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Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2021, 02:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By Tidahapah
Brian, Yes I attached a line to the aft inner...

Brian,
Yes I attached a line to the aft inner corner of the flopper stoppers to stop them spinning. Not to tight and it appeared to work quite well.
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2021, 12:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By Tidahapah
Brian, I had the Magma flopper stoppers on...

Brian,
I had the Magma flopper stoppers on Tidahapah.
I added some weight by welding a 1/2" s/s bar along the lower edge in the turn out (either side) and also a 1/4 " s/s round on the outside...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,184
Posted By Tidahapah
If the toilets are good, such as Tecma Silence...

If the toilets are good, such as Tecma Silence plus then maintenance is not a problem. They just don't brake.

I just don't get this obsession with toilets (heads) I have a 50 foot boat, 2 heads....
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-05-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By Tidahapah
Mate, been away in Tidahapah for the last 4...

Mate, been away in Tidahapah for the last 4 months. Solo up to the Whits and back. Have just been down the Bay for the last 5 days , a few days in the Blue Hole, drinks and food with friends down at...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-04-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By Tidahapah
Welcome mate. have seen that boat for sale , yes ...

Welcome mate. have seen that boat for sale , yes I think you have got a good one. Getting her set up for cruising will take a bit but as you have said , she has good bones.
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 08-10-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5,639
Views: 485,325
Posted By Tidahapah
Nice going Matt. Both projects coming along...

Nice going Matt. Both projects coming along nicely.
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 07-16-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5,639
Views: 485,325
Posted By Tidahapah
Good to see you about Mate. Things are pretty...

Good to see you about Mate.
Things are pretty tough at the moment.
My work in WA dried up with the border closures but all for a good cause.
Hope you are hanging in there and staying safe.
cheers...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 07-04-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,652
Posted By Tidahapah
I have 2 x 500 lt stainless steel water tanks....

I have 2 x 500 lt stainless steel water tanks. These are either filled at the marina berth or by RO water when away. I do have a dedicated drinking water fill hose. These tanks have not been drained...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,136
Posted By Tidahapah
That is a lot of nice boat. Congrats on the...

That is a lot of nice boat.
Congrats on the purchase.
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-01-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,159
Posted By Tidahapah
Or step up to a super high holding power anchor...

Or step up to a super high holding power anchor such as a Sarca Excel and have the best of both worlds. Could even go the aluminium version to save weight.
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-01-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,159
Posted By Tidahapah
I have upsized from 10 mm to 12 mm but stayed...

I have upsized from 10 mm to 12 mm but stayed with the same length (110 mts) approx 350 ft. Just have to compensate for the extra weight. Nothing beats chain weight to keep that anchor in place. I...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 06-28-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,118
Posted By Tidahapah
With my own anchor /chain/windlass set up I can...

With my own anchor /chain/windlass set up I can not fit a chain counter. So over the years I have tried various systems. Recently I went back to the in link coloured markers (gummy bears) and after...
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 02-19-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By Tidahapah
Thanks guys, I recovered the re power images as...

Thanks guys, I recovered the re power images as suggested. OK they are a bit smaller but still of good quality. I may retrieve some of my earlier photos the same way.
Thanks again
Cheers
Benn
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,622
Posted By Tidahapah
Kit, One thing I do know re stabiliser fish is...

Kit,
One thing I do know re stabiliser fish is if you are going to deploy and retrieve them yourself make sure that you can winch them up reasonably hard to the end of your outrigger poles. Then...
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,622
Posted By Tidahapah
She may require a bit of ballast re the lead. I...

She may require a bit of ballast re the lead. I know when Bertie (Bert Ellis) boat builder was working on her as a deck hand and general builder the fish were stowed at the stern either side of the...
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 02-15-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By Tidahapah
Menzies, Thanks for that. I have done all the...

Menzies,
Thanks for that.
I have done all the recovery processes even sebding my hard drive off to a data recovery Co. Got some stuff back but not all.
Cheers
Benn
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 02-15-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By Tidahapah
Retrieve photos

Some years ago I posted a lot of photos of my engine change out. Since then I have had a computer melt down and lost a lot of these photos and poor back up procedure has ensured I have no copies.
Is...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,622
Posted By Tidahapah
The grey bars are sacrificial zincs. Make sure...

The grey bars are sacrificial zincs. Make sure you keep them up but don't over zinc the boat. In the Cruising Down Under section in Thistle rudders you will see the rudder I have on Tidahapah. It has...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 02-02-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5,639
Views: 485,325
Posted By Tidahapah
Hendo, good to see her on the move and now close...

Hendo, good to see her on the move and now close to the water.
Must be getting close to splash time.
Have you made your choice of toilet?
After many years and many toilets and much shitty work,...
Forum: Cruising and Events-Down Under 02-01-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,014
Posted By Tidahapah
Kit you are spot on. Tony is A Class he did some...

Kit you are spot on. Tony is A Class he did some installation on my boat.
With the East Coast Current I usually just steam out at a reasonably sharp angle and keep my eye on the sea temp as soon as...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,753
Posted By Tidahapah
Janaconda, would really like to see some photos...

Janaconda, would really like to see some photos of your boat and rig.
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,753
Posted By Tidahapah
Boat is 48'6" x 15'3" x 5'8" 30 Tonne with a...

Boat is 48'6" x 15'3" x 5'8" 30 Tonne with a total sail area of approx 60 sq mts
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,753
Posted By Tidahapah
I have a traditional timber fishing trawler hull...

I have a traditional timber fishing trawler hull pleasure boat with a ketch rig. Displacement boat with a 6LXB Gardner engine. The sail rig is very good for 2 reasons. 1, With main up and or main and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,155
Posted By Tidahapah
Dead right mate, but for getting in and out of...

Dead right mate, but for getting in and out of the tinny when you are free diving (spear fishing) they are great and I am not getting any younger or for that matter thinner. 71 in Jan so have to get...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,155
Posted By Tidahapah
Stabicraft, butt ugly at best. The boat you have...

Stabicraft, butt ugly at best. The boat you have when you know nothing about boats. Just joking.
I have an aluminium tender, only 3.7 mts but pretty beamy and fitted with flotation collars...
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