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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:10 am 
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Bumping this thread, as I am loving my new toy.. http://youtu.be/JOklkf2fV4w


GPS is to easy these days.... Someone around here can hit 25+ on an H16...

So who is taking the title this summer?


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 9:44 pm 
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Location: Sechelt, BC, Canada... Sunshine Coast
Almost 20 miles yesterday ...solo 145#
Max speed 17.4

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:38 pm 
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ya'll are going to have to bring it this year... Today was flat water... as it was mostly just big gusts rolling down the lake..


I still managed plently of nice and steady 22+mph... With more than one little burst to... Well... the definition of a screaming reach!!


I just didn't have enough to hold it down and chickened out on going deeper...


:twisted: :twisted:





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PostPosted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 6:49 pm 
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Hey ronholm, what is that device? That is cool telemetry. Do you need to use their software to get the speed and direction on screen? I have an old Oregon Scientific ATC-something with GPS and accelerometers, but they never really invested in their software and it's hard to use. I'm also kind of tired of the fisheye effect of the wide angle lens.

General comment - some of us use a free app (iPhone and Android) called Runtastic to take tracks and taunt each other with speeds and distance. Here is one from a couple weeks ago with about 400 lbs on the boat, waves 2-3 feet and wind speeds about 15.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:23 pm 
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It is a Garmin Virb Elite.


The GPS tracking is built right in to the software. 'Dashboard' overlays and correcting any timing issues are done within the Garmin software. The video editing is nothing more than trimming/clipping, but works well for that.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 7:50 am 
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ronholm wrote:
It is a Garmin Virb Elite.


The GPS tracking is built right in to the software. 'Dashboard' overlays and correcting any timing issues are done within the Garmin software. The video editing is nothing more than trimming/clipping, but works well for that.

Just got one for my birthday! I'm excited to try it out this weekend!

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:12 pm 
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post yer stuff!

I have to say my friend with the iPhone seems to overstate speeds with his GPS (when we're on the same boat), but I suspect that's true for all Apple fanboys.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 01, 2014 5:42 pm 
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 2:11 pm 
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Here's 16 miles worth of data I did solo (first time) on at Panama City Beach. BTW, this wouldn't have been possible without forum member Tim Beachum showing me the ropes of solo and letting me sail along side, so many thanks to Tim. GPS data from Garmin Forerunner 10, plots made with GPSvisualizer.com

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:26 pm 
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Dang! That boat has been all over the place!


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 6:25 pm 
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ronholm wrote:
Dang! That boat has been all over the place!

That's funny ronholm... I will basically trailer it along if I'm already going somewhere and there's a good place to sail. Just did a trip over to Arkabutla Lake, MS last weekend. In the past year, I've sailed in AL, MO, KS, IL, FL, and MS (plus a rental in Ontario). I have this fantasy/goal to drive the lower 48 and sail in each state on one massive road trip, but that will be another thread.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 6:36 pm 
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bmdumr wrote:
ronholm wrote:
Dang! That boat has been all over the place!

That's funny ronholm... I will basically trailer it along if I'm already going somewhere and there's a good place to sail. Just did a trip over to Arkabutla Lake, MS last weekend. In the past year, I've sailed in AL, MO, KS, IL, FL, and MS (plus a rental in Ontario). I have this fantasy/goal to drive the lower 48 and sail in each state on one massive road trip, but that will be another thread.


Well just make sure next time you see a regatta going on at Clinton lake, join us!!!


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:18 am 
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Yesterday was a great day for sailing in Panama City Beach, FL.
Sunny, 82°F, winds 10-13 knots from the South and water temps in the 70's.

The following images were from a Motion-X GPS app on my iPhone.

October 28, 2014 around 3:30 pm sailing back and forth thru the St. Andrews Bay/Gulf of Mexico Pass.

Distance 5.67 miles, avg speed 12.1 mph and time duration 28 minutes.

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