[talk-ph] Grande Island Resort is using OSM

Rally de Leon ralleon at gmail.com
Mon May 30 04:02:37 BST 2011

yes, I noticed this technique by the boatmen in dos palmas (keeping the
direction of the boat as perpendicular as possible, rather than parallel to
the direction of the waves) :-)

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 10:37 AM, tutubi
<tutubi at backpackingphilippines.com>wrote:

> Hi Rally,
> I have a trace of the Dos Palmas ferry route (and even pearl farm) but
> i didn't upload them when i saw the route is already there. Perhaps I
> can check. Also, the islands of Honda Bay are not tagged they way
> locals call the islands...just remembered it now...will correct later
> :P
> ferry routes also depends on directions of the waves i.e. boatmen and
> sailors don't approach waves head on but at around 45 degrees to
> lessen impact.
> i used to boat around laguna lake as a child and that was one of the
> things experienced boatmen taught me :P
> ---
> I explore, therefore I blog.
> http://www.backpackingphilippines.com
> On 5/30/11, Rally de Leon <ralleon at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think we can add non-gps ferry route on water bays known to be deep
> enough
> > (eg subic area), or no known fishpens or fish cages in the area. (not
> > recommended in laguna de bay).
> >
> > In night-time or zero-visibility navigation using untested ferrt route,
> > smaller pump boats may end up going through fishnets :-)
> >
> > eg. the short pumpboat ride between Dos Palmas Resort & Isla Punting
> > Buhangin can be tricky since there are shallow water/sand bars
> >
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