb 25, 2016 8:32 am

BOAT wrote:you guys probably don't want to hear from me . . .
Goes without saying...

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Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by BOAT » Thu Feb 25, 2016 8:50 am

79 degrees yesterday and 75 today . . . :P :P

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Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by Tomfoolery » Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:07 am

Just had to say it, didn't cha? :D :wink:

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Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by BOAT » Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:23 am

Yeah, sorry - I think I will drive over to New Jersey this summer and stay in the Liberty Harbor camp ground and ride the PATH over to the subway and see you guys in Rochester. What's the best time of year for Rochester?

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Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by Max Entropy » Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:03 am

What's the best time of year for Rochester?
June 1, and September 5. :D

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Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by BOAT » Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:10 am

How come you guys in Canada are always making fun of New York people? Must be an inside joke - (we Californians are pretty clueless about the rest of the world) - anyways - September 5th is not hot anymore in New York? I guess fall comes early over there. Last time I was there in July and it was really really hot.

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Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by Tomfoolery » Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:12 am

BOAT wrote:Yeah, sorry - I think I will drive over to New Jersey this summer and stay in the Liberty Harbor camp ground and ride the PATH over to the World Trade Center and ride the subway to Penn Station and take an Amtrak and see you guys in Rochester 6-1/2 hours after the train departs, assuming it doesn't get stuck or have to wait a long time for the freights that own most of the track. What's the best time of year for Rochester?
Fixed it for you.

And he's right. June 1, or at least that's when spring really starts. But September 5 could either be hot summer, or snow. One never knows around here. :P :wink:

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Post by budgates » Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:14 am

Here in the Mojave Desert the lakes aren't frozen they're dry. The nearest water big enough for my Mac is at least a 4 hour drive. Land-sailing is a lot of fun but opportunities are limited. Either it's too hot or no wind or, after the rare occasion that it does rain, we have to wait for the mud to dry.

When I retire (hopefully less than a year from now.) my wife wants to move back to Minnesota where she grew up. I'll be happy to live close to a lake, even if it is frozen 4 months out of the year. 6-8 months of sailing is still better than here.

p.s. I think I will try one of those iceboats during the winter. ;)

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Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by BOAT » Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:40 am

Tomfoolery wrote:
BOAT wrote:Yeah, sorry - I think I will drive over to New Jersey this summer and stay in the Liberty Harbor camp ground and ride the PATH over to the World Trade Center and ride the subway to Penn Station and take an Amtrak and see you guys in Rochester 6-1/2 hours after the train departs, assuming it doesn't get stuck or have to wait a long time for the freights that own most of the track. What's the best time of year for Rochester?
Fixed it for you.

And he's right. June 1, or at least that's when spring really starts. But September 5 could either be hot summer, or snow. One never knows around here. :P :wink:
Rochester is way over there by the big lakes - I'm on the wrong side of the state. Thanks for correcting me - I keep getting Buffalo and Rochester and Danbury mixed up. Now I know why the Canada guys are making fun of you.

Those Canada guys are a lot of fun.

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Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by Max Entropy » Thu Feb 25, 2016 12:20 pm

BOAT wrote:
Fixed it for you.

And he's right. June 1, or at least that's when spring really starts. But September 5 could either be hot summer, or snow. One never knows around here. :P :wink:
Rochester is way over there by the big lakes - I'm on the wrong side of the state. Thanks for correcting me - I keep getting Buffalo and Rochester and Danbury mixed up. Now I know why the Canada guys are making fun of you.

Those Canada guys are a lot of fun.
Temperature here hardly ever seems to change; it's like Spring or Fall all the time. But we can tell the difference by whether or not there's leaves on the trees. :? :)

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Re: And THIS is why I can't go sailing

Post by beene » Thu Feb 25, 2016 12:40 pm

Not to mention its BEAUTIFUL all the time!

Love BC

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