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Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 25-10-2015, 04:55
Replies: 4
Views: 1,234
Posted By madforboats
New Caledonia - Must See's

Visiting New Caledonia next year for 10 days aboard a charter - wondering what people suggest we just shouldn't miss?


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Forum: Powered Boats 20-02-2014, 22:50
Replies: 143
Views: 91,789
Posted By madforboats
Re: Which Power Catamaran ?

Can't find any second handers for sale on the web - assuming because they are a new model. only pricing I've seen is 450k EURO making it more expensive than the Bamba.
Sure is a fine looking vessel...
Forum: Powered Boats 20-02-2014, 15:03
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By madforboats
Re: Powercat Build

Looks amazing. Keep us posted and more photos!!
Forum: Powered Boats 20-02-2014, 15:01
Replies: 143
Views: 91,789
Posted By madforboats
Re: Which Power Catamaran ?

Arriving very late to this forum but very interested to hear what koum ended up buying.
I've just started planning to buy a power cat to do a trip up east coast of Aus and over to PNG, Solomon's,...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 20-02-2014, 13:07
Replies: 2
Views: 1,605
Posted By madforboats
Re: Seafarer 5.5m (18ft) Centre Console fishing boat

http://www.cruisersforum.com/gallery/showimage.php?i=10903&c=518Still learning how to do this.
some pics here
http://www.cruisersforum.com/gallery/showimage.php?i=10903&c=518
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 19-02-2014, 23:40
Replies: 17
Views: 2,844
Posted By madforboats
Mold - how to prevent it?

Our boat of 12 years is getting a little less use this year because my father in law used to get on board every week or so and air it out and now he can't. all of a sudden the lounges inside are...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 19-02-2014, 03:31
Replies: 10
Views: 2,006
Posted By madforboats
Para Anchor?

Has anyone use a Para-Anchor in a storm? Home - Para Anchors Australia (http://109.203.107.60/~paraanau/)
Does it work well? Hard to deploy? Worth carrying?
Seems to me that it is just a big sea...
Forum: Powered Boats 18-02-2014, 02:30
Replies: 41
Views: 18,900
Posted By madforboats
Re: Mustang 3800, Riviera 370, Sunrunner 3700

I've got an M430 Mariner (by Riviera) aka Excalibur 47.
we run twin 300 Volvo diesels typically at 3000-3200 RPM getting 22-24kts.
Have recorded fuel usage over a pretty long time and we end up...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 15-02-2014, 20:50
Replies: 2
Views: 1,605
Posted By madforboats
Re: Seafarer 5.5m (18ft) Centre Console fishing boat

Sorry Pictures coming shortly....
Forum: Classifieds Archive 15-02-2014, 20:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,605
Posted By madforboats
Seafarer 5.5m (18ft) Centre Console fishing boat

Seafarer Vogue 5.5m , Sydney (Aus)
This is a great boat for fishing and family outings.
Centre console
Johnson 115hp outboard with full service history.
Removable stainless bimini with rocket...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 09-02-2014, 02:02
Replies: 92
Views: 11,618
Posted By madforboats
Re: Sea Sickness - best preventions

Ok thanks to all who responded - even Pickpaul and DefinitelyMe!
We had a trip this weekend and all went well.
We got exceptionally lucky with the weather and had only a meter or so of sea and a ...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 07-02-2014, 13:05
Replies: 92
Views: 11,618
Posted By madforboats
Re: Sea Sickness - best preventions

Apparently the patches are banned in Australia - I'll have a look out for them though - thanks.
Forum: Navigation 07-02-2014, 12:58
Replies: 14
Views: 1,858
Posted By madforboats
Re: To Start With - I don't want to hit a rock!

Thanks to all - a course sounds like the go.
Any Sydney folks care to recommend one?
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 07-02-2014, 12:51
Replies: 92
Views: 11,618
Posted By madforboats
Sea Sickness - Best Preventions

Taking the family cruising and for the first time we'll be heading outside of protected waters. My 8yo daughter gets sea sick so I'm looking for opinions on the best ways to handle it.
A few answers...
Forum: Navigation 06-02-2014, 12:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,858
Posted By madforboats
To Start With - I don't want to hit a rock!

Hi All,
Just getting into this cruising thing. I live in Sydney and the BIG plan is to take the family cruising the south pacific about two years from now.
Before that I intend to get as much...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 06-02-2014, 12:26
Replies: 196
Views: 20,313
Posted By madforboats
Re: How to avoid being killed?

A small Frenchman.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 06-02-2014, 12:21
Replies: 1
Views: 919
Posted By madforboats
Re: global wind and currents visualization

That is sensational. Thanks for posting
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 04-02-2014, 12:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By madforboats
Re: Stickers and tips for 'Newbies..'

Thanks - As a powerboat guy this actually cleared a few things up for me!
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 04-02-2014, 12:25
Replies: 68
Views: 11,086
Posted By madforboats
Re: Knot Booklet

Thanks for the book - another little gem to build knowledge. Greatly appreciated.
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