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Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 11-02-2020, 22:16
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Posted By Elaine and Tony
MD 2030C Heat exchanger/Exhaust manifold

Mine has self destructed so seeking second hand only if in good condition and reasonably priced. maybe from a re-power or similar

thank you
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 10-01-2020, 14:50
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Posted By Elaine and Tony
Markon SL 105 powerhead

I am seeking a replacement powerhead for my Nexgen generator. the kubota engine is workign just fine but the powerhead has blown beyond repair and I dont want to have to buy an entire genset. The...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 30-12-2019, 22:15
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: SCUBA primary hose sought

sensible idea - again I had a closed mind.

I was in the process of purchasing a Lagoon a couple of years ago which had one of those floating compressors on it with from memory four outlets. ...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 30-12-2019, 18:32
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: SCUBA primary hose sought

HI - I was incorrect in my original post but couldn't find a way to edit it. My idea is to simply replace one of the two secondary hoses that lead to the mouthpieces with the hooka and leave...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 30-12-2019, 17:09
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: SCUBA primary hose sought

Hopefully the issue is solved. I have bought a hooka 10 meter length and will simply take off the existing hose for the mouthpiece (or octi) and replace the hose with the hooka. Bottle and regulator...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 29-12-2019, 15:47
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: SCUBA primary hose sought

Thanks for that. I tried to order via Brownie but it seems they don't export to New Zealand so I went with another supplier. It probably wont be as good in terms of the fittings but at least it will...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 29-12-2019, 15:31
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: SCUBA primary hose sought

Thanks for all of the replies - I will go for the hooka hose and arrange it now

cheers
Forum: General Sailing Forum 29-12-2019, 14:26
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: SCUBA primary hose sought

I hadn't actually thought about that, I just went for the specific scuba hose. I wont be more than 2 meters deep at any time. We have a hydraulic workshop close by, Ill give them a call - thank you
Forum: General Sailing Forum 29-12-2019, 14:13
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By Elaine and Tony
SCUBA primary hose sought

HI Guys

sorry if this is in the wrong category but I didn't know where to post. I am seeking a supplier (or second hand if anyone has one) of a primary hose (Tank to Regulator) of around 8-10...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 08-06-2019, 21:13
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: wanted Saildrive - Volvo 120 S-E

Does anyone know the weight of a volvo 120 S saildrive please - I need it for freight arrangement - I have been told around 30Kg but seek confirmation

thanks
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 05-06-2019, 14:27
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By Elaine and Tony
wanted Saildrive - Volvo 120 S-E

Hi all

I am trying to locate a second hand saildrive in New Zealand for my boat. The model is 120 S-E with a ratio of 2.48 to 1. I have located two in USA but the shipping is very problematic so I...
Forum: Oceania - Australiana 24-04-2019, 13:38
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Cape Brett to Marsden Point

Hi

I am booked at Marsden Cove New Zealand to slip my boat and am looking for a recommended overnight bay somewhere between Cape Brett and Marsden Point. I have considered Tutukaka but am unsure...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 30-03-2019, 15:28
Replies: 13
Views: 2,095
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: Pole Mooring ropes

please do

cheers
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 30-03-2019, 15:21
Replies: 13
Views: 2,095
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: Pole Mooring ropes

after a couple of messy attempts at mooring I now stop in the river for a few minutes prior to mooring to get the flow, also checking out the other boats on the other moorings to see where they are...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 30-03-2019, 15:16
Replies: 13
Views: 2,095
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: Pole Mooring ropes

HI there

thanks for both of your replies - I bought four 20mm nylon ropes through an outfit in Christchurch that seem well made and do the job for me. My mooring is in a row of 7 at the bottom of...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 30-03-2019, 12:49
Replies: 13
Views: 2,095
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: Pole Mooring ropes

All good and thank you for what has generally clarified for me. By way of some explanation (rather than excuse) I refer to the mooring here in New Zealand as 'pile mooring' and thus referred to the...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 29-03-2019, 21:44
Replies: 13
Views: 2,095
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: Pole Mooring ropes

HI there

we are pretty sorted now and have tried a few things as we worked through the process. Being novices it took a bit of working out but we are almost there. How we have ended up is this. On...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 29-12-2018, 18:56
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Life raft advice please

Looking for some sage advice. I have a life-raft on my Manta 42 which was new in 2015 and up for service now. I am not going to be doing anything other than coastal cruising in New Zealand waters for...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 17-11-2018, 16:40
Replies: 13
Views: 2,095
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Pole Mooring ropes

Not too sure if this is the right group in the forum but I have a question on mooring ropes for my Manta 42 Catamaran

I am on a pole mooring in the estuary by my home. It is fairly sheltered but...
Forum: Navigation 03-11-2018, 13:58
Replies: 2
Views: 1,464
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: Map for Garmin 60Csx handheld

Thanks for that - I have no idea how the maps I used in Asia were created, I was helped along the way by some friends with similar interests and greater skills in IT than me.

My NZ road map I used...
Forum: Navigation 03-11-2018, 13:11
Replies: 2
Views: 1,464
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Map for Garmin 60Csx handheld

HI guys

Being new to this I apologise for my lack of knowledge. In a previous life before I bought my boat my delight was to motorcycle off road routes throughout Asia. To this end I bought and...
Forum: Navigation 26-10-2018, 20:39
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: course test

Hi again - thank you all for the discussion, it was really helpful. Today I got my 100% mark at last for the Navigation but one question was a real pain. The question was around the positioning of...
Forum: Navigation 20-10-2018, 17:41
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: course test

I will try to explain one I am struggling with. It is around variation. There is an image of the compass with the arrow just off to the east from 0 degrees and has the following words on the bearing....
Forum: Navigation 20-10-2018, 13:41
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By Elaine and Tony
Re: course test

looks like I am having trouble with the attachment. I have it as PDF and doc
Forum: Navigation 20-10-2018, 13:20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By Elaine and Tony
course test

Hi

In preparation of getting our boat we are going through some online learning. The Navigation part has 30 questions, all of which have to be answered correctly. The problem is we keep getting 29...
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