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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-01-2018, 21:32
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Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Nicholson 31

What can you say about this boat?
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 24-09-2017, 19:47
Replies: 24
Views: 3,792
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: What Brand Inflatable?

Point taken,...Will be full time cruising / livaboard, I own a Camper Nicholson 31 so deck area not huge but could probably squeeze the 2.6m forward or aft of the mast. wanna be able to use the 6hp...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 24-09-2017, 13:37
Replies: 24
Views: 3,792
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: What Brand Inflatable?

Thanks for the response, how long have you had your LSI & do you find the air keel fairly tough & takes abit of punishment or do you have to be extra careful, are you happy with the LSI, 2500 for...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 24-09-2017, 10:15
Replies: 24
Views: 3,792
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: What Brand Inflatable?

Sorry for the long absence, I'm going with Achilles, and probably the Air floor/Keel LSI model, its around $2,500. Why did you say go one size larger? I will be a Solo liveaboard & will be cruising...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 25-02-2017, 03:21
Replies: 89
Views: 13,733
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Favorite 30'-34' Foot sailboat

Your laughing, you got 3" for free!
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 25-02-2017, 03:19
Replies: 89
Views: 13,733
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Favorite 30'-34' Foot sailboat

Yes, they are a beautiful boat the 32
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 13-02-2017, 10:47
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Views: 13,733
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 23-01-2017, 13:50
Replies: 18
Views: 4,192
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Cleaning 3GM30 heat exchanger with radiator cleaner

Does the old Yanmar 3GMD have Anodes on the engine, if so how many?

Cheers Jeff.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 16-12-2016, 13:12
Replies: 5
Views: 1,277
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Salt water cooled to Fresh water cooled

Thanks for your input guys!
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 09-12-2016, 14:36
Replies: 19
Views: 5,942
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Cost of Liveaboard in Australia

Cairns must have the most expensive marina fees in the country!
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 09-12-2016, 13:55
Replies: 5
Views: 1,277
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Salt water cooled to Fresh water cooled

Hi, I have a Yanmar 3GMD, would it be an expensive process to
convert it to Fresh water cooling, and would it be worth doing, like
what are the pros & cons... Cheers.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 05-12-2016, 11:02
Replies: 89
Views: 12,813
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Might or Might not have made the biggest Mistake of my life

Is this guy for real!...pays how much for a smick 50 odd footer, has
heaps left in the bank, is single and is only in his 30's,.... and he's still whining?? My heart bleeds for you, wait till some...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 27-11-2016, 14:59
Replies: 19
Views: 3,986
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Nicholson 31

Hi Mate, Could you help me, I am quite a distance from my boat at present, so cannot check, how many Anodes are there, and where do they fit on the a Nicholson 31? I need to get them fitted ASAP. ...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-11-2016, 02:20
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Views: 509,640
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Boats Less Than $30K Recent Noteworthy Finds

Hi Mate, I owned a 28ft Roberts Spray years ago, a lot were/are home
built, seems mostly in steel. They have a reputation of being a safe seaworthy design, though quite a slow boat with poor upwind...
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 26-11-2016, 01:33
Replies: 3
Views: 5,308
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: How to be a hood ornament on a Newport 30

We call them Wedgies in Oz...
Forum: Marine Electronics 25-11-2016, 18:38
Replies: 17
Views: 4,382
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Easy to use GPS Chart Plotters

So Garmin it is!,.. thanks for all your opinions. Might take a look at those
You Tube vids.
Forum: Marine Electronics 25-11-2016, 15:28
Replies: 17
Views: 4,382
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Easy to use GPS Chart Plotters

Hi, I will be up for a larger screen GPS Chartplotter soon, which Brand is more user friendly for dummies, Raymarine or Garmin?, my boat came with a small hand held Garmin only. Cheers.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 23-11-2016, 16:51
Replies: 20
Views: 2,066
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Age of Yanmar 22hp

When I bought my Sailboat I immediately had the Yanmar Serviced, Oil, belts & impeller, as I didn't know how long it had been sitting idle for.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 23-11-2016, 16:48
Replies: 20
Views: 2,066
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Age of Yanmar 22hp

Thankyou, so my 3GMD is a heavier, lower Revving Unit compared to later
cost cutting Models?
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 23-11-2016, 16:43
Replies: 20
Views: 2,066
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Age of Yanmar 22hp

What are you saying there Sailor Chic, that the Sleeve cylinders on the
GMs are a good thing? and the later Models they were cost cutting?
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 23-11-2016, 10:49
Replies: 20
Views: 2,066
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Age of Yanmar 22hp

Wow, these engines appear to have serious longevity if their maintained well, I suppose a visually clean engine can say just that, engine hours
are unknown so who knows if its been rebuilt over the...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 23-11-2016, 02:44
Replies: 19
Views: 3,986
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Nicholson 31

The Hull Identification No. is WNZ4980CA282

Cheers Jeff.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 23-11-2016, 02:26
Replies: 20
Views: 2,066
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Age of Yanmar 22hp

Hi, I'm trying to find out how old my Yanmar diesel is, it just looks
visually in too good a nick to be the original engine installed when it
was built in 1982. Its a 3GMD Engine No. 04913. Can...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-11-2016, 13:06
Replies: 21
Views: 3,292
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Teak Veneer over moulded Fibreglass

Lol,...why do you think I'm looking for ideas
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-11-2016, 12:23
Replies: 21
Views: 3,292
Posted By Boxertwinjeff
Re: Teak Veneer over moulded Fibreglass

Excuse me kind Sir, are you refering to my boat as a Clorox bottle Mmm?
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