Ten years on - Ping Hugh Mitchell !
FROM THE RFD files: At 20:24 25/09/96 +0100, Mitchell ,Hugh, MITCHELLHJ wrote: Roger Thanks for the mail. > i think that we would end up with a dormany group w...

Intermittent problem with control panel
Hi, I have a problem on my Windy 23 where the speedometer etc. (Digital) is not consistant it shows a reading lower than the actual speed although sometimes it reads correct, also the d...

Windsurfer mast for free
I have a 4 metre aluminium 'Serfiac' V1 mast for a windsurfer in my garage. Anyone in the region of Winchester Hampshire UK can collect for free, email me at quilljar at b...

Any house or flat with a 40' boat slip for sale near London ?
If anybody knows how I can find a house or flat with a slip for a 40' sailboat in or near London please let me know. When I was a kid I used to visit a friend with a house by

ref:erect a 28foot mast on a catamaran
How do I go about the above procedure?when the mast pin is in the transom the mast is too heavy to lift?Sure with three of us it can be lifted,then the fore say attached. However on you...

Bez 2
I am a keen trailer sailer Sealord 15 today I noticed two very interesting links I noticed a Bez 2 for sale in boats and outboards http://www.boatsandoutboa...

German Frers
Hello, has all. I am new owner of a Dufour 39 Frers, And I look for information. One told me that an article is appeared in Voile Magazine of the month of September 2004 on a model 1983. A...

wanted - info on boathooks... where to buy..?
I'm looking for info on boathooks.. I've no experience of sailing / boating at all - hence that's why I'm in here asking. I'm looking for a really long - ideally telescopic boat hook....

Southampton Sailing Club
Anyone know anything about (or maybe is part of) Southampton Sailing Club? I've recently moved to Southampton, which seems like the perfect opportunity to do more sailing again. (As y...

Buying for Charter in Turkey - Advice please
Hi Having recently returned from an excellent weeks bareboating out of Bodrum, I am considering buying a new yacht to base in Bodrum for charter (probably a 32 - 35 ft Benateau ...

Thames Coastguard Information broadcasts
Have these changed recently? This weekend the "what it's doing outside our window close inshore at Walton on the Naze" weren't broadcast. For some reason I've always wanted to hear this,...

Paul Dolan and/or yacht 'Bolt-Hole'
I'm trying to get in touch with a Beneteau Oceanis 390 owner that has theri boat on the UK south coast. I have found Paul Dolan and the yacht 'Bolt-Hole' based on the Solent. If anyone knows...

roof rack for topper
Hi, I have just acquired a Topper for my son as a first boat. I'm looking for a suitable roof rack to transport it - to and from sailing club as well as on holidays. We just about...

Timpenny 670 for sale
A sailing acquaintance of mine has this boat for sale on the Norfolk Broads. It's a fastish boat for it's size and has a good racing record. The mooring may well be included and it's in an i...

nasa target wind problem
Nasa target wind - speed display showing low - despite the masthead rotor aparently spinning suitably quickly. Was ok 2 weeks back - showing realistic rates between 12 - 25 kts. H...

Where to start?
Hi all. Apparently there is no uk.rec.sailng FAQ so I'm going to jump straight in. My head is filled with hazy dreams of sailing the world in a lovely big yacht, stoppi...

South West Anchorages
Anyone recommend unspoiled remote anchorages with 24 hour (ish) access and decent shelter between Dartmouth & Falmouth? As much off the beaten track as possible. Haven't been down...

seafarer repeater
Hello, We have a Seafarer 901 with a digital repeater at the helm. Does anyone know the format of the data from the depthsounder to the repeater? Is it something...

Do I need guard wires on a 20 foot boat?
I am about to buy my first boat (I can hear my chequebook whimpering in the background !), an old but well-looked after Vivacity 20 (20foot LOA) The boat has a pulpit, but no pushpit, stanch...

Southampton Boat Show
Is it my imagination or are there more and larger power boats each year at Southampton Boat Show? Is it also my imagination that if new generations of AWB's continue to get more beamy...

P&O ferry worker arrested over Ouzo disappearance
<http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/hampshire/5366434.stm> "The man, from Dover in Kent, worked on the P&O-owned Pride of Bilbao ferry and was arrested on Wednesday. ...

October PBO ...
... hits an all time low with a thrown away plastic garden chair converted into a cockpit seat. Back legs sawn off and used to extend front legs to make them long enough. It's not clear why ...

New Headsail
Anyone here from a sailmakers? If so, who has a good price on a No 1 for Sadler 32? Thanks for your help.

Folding dinghy plans
Hi all, Plans for a folding dinghy similar to the Seahopper and Kontender can be found here: http://flapdoodle.250free.com/

Dinghy identification
Out in Hayling bay on Saturday afternoon were a couple of boats that at first I thought were National 18s, but on getting a bit closer turned out to have the insignia of CH (underlined). ...

Wanted: Seafarer echo sounder
Hi Folks, My old Seafarer whirly-LED job is giving up the ghost - anyone got a spare they'd like to sell? No transducer needed, just the instrument. Feet/fathoms preferred, nast...

Anode bolts
Hi Could I replace my anode bolts with stainless ones? They are corroded and need replacing but someone said that they have to be mild steel? Any help would be appreciated <...

re: Volvo MD11Ccooling water problem
Since a short time I have the same problem as mentioned at 12 august. Higher than 1800 rpm the temperature runs out of control. I have everything checked. The hoses are clean. Fitted is a he...

Raymarine/Autohelm Tridata
The temperature display which has shown 0 Celsius for the last 5 years of the Tridata's 8 year life displayed -3 Celsius today. -- Martin

Raymarine Rotavecta
I have installed an ST40 wind with a rotavecta WV. However when we try to linearise the transducer it doesnt work and the transducer still cannot figure out which direction the wind is comin...

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