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Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 15-08-2013, 01:50
Replies: 40
Views: 4,606
Posted By slipstreamcat
Re: An idea - a "Missing Yachts" sub forum?

Well done Dave a bloody good idea:thumb:
Forum: General Sailing Forum 25-07-2013, 01:15
Replies: 46
Views: 38,191
Posted By slipstreamcat
Re: Best Way to Remove Mold in the Cabin

I agree but the best is straight white vinegar then rinse your sponge out in fresh water & dont rinse the vinegar on the surface.
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 21-07-2013, 15:07
Replies: 60
Views: 7,993
Posted By slipstreamcat
Re: Multihull bridle attachment

Hi read Multihull Seamanship by Gavin LeSueur page 25 ,I use this a Rolling hitch onto the anchor rode or sea anchor shows you how to set up a bridle.Good book alround.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 11-07-2013, 20:17
Replies: 41
Views: 6,171
Posted By slipstreamcat
Re: Where to find blue-water boats online?

Hi try New Zealand Trademe on the internet ,lots
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 11-07-2013, 01:44
Replies: 755
Views: 72,724
Posted By slipstreamcat
Re: New Zealand Immigration Officer Making Wild Claims

Sorry but we do,Non Gratis.barred from entry.Most country have & use this.
Not often for overstayers but neally always if conviction for drugs once a conviction has been served & its posted through...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 08-07-2013, 18:39
Replies: 755
Views: 72,724
Posted By slipstreamcat
Re: New Zealand Immigration Officer Making Wild Claims

Yes you dont have to tell me ,I am British & lived in NZ for forty five years,but at least the kiwis get visas before they leave as required & under the new law can only get a work visa if they have...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 08-07-2013, 15:09
Replies: 755
Views: 72,724
Posted By slipstreamcat
Thumbs up Re: New Zealand Immigration Officer Making Wild Claims

Once more well said could not have put it better myself.
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 08-07-2013, 15:05
Replies: 755
Views: 72,724
Posted By slipstreamcat
Re: New Zealand Immigration Officer Making Wild Claims

Why dont you hear it coming from UK & French press,look at the charts most of the traffic is in the English channel ,people swim it they dont have a tenth of the worlds sea to patrol & go looking...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 08-07-2013, 14:57
Replies: 755
Views: 72,724
Posted By slipstreamcat
Re: New Zealand Immigration Officer Making Wild Claims

Hi At the moment here in Northland where Opua is has one of the highest shortages of work in NZ ,there is not enough work for locals let alone bloody bluddgers like he is.
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 08-07-2013, 01:42
Replies: 755
Views: 72,724
Posted By slipstreamcat
Re: New Zealand Immigration Officer Making Wild Claims

Hi Knowazark well said I agree.I walk through & into the boat yard here in Opua were he is just about everyday.His boat is an utter tip,what should have happened instead of all the help he has got he...
Forum: Navigation 30-06-2013, 02:15
Replies: 914
Views: 223,942
Posted By slipstreamcat
Re: Schooner Nina - MERGED 3 THREADS

Hi David re BBC they may have picked up from Neville Blackemore on TVNZ 1 when he was giving an update he said we believe a catastrophic event has happened but we must still have hope.The Orion they...
Forum: Navigation 26-06-2013, 15:44
Replies: 914
Views: 223,942
Posted By slipstreamcat
re: Schooner Nina - MERGED 3 THREADS

Hi everthing that I know has been posted ,I would go on anything put out by SARS they have it covered & the best info, they have the very best chaps to deal with these searches & are up there in the...
Forum: Navigation 26-06-2013, 14:49
Replies: 914
Views: 223,942
Posted By slipstreamcat
re: Schooner Nina - MERGED 3 THREADS

Hi Cherie
We are dealing with nature & a sailing boat in a big pond,she is a solid girl by all accounts.What my mate Ted & SARS worked out is about now for her ,just hang in there people are very...
Forum: Navigation 21-06-2013, 01:31
Replies: 914
Views: 223,942
Posted By slipstreamcat
Thumbs up re: Schooner Nina - MERGED 3 THREADS

Hi Cherie
No you have the emails from Ted you put up,went to see him today but missed him prob went to lunch or out on Evi's boat thats the lady on Nina we know.If & when he gets an update he lets...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 19-06-2013, 22:30
Replies: 755
Views: 72,724
Posted By slipstreamcat
Re: New Zealand Immigration Officer Making Wild Claims

Hi I agree with Factor only inspections are required for NZ Registered yachts they are called CAT 1.Immigration can not stop you.
Forum: Navigation 19-06-2013, 22:19
Replies: 914
Views: 223,942
Posted By slipstreamcat
Thumbs up update schooner Nina

Hi for those that have shown intrest in the schooner Nina,my good mate phoned my today saying he had an update from NZ SARS they had got a call from Aussie SARS saying they had picked up an...
Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 19-06-2013, 01:17
Replies: 40
Views: 4,606
Posted By slipstreamcat
Thumbs up Re: An idea - a "Missing Yachts" sub forum?

Good idea find out how to set it up.
Forum: Navigation 15-06-2013, 14:44
Replies: 67
Views: 5,291
Posted By slipstreamcat
Re: Missing boats threads

Yes Bazzer mybe a DREAM as other have said not everyone has money,& around here if you hit a whale all the stuff you carry if you give him a headache & he hits back you aint got time for all your...
Forum: Navigation 15-06-2013, 14:32
Replies: 914
Views: 223,942
Posted By slipstreamcat
re: Schooner Nina - MERGED 3 THREADS

Hi again who knows could be new motor not allowing power generator to batts so inturn cannot charge satphone could be anything ,gremlins & boats we all get them.cheers
Forum: Navigation 14-06-2013, 22:04
Replies: 914
Views: 223,942
Posted By slipstreamcat
re: Schooner Nina - MERGED 3 THREADS

Hi Friends Nina, today 15 june 17 05 pm NZ
Just had an update from my mate who has today spoken to SARS NZ search & rescue they both have been over present weather wind patterns & expected wind the...
Forum: Navigation 14-06-2013, 16:41
Replies: 914
Views: 223,942
Posted By slipstreamcat
re: Schooner Nina - MERGED 3 THREADS

Hi It wasnt a piece paper it was we are told a PAGER she was carrying ,the tracking device that logs lats & log is called Pacific Seafares Net we use it all the time it has stopped on Yotreps showing...
Forum: Navigation 14-06-2013, 15:16
Replies: 914
Views: 223,942
Posted By slipstreamcat
re: Schooner Nina - MERGED 3 THREADS

Hi Rebel heart they should have an epirb agree the family dont seem to know,the skipper does not know these waters the Tasman one of the worst in the world ive done it 4 times he is a sevice boat...
Forum: Navigation 14-06-2013, 13:48
Replies: 914
Views: 223,942
Posted By slipstreamcat
Re:friends schooner nina

Hi will keep you updated with any news good or bad.The only other bit news is one of crew had a sort of pager which gave her position everyday so as son could keep track of her sailing,we dont know...
Forum: Navigation 14-06-2013, 01:18
Replies: 914
Views: 223,942
Posted By slipstreamcat
re: Schooner Nina - MERGED 3 THREADS

Hi family of schooner Nina update today nz 14 june.
My mate informed nz maritime search rescue this morning with concerns they are onto it they have contacted Australian search rescue asking for any...
Forum: Navigation 13-06-2013, 14:01
Replies: 914
Views: 223,942
Posted By slipstreamcat
re: Schooner Nina - MERGED 3 THREADS

Hi I live in Opua NZ where Nina left from have people on board I know my mate is looking after their yacht,we have had some lows coming over from Aussie so nina would have had it on her nose not the...
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