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Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 12-04-2015, 05:19
Replies: 28
Views: 4,969
Posted By Delay
Can anyone help identify what this is?

Thanks everyone for all the useful (and not so useful) answers!

You're right about me not needing one in Esslingen! I've actually moved back to Sydney, but Esslingen will be forever in my heart....
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 11-04-2015, 00:43
Replies: 28
Views: 4,969
Posted By Delay
Can anyone help identify what this is?

I recently bought my first boat. A 24ft Roberts design. I pulled this off it today and have no idea what it is/for. Is it an awning or a drift anchor?100225
It's not symmetrical for some reason

...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-05-2013, 03:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By Delay
Re: Black Hole of the Lake

Australia doesn't have too many frozen lakes... and we don't speak a language that sounds Eastern European/ Russian, although it may sound like it to some
Forum: Cruising News & Events 23-03-2013, 18:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,826
Posted By Delay
Must we bring up 1983?

Must we bring up 1983?
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 21-01-2013, 16:28
Replies: 83
Views: 53,347
Posted By Delay
Is the goal the challenge of actually "rounding...

Is the goal the challenge of actually "rounding the horn" or is the goal to get from east coast to west coast (or vice versa) safely?

Why don't people go through the Strait of Magellan? It seems...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 21-01-2013, 11:45
Replies: 120
Views: 20,128
Posted By Delay
Vino, someone mentioned your dog can load on USAF...

Vino, someone mentioned your dog can load on USAF helicopters. Is this true?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-01-2013, 09:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By Delay
I was in a powerboat cruising around and came...

I was in a powerboat cruising around and came across a plastic bottle. Being one of the seemingly very few people who don't like plastic in waterways I came alongside and picked it up.
I was rather...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 11-01-2013, 11:48
Replies: 25
Views: 3,205
Posted By Delay
Re: How Do You Pronounce It?

I speak British English, so we run with BEE also.
Forum: Navigation 03-12-2012, 10:12
Replies: 136
Views: 14,694
Posted By Delay
Re: South Pacific Island discovered......to not exist!

Claimed to be an error by Australian whalers in 1876. Or so the German news tells me.
Forum: Our Community 30-11-2012, 07:37
Replies: 84
Views: 9,090
Posted By Delay
Re: heck yeah i singlehanded!

Well I'm impressed :thumb:
Forum: Navigation 22-11-2012, 14:38
Replies: 136
Views: 14,694
Posted By Delay
Re: South Pacific Island discovered......to not exist!

You can tell it's a French ship because they always fly a white flag
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 10-11-2012, 17:07
Replies: 57
Views: 4,641
Posted By Delay
Re: To your health

Once cancer is cured, what will we donate all our money to? :confused:

Finding a cure for stupidity I suppose :rolleyes:
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 07-11-2012, 06:49
Replies: 17
Views: 3,655
Posted By Delay
Re: What is a " spare man"

I googled "Spare man sailing" and 'i'm feeling lucky' and it brought me here. Care to explain what it is now?
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 05-11-2012, 05:46
Replies: 55
Views: 7,677
Posted By Delay
Re: Sexiest interior fixtures?

All of the above :thumb:
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 30-10-2012, 13:15
Replies: 24
Views: 4,787
Posted By Delay
Re: New to Live aboard life. Looking into it.

How is this different to "I don't know how to drive but i'm willing to buy a car and learn"? Don't be such a hardarse
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 25-10-2012, 02:58
Replies: 18
Views: 4,528
Posted By Delay
Re: Dream Boats French Polynesia Catana 47

The old "forget the attachment" trap. I always start my emails with adding the attachment to prevent exactly this.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 08-10-2012, 11:55
Replies: 14
Views: 2,467
Posted By Delay
Re: Marina Called, I Have 4" Of Water Under My Keel

The Aral sea is a different case as it is largely due to the rivers being diverted for cotton growing in... Uzbekistan, right? If these rivers we no longer diverted the water would come back and the...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 30-09-2012, 02:45
Replies: 432
Views: 55,786
Posted By Delay
Re: Security - What do You Do ?

It's just for a bit of fun, but I know if I jumped on board a boat to steal X and god hit with up to 600 rubber balls, in those 10 seconds I would probably reconsider my career choices.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 30-09-2012, 01:29
Replies: 432
Views: 55,786
Posted By Delay
Re: Security - What do You Do ?

https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/munitions/images/m5_MCCM.jpg

M5 MCCM non-lethal claymore (https://www.pica.army.mil/pmccs/CombatMunitions/NonLethalAmmo/M5-Modular.html)

Why get a...
Forum: Meets & Greets 28-09-2012, 10:53
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By Delay
Welcome, welcome! Neat name!

Welcome, welcome! Neat name!
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 28-09-2012, 00:19
Replies: 0
Views: 853
Posted By Delay
Power System Compliance

Hey guys,

I did a quick search and couldn't bring anything up.

I was wondering if there are any electrical compliance laws when taking a boat to Australia. Planning on a Bene or Jeanne so the...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 28-09-2012, 00:01
Replies: 432
Views: 55,786
Posted By Delay
Re: Security - What do You Do ?

Using the same method;
USA 4.2/100,000 (total 12996)
United Kingdom 1.2/100,000 (total 722)

And for the record, I'm going to defend my numbers here by saying that it was just a quick wiki...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 27-09-2012, 23:30
Replies: 432
Views: 55,786
Posted By Delay
Re: Security - What do You Do ?

I decided to chime in here and actually took a look at them.
Firearm related homicides per 100,000 people in England is 0.07.
Firearm related homicides per 100,000 people in the USA is 59 times...
Forum: Meets & Greets 27-09-2012, 12:54
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By Delay
Re: Better make myself known

I'm a sucker for peer pressure. I'm now a member.

I'm also a little sad a Gord never welcomed me to the forum... And on that note; thanks noelex
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 27-09-2012, 12:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,628
Posted By Delay
Re: Learning the fiddle

I bought myself a Uke to learn on a boat. I also need a lot more practice, and quite frankly I think I'm at a disadvantage as I am the least musical person on the planet. I struggle playing the...
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