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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 02-01-2022, 01:23
Replies: 24
Views: 1,106
Posted By keithw88
Re: Overhaul & refit of a Falmouth Gypsy 24 (1973)

I think it’s great you want to resurrect this boat. The class has elements of being a classic and many people have very fond memories of such boats.
I write as someone who has several times spent...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 14-12-2021, 02:25
Replies: 3
For Sale: Moody 52 Carbineer
Views: 1,219
Posted By keithw88
Re: Moody 52 Carbineer

Will do so tomorrow! Best wishes, Keith
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 08-12-2021, 16:56
Replies: 160
Views: 29,686
Posted By keithw88
Re: Ahoy Carbineer 46 Owners

Hi Mike,
No :) My boat is in much better condition! Was L’Equilibre when I bought her in 2013 via Ancasta, Palma de Mallorca. Now duty and tax paid in NZ, but I guess that doesn’t help Aussies!
K
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 08-12-2021, 15:39
Replies: 3
For Sale: Moody 52 Carbineer
Views: 1,219
Posted By keithw88
Moody 52 Carbineer

I have decided to sell my Moody 52 “Equilibre” ( it’s also called a Carbineer 52).
It is in really good condition with no deferred maintenance (eg, I have had virtually every electric motor taken...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 08-12-2021, 15:25
Replies: 160
Views: 29,686
Posted By keithw88
Re: Ahoy Carbineer 46 Owners

Dear All, my Moody 52 Carbineer is for sale :(
It is in really good condition with no deferred maintenance (eg, I have had virtually every electric motor taken off, dismantled and fully serviced in...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 11-10-2021, 14:22
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By keithw88
Any experience with electric pods? Combi-Nautic?

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I am considering fitting an electric pod to a little long-keeled sailing boat (6ms). As it has a high transom, an outboard is not feasible. I am aware that a diesel has many advantages,...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 28-07-2021, 11:38
Replies: 30
Views: 2,737
Posted By keithw88
Re: Spain -- Local Knowledge Needed

I second Palma de Mallorca. There is an abundance of really good contractors there. (I had a lot of work done over the five years I had my boat there,) CD
Forum: Oceania - Australiana 25-07-2021, 05:06
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By keithw88
Re: GBR - UNESCO World Heritage Ruling

Hermia II suggest we watch a Youtube clip. In turn, I suggest that anyone who is interested in doing so also research the presenter’s history. Professor Peter Ridd is well known for opposing the...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 10-07-2021, 13:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By keithw88
Re: Wireless remote control - assistance please!

Thank you all! It’s a work in progress, but first stop will be the Quick system as it is waterproof.(It does include the word ‘Marine’ in its name, though, which triples the price of course!)
Forum: General Sailing Forum 08-07-2021, 16:47
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By keithw88
Wireless remote control - assistance please!

Dear Experts,

I have a MaxPower bow thruster which I would like to control by a wireless remote control (to facilitate picking up mooring lines in my marine berth - my boat is too high and too...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 06-07-2021, 13:32
Replies: 25
Views: 2,877
Posted By keithw88
Re: Neat diagrams of locations of safety gear?

It’s a learning aid, not a set of instructions. New crew need to be introduced to a lot of new information and written material is needed to reinforce the walk-throughs and training I have to give as...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 05-07-2021, 15:02
Replies: 25
Views: 2,877
Posted By keithw88
Re: Neat diagrams of locations of safety gear?

Hi Sailsf; my boat was built before boat manuals were thought of! My documentation is pretty thorough; about 40 office-style hanging files, but I need diagrams of the safety equipment for new crew to...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 05-07-2021, 14:52
Replies: 25
Views: 2,877
Posted By keithw88
Re: Neat diagrams of locations of safety gear?

Dear SeanPatrick, that is a very generous offer, thank you. However, thanks to Requiem, I have now made a decent boat outline which I am making into three versions for the different levels (hull,...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 05-07-2021, 14:45
Replies: 25
Views: 2,877
Posted By keithw88
Re: Neat diagrams of locations of safety gear?

Hi Little Wings. Yes, I am familiar with the regulatory requirements (I had a commercially endorsed MCA/RYA YM Offshore Instructor cert for a time), but I have never put together all the...
Forum: Fountaine Pajot 05-07-2021, 03:25
Replies: 29
Views: 2,358
Posted By keithw88
Re: New and need some assistance please

There are many sailing clubs around Brisbane. Here’s one that looks well worth trying:
https://www.rqys.com.au/brisbane-sailing-school-how-to-sail/
Most of us messed up the first few times we took...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 04-07-2021, 18:48
Replies: 25
Views: 2,877
Posted By keithw88
Re: Neat diagrams of locations of safety gear?

Wow, that’s great! It’s beyond what I expected I cd reach, so it sets the standard and I will see what I can do to get close. Thank you very much and congratulations!
Forum: General Sailing Forum 04-07-2021, 15:14
Replies: 25
Views: 2,877
Posted By keithw88
Re: Neat diagrams of locations of safety gear?

I have a reasonable shape for my hull outline now - thanks to Requiem. I tried to post the file here for others to copy and modify as they wish, but the Forum doesn’t accept Mac files with .key...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 04-07-2021, 12:38
Replies: 25
Views: 2,877
Posted By keithw88
Re: Neat diagrams of locations of safety gear?

Nice examples! But what I need is to build up my own, so my request was for help in drawing my own (I need three different pages and want to make them consistent, and better looking than I would...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 04-07-2021, 03:48
Replies: 160
Views: 29,686
Posted By keithw88
Re: Ahoy Carbineer 46 Owners

I have not seen or at least noticed that: looks quite cool, though!
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 04-07-2021, 02:58
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By keithw88
Re: New UK Guy, living & sailing Greece (Lefkas)

Membership of The Cruising Association (https://www.theca.org.uk) will be worth its weight in gold for answers to questions like that (I have just resigned because I am half the world away and likely...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 04-07-2021, 02:34
Replies: 25
Views: 2,877
Posted By keithw88
Re: Neat diagrams of locations of safety gear?

Hey SeanPatrick,
Lovely drawings!! Sadly (for this purpose!), my boat is a 52’ version with a somewhat different layout and I need several different horizontal slices to show eg the sea-cocks below...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 03-07-2021, 21:48
Replies: 25
Views: 2,877
Posted By keithw88
Re: Neat diagrams of locations of safety gear?

Great, Requiem, thank you very much (I shall post back on here if I make something I am pleased with)!
Forum: General Sailing Forum 03-07-2021, 20:54
Replies: 25
Views: 2,877
Posted By keithw88
Neat diagrams of locations of safety gear?

Dear All,
In preparing for some trips with new crew, I need to produce diagrams and other documentation showing the locations of safety items, etc.
Does anyone have a neat outline of the waterline...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 02-07-2021, 16:35
Replies: 160
Views: 29,686
Posted By keithw88
Re: Ahoy Carbineer 46 Owners

Will post photos soonish when I get back to the boat (am a bit convalescent right now).
I needed a few moments to grasp what you mean by “pistol inlays”: I am guessing you mean an outline of a...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 02-07-2021, 16:04
Replies: 160
Views: 29,686
Posted By keithw88
Re: Ahoy Carbineer 46 Owners

CARBINEER WINDOW FRAMES: A CAUTIONARY TALE
Dear All, I have ripped out the horrible AHMoody aluminium frames for my pilothouse windows and have installed modern glued-in (actually glued-on) windows....
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