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Old 17-09-2013, 14:04   #181
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[QUOTE=boatman61;1341980]Nice one Alex...
[FONT=Comic Sans MS][SIZE=3]Have a good run home mate...


hopefully we have sorted out the transmission vibration problem today,.... not reccomended welding in the mud at low tide!

the jack lift mounting bracket is now fully welded and solid as the transom,will test later tonight when the wet stuff comes back!

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Old 18-09-2013, 06:04   #182
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.........and I thought I was a glutton for punishment!!!..............
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Old 19-09-2013, 07:37   #183
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Skipper is shocking, You want a easy life don't crew on this boat!
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Old 19-09-2013, 07:51   #184
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Skipper is shocking, You want a easy life don't crew on this boat!


moral of the story!, is not to touch the skippers arse when he is welding in the rain!.........................great crew i've got though

the only gaff rigged prout on the planet!
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Old 19-09-2013, 08:41   #185
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Sciddoo and Atoll preparing to leave port. Good luck and Bon Voyage.
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Old 19-09-2013, 08:48   #186
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Sciddoo and Atoll preparing to leave port. Good luck and Bon Voyage.
cheers andy..nice to finally meet you....feeling a bit fragile this morning!

stern drive works a treat now ,no more vibration!

should be in falmouth sunday!
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stern drive works a treat now ,no more vibration!

should be in falmouth sunday![/QUOTE]


Fair winds and a happy voyage. Not toooooo much rum when at the helm....
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cheers andy..nice to finally meet you....feeling a bit fragile this morning!
Thought he Booze was meant to be poured on the bow... not down the throat...
Be safe.. stay happy mate..
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Old 19-09-2013, 12:02   #189
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stern drive works a treat now ,no more vibration!

should be in falmouth sunday!

Fair winds and a happy voyage. Not toooooo much rum when at the helm....[/QUOTE]

wheel,auto pilot all hooked up now!

24 degress celcius for the weekend and easterly winds what could possibly go wrong......................................
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Old 19-09-2013, 12:05   #190
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we did that the other day....was hoping to find a virgin to christen the boat,but apparently none over 12 in essex
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Jolly good show, what about white handbag smuggling as a side venture?
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Old 19-09-2013, 13:03   #192
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nope! we are going with the russian hookers,following the american navy ,and getting sponsership from Durex idea
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Re: Modernizing a Prout Elite 37ft

Atoll,

I've been following this thread since it started. You guys are awesome! Have a great trip, and be safe...
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Old 20-09-2013, 10:25   #194
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I've been following this thread since it started. You guys are awesome! Have a great trip, and be safe...
thanks!
we now have 4 crew in total for the trip,the weather is perfect,with easterly winds sunday night till wednesday,so even if we have to sail everything is with us for the trip,leaving sunday just before high water,should be past the dover straights by morning,with a fair tide most of the way!

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Thanks for this thread Atoll, its nice to see clever people at work, especially those that do it so fast !
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