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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 27-01-2014, 12:10
Replies: 6
Views: 2,437
Posted By redtwin
Re: Prout Quest 31' Steering

Th following image shows inspection hatch o aft column and the ram inside:

tyre rod end - Google Search...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 27-01-2014, 12:04
Replies: 6
Views: 2,437
Posted By redtwin
Re: Prout Quest 31' Steering

Hello,
we had a P. Quest 31 while back and from what I remember a tie bar was located in a column aft of the boat. A hole with inspection plate on the side of one hull allowed this bar/rod to be...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 08-08-2011, 04:16
Replies: 116
Views: 35,441
Posted By redtwin
Re: New West Marine Recall on Rocna Anchors

Anchor manufacturers have some responsibility towards the safety of boaties and they should be dealt with if manufacturing standards are breached.
These anchors are priced high, even higher after...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 04-06-2010, 14:33
Replies: 9
Views: 3,491
Posted By redtwin
New BB 345 from China: ...

New BB 345 from China:
https://www.cat-sale.de/cat-sale_inge/englisch/broadblue/345_en.html
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 17-04-2010, 13:16
Replies: 251
Views: 47,117
Posted By redtwin
I installed a 25kg Rocna on my Prout 39 after...

I installed a 25kg Rocna on my Prout 39 after talking to Peter Smith at length. He used to live on the same pier that my boat was on, here in Auckland. The boat came with a 44lb Delta and I had...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 23-03-2010, 01:22
Replies: 23
Views: 13,344
Posted By redtwin
Talking Ok I call a truce, Awlcraft 2 part paint for...

Ok I call a truce, Awlcraft 2 part paint for topsides as it will shine longer, but glecoats for decks and working areas as its durable, and flowcoat for engine bays and cockpit lockers, once again...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 22-03-2010, 15:24
Replies: 23
Views: 13,344
Posted By redtwin
I must say the boats that have never been to the...

I must say the boats that have never been to the tropics show less gelcoat degradation. How about top end manufacturers, are they using better quality gelcoats? They show a lot less damage over time....
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-03-2010, 17:00
Replies: 23
Views: 13,344
Posted By redtwin
Forgot to mention I am only referring to gelcoat...

Forgot to mention I am only referring to gelcoat above waterline. Dont like it below, I have had to fix osmosis and gelcoat delaminates eventually. I notice top end boats offer vinyl-ester below...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-03-2010, 16:56
Replies: 23
Views: 13,344
Posted By redtwin
Interesting about that awlcraft paint that can be...

Interesting about that awlcraft paint that can be polished.

Have seen anchor chain and heavy stuff dragged on gelcoat boats, walked on with boots etc, very little damage. Can always polish it or...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-03-2010, 13:27
Replies: 23
Views: 13,344
Posted By redtwin
I have been playing with pigmented epoxy recently...

I have been playing with pigmented epoxy recently and the finish is as nice as gelcoat except its a moisture sealer as well. But I know UV will deal to it eventually. Have talked to various boat...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 29-12-2009, 11:41
Replies: 77
Views: 20,982
Posted By redtwin
Yes the Athena is another FP model that has...

Yes the Athena is another FP model that has proved itself and still looks nice.
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 29-12-2009, 10:54
Replies: 77
Views: 20,982
Posted By redtwin
After having owned 2 Prouts I looked at the FPs...

After having owned 2 Prouts I looked at the FPs and Lagoons. From what little I have seen and heard an earlier FP would be my choice. We liked the Venezia and notice they have held their value well,...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 26-07-2009, 13:16
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By redtwin
The Athena is more in my price range, pitty its...

The Athena is more in my price range, pitty its on the East Coast of US.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 26-07-2009, 04:49
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By redtwin
WTB: ~38' Catamaran

Interested in buying a Fountaine Pajot Athena or a similar cat
I am based in New Zealand. Anyone sailing this way?
I have a low to moderate budget but am a cash buyer.
redtwinus@yahoo.com
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 24-07-2009, 12:49
Replies: 56
Views: 49,885
Posted By redtwin
Hi, I notice no mention of Prouts here. After...

Hi, I notice no mention of Prouts here. After having owned 2 prouts I cant help but feel that Peter Dean must have been inspired by Prouts in the early days. The Dean 365 and Comber look so much like...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 01-04-2009, 18:37
Replies: 55
Views: 39,089
Posted By redtwin
In saying that many small boats have made it...

In saying that many small boats have made it here, look at the 30 foot cat that the Swales sailed in, a Lagoon 38 is much bigger in comparison so should be ok. Comfort and space would be more the...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 29-03-2009, 16:49
Replies: 55
Views: 39,089
Posted By redtwin
Looking at the boats at Opua marina, NZ around...

Looking at the boats at Opua marina, NZ around Xmas is a good gauge of what is a good offshore cat.
All the major crossings seem ok enough but that last trip to NZ from the Pacific is the biggest...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 02-09-2008, 16:52
Replies: 45
Views: 6,481
Posted By redtwin
As for anchor, I replaced the Delta with a Rocna...

As for anchor, I replaced the Delta with a Rocna 20kg on my Prout 39 and anchoring had improved a whole lot.
Rocna is one of those products that really is too good to be true.(no I dont work for...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 25-08-2008, 04:20
Replies: 0
Views: 1,741
Posted By redtwin
Small to Medium sized Catamaran wanted

I am based in Auckland, New Zealand. If you are heading to NZ and would like to sell your cat when you get here contact me. Types preferred: Prout, Gemini, or any other well known design....
Forum: Classifieds Archive 16-08-2008, 14:07
Replies: 65
Views: 20,035
Posted By redtwin
You lazy git, have a look at Richard Woods...

You lazy git, have a look at Richard Woods website and design, his 28/30 footer is so easy and cheap to build, you can fund it as you go along, you could have build 2/3rds of it by now. Fact you have...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 15-08-2008, 06:22
Replies: 7
Views: 8,881
Posted By redtwin
Unhappy She is sold, our lovely boat has gone to a good...

She is sold, our lovely boat has gone to a good home in Wellington.
We will be in the market for a smaller catamaran in the near future, prefer Prout, 33 or 34, or may even consider an affordable...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 28-04-2008, 22:15
Replies: 7
Views: 8,881
Posted By redtwin
sorry forgot the link: Prout 39 offshore...

sorry forgot the link:

Prout 39 offshore cruising catamaran for sale - TradeMe.co.nz - New Zealand...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 28-04-2008, 21:58
Replies: 7
Views: 8,881
Posted By redtwin
Hi yes it is, sounds ideal for your needs. Its...

Hi yes it is, sounds ideal for your needs. Its all setup ready to go.

Following is the current trademe link to it. Contact me with your email and I can send you detailed info on it.
cheers
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 18-02-2008, 13:24
Replies: 34
Views: 4,885
Posted By redtwin
Which model of Broadblue did they have there? Any...

Which model of Broadblue did they have there? Any pics?
Forum: Classifieds Archive 18-02-2008, 13:20
Replies: 7
Views: 8,881
Posted By redtwin
Currency has just changed: 1 NZD = 0.794534...

Currency has just changed:
1 NZD = 0.794534 USD

With this rate it would have to be in the range of 195K to 220K US depending on where the currency was at that time. Whats your budget, I am open...
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