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Forum: Classifieds Archive 05-03-2013, 03:43
Replies: 0
Views: 1,170
Posted By rusky
Thumbs up Sail - Jib for KP 46

Jib used for Kelly Peterson. In good to fair condition. I just dont need it anymore.
Located in Brisbane,QLD, make a reasonable offer.
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Forum: Classifieds Archive 12-02-2013, 14:47
Replies: 9
For Sale: Davits Stainless
Views: 2,383
Posted By rusky
Knot smart The Davits are in Australia...

Knot smart
The Davits are in Australia (Brisbane)
Forum: Classifieds Archive 12-02-2013, 01:13
Replies: 9
For Sale: Davits Stainless
Views: 2,383
Posted By rusky
Re: Davits Stainless

Come on guys - any offers will be considered
Forum: Classifieds Archive 12-02-2013, 01:12
Replies: 1
For Sale: VHF GME GX548
Views: 2,529
Posted By rusky
Re: VHF GME GX548

SOLD
THANKS
Forum: Classifieds Archive 11-02-2013, 02:42
Replies: 9
For Sale: Davits Stainless
Views: 2,383
Posted By rusky
Davits Stainless

Stainless Steel Dinghy Davits for sale.

Suitable for both yachts or power boats.

Davits are over engineered but lightweight.

Manufactured approx 2006.

Size as follows : Base width...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 11-02-2013, 02:37
Replies: 1
For Sale: VHF GME GX548
Views: 2,529
Posted By rusky
pirate VHF GME GX548

Brand new, never out of original wrapping. Kept as spare whilst cruising and stored in waterproof container.

Marine Transceiver with Microphone
Mounting Bracket, screws and gimbal knobs ...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 17-10-2012, 00:34
Replies: 16
Views: 2,109
Posted By rusky
Re: Yachtie rescued of NSW Coast

Well he is safe now.

I heard on the radio that he had lost his mast and was running out of fuel !

[ however news reports are often a little sensationalised]
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15-09-2012, 04:20
Replies: 20
Views: 2,327
Posted By rusky
Re: Illuminate me.

Yeah too true.

Well, I have been at anchor at a deserted Island for days or a week and then another boat turns up. They have 1-5 miles of space to anchor in, but must anchor almost under our...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13-09-2012, 13:51
Replies: 20
Views: 2,327
Posted By rusky
Re: Illuminate me.

A couple of seasons ago, we were quietly in Pearl Bay when about 4pm, I heard the rumble of big engines. Around the corner came 1, then 2, then 3, then 4 ~50' Riviera type things, all on the half...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 26-08-2012, 14:17
Replies: 69
Views: 5,832
Posted By rusky
Re: Yacht, not under command

I saw this set, indicating 'not under command' up on another live aboard and sat and thought.

Now 'not under command' does not necessarily mean not mechanically functioning.

Last trip up...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 26-08-2012, 03:21
Replies: 69
Views: 5,832
Posted By rusky
Re: Yacht, not under command

Thanks for your responses.

I had thought of all the above, except that there may be no 'skipper' to take the responsibility.

So thanks again.
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 26-08-2012, 00:50
Replies: 69
Views: 5,832
Posted By rusky
Yacht, Not Under Command

Here is a hypothetical question, more for the Aussie's as that is where I am!

If I fly the signals which indicate the yacht is not under command,
ie: either 2 black balls or at night, 2...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 25-08-2012, 21:44
Replies: 84
Views: 21,046
Posted By rusky
Re: Average Cruising Speed - Production Cats

I would agree entirely with this. Seen it happen enough times going up the same stretch of coast. Also on longer passages.
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 24-08-2012, 16:50
Replies: 8
Views: 3,107
Posted By rusky
Re: What to use for Boombrake?

I would second Simons comments.

I have a wichard [for simon, its the bees knees!]
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 23-08-2012, 13:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,871
Posted By rusky
Re: Whales - They are Big when You're in a Dinghy

Great vid catman
Where were they - I've seen em just off St Helena; and where do you moor?
Forum: Meets & Greets 31-07-2012, 14:08
Replies: 30
Views: 3,211
Posted By rusky
Re: Far North QLD Australia

Nah, I have a fibreglass sheet [2.5mm thick] on top and it covers the whole cockpit.
You have a slick looking boat . cheers
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 31-07-2012, 14:04
Replies: 50
Views: 7,033
Posted By rusky
Re: Saying goodbye to my best friend...

Sorry to hear of your loss. Pets are usually better friends and better company .
Forum: Meets & Greets 31-07-2012, 02:40
Replies: 30
Views: 3,211
Posted By rusky
Re: Far North QLD Australia

Well I just went all the way around Peel Is..:popcorn: Took my father in law out for a sail. He started off in sail, then went to steam , then ww2 turned up. He still can hold a course very well. He...
Forum: Meets & Greets 21-07-2012, 16:28
Replies: 30
Views: 3,211
Posted By rusky
Re: Far North QLD Australia

Not this season. Will go back up north next year.
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-07-2012, 05:12
Replies: 30
Views: 3,211
Posted By rusky
Re: Far North QLD Australia

Where are you heading out from and how far you thinking of going?
I'm in moreton bay
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 15-07-2012, 14:17
Replies: 7
Views: 1,634
Posted By rusky
Re: 3500 nautical miles with a jury rig

You have it right.

Its the mindset of the 'old style' cruiser vs the sat phone sailors [often used to sell/buy shares whilst away from teh office!]

I dont know how I would cope - fall apart...
Forum: Meets & Greets 30-06-2012, 16:09
Replies: 22
Views: 2,103
Posted By rusky
Re: Hi from Australia

Hi Jenny,
lovely boats.
come for a sail to sunny Qld
cheers
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 28-06-2012, 04:00
Replies: 15
Views: 2,227
Posted By rusky
Re: I Do Love my Free Stuff

CMD - What goes around....

Factor, just stay on your end of the aisle. I saw you looking at my anchor...Its too big for you.
Forum: Cruising News & Events 23-06-2012, 23:55
Replies: 2
Views: 1,344
Posted By rusky
Re: Vale Rolly Tasker

Yep, RIP Rolly Tasker.

I still have and use a lightweight inner drifter made by rolly ~ 15 or more years ago.

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Forum: Navigation 19-06-2012, 05:44
Replies: 17
Views: 1,931
Posted By rusky
Re: Earthquake in Australia

I opened my wallet............sorry guys, wont happen again
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