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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 23-06-2022, 03:59
Replies: 88
Views: 4,428
Posted By EqPierre
Re: Urgent. Help with name

Looking for phonetic alphabet's, which one uses <Cheers> and <Neil> ?
Considering the name of my boat, i prefer <Cheers> instead of <Charlie> from the NATO-alphabet...
Btw, my vote: Rachel June
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 13-05-2021, 02:21
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By EqPierre
Re: Need help locating Vetus water muffler

[QUOTE=BAD ORCA;3405822]Has anyone ever connected a tiny bilge pump to the drain on the muffler so you could pump it dry before long passages or very rough weather? manually operated only of course....
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 22-02-2021, 10:33
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By EqPierre
Rudderpost bearing & seal

Hi all, looking for info about a rudder-shaft bearing/sealing... I have a bronze contraption at the top of my rudder-shaft. I guess it's a bearing and/or seal. Does someone recognize this part and...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 18-02-2021, 18:10
Replies: 48
Views: 4,319
Posted By EqPierre
Re: Do you have an exhaust out the midship side?

Very interesting to me, as I am struggling designing the exhaust for my 80HP diesel. It is located almost midships and it's a long run to the transom. Almost 6meters (19.5ft); from wet elbow to...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 01-11-2020, 09:17
Replies: 22
Views: 17,383
Posted By EqPierre
Re: Lewmar Superhatch lens replacement

Hi there Delancey (https://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/members/delancey-75464.html); thanks for the extensive info! Me too I have to rebuild my 5 superhatches soon. I will measure the plexi as...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 28-03-2020, 10:41
Replies: 20
Views: 11,504
Posted By EqPierre
Re: Diesel Tank Painting

Don't know if this post is still active, but I'll try it anyway. The tanks in my steel sailboat never contained fuel. When I just bought the boat, I could only access the first part of the tank,...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 16-02-2020, 21:20
Replies: 29
Views: 9,083
Posted By EqPierre
Re: Painting surface rust on marine diesel

Boat hull build in NZ, partially finished timber. Project sold in 2000 and shipped to Europe by freighter, then abandoned. Bought it 6 months ago and started the rebuild. Alternator not even wired,...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 14-02-2020, 09:24
Replies: 29
Views: 9,083
Posted By EqPierre
Re: Painting surface rust on marine diesel

Going to try this on my 30 year old but never used engine that has suffered rain damage. Hope I can find it here and that Ospho 605 comes with adequate instructions. Thanks guys!
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 31-01-2020, 13:42
Replies: 69
Views: 8,462
Posted By EqPierre
Re: 20V drill to hoist dinghy?

The winch-bit idea has been commercialized long time, even seen one on BOOT-2020 in Dusseldorf last week, a few stands away from the E-Winch :smiling:
Forum: General Sailing Forum 25-01-2020, 13:40
Replies: 48
Views: 7,827
Posted By EqPierre
Re: Want Mattress advice please.

Just went to Dusseldorf-Boot expo today and found this Flexima-mattresses (fleximanautic.com). Guess it's not cheap, but great technology! I will get them for my boat!
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 15-01-2020, 23:25
Replies: 5
Views: 1,252
Posted By EqPierre
Re: Propshaft coupling and ruddershaft bearing

Thanks Bob. The blue section I think is aluminium. I soaked the coupling with WD40 last week so I hope I can take it appart next weekend. Do you think the rudderbearing also acts as a sealing? The...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 15-01-2020, 22:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,252
Posted By EqPierre
Propshaft coupling and ruddershaft bearing

Can anyone identify these items i found on my project-boat? I would like to re-use them but got no idea of the exact functioning... I guess one is a flexible shaft coupling and the other one a kind...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 13-11-2019, 03:26
Replies: 51
Views: 13,920
Posted By EqPierre
Re: fiberglass over steel ??

Thanks for the reply's guys. I agree with Clockwork that cloth in epoxy over freshly sandblasted steel would be a very good protective layer, but what worries me is the ease the cloth comes off the...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-11-2019, 00:39
Replies: 51
Views: 13,920
Posted By EqPierre
Re: fiberglass over steel ??

This is an 11 years old thread, hope somebody still reads it? I just bought a steel sailboat hull with engine an some timber inside. The deck, cabin outside and cockpit all have a layer of...
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