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A cache by Captain and Mate
Hidden : 5/1/2006
In Wisconsin, United States
3 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

This cache is dedicated to the historic boats of Geneva Lake. WP1 is virtual and WP2 is a non-traditional micro. The final is a micro containing a logsheet only, so BYO pencil.

You may find non-metered (i.e. free) parking a couple of blocks north of Main Street near Central-Denison School. If you park at a meter, be sure to feed it or you could get a pricey parking ticket. Meters may have "2 hours free" stickers in the winter, so check before putting money in.

At the listed coordinates, you will find the year the city of Lake Geneva was incorporated. Add this 4-digit number to 3596 and insert the result into 42 3X.XXX to get the latitude of the final.

Next, proceed to WP2 and find a non-traditional micro containing some information about the oldest boat on the lake, built in 1898. (In the warmer months, you might see the boat itself tied to the Rivera Dock, just a short walk away. You might also find the needed info. on a sign which is next to the boat from May-October.) In all that time, the boat has had 3 names. You need the year it received its current name. Add this 4-digit number to 4607, insert the result into 088 2Y.YYY and you'll have the longtitude of the final. As you walk the relatively short distance to the final, you'll enjoy a view of this beautiful lake. (Winter note: Although the final should be findable in winter, snow could add to the challenge. The WP's should be winter-friendly.)
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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

JC1-n qevir-ol, vs geniryvat jrfg
JC2-Fvg ba orapu ol ybj oevpx jnyy-lbh'er jvguva 6'
Svany-fgnl ybj

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



189 Logged Visits

Found it 137     Didn't find it 22     Write note 17     Temporarily Disable Listing 4     Enable Listing 4     Publish Listing 1     Owner Maintenance 4     

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Last Updated: on 3/8/2015 9:44:44 AM Pacific Daylight Time (4:44 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum