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Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 09-08-2020, 07:23
Replies: 132
Views: 9,367
Posted By dgmyles
Re: Cruisers seeking humanitarian refuge in NZ

I wonder if the families of the 5700 dead swedes would agree?
Forum: Our Community 26-07-2020, 00:14
Replies: 89
Views: 5,844
Posted By dgmyles
Re: An outboard push a benetau 42?

Having owned outboards on smaller fishing boats for nigh on 30 years now I would strongly recommend rebuilding the diesel.

You should be able to do a full rebuild on the diesel for less than...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 18-07-2020, 01:49
Replies: 234
Views: 24,954
Posted By dgmyles
Re: New Seawind - terrible helm

If you follow the channel you would already know that they have stated that they are receiving a favourable deal as part of the partnership with Seawind. They have been very open about it.

As far...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-05-2020, 01:58
Replies: 201
Views: 15,996
Posted By dgmyles
Re: The great multi vs mono debate

Well said 👏👏👏👏👏
Forum: General Sailing Forum 17-04-2020, 21:14
Replies: 68
Views: 6,034
Posted By dgmyles
Re: A little personal history with an honest question....

Whilst I have no personal experience e, a design I have been considering myself is the CSY 44. The full keel walk through version may well tick most if not all of your boxes They are available at...
Forum: Other 10-03-2020, 01:29
Replies: 96
Views: 7,059
Posted By dgmyles
Re: Why cruise where you cruise?

This sounds like a very interesting idea, give me 6 years to get on the water and I will be in.
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 24-02-2020, 16:13
Replies: 212
Views: 20,877
Posted By dgmyles
Re: Can you have Comfort, Value and Performance in a Catamaran?

So it may not quite be 48 foot but the Seawind 1260 would tick every other box. The build quality space and performance are exceptional. Or stretch the budget a little and have a look at the 1600.
Forum: Our Community 19-01-2020, 17:22
Replies: 27
Views: 3,631
Posted By dgmyles
Re: Stop my boat from flopping around in my slip

This may be a completely dumb idea but what about trying some 4 wheel drive style snatch straps.

You can get them rated to 10 or 12 ton and they are designed to stretch under load. If you were to...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-01-2020, 08:06
Replies: 107
Views: 11,838
Posted By dgmyles
Re: One Bed, Two Dreams

I find myself in a similar situation, hoping to retire in about 7 years and the dream has always been to see the world from the deck of our boat. We have been married for 19 years and together for...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-10-2019, 19:42
Replies: 119
Views: 12,671
Posted By dgmyles
Re: Month 37 Expenses of Cruising and Living on the Boat

LOL I missed the whole pole part at the top of then post and had to go back and find it....
Must be getting old.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 18-10-2019, 13:40
Replies: 50
Views: 5,484
Posted By dgmyles
Re: First Post..... Be gentle :-)

Thanks to all for some very good advice.

I have spent quite a bit of time on the water all be it under power not sail, so I am absolutely certain this life is for me. I have also organised to...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-10-2019, 23:28
Replies: 50
Views: 5,484
Posted By dgmyles
First Post..... Be gentle :-)

Hi Cruisers,

I am looking for some advice please. I have been dreaming about telling the boss to take his job and... for quite a while now and am getting steadily closer to the mark.

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