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Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,074
Posted By PamLeatch
As a suggestion, search internet or YouTube for...

As a suggestion, search internet or YouTube for “TRX straps aerobic exercise”. They seem to have options that might be possible. I have some - a cheaper version - and they don’t take up much space.
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 08-14-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,306
Posted By PamLeatch
We started a slow cruise north from Brooklyn in...

We started a slow cruise north from Brooklyn in NSW late June. Recently completed a transit from Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour, with two nights on anchor at open road steads and one night in Crowdy...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By PamLeatch
We recently bought a new inflatable tender so I...

We recently bought a new inflatable tender so I decided to have a go at making dinghy chaps. I followed a sailrite video for the most part. Very happy with the result. 103497
Forum: Kadey - Krogen 05-25-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,259
Posted By PamLeatch
We have a high bow too. So we pick up the buoy...

We have a high bow too. So we pick up the buoy through one of the side doors, thread a rope through the loop and walk it forward. Then we can attach the buoy at bow/foredeck. We wear gloves to avoid...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,078
Posted By PamLeatch
Humorous/cute boat names

Some boat names you “hear”!102409
Forum: General Maintenance 05-03-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,650
Posted By PamLeatch
It’s an expensive hobby! We had hoped to go back...

It’s an expensive hobby! We had hoped to go back in the water on day 5 and we were ready, but didn’t get some engine parts and the marina advised too gusty to tow us. So we spent the weekend...
Forum: Liveaboards 05-01-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By PamLeatch
Today we received our finished table, custom made...

Today we received our finished table, custom made to a specific size with a drop leaf and an amazing compass rose all in keeping with the style of our boat. Highly recommend Simon Begg....
Forum: Liveaboards 04-30-2020, 02:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By PamLeatch
Hi Grant, Thanks for your comments. Re...

Hi Grant,
Thanks for your comments.
Re Radar, it’s not required on pleasure craft, and we’re certainly not planning to cruise at night. That said, we’re looking to install AIS which will...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,426
Posted By PamLeatch
In Sydney, we just put in 1000 litres, about 264...

In Sydney, we just put in 1000 litres, about 264 gallons, and paid AU$1.35/litre. So currently, about US$3.29/gallon.
Forum: General Maintenance 04-21-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,650
Posted By PamLeatch
We’ve always done our own. Best tip someone gave...

We’ve always done our own. Best tip someone gave us was to use different coloured anti-foul. First coat red, second coat black. Makes it much easier to see where you applied the paint and how much...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By PamLeatch
Our boat is called Poseidon. Decided not to...

Our boat is called Poseidon. Decided not to invoke his wrath, or pour copious quantities of champagne into the ocean to appease the gods. I wrote a blog post about it if you’re interested. ...
Forum: Harbor Chat 04-15-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 266,492
Posted By PamLeatch
Just saw a news item saying Australians are...

Just saw a news item saying Australians are drinking more alcohol these days. Immediately thought: what a good idea!
Forum: Covid-19 04-15-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,871
Posted By PamLeatch
Things to do while quarantined or locked down

A clear sign of either too much time in isolation or too much time! Got myself a run sheet for washing sheets (haha) to understand where my day went yesterday!!101483
(Or I need a bigger boat and...
Forum: Liveaboards 04-12-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By PamLeatch
Hi Paul, I love our boat, but must say I have a...

Hi Paul, I love our boat, but must say I have a little bit of “boat envy”, especially as we don’t have bow thruster, stabilisers! Cheers, Pam
Forum: Liveaboards 04-12-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By PamLeatch
The Poseidon Adventures

Hi Frosty,
Thanks for your reply. The pics on this forum were definitely selected for photographic appeal (and I’m not a good photographer, but the weather was amazing yesterday). And yes, that...
Forum: Liveaboards 04-12-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By PamLeatch
Hi Brian, Definitely will catch up when the...

Hi Brian,
Definitely will catch up when the travel restrictions are lifted. Robert has mentioned you’ve done a lot of work on your boat, so would love to see her.
Cheers, Pam.
Forum: Liveaboards 04-12-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By PamLeatch
Thanks for the suggestion Greg. I tried to, but...

Thanks for the suggestion Greg. I tried to, but it seems that signatures are turned off for this forum.
Forum: Liveaboards 04-12-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By PamLeatch
Today I went for a short kayak and discovered...

Today I went for a short kayak and discovered Brooklyn's "boat boneyard". I was amazed and saddened to see so many neglected boats nearby. I imagine these boats once represented the dreams of an...
Forum: Liveaboards 04-12-2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By PamLeatch
Thanks Paul, and you prompted me to add a search...

Thanks Paul, and you prompted me to add a search bar!
I’m not sure the data limits, but I’ve been compressing images. When I run out of space I’ll probably just buy some more since this site is...
Forum: Liveaboards 04-11-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By PamLeatch
I hope so too!

I hope so too!
Forum: Liveaboards 04-11-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By PamLeatch
Hi Rick, Thanks for your reply. At Australian...

Hi Rick,
Thanks for your reply. At Australian marinas, a single 15 amp (at 240 volts) shore power pole is pretty much the standard. This means we have no issues getting a berth with our power...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,672
Posted By PamLeatch
We’re currently staying out in Brooklyn, NSW...

We’re currently staying out in Brooklyn, NSW until we can start our cruise up the east coast of Australia. But with sunsets like this, can’t complain. 101319
Forum: Liveaboards 04-10-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By PamLeatch
Thanks Pete.

Thanks Pete.
Forum: Liveaboards 04-10-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By PamLeatch
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Liveaboards 04-07-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By PamLeatch
The Poseidon Adventures

Recently my husband and I became permanent cruisers. I decided to set up a website to share our experiences, photos and other information that may be of interest to you all. Today I’m thrilled to...
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