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Brad Van Rooi left a comment for subsonicdrone
"Hey Subs, Do you want to try and get Toronto Arts Council funding for some surf photography? Best, Brad"
Jul 23, 2012
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"yeah dude no problem... hope its a good one... yeah subsonicdrone is fine for the credit"
Jan 28, 2012
Brad Van Rooi left a comment for subsonicdrone
"Sub, can I submit a photo you shot of me to a mag with a letter I wrote?  I will be sure to credit you.  P.S.  what would I credit you as, subsonic?"
Jan 27, 2012
subsonicdrone left a comment for subsonicdrone
"we would paddle in... the first couple waves would be the nicest there were two sets of waves because of the catamaran hull small waves would linger around for 15 - 30 mins"
Apr 27, 2010
Darryl Spreen left a comment for subsonicdrone
"Oh yeah, that thing is a beast... the Miss Midland is probably half that size. Did you guys tow in, or paddle in? There's gotta be another ferry nearby."
Apr 26, 2010
subsonicdrone left a comment for subsonicdrone
"http://www.gocatferry.com/press-room/lores_CAT_Portland_01.jpg General characteristics Type: High-speed craft Displacement: 5,617 long tons (5,707 t) Length: 91.3 m (299 ft 6 in) Beam: 26 m (85 ft 4 in) Draught: 3.7 m (12 ft 2 in) Ramps: Stern…"
Apr 26, 2010
Darryl Spreen left a comment for subsonicdrone
"Oh man, sounds fun. There's a ferry up in Georgian Bay I've been meaning to scope out, the Miss Midland. It leaves from Midland and does 4 tours a day. It tours around a bunch of islands, but it gets moving pretty quick on the open water.…"
Apr 26, 2010
subsonicdrone left a comment for subsonicdrone
"unfortunately, no used to get surf twice a day on the glassiest calm days man did people think we were crazy ... until the waves showed up"
Apr 26, 2010
Darryl Spreen left a comment for subsonicdrone
"wait a minute - does this ferry still exist?"
Apr 26, 2010
subsonicdrone left a comment for subsonicdrone
"dude rochester must get some sweet surf on a NW! we used to surf the wake from the high speed ferry between toronto and rochester"
Apr 26, 2010
subsonicdrone left a comment for subsonicdrone
"lake ontario, lake huron, and lake erie.... and occasionally in montreal and ottawa"
Apr 26, 2010
aurelien left a comment for subsonicdrone
"where in canada do you surf!!?"
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At 10:52am on July 23, 2012, Brad Van Rooi said…

Hey Subs,

Do you want to try and get Toronto Arts Council funding for some surf photography?

Best,

Brad

At 1:35pm on January 27, 2012, Brad Van Rooi said…

Sub, can I submit a photo you shot of me to a mag with a letter I wrote?  I will be sure to credit you.  P.S.  what would I credit you as, subsonic?

At 5:12pm on April 27, 2010, subsonicdrone said…
we would paddle in...
the first couple waves would be the nicest
there were two sets of waves because of the catamaran hull
small waves would linger around for 15 - 30 mins
At 8:34pm on April 26, 2010, Darryl Spreen said…
Oh yeah, that thing is a beast... the Miss Midland is probably half that size. Did you guys tow in, or paddle in? There's gotta be another ferry nearby.
At 7:52pm on April 26, 2010, subsonicdrone said…
http://www.gocatferry.com/press-room/lores_CAT_Portland_01.jpg

General characteristics
Type: High-speed craft
Displacement: 5,617 long tons (5,707 t)
Length: 91.3 m (299 ft 6 in)
Beam: 26 m (85 ft 4 in)
Draught: 3.7 m (12 ft 2 in)
Ramps: Stern Ro-Ro loading
Propulsion: 4 × Ruston 20 RK 270 medium-speed diesel engines, 38,000 bhp (28,337 kW)
Speed: 43 knots (80 km/h; 49 mph)
Boats and landing
craft carried: 10 × 100-person life rafts, 4 escape slides
Capacity: 762 passengers
240 vehicles


yeah it probably doesnt kick up as much wake as this thing
it used to make anywhere between 1' and 5' waves depending on their angle of approach and speed
At 7:19pm on April 26, 2010, Darryl Spreen said…
Oh man, sounds fun. There's a ferry up in Georgian Bay I've been meaning to scope out, the Miss Midland. It leaves from Midland and does 4 tours a day. It tours around a bunch of islands, but it gets moving pretty quick on the open water. It's probably not as big of a boat though, so I'm not sure how big the wake gets.
At 5:11pm on April 26, 2010, subsonicdrone said…
unfortunately, no

used to get surf twice a day on the glassiest calm days

man did people think we were crazy ...
until the waves showed up
At 4:47pm on April 26, 2010, Darryl Spreen said…
wait a minute - does this ferry still exist?
At 4:34pm on April 26, 2010, subsonicdrone said…
dude rochester must get some sweet surf on a NW!



we used to surf the wake from the high speed ferry between toronto and rochester
At 4:32pm on April 26, 2010, subsonicdrone said…
lake ontario, lake huron, and lake erie.... and occasionally in montreal and ottawa
 
 
 

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