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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 07-09-2019, 00:32
Replies: 89
Views: 19,552
Posted By SKG56
Re: Thinking of buying a Flicka 20

Just buy a Westsail 32, it will take you anywhere and also take care of you, about 30k will get you a good one, perfect for 2, storage, fuel capacity and so much more
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 02-02-2019, 08:14
Replies: 16
Views: 2,106
Posted By SKG56
Re: Registering a UK registered boat in the US or Caymans

I have read a little about that, I will certainly look into that, no question, Thanks
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 02-02-2019, 07:59
Replies: 16
Views: 2,106
Posted By SKG56
Re: Registering a UK registered boat in the US or Caymans

Thanks, this seems to be the best approach once I get the registration that's on the boat
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 02-02-2019, 07:54
Replies: 16
Views: 2,106
Posted By SKG56
Re: Registering a UK registered boat in the US or Caymans

Ok, Boatman and Dockhead, The broker tells me the UK registration is on the boat, we should be able to follow up and find out where this registration stands now. If in fact it's been over 5 years and...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 02-02-2019, 04:35
Replies: 16
Views: 2,106
Posted By SKG56
Re: Registering a UK registered boat in the US or Caymans

Thanks Dockhead, I'm not wanting to register the boat in the UK, the broker bought the boat from the previous owner, he registered the boat in one of the states in OZ, basically what I want to do is...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 02-02-2019, 01:10
Replies: 16
Views: 2,106
Posted By SKG56
Registering a UK registered boat in the US or Caymans

I'm looking at a sailboat for sale in Australia, the broker says it's registered in the UK but is not sure if it is still valid or lapsed, I'm trying to find out how I would register that boat in the...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 31-12-2018, 06:47
Replies: 66
Views: 9,253
Posted By SKG56
Re: How do you eradicate a termite infestation

Thanks Lady S, and thanks to everyone that's responded to my thread here, I'm scheduled to see the Nic 35 Jan 10, I'm going to take some photos of everything and post them on this thread for anybody...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 30-12-2018, 01:22
Replies: 66
Views: 9,253
Posted By SKG56
Re: How do you eradicate a termite infestation

Yes, Being patient is a good attribute to have for sure, But I know the W32, I had a damn good one. Your right of course. This is probably the last one for me so I have to be sure that what I buy is...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 29-12-2018, 23:34
Replies: 66
Views: 9,253
Posted By SKG56
Re: How do you eradicate a termite infestation

Who needs the grief ? Yes, I certainly don't, Been in communication alot with owner of the W32, he's told me everything he thinks it needs, I'll see, if it turns out that's he's right I'm probably...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 29-12-2018, 20:35
Replies: 66
Views: 9,253
Posted By SKG56
Re: How do you eradicate a termite infestation

" KILL A FEW, LEAVE A FEW ! " Yeah, I think that says it all, I guess I could do some major demo and come back with new, major in if it's bad. Going have a look anyway. Never been Ao Po Marina so...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 29-12-2018, 19:04
Replies: 66
Views: 9,253
Posted By SKG56
Re: How do you eradicate a termite infestation

Thanks everybody for responding. This thing bothers me and I'm just don't think I want get involved with what it will take to assure eradication. I've made an appointment to see this boat and will be...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 29-12-2018, 05:32
Replies: 66
Views: 9,253
Posted By SKG56
Re: How do you eradicate a termite infestation

Yeah, When I get there I'll see how bad it is, I really like this Nic 35, read and heard good things about them so we'll see.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 29-12-2018, 03:38
Replies: 66
Views: 9,253
Posted By SKG56
Re: How do you eradicate a termite infestation

Thanks Ann, There are 2 boats I will be looking on this R&R, the termite boat Nic 35 and another W32, both in Thailand, sold my W32 in Washington, I just couln't get to her enough to warrent the slip...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 29-12-2018, 03:21
Replies: 66
Views: 9,253
Posted By SKG56
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 29-12-2018, 01:41
Replies: 66
Views: 9,253
Posted By SKG56
How do you eradicate a termite infestation

I'm going to be looking at another boat in Phuket Thailand in January, it's a Nicholson 35. I've been told by the broker that it has a termite infestation, he said they are putting out poison for the...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-12-2018, 18:54
Replies: 67
Views: 13,491
Posted By SKG56
Re: Nicholson 31 or Westsail 32?

Looks like that W32 in Thailand, that I mentioned earlier, is still for sale. The owner contacted me yesterday and said the other guys flagged out on him. Not surprised really. She is a fine one and...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 24-12-2018, 21:44
Replies: 67
Views: 13,491
Posted By SKG56
Re: Nicholson 31 or Westsail 32?

Here is a Nic 35 in Phuket, its listed on Boatshed Phuket, this is a fine example, it is out of your price range and also a long way from your part of the world, Since I spend most of my time in SEA...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 24-12-2018, 10:12
Replies: 83
Views: 14,453
Posted By SKG56
Re: Robert Perry 47 Taiwanese Built

I have laughed all the way thru this, El P has nailed this, I think this guy is pulling everybodys leg
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 24-11-2018, 02:35
Replies: 47
Views: 8,130
Posted By SKG56
Re: Stuck in Mexico: need advice

https://www.amazon.com/Boatowners-Mechanical-Electrical-Manual-Essential/dp/0071432388/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1543052028&sr=1-2&keywords=sailboat+electrical+systems
Forum: Training, Licensing & Certification 14-11-2018, 00:41
Replies: 6
Views: 1,611
Posted By SKG56
Re: VANISHED

I just read this also, there is a book I read called Singlehanded Sailing by Richard Henderson, it's a good read, there is a section in that book that looks at the different personalities that you...
Forum: Asia 08-11-2018, 23:06
Replies: 17
Views: 4,731
Posted By SKG56
Re: Recommendations for broker/surveyor/help in Thailand/Malaysia

Should have mentioned that none of the three I was looking at were W32's, the one in Fiji is a Young Sun 35, great boat in my opinion, Bob Perry said same about this boat even though he does not...
Forum: Asia 08-11-2018, 21:46
Replies: 17
Views: 4,731
Posted By SKG56
Re: Recommendations for broker/surveyor/help in Thailand/Malaysia

Thailand has been my home base since 2009, I sold my W32 in Washington because I was only getting to it maybe once a year, I don't like going back to the States unless I have to, I'm buying another...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 24-10-2018, 20:01
Replies: 63
Views: 15,475
Posted By SKG56
Re: MALAYSIA as a Home Base?

Thailand has been my home base for almost 10 years, I sold my W32 in Washington State, was going back maybe once a year, looking to buy another boat in SEA, Phuket or Langkawi, I'm looking at one in...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 23-10-2018, 07:08
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By SKG56
Re: 1969 Dreadnought?

Yeah, The Dreadnought is a tough go anywhere boat, thought about one myself at one time, but like Grant said, money and time, for sure a lot of both, In my view it's better to get a boat that's...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 13-11-2017, 20:51
Replies: 229
Views: 28,799
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