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Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 27-04-2018, 19:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1,640
Posted By Mandurah
Re: Which 2019 European Sailboat Show

I went to Southampton a couple of years ago. It had a good range of European boats that we don't often see down under.

It was at Southampton that I got the gadget that makes the now world famous...
Forum: Navigation 21-04-2016, 05:25
Replies: 2
Views: 941
Posted By Mandurah
Best Nav course for Australian newbie

Oceanwest in Bunbury run a series of sailing skills courses, both on board practical and online theory. All courses are RYA courses. The Day Skipper course teaches theory of navigation and then the...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 15-01-2016, 18:55
Replies: 33
Views: 37,073
Posted By Mandurah
Why Not a C&C ?

I have a C & C 34 built in 1978. It was sailed across the Pacific a few years ago and I purchased it in Fremantle in 2014.

The rigging had been changed to wire and the original motor replaced with...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 11-01-2016, 17:33
Replies: 82
Views: 6,278
Posted By Mandurah
Re: Powerball 1.3 billion

One of the Daughters asked the other day who I would tell first if I won the jackpot.
I don't think my casual answer of 'Oyster Marine' was deemed appropriate.


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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 16-11-2015, 07:21
Replies: 36
Views: 9,357
Posted By Mandurah
Re: Rival 36 , 38 and 41

Dear OzzieKoshie

You could always sail on a C & C in the interim.


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Forum: Marine Electronics 12-11-2015, 17:12
Replies: 5
Views: 3,749
Posted By Mandurah
Re: Attach Ipad to binnacle tubing or teak drink holder

Hi

I use a product called RailBlaza. It comes in various bits so you can add what you need for the relevant job.

I use a part called a rail mount attached to the rail around the binnacle, then...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 17-09-2015, 06:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,627
Posted By Mandurah
Re: R= Fx2

Thanks Captain Bill.

We did check the installation before making the adjustment. The chap Steve is the local agent for Auto Stream props and he was happy it is installed correctly.

Hopefully...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 16-09-2015, 17:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,627
Posted By Mandurah
Re: R= Fx2

Hello

Just an update on the prop issues.

After much toing and froing, (the toing be a lot slower than the froing) we have finally made some progress.

I tracked down the Propeller...
Forum: Marine Electronics 02-09-2015, 05:45
Replies: 2
Views: 970
Posted By Mandurah
Re: iNavX title sizing

There is a toggle for 'large Nav aids' in the setting list as noted (I hope) in the image.

Putting this to 'on' changes the text to hold and bigger.

Hope this helps.



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Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 20-08-2015, 05:55
Replies: 12
Views: 1,627
Posted By Mandurah
Re: R= Fx2

Hi Everyone,

Thanks so much for all the comments and suggestions.

I will work though all the suggestions over the next few weeks and see where we go.


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Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 19-08-2015, 18:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,627
Posted By Mandurah
Re: R= Fx2

Thanks for all the replies.

When we took the boat out again to check and make the adjustments we looked to make sure if the blades were in right. It seemed from the set up that they only fit in...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 19-08-2015, 15:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,627
Posted By Mandurah
Re: R= Fx2

Many thanks A64Pilot.

I'll have the info written down somewhere. I'll look it up today and post it ASAP.


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Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 19-08-2015, 07:15
Replies: 12
Views: 1,627
Posted By Mandurah
R= Fx2

Please may I ask for any expert (or otherwise) guidance.

I have a 2 blade feathering propeller on my C & C 34

At 2200 rpm in forwards we struggle along at around 2.3kn/h.
At the same rpm in...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 06-08-2015, 17:39
Replies: 11
Views: 2,676
Posted By Mandurah
Re: Sydney Boat Show 2015

Speeding Ticket- congratulations on your purchase. Enjoy!


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Forum: Multihull Sailboats 03-08-2015, 03:42
Replies: 11
Views: 2,676
Posted By Mandurah
Sydney Boat Show 2015

We (No 2 daughter and I,) went on Friday and Saturday. Spent Friday in the expo hall looking at the various toys. I was pleasantly surprised I didn't find anything I really "had" to buy although I...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 14-06-2015, 17:02
Replies: 92
Views: 11,225
Posted By Mandurah
Re: Bad Seamanship

The conversation about right of way came up on my FB group a few days ago. I commented that a couple of times during JaM racing we turned away from approaching yachts even though we had right of way....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-06-2015, 06:33
Replies: 12,006
Views: 1,656,348
Posted By Mandurah
Re: The New Joke Thread

Tiger Woods arrived in Ireland for the Open Golf, he hired a big BMW at the airport and started to drive to the course, after a couple of hours the petrol light came on and he saw a sign on the road...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 25-03-2015, 17:22
Replies: 143
Views: 14,150
Posted By Mandurah
Re: How Old's Your Ride?

Good thread. We clearly don't all sail on new Beneteau's.

Mine is a 1978 34' C&C. Sailed across the Pacific (sadly not by me) and now sailing on the beautiful Indian Ocean just south of Perth in...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 24-03-2015, 07:02
Replies: 3
Views: 1,552
Posted By Mandurah
Eutectic fridge not cooling

Do you know the make of the fridge? I have a Eutectic fridge from Ozefridge in Melbourne. They have been very helpful sorting out some problems. They seem to understand the technology very well so it...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 13-03-2015, 04:09
Replies: 98
Views: 10,488
Posted By Mandurah
Re: What priorities do you have for staying safe

I always tell my crew " there are emergency exists all around the vessel. If you see me leaving in a hurry try to keep up"


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Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 06-12-2014, 07:50
Replies: 2
Views: 1,039
Posted By Mandurah
Re: Hong Kong boat search

I sailed Hobie Cats in HKG for several years. There was (and I believe still is ) a very active club across the bay from Stanley Village. They run a ferry across to the club from Stanley Main Beach...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 27-11-2014, 08:01
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By Mandurah
Re: HAPPY TURKEY DAY TURKEYS

I was recently sent a challenge to post on FB something to be thankful for everyday for a month. It's been very rewarding spending time each day thinking about life, it's events and people and ...
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 16-10-2014, 08:04
Replies: 48
Views: 6,121
Posted By Mandurah
Re: October Photo of the Month 2014.

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Forecast said clear blue sky's....



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Forum: Navigation 03-10-2014, 01:30
Replies: 8
Views: 2,743
Posted By Mandurah
Re: Rottnest Island anchorages

Thanks. I'm planning on going to Fremantle the weekend before so I can do the journey in two parts. For Fremantle I'll go west of Garden Island then through Challenger Passage and Success channel to...
Forum: Navigation 02-10-2014, 06:20
Replies: 8
Views: 2,743
Posted By Mandurah
Re: Rottnest Island anchorages

Hi Matt

There may be local people with better knowledge but I'll add what I can for now.

I am planning a trip to Rottnest from Mandurah at the end of the month for the Beatles Festival. I have...
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