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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:13 pm 
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Slaughter wrote:
Tony and Stringy are the only Australians who sail all year round.

Hey! I sail all year round when I get to sail at all. I actually prefer winter - no sunburn or mossies.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:58 pm 
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Another very entertaining effort there Russ! 8)
I enjoyed watching that and listening to your always interesting commentary. The footage of those Soldier crabs turned out great. As Tony said, you captured the spirit of the trip really well.
So what's next?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:19 pm 
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I couldn't sail year round without`having a good set of breathable waders, and a lightweight (cycling) jacket. Probably the fact that I live about 200 mile north of Sydney helps, as even winter here is pretty mild.

What I don't get though, are Island owners who have only used their boat about five times in a year. That seems a waste to me.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:18 am 
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Thanks Mark. I wasn't expecting to have enough footage to put something together but I was pretty happy with it in the end. Thinking about that turtle, in hindsight I should have dragged the lot to shore and cut up the net to save anything else getting caught up in it I spose.

Dunno what's next but I do want to make the most of this weather while its here.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:04 am 
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Awesome video! (again) :D

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:18 am 
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Hi Slaughter, just got around to looking at this thread. Great video. Your most "professional" production yet. Impressive.

Some of that scenery, as you went up that river, was a bit like some of the areas we paddle around here.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:58 am 
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Thanks CGM. Some famous person once said 'It didn't happen without pics', so now I never go anywhere without the camera. Dunno who it was :wink: Where were ya ?

I thought of that myself Keith as me and Mark peddled up. Not that I've been to your neck of the woods but from your trip reports, I feel as though I have. Mark went back up there the next day but unfortunately when the tide goes out it ain't sand but mud. High tide is definitely the only time explore that spot. Thanks for your comments mate. Looking forward to your comparison report on phone apps etc. on you next trip. That's something I need to invest in so I'll be interested to hear your review. Have a great trip.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 4:50 am 
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I had to get back on again because I forgot to copy my tide charts PDF to my tablet. That is another thing that I do--no paper tide charts. Just upload the pdf file to "Documents" folder on the tablet. Here is my partial tide charts for Flamingo-East Cape Sable which I am using for this trip.

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I also have pdf versions of all my manuals for each electronic gadget I take: camera, camcorder (2), knots pdf, Garmin 78 GPS, Galaxy tablet, etc. I carry nothing paper; well, I do take toilet paper.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:27 pm 
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Chekika wrote:
well, I do take toilet paper.


Yeah, using a tablet or iPhone for that task can get a bit messy.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 4:44 pm 
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Reminds me of the joke
"Quick, gve me a newspaper!"

"Sorry, use my tablet instead"

"OK, ............................... but I broke it when I hit the spider"

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:06 am 
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[quote="Slaughter"]Finally got enough footage edited for a video of our trip. Hope it shows the reason why I bought the AI.

For me, this is what it's all about.

Russ,
Just got enough time to watch the video. Absolutely Love it. :D
You explained what you were doing with the crabs at the time, but I never expected the footage to come out so well - really clever.
Was that turtle still alive?

Your commentary as you waded out to your boat made me laugh. I also flinch at a certain depth of water. Doris says it's because of the brain freeze. :lol:

It was great meeting you, Tony and Mark.
All the best,
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:12 am 
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Thanks Ian. Enjoyed yours and Doris's company mate.

I'll txt you Mickey's ( Mike's ) phone no. down at Lakes Entrance. He's a good contact. Used to be a regular on the forum and Mark and I did a trip around Jervis Bay and Broughton Island with him a few years back.

( brain freeze indeed ) :lol:

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