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by Gardenshed
Fri Jul 03, 2015 2:18 am
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Unexpected impeller malfunction
Replies: 19
Views: 11458

Re: Unexpected impeller malfunction

"Meanwhile, the clients are fighting in the cockpit"

Tell us more!
Which page of the RYA-way explains how to deal with cockpit-fisticuffs?
by Gardenshed
Wed May 06, 2015 2:52 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Mooring buoys
Replies: 4
Views: 4778

Re: Mooring buoys

I'd have suggested FPM Henderson in Yoker but I believe they've been taken over by Gaelforce. (www.fpmhenderson.co.uk takes you to http://www.gaelforcegroup.co.uk/)
by Gardenshed
Mon Apr 27, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Ceilidh Cruise
Replies: 5
Views: 2961

Re: Ceilidh Cruise

"Now motoring up Linn of Morvern after tacking down the Sound of Mull against a F6/7 with added rain and sleet. Fresh snow on the hills down to about a couple of hundred feet. Some nasty squally gusts earlier but now flat calm"

Aye, that'll be summer then....
by Gardenshed
Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Old Marine Diesel Engine Wanted
Replies: 10
Views: 6617

Re: Old Marine Diesel Engine Wanted

Occasionally, work permitting
by Gardenshed
Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Insurance for swinging mooring.
Replies: 6
Views: 3316

Re: Insurance for swinging mooring.

I took photos of all the components of a mooring that I self laid and was able to get insurance for it.
PM me for details
by Gardenshed
Sun Apr 19, 2015 5:18 am
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Old Marine Diesel Engine Wanted
Replies: 10
Views: 6617

Re: Old Marine Diesel Engine Wanted

wonder how many more old diesels are cluttering up the garages of Perthshire?!
by Gardenshed
Thu Apr 16, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Old Marine Diesel Engine Wanted
Replies: 10
Views: 6617

Re: Old Marine Diesel Engine Wanted

don't let me wife see your post as she would point to a partially dismantled perkins 4108 in the garage that apparently is not a valuable source of spares, but is cluttering up the garage. You'd have to wait until the summer to collect it.
PM me
by Gardenshed
Thu Apr 16, 2015 1:21 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Summer mooring rental \ Oban ish area
Replies: 3
Views: 3146

Re: Summer mooring rental \ Oban ish area

PM me and I'll send you the details of the moorings convener of Dunstaffnage. If you are lucky, there may be one available to rent. you could also put yourself on the waiting list for a mooring there.
by Gardenshed
Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:27 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Insurance for swinging mooring.
Replies: 6
Views: 3316

Re: Insurance for swinging mooring.

Pantaenius: Give them a call and explain to them exactly what you want. Anytime i've had a question, they want the full facts and circumstances ask reasonable questions. You should also explain to them the how the mooring is maintained which (if you are in DBMOA) will be done by North West Marine, g...
by Gardenshed
Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:07 am
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Bummer!
Replies: 10
Views: 6711

Re: Bummer!

sweet talk Duke for a wee shot of his new remote controlled hoist. tell him he needs some practice


(then retire to a safe distance)
by Gardenshed
Mon Feb 23, 2015 12:22 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: A Book of Death and Fish
Replies: 5
Views: 9425

Re: A Book of Death and Fish

Read all the Lewis Trilogy and a few more from Peter May. All were good,
by Gardenshed
Sun Feb 22, 2015 11:50 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: A Book of Death and Fish
Replies: 5
Views: 9425

Re: A Book of Death and Fish

Excellent read, thoroughly enjoyed it. Thanks for the recommendation Nick.

Any more good suggestions?
by Gardenshed
Tue Feb 03, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Britain's Oldest Yacht
Replies: 3
Views: 3927

Re: Britain's Oldest Yacht

The story should be renamed: Prototype Claymore Discovered
by Gardenshed
Sat Jan 10, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Marine Tourism Strategy Consultation 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 10909

Re: Marine Tourism Strategy Consultation 2014

I also completed the survey and made the following points: Need to include the local councils/local government and those who spend public funds on coastal infrastructure in the process: planning support to actively encourage/mandateaccess to the water: jetties, launch ramps and ensure provision is m...
by Gardenshed
Fri Jan 02, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Bah Humbug
Replies: 21
Views: 8276

Re: Bah Humbug

Ahh, Dr Finlay's casbook, another classic:

"Dr Finlay, I think I've got a touch of heartburn"
"Oh for Christ sake Janet, get your tit oot ma porridge"

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