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Forum: Harbor Chat Yesterday, 12:38 AM
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Parks, you may be right. I wonder if you, or...

Parks, you may be right. I wonder if you, or anyone for that matter, might enjoy "The Kransky Sisters" rendition of the Beatles "Stayin Alive", with intro.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnnciM_r41s
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-14-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,139
Posted By BruceK
Great ideas above! Not a band name but there...

Great ideas above!
Not a band name but there was/is a racing sailboat here called "Occasional Coarse Language".
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-14-2019, 11:43 PM
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Views: 39,941
Posted By BruceK
George Michael in the early "Wham!" days: ...

George Michael in the early "Wham!" days:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIgZ7gMze7A
"Wake me up before you go-go, cause I`m not planning on going solo" Classy line!

He really could sing,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,174
Posted By BruceK
I was looking forward to Wifey B`s response to...

I was looking forward to Wifey B`s response to that.


Now,what`s the authoritative source for Nomad`s ">34ft it`s an MY"
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-14-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,693
Posted By BruceK
So, comfortable with the extra judicial killing...

So, comfortable with the extra judicial killing proposal? Followed of course by the traditional ending to Christian prayer?
Forum: General Maintenance 02-14-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By BruceK
Check this thread:...

Check this thread: http://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/s23/halvorsen-57-new-hull-colour-color-42206.html#post727052.
There was a previous one involving Pau Hana. Both boats live in the water.
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-14-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,693
Posted By BruceK
B & B is right. Far too much schadenfreude on...

B & B is right. Far too much schadenfreude on this thread.
Apologies for taking a word from another language but there is no English language word for it. And rightly so, broadly it means "deriving...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By BruceK
I recently walked on a balsa cored below (and...

I recently walked on a balsa cored below (and above) the water boat, which had not(to my knowledge) been hit by a car.
You have 3 separate issues:1. Why it broke a propshaft and how well that was...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,138
Posted By BruceK
Eric,An article I read said it`s not unusual for...

Eric,An article I read said it`s not unusual for sailboats on the wind to have the weather bilge fin break the water. I see the logic of what you and Auscan are saying. But,the phenomenon in a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,138
Posted By BruceK
It`s ok if you are dealing with a Snark and not a...

It`s ok if you are dealing with a Snark and not a Boojum.:)
The Marlow innovation is interesting,quite a different multipurpose development.
A Clipper40 in Coomera had bilge keels fitted midships,...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-13-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By BruceK
Search Ebay. They come with their own display...

Search Ebay. They come with their own display monitor and cost very little. Most are wireless.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,138
Posted By BruceK
Apart from important information about roll...

Apart from important information about roll improvement from bilge keel fins, this is the second article referencing the vessel "Boojum".
This I think comes from the Lewis Carroll poem "The Hunting...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-13-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,693
Posted By BruceK
If he is an arsonist, he`s not the first burned...

If he is an arsonist, he`s not the first burned by his own fire. He`ll be lucky, or on another view with those injuries, unlucky to survive the burns and likely infections.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By BruceK
Leakage and festering are 2 indicators. Usually...

Leakage and festering are 2 indicators. Usually they fail slowly with indications like drips and salt residue. Sudden failure is possible I suppose but less likely.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,038
Posted By BruceK
I prefer airdeck floors to wood slats(better...

I prefer airdeck floors to wood slats(better support) or aluminum(weight). At 10ft/4 adults it`s quite a large tender which would take the bigger motor. Advt doesn`t say the thickness of the pvc,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,138
Posted By BruceK
One advantage of passive "bilge fins", as the...

One advantage of passive "bilge fins", as the Millkraft Yard here calls them in an Invoice,is that although they are likely not as effective as active fins, they don`t need power,hydraulic and/or...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,138
Posted By BruceK
Bilge Keels

Has anyone fitted bilge keels to a trawler(let`s skip the semantics) or an SD power boat hull, with twins or single.

If so, what form did they take, where were they placed,how was it done and...
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-12-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,389
Posted By BruceK
Not to dampen the joy, but you are having it...

Not to dampen the joy, but you are having it surveyed after contract, I`m sure you are. IGs have a reputation for osmosis,even with changes of builder, and I`m fairly sure 1997 is pre vinylester.
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By BruceK
If you can`t find a "Teaching Skipper", how about...

If you can`t find a "Teaching Skipper", how about a mentor with the same depth of knowledge? To advise beforehand,come on board and check systems,sail with you a day or two to fine tune watch...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 6,395
Posted By BruceK
As distinct from the "pissing people off"...

As distinct from the "pissing people off" contest. A clear winner there!
Forum: Prairie 02-12-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By BruceK
What`s the phonetic alphabet word for apostrophe?

What`s the phonetic alphabet word for apostrophe?
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 6,621
Views: 789,408
Posted By BruceK
Look Simi,Feadship "Shilo",price reduced! ...

Look Simi,Feadship "Shilo",price reduced!
https://www.boatsonline.com.au/boats-for-sale/used/power-boats/feadship-design-pilot-house-cruiser-massive-massive-massive-price-reduction/227546
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By BruceK
Burgee Smugglers,now there`s an idea!:D

Burgee Smugglers,now there`s an idea!:D
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6,621
Views: 789,408
Posted By BruceK
An amazing sight to behold!

An amazing sight to behold!
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,174
Posted By BruceK
They have little legs, so could if they want.:)

They have little legs, so could if they want.:)
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