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Forum: Navigation 12-06-2015, 04:28
Replies: 276
Views: 28,637
Posted By scubascooter
Re: Sailing The Rip into Port Philip Victoria

Stick to what Ping said and you'll be ok. Good idea to radio "Lonsdale" to get any shipping info and also so they know what you're doing. I like to avoid too much swell also.


Sent from my iPhone...
Forum: Marine Electronics 16-04-2015, 02:05
Replies: 144
Views: 26,346
Posted By scubascooter
Re: Confused. Should I buy a Raymarine E7 chart plotter? or just stick with a IPAD??

"Have to say I do like the touch screen and button option with the e7 rather than touch screen alone.. "

I have an E7 and am happy with it on the helm.
Generally, a chart plotter will be better...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 13-02-2015, 03:24
Replies: 259
Views: 37,154
Posted By scubascooter
Re: Someone keeps adjusting my dockline

Best thread ever!!!



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Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 20-08-2014, 02:44
Replies: 56
Views: 9,411
Posted By scubascooter
Re: Replacement Engine Prices

Ted,

Beta email sales@betadiesel.com.au

Scott
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 20-08-2014, 00:09
Replies: 56
Views: 9,411
Posted By scubascooter
Re: Replacement Engine Prices

Hi Ted,

I replaced by old clapped out Yanmar with a Beta 35hp.

I found the guys in Sydney really helpful. Cost of engine a bit below the Yanmar equivalent. I also found that Beta have a range...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 28-03-2014, 19:09
Replies: 6
Views: 1,153
Posted By scubascooter
Re: General Repower Questions

I just had my engine guys re powered my boat. The main labour cost for me was getting the boat builders to construct new engine beds. The time to actually fit off the engine was a lot quicker. I am...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 29-07-2013, 16:22
Replies: 22
Views: 2,258
Posted By scubascooter
Re: Angry owner Verses bad birds

Here's some plans I found!


https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSpaq88S2RZUe3PHhD_2VYiccMXQro0c8z3zPnUnBycutO3FZG6
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 29-07-2013, 00:19
Replies: 25
Views: 2,898
Posted By scubascooter
Amendment to previous post. Fuel filter on intake...

Amendment to previous post. Fuel filter on intake before pump.

Checkout www.thecoastalpassage.com/diesel

Scott
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 28-07-2013, 23:59
Replies: 25
Views: 2,898
Posted By scubascooter
When I got my boat I thought I would clean the...

When I got my boat I thought I would clean the fuel tanks. I got a 12 v fuel pump. On the intake I put a fuel hose long enough to go into the inspection cap on the tank and reach the base of the...
Forum: Our Community 17-02-2013, 20:22
Replies: 41
Views: 3,556
Posted By scubascooter
Anything Peggy Hall contributed to on Heads and...

Anything Peggy Hall contributed to on Heads and associated plumbing.
Scott
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 17-12-2012, 22:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By scubascooter
Thanks guys, Some helpful tips there. ...

Thanks guys,

Some helpful tips there.

Luckily there is a light a fitted a bit further along. I have removed this and through the hole where the cable exitsI can see where the cables are...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 17-12-2012, 19:30
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By scubascooter
How do I access winch fixing bolts?

Hi All,

I am about to replace my standard, head sail sheet winches to self tailing. I have managed to get winch that line up with the exisiting bolt hole positions and thought this would be easy...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-12-2012, 23:38
Replies: 33
Views: 7,168
Posted By scubascooter
Or maybe McDonalds food smells like oil. Says...

Or maybe McDonalds food smells like oil. Says something about putting that crud in our bodies.
Forum: Cruising News & Events 28-11-2012, 21:38
Replies: 191
Views: 16,435
Posted By scubascooter
I'm not buying any Christmas presents until after...

I'm not buying any Christmas presents until after the 21st. I hate the shops this time of year and I'm not going to spend my last moments in some crowded shopping centre.

If the end of the world...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 22-11-2012, 23:38
Replies: 124
Views: 12,554
Posted By scubascooter
Astrid, Great news! I can safely travel...

Astrid,

Great news! I can safely travel north without fear of being eaten by swarms of insects and be able to enjoy my usual breakfast!

Scott
Forum: Navigation 22-11-2012, 22:35
Replies: 136
Views: 14,493
Posted By scubascooter
I didn't want to go there anyway. My chart shows...

I didn't want to go there anyway. My chart shows a Kraken just north of the island. However, the place with the mermaids south looks like an option.
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 22-11-2012, 22:19
Replies: 124
Views: 12,554
Posted By scubascooter
I dont seem to attract mozzies, maybe it due to...

I dont seem to attract mozzies, maybe it due to vegemite on my toast each morning! (Yes, people do eat it).

I think The US has banned vegemite due to the high salt content. I will have to limit my...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 14-11-2012, 22:04
Replies: 19
Views: 2,174
Posted By scubascooter
I'm not sure where your travelling to but from my...

I'm not sure where your travelling to but from my experience we took U.S dollars to parts of Africa and Asia but where advised to get as new as notes as possible due to counterfeiting. Not sure how...
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 04-11-2012, 15:24
Replies: 13
Views: 5,476
Posted By scubascooter
Thanks for posting vid. Looks like a great trip. ...

Thanks for posting vid. Looks like a great trip.

Scott
Forum: Marinas 31-10-2012, 00:16
Replies: 13
Views: 5,289
Posted By scubascooter
Banyandah, Thanks, looks good. Will use your...

Banyandah,

Thanks, looks good. Will use your guide when we do our K.I and gulf trips

Scott
Forum: Cruising News & Events 29-10-2012, 17:14
Replies: 571
Views: 64,032
Posted By scubascooter
Re: Merged Threads: HMS Bounty

Oz,

A cat 1 in US is stronger than our cat 1 Cyclones. More like our cat 3

Scott
Forum: Our Community 07-10-2012, 03:09
Replies: 1,223
Views: 195,285
Posted By scubascooter
DOJ, All positive, but i didn't claim that I...

DOJ,

All positive, but i didn't claim that I was going to circumnavigate the world the day after i bought a boat with no experience and then ask what boat I should buy.

In general I think that...
Forum: Our Community 06-10-2012, 21:03
Replies: 1,223
Views: 195,285
Posted By scubascooter
Mr B, I was referring to Atoll about...

Mr B,

I was referring to Atoll about shouting a drink! But it would be good to catch up will another C.Fer.

I will pm you.

Scott
Forum: Our Community 06-10-2012, 18:54
Replies: 1,223
Views: 195,285
Posted By scubascooter
I am a wannabe too, I joined the C.F forum...

I am a wannabe too,

I joined the C.F forum over a year ago, bought a boat with no idea what we were really looking at, got it transported home and have been learning the ropes in every aspect...
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 03-10-2012, 20:45
Replies: 14
Views: 2,331
Posted By scubascooter
Re: Beached Az!

Hi

Had to put the link on incase some may what to watch!

Beached Az

Beached Whale - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdVHZwI8pcA)

Scott
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