Channel crossing in fog.
In the light of the recent thread on channel crossing, I thought that some of you might be interested in my trip - Solent to Alderney last Friday. (Subsequently Cherbourg, then back on Tue...

Re: embarrassing confession
On May 31, 9:47 am, toad <toad_oftoadh...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote: > On 30 May, 17:25, "Wilbur Hubbard" <wilburhubb...@thefarm.invallid> > wrote: > > > loweri...

embarrassing confession
Imagine the scenario. Self out for a wee sail in company of inexperienced teenage nephew. Distracted by keeping an eye on him, self pays less attention to everything else than usual. ...

Free WAP weather forecast.
Would people care to recommend their preferred wap weather forecasting site? I use weatheronline.co.uk "marine weather" and it's literally never right. I suppose synopt...

Beneteau 370 or Bavaria 34
Hi, I am totally new to sailing and am looking at buying my first sailing boat. I am currently looking at 2 different boats, specifically below: Benet...

Wine bottle rack?
I'm fed up with the wine bottle rack on my Bavaria 47. It consists of a low shelf with bottle-shaped holes. Unfortunately most of them are not bottle-sized, so will only accept bottle...

Car and Deep Cycle Battery FAQ
The Car and Deep Cycle Battery FAQ Web pages have been moved. They are located at http://www.batteryfaq.org/. The latest version is 7.0, dated May 28, 2007. The FAQ is consumer...

Sailing forums?
While I'm grateful for the advice given in this group, I'm aware that the majority of netizens haven't even heard of usenet. Can anyone recommend any web based sailing related forums?...

Croatia?
I'm moving my Bavaria from Greece to Croatia in July. I've found what looks like a good marina (www.marina-kremik.hr) but I'd be interested in any recommendations on others, especially furth...

Round the Island Race 2007
Any URSers doing it this year? I am. I'm told that entries are ahead of last year's pace at this stage, despite the debacle over the start times last year. Island Sailing Club did a good <...

Sailing community
I just created a new sailing community : http://www.sail-regatta.com/community/ You can create your profile, upload a photo, browse users in the community and many more. Tak...

Re: RIP Cutty Sark
On 23 May, 19:26, alan.fr...@acm.org (Alan Frame) wrote: > <i...@atsandelldot.codot.uk> wrote: > > [] > > > Is it possible for a boat to sail directly ...

Re: Car Tyre Sea Anchor.
On May 23, 2:44 pm, toad <toad_oftoadh...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote: > On 23 May, 14:17, Goofball_star_dot_etal <w...@needs.email.anyhow> > wrote: > > >

Re: Car Tyre Sea Anchor.
On May 23, 2:44 pm, toad <toad_oftoadh...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote: > On 23 May, 14:17, Goofball_star_dot_etal <w...@needs.email.anyhow> > wrote: > > >

Re: Car Tyre Sea Anchor.
On May 23, 2:44 pm, toad <toad_oftoadh...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote: > On 23 May, 14:17, Goofball_star_dot_etal <w...@needs.email.anyhow> > wrote: > > >

Re: Car Tyre Sea Anchor.
On 23 May, 14:17, Goofball_star_dot_etal <w...@needs.email.anyhow> wrote: > On 23 May 2007 00:41:37 -0700, toad <toad_oftoadh...@yahoo.co.uk> > wrote: > &...

Re: RIP Cutty Sark
On 23 May, 10:20, "LittleRob" <greeneggsand...@gretmouse.co.uk> wrote: > > About as original as Trigger's brush (which in its 20 years has had 17 > > new heads and 14 new h...

Re: RIP Cutty Sark
On 23 May, 09:57, Ian <ian.gro...@btinternet.com> wrote: > On 22 May, 22:13, i...@atsandelldot.codot.uk wrote: > > > Is it possible for a boat to sail directly into th...

Re: Timer for Jabsco shower drain pump
On 23 May, 09:48, Martin <m...@address.invalid> wrote: > On Wed, 23 May 2007 09:43:51 +0100, Nigel Molesworth <r...@thegroup.com> wrote: > >On 23 May 2007 00:37:49 -0700...

Re: RIP Cutty Sark
On May 23, 8:31 am, toad <toad_oftoadh...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote: > On 23 May, 07:56, Cerumen <cerumen.ch...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > &g...

Re: RIP Cutty Sark
On May 23, 8:31 am, toad <toad_oftoadh...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote: > On 23 May, 07:56, Cerumen <cerumen.ch...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > &g...

Re: RIP Cutty Sark
On May 23, 8:31 am, toad <toad_oftoadh...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote: > On 23 May, 07:56, Cerumen <cerumen.ch...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > &g...

Re: RIP Cutty Sark
On 23 May, 07:56, Cerumen <cerumen.ch...@gmail.com> wrote: > On May 22, 11:15 pm, Ronald Raygun <no.s...@localhost.localdomain> > wrote: > > > ...

Posh Optimus stove for sale
Hi Folks, I don't think I am ever going to get round to fitting the stove I bought a few years back, so it's for sale. It's an Optimus 157, rather offputtingly called a "Bat...

Timer for Jabsco shower drain pump
I was fed up with holding down the button on my Jabsco shower drain pump, so I've made a device that plugs into the lead and keeps the pump running for a short time after you release the but...

Battery Switch Connections
Thought I had this sorted in my head however ... have a main battery switch with two batteries. I have battery 1 battery 2 all and off connections. I thought that this would mean that batte...

garmin mapsource positions wrong
just purchased garmin GPS60 which is working fine. Using the mapsource program that came with it and downloading my gps location shows me where i am on the basic map. But when i enter ...

Bavaria 47 info?
Some questions regarding a Bavaria 47 4-cabin: Does anyone know if these is an owner's manual for download? Is there a plan of the bilge? Some water has got into the cupboard in ...

Car Tyre Sea Anchor.
Anyone tried using a car tyre as a sea anchor? Assuming it offers enough resistance to the water I imagine it totally solves the problem of drogues getting carried away.

Lettering on a tender
Any idea how big should be letters marking inflatable as "Tender to s.v. ......" ? Rule of thumb, or rule of law ? Sticker letters will be OK, or they pill-off sooner or later and paint is r...

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