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  1. JohnAbercrombie replied to the thread Chart options for Alaska?.

    UPDATE: The price when I ordered from Cave Art Press was TWO (East and West) charts for $19.95 USD , and the postage charge was very...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 2:47 PM
  2. JohnAbercrombie replied to the thread Watch out for idiots in power boats!.

    In a kayak you'd be in a better (not good, still) position than those fishermen in their anchored (or drifting) boat, since there would...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 1:44 PM
  3. JohnAbercrombie replied to the thread Pacific Paddling Symposium.

    I didn't go to PPS last year, but I did attend for 3 years in all. My advice would be to 'not count on' having surf or rough water at...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 1:37 PM
  4. JohnAbercrombie liked alexsidles's post in the thread Orcas in decline thanks to sea kayakers.

    No. If you are within 200 yards of a killer whale in Washington State, you must either paddle away or else sit still. Under Washington...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 11:31 PM
  5. JohnAbercrombie replied to the thread Orcas in decline thanks to sea kayakers.

    Two thoughts: -this is the regulation/law in the US only, in Canada it's only a guideline and the distance is 100 m IIRC -the quoted US...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 12:41 PM
  6. JohnAbercrombie replied to the thread Orcas in decline thanks to sea kayakers.

    Usually it's a case of paddlers not being able to move out of the way of orcas and other marine mammals, in my experience. For most of...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 2:13 PM
  7. JohnAbercrombie liked designer's post in the thread Orcas in decline thanks to sea kayakers.

    If anyone has seen the activity on the west side of the San Juan Island, it is clear that the commercial boats overwhelmingly...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 2:10 PM
  8. JohnAbercrombie replied to the thread Monitoring Logging Road VHF Frequencies?.

    Thanks for all that input; I appreciate it.

    Jan 15, 2018 at 10:50 AM
  9. JohnAbercrombie liked CRPaddler's post in the thread Monitoring Logging Road VHF Frequencies?.

    Nootka's references are fantastic. As someone who works in the resource industry and travels on radio assisted roads all the time...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 10:50 AM
  10. JohnAbercrombie replied to the thread Orcas in decline thanks to sea kayakers.

    Update: The Victoria Times Colonist reprinted that article by Mapes this weekend. Even if the article had been more 'balanced' a.k.a....

    Jan 15, 2018 at 10:48 AM