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by chris s
Sat January 2nd, 2010, 6:16 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: New in this group - Nuevo en el grupo
Replies: 3
Views: 9095

Re: New in this group - Nuevo en el grupo

Welcome on board Carlos, & may I say what a lovely Waterwitch you have!
by chris s
Fri January 1st, 2010, 10:55 am
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Converting a bilge keeled Senior to centre-board
Replies: 7
Views: 10292

Re: Converting a bilge keeled Senior to centre-board

When I built my GRP Senior I increased the draught by a foot and omitted the bilge keels, I also increased the ballast and hung it all off the bottom of the deeper keel, as you can imagine she now sails very well and will even head to windward in a force 6, albeit not very comfortably, she is also s...
by chris s
Fri December 4th, 2009, 9:09 am
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: How can i find out the original name of my eventide
Replies: 2
Views: 4791

Re: How can i find out the original name of my eventide

Possibly the small ships register? (SSR) :wink:
by chris s
Tue December 1st, 2009, 6:00 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Athaena - Foredeck repairs
Replies: 41
Views: 51038

Re: Athaena - Foredeck repairs

At risk of going slightly off topic, do you know where your clear non slip panels came from? or what they are made from?
by chris s
Sun November 22nd, 2009, 11:11 am
Forum: Latest News
Topic: It's a pity that the site is not very current
Replies: 13
Views: 19738

Re: It's a pity that the site is not very current

This site is as 'current' as members make it, what john moore do you suggest we do about it? torture them until they post articles! Our members are quite laid back about this supposed 'non current' state of affairs. So then who are you john moore or should that be Jonny 1 post? to come on here and c...
by chris s
Thu November 19th, 2009, 8:04 am
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Hurth HBW slipping!
Replies: 9
Views: 13043

Re: Hurth HBW slipping!

These may help to identify your model of gearbox http://images.google.co.uk/images?hl=en&source=hp&q=hurth%20hbw&rlz=1R2RNTZ_nlNL345&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi And hopefully this service manual will also be of help :wink: http://www.capedory.org/manuals/Hurth_HB_Transmissi...
by chris s
Mon September 28th, 2009, 5:03 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Athaena - Rot near the chine
Replies: 19
Views: 19538

Re: Athaena - Rot near the chine

Athaena wrote:Thanks Bill. They were very very interesting.

That damage puts my soft spots into perspective!! :shock:

Chris


It certainly does! it also shows how emminently repairable a plywood boat is. :D
by chris s
Thu September 24th, 2009, 10:15 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Athaena - Rot near the chine
Replies: 19
Views: 19538

Re: Athaena - Rot near the chine

You can e-mail me at XXXX@gmail.com :D
by chris s
Tue September 22nd, 2009, 11:50 am
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Athaena - Rot near the chine
Replies: 19
Views: 19538

Re: Athaena - Rot near the chine

Billaboard wrote:At the time we had a small child happy to climb into tiny corners for the Dickensian jobs.


I know what its like, You just can't get the staff nowadays! :shock:
by chris s
Mon September 21st, 2009, 8:45 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Athaena - Rot near the chine
Replies: 19
Views: 19538

Re: Athaena - Rot near the chine

I don't know for sure, but I always thought that the chine rails were solid timber rather than laminated ply? all that exposed end grain just waiting to rot :(
by chris s
Mon September 21st, 2009, 9:27 am
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Athaena - Rot near the chine
Replies: 19
Views: 19538

Re: Athaena - Rot near the chine

Oh Dear, But at least you found it before it found you, if get my drift! While not being in any way an expert it timber/plywood comstruction I have in the past used this with sucess http://www.marine-super-store.com/posit/shop/index.php?selectedpartno=65-1063 Of course the correct way to repair is t...
by chris s
Thu September 10th, 2009, 10:35 am
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: eventide 24
Replies: 8
Views: 11547

Re: eventide 24

Hi Phil, Yes it will be very well worth doing, so please go for it, If you need any help or information on how to go about working with Glassfibre please do not hesitate to contact me :D You can E -mail me, or I can even be found on Skype! btw, The book This Old Boat by Don Casey will also be a grea...
by chris s
Fri September 4th, 2009, 11:15 am
Forum: The Designs
Topic: Mouette uncovered!
Replies: 4
Views: 10794

Re: Mouette uncovered!

Thats Brilliant, Thank you Pieter! :D
by chris s
Thu September 3rd, 2009, 10:19 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Stuart Turner Engine parts
Replies: 3
Views: 6743

Re: Stuart Turner Engine parts


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