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Forum: Multihull Sailboats 11-04-2021, 01:49
Replies: 13
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Posted By Dan Morton
Re: Whitsundays and Hook Reef

Thanks everyone for the information
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 05-04-2021, 05:21
Replies: 13
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Posted By Dan Morton
Re: Whitsundays and Hook Reef

Thanks Tim Iíll do some more research on the waterfall
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 05-04-2021, 03:01
Replies: 13
Views: 1,357
Posted By Dan Morton
Whitsundays and Hook Reef

Hi Cruisers,

I am sailing to the Whitsundays this season and would appreciate anyones experiences on the best places to visit. And has anyone anchored at hook reef and can you use the mooring or...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 17-02-2021, 18:06
Replies: 24
Views: 9,703
Posted By Dan Morton
Re: Bridle Triangle Angles

Hi cruisers,

I read the above post on bridles and was also interested if anyone has a catamaran on a swing mooring and what bridle shape do they use. I have a 38fit lightwave, the main problem...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 12-12-2020, 00:51
Replies: 0
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Posted By Dan Morton
Bellow replacement for Volvo Penta sail drive

Hi cruisers, Volvo Penta suggest changing the bellows on the D1-30 sail drives every 7 yrs, plenty of owners have said they never do, but has anyone ever had to change them and was it on a routine...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 23-11-2020, 20:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By Dan Morton
Re: main drive thru hull seal

Hi yes I mean the main seal the drive leg goes through, the main seal that keeps the water out of the boat
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 23-11-2020, 19:01
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By Dan Morton
main drive thru hull seal

Dear All

I am purchasing a boat and it has the original thru hull seals currently 13 yrs old.

Some persons say you never need to change them unless there is signs of wear or water ingress.
...
Forum: Navigation 14-11-2020, 22:04
Replies: 17
Views: 2,951
Posted By Dan Morton
Re: Anchorages Yamba to Southport, east coast Oz

Thanks everyone for the advise, I will think on it, Dan
Forum: Navigation 13-11-2020, 19:34
Replies: 17
Views: 2,951
Posted By Dan Morton
Forum: Navigation 13-11-2020, 17:26
Replies: 17
Views: 2,951
Posted By Dan Morton
Re: Anchorages Yamba to Southport, east coast Oz

Thanks Jim that gives me confidence, to anchor at Byron and certainly seems better than the Ballina option, in terms of position, have you anchored at the chart anchor label just south of Julian...
Forum: Navigation 13-11-2020, 16:23
Replies: 17
Views: 2,951
Posted By Dan Morton
Anchorages Yamba to Southport, east coast Oz

Hi all,

I am new to coastal sailing as all my sailing has been in Moreton Bay, but having recently up graded to a 38ft Lightwave, I am now planning my first coastal cruise.

I looked up a 2010...
Forum: Meets & Greets 13-11-2020, 16:14
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By Dan Morton
Re: Dan the man

Hi fellow cruisers, itís Dan the man back and I am very excited, just put a deposit on a 38ft Lightwave, so Iíve found my dream boat thinking it was going to be at least a year before I found...
Forum: Meets & Greets 25-10-2020, 04:23
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By Dan Morton
Re: Dan the man

Yes Fountaine Pajot
Forum: Meets & Greets 24-10-2020, 20:08
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By Dan Morton
Dan the man

Hi this is Dan the man, (Dan Morton), I've been visiting the cruisin forum for over a year now, so I thought it was about time for an intro from me.

I am married to my soul mate Therese, Therese...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 01-08-2020, 02:07
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By Dan Morton
Maxim catamaran

I know there were some earlier posts on Maxim catamarans and I was wondering if anyone can shed light on the minimum bridge deck clearance and is it a problem. Would love to hear from Maxim 38 owners...
Forum: Oceania - Australiana 18-07-2020, 14:48
Replies: 20
Views: 3,711
Posted By Dan Morton
Re: Is a FP 36ft cat a blue water or not

Thanks good to know it’s class A
Forum: Oceania - Australiana 18-07-2020, 05:18
Replies: 20
Views: 3,711
Posted By Dan Morton
pirate Is a FP 36ft cat a blue water or not

Hi Iím new to cruise forum, I have sold my Roberts 27 and I am looking at buying a cruising cat and would love a Fountaine Pajot 42, but hard to find one for less than 300K. So considering a smaller...
Forum: Our Community 29-06-2020, 03:37
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By Dan Morton
Smile Leopard or Maxim catamaran

Do these catamaran suffer from slamming in rough weather due lack of bridge deck clearance or is this an unfair criticism, what experience have owners of these boats had with regards to bridge deck...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 23-02-2020, 03:16
Replies: 25
Views: 9,391
Posted By Dan Morton
Re: Maxwell Winch Manual Posted Here

Just to add to your list, I am servicing mine so would love to have a manual for the 22, thanks, Dan, danmortonoz@gmail.com, thanks
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 28-01-2020, 05:04
Replies: 0
Views: 735
Posted By Dan Morton
Brady Catamarans

Does anyone have knowledge on the sailing ability of a Brady 40, I am unsure as Brady manufactures power and sail cats, so how good are they at sailing.
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