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Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 16-05-2011, 00:31
Replies: 14
Views: 2,298
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Weevils and Bay Leaves

thanks to all -much appreciated!
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 15-05-2011, 13:35
Replies: 14
Views: 2,298
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Weevils and Bay Leaves

ok cool Boatman.

This answers my original question. I have the system sorted for the open stuff, but I was worrying about the unopened stuff. Sort of thinking what is the point in putting bay...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 14-05-2011, 21:43
Replies: 14
Views: 2,298
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Weevils and Bay Leaves

lol I never thought of that :banghead:

and so cheap:D
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 14-05-2011, 17:28
Replies: 14
Views: 2,298
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Weevils and Bay Leaves

Ok DeppFrz you have just given me leave not to empty out about 200kg of dry goods and start again.....until we reach the tropics hopefully in the next couple of weeks lol

Thanks mate!
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 14-05-2011, 15:48
Replies: 14
Views: 2,298
Posted By EllanVannin
Weevils and Bay Leaves

Ok I have put the Bay leaves through all the storage lockers and inside all my Tupperware containers with dry goods inside, so that's all good.

Now my question is. Having already loaded all the...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 05-05-2011, 20:01
Replies: 26
Views: 19,340
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Dorade Vents

Awwwww dang I jus don have a boat big enough for a band saw lol. guess my long nights on watch at sea could easily be filled with a decent bit of timber and a whittling knife lol:whistling:
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Forum: Multihull Sailboats 04-05-2011, 23:33
Replies: 26
Views: 19,340
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Dorade Vents

thanks for the replies.

I will clarify I was typng at early hours of morning under influence of insomnia.

We do have dorade boxes, factory fitted on our Bene.

They do lose about a gallon of...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 04-05-2011, 23:25
Replies: 26
Views: 19,340
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Dorade Vents

Thanks lol I will get my whittling knife out :)
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 04-05-2011, 11:21
Replies: 1
Views: 948
Posted By EllanVannin
The Journey Begins

Yipee we have started our journey after 11 years planning and preparation. I can say yipee now that the boat is almost dry and I am over the worst bout of mal de mer I ever experienced, encountered...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 04-05-2011, 11:03
Replies: 31
Views: 4,825
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Mildew - Is there a Nuclear Option ?

My vote goes to white vinegar. Have tried numerous expensive products to find that this cheap, readily available option is fantastic. i have about 4 litres of stuff on board to last me thru the...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 04-05-2011, 10:58
Replies: 26
Views: 19,340
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Dorade Vents

Okay...kick starting this thread again because we just got sloshed on the head a number of times with nice cold water thru the dorades.

Our forward ones do not swivel (aft ones do) and they are...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 27-04-2011, 22:39
Replies: 6
Views: 6,488
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Fiji to Vanuatu or New Caledonia

Lol no...would be inauspicious eh.

Named by previous owners in hommage to his father and grandfathers boat likewise named. I presume his family originated there.

Clare
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 24-04-2011, 15:06
Replies: 6
Views: 6,488
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Fiji to Vanuatu or New Caledonia

Hi Ema

I am just about to head off to sail the Pacific Isles this season, leaving for the boat on Tues. So while this is my first trip and I am not experienced I will offer what little advice I...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 27-03-2011, 01:51
Replies: 56
Views: 18,423
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: sea snake in the toilet?

why am I reading this :banghead::banghead:

Its not the biting...

it just the simple act of seeing them! I have been known to vomit when seeing them on the telly!!!!! Or having one slither...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 25-03-2011, 17:16
Replies: 56
Views: 18,423
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: sea snake in the toilet?

OMG please all of you stawppppppppppppppppppp!

I have only five weeks till departure (form this snakeless country) and the only thing I am afeared of is bloody snakes!!!!

Why did I even open...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 15-03-2011, 04:44
Replies: 14
Views: 7,123
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: 12v Vacuum cleaner?

Gifts For The Home - Portable Vacuum Cleaner :: EziBuy (NZ) (http://www.ezibuy.co.nz/gift/special-occasion/gifts-for-the-home/portable-vacuum-cleaner-52660.htm)

We have this one, plugs straight...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 15-03-2011, 04:39
Replies: 28
Views: 11,376
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Ciguatera Detection Kit Info Requested

Went on a cruise ship in Fiji last year. Watched the crew catch "reef" fish every day on a troll line. When I asked them how they knew which ones are safe to eat..they too, pointed to the fish laid...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 12-03-2011, 15:34
Replies: 333
Views: 117,970
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Sex Afloat . . . Give it to Me !

ROFLMAO arn't they just too cute when they try too hard :D:D:D
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 12-03-2011, 15:29
Replies: 88
Views: 17,026
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Costco Canned Chicken . . . a Contender

Lol whilst provisioning a friend whose Dad was english told me about these pies and apparently they are even available way down here......I am still reeling with amazment...a pie in a tin.....how...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-03-2011, 15:20
Replies: 90
Views: 12,414
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Earthquake and Tsunami in Northeast Japan

WOW - my heart jsut goes out to the people of Japan. Truely what a terrible ordeal for them. Also to any of you folk who have been caught up in the tidal surges, Kia Kaha...Stay Strong.

No...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 02-03-2011, 11:56
Replies: 86
Views: 15,473
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Laundry Aboard While on the Hook

Grunster I really like your idea...but I use a fold up chilly bag instead of a esky (otherwise known as a chilly bin in NZ:p) simply as I don' t have room for a solid bin. I'm pretty sure it would...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 28-02-2011, 21:42
Replies: 20
Views: 3,659
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Tide Tables for South Pacific

Thanks for all that help. The info provided will certainly help us gather info as and when required.

I am sillier than I think...just rechecked Cat1 requirements due to post that questioned...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 28-02-2011, 19:54
Replies: 20
Views: 3,659
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Tide Tables for Sth Pacific

LOLLOL thanks that is so helpful:thumb:
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 28-02-2011, 18:00
Replies: 20
Views: 3,659
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Tide Tables for Sth Pacific

OMG I am such an idiont did not even think of the obvious. I was just trying to do it from home online. Thanks for that sage advice.:)
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 28-02-2011, 17:53
Replies: 333
Views: 117,970
Posted By EllanVannin
Re: Sex afloat...give it to me!!!!

OMG we will call you action man from now on.

Who does that???? Listens, learns and acts instantly

must be someone with strong motivation lol
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