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  1. Rebar_Caruso
    did you make it up this way? We're at East Coast Marina in Manly Hbr -
    "G'Day Rebar, and welcome to the CF madhouse. Wonder where you are living aboard in the Brissie area? We'll be back up that way in the fall or early winter... maybe cross wakes somewhere.


    Jim and Ann s/v Insatiable II northbound again, lying Byron Bay NSW for the night, then onward."
  2. svseachange

    Hope to meet you somewhere along the East Australian coast for a coffee. Could learn a lot from you.

    Our current boat name is "Rainbow Runner", 43' white steel centre cockpit. Two adults, a seven year old boy and occasionally grown children.

  3. mebccb
    Hi Jim

    I appreciate your comment.
    "Mr TN often posts unsupported comments like this. I've tried to argue with him, and I'm glad to see another who is willing to try."
    This experience would lead me towards to just PM a member with relevant info rather than pit up with nonsense like that of TN. Of course that's not really the point in having a forum. I'm not even that inclined to give my two cents worth very often. When members practice such poor decorum it degrades the quality of the forum, and it seems it only takes a few to do that. In a different social environment TN would be sidelined very quickly, I wonder why it should be different on a forum.

  4. double u
    discovered an old thread where you mention your auxiliary-rudder windvane-selfsteerer: what brand is it?
  5. banyandah
    Howdy Jim and Ann
    I think our paths crossed down around Sydney, sorry to have missed sharing an anchorage with you. But we're north at Camden Haven and heading further up in a few days time. Look, we'll be wintering at our shack on the Richmond, so if you get up that way, send us a message capjack2j at gmail dot com
  6. reiner
    Hi Jim and Ann, I tried to send you a email but it came back. This is the address I got N9GFT(at)
    my address is reinerg(at)
  7. HVYJimmy
    hello Jim
    I see you are still in Sydney, I am starting to think you may like the cooler temperatures down here


  8. phillippeterson
    re: scuttling an abandoned vessel. Scuttling sounds like a good idea. I had never thought about it. It would be a shame for another vessel to hit it and suffer damage or worse.
  9. LakeSuperior
    Jim, Logic and reason are not on her hit parade. Oh well, good luck to her anyway.
  10. heres hoping
    hi jim thanks for the info on moreton bay im looking at a spencer 48 very similar boat to ragtime bit different coach house but john spencer designed and built long and skinny shes at east coast marina in manly queensland at the moment hence why I was asking about moreton bay.... thanks again

About Me

  • About Jim Cate
    Vessel Make/ model
    Jon Sayer 1-off 46 ft fract rig sloop strip plank in W Red Cedar
    Vessel Name
    s/v Insatiable II
    cruising SW Pacific
    Physicist, long retired
    boat bum
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    Jim and Ann s/v Insatiable II Back afloat, stooging around Moreton Bay for a while


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