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    08-20-2017, 09:42 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    I only use the BOM. The forecast isn't that different. Maybe not so much in the 20-25 range until tomorrow pm but plenty in the 15-20 range and...
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    08-20-2017, 06:50 PM
    No, you don't get it at all! The keel should be left waving in the breeze so that each time the boat falls off a wave, it gives a little flap and...
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    08-20-2017, 06:09 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Not too much wind down there this week but looks like it'll be wet and cold! Rick
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    08-20-2017, 06:06 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Or the bugger's just turned it off so he can do the `just passed Port Fairy' thing again! :) Rick
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    08-20-2017, 05:06 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Position3839'13"S , 14241'18"E Speed2.53 KtsHeading304.1 Battery62%Signal0% Ping at21 Aug 05:58:08H-acc3m Ping received by SafeTrx21 Aug...
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    08-20-2017, 08:37 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Show off Position3852'2"S , 14313'42"E Speed5.29 KtsHeading312.9 Battery63%Signal0% Ping at20 Aug 23:28:08H-acc10m Ping received by...
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    08-20-2017, 07:34 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Position3853'41"S , 14320'5"E Speed4.30 KtsHeading264.2 Battery46%Signal0% Ping at20 Aug 22:28:08H-acc3m Ping received by SafeTrx20 Aug...
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    08-20-2017, 06:07 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    The first time I flew into Da Nang was at night. Below were regularly spaced lights, a city of lights stretching to the horizon. I thought it was odd...
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    08-20-2017, 05:59 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    68 - less than I thought. He should do that pretty easily by tomorrow pm. Thanks! Rick
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    08-20-2017, 05:14 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    How far is it Rob, from Cape O to Pt Fairy? Rick
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    08-20-2017, 05:02 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Bruce is at Cape Otway, warm, slept, not much swell - all really good! :) Rick
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    08-20-2017, 03:28 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Well, look at that - come in from the shed and the bugger's snuck past Apollo Bay Position3848'42"S , 14343'20"E Speed3.89 KtsHeading221.5...
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    08-20-2017, 12:31 AM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    :) Rick
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    08-19-2017, 11:36 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Seems to be working properly now: Position3842'43"S , 1441'58"E Speed4.23 KtsHeading242 Battery29%Signal0% Ping at20 Aug 14:27:46H-acc5m...
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    08-19-2017, 11:20 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Hallelujah Rick
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    08-19-2017, 09:57 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    From Coastguard: The route information displayed in the journey below represents the positions reported by the Smartphone during the journey. It is...
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    08-19-2017, 09:39 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Sorry to hear that - get well soon! I'm also positive I'll never need a tracker for Antarctica. But if I did, I'm also positive I'd have something...
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    08-19-2017, 09:27 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    It's now 12:23 on Sun and the tracker still shows the position Phil posted. So, the fish and chips must be really good or very chewy, customers in...
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    08-19-2017, 08:27 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    There is? I'll look when I get home. Maybe when Bruce logged on again a little while ago, it started a new track? Rick
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    08-19-2017, 08:22 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    He could send it up with a halyard every 30 minutes! I was diving with a group on a reef once and a guy in front kept letting his camera float up...
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    08-19-2017, 08:18 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Okay, I'll post a position here whenever I check and see a change. Yes Mike, I think it's a bee line to Spit Pt then a left turn before he hits...
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    08-19-2017, 08:11 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Yes. Bruce texted to see if the signal is back up but it isn't yet. Rick
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    08-19-2017, 07:08 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    The tracker Bruce is using is one where, as I understand it, you have to log in to see the track. I think, Bruce thinks that it'll jam or something...
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    08-19-2017, 06:11 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    When I click on the little green boat I get a position at 06:36 am: 38 35'33" S, 144 54'4" E Rick
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    08-19-2017, 05:48 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    You have to click on the little green boat. Rick
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    08-18-2017, 10:55 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Have a good trip Bruce! Rick
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    08-18-2017, 06:50 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    I was talking to a guy yesterday about these drogues vs the Pardey parachute off the bow idea. They tried the parachute in 40 knots. It braked the...
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    08-18-2017, 05:31 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    They're all tight at this time of year - if it was me, I'd leave the boat where it is and wait til mid-September! But this little window is good for...
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    08-18-2017, 05:26 PM
    RFNK replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    By the way, at Neil's prompting, I've done a bit of reading on the Jordan Series Drogue http://www.jordanseriesdrogue.com/D_12.htm and I'm pretty...
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