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by Aja
Thu Dec 14, 2006 10:42 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Dufour 30 - thoughts?
Replies: 2
Views: 3225

Mellow Moments

We used to race against a 30 Classic called Mellow Moments in West Highland Week. It had the double spreader rig and was very fast! I havn't been below on one but I would say that the cockpit and deck were nicely laid out, with decent fittings etc. Again, I was impressed with its sailing capabilitie...
by Aja
Thu Dec 14, 2006 4:13 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: A Scottish view on Chart Plotters
Replies: 28
Views: 18903

OK Then....

Silkie wrote:Bought mine from the fisherman's co-op in Oban this year - £29. I'l let you know how it works - or not - as the season progresses.


Like to bring us up to date????

Donald
by Aja
Thu Dec 14, 2006 10:16 am
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Anchors
Replies: 28
Views: 17032

Puddles

I've only anchored on a friends mobo once on the Loch, one question - do you experience problems with weed? I'm sure there must be some grass like stuff.

Donald
by Aja
Wed Dec 13, 2006 3:00 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Anchors
Replies: 28
Views: 17032

Rusty Chain

I wouldn't bother about it too much at this stage. You can judge yourself whether it is worthwhile brushing off the excess rust to see how much metal is left. I would consider end-to-ending the chain first though. On anchors - I have a 35lb CQR that hangs off the bow roller and when not in use can b...
by Aja
Sun Dec 10, 2006 6:37 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Welcom Craggy_Steve
Replies: 4
Views: 3043

Welcom Craggy_Steve

Noticed your profile.

Not much demand for your hobby around these parts.

I take it you live on an island?

Regards

Donald :wink:
by Aja
Mon Nov 27, 2006 12:16 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Garmin GPS128 needs reinitialising every time
Replies: 9
Views: 6934

Think I have One

Will check tonight when I get home. It has an internal aeriel though.

Donald
by Aja
Thu Nov 16, 2006 12:46 pm
Forum: Talk to Nick and Kathy
Topic: Next leg
Replies: 13
Views: 6205

Good Luck

...and enjoy the trip.

Donald
by Aja
Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:36 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Oil Change
Replies: 3
Views: 2960

Now

I was always advised to do it when the boat came out the water.

It means that nasty stuff doesn't sit in the sump for 6 months.

Donald
by Aja
Thu Nov 02, 2006 5:02 pm
Forum: Talk to Nick and Kathy
Topic: Offhore blog entries to appear here
Replies: 27
Views: 12674

Congratulations

So pleased to hear you made a real ocean voyage and experienced real weather and came out the other end unscathed.
It'll be a bit like childbirth I assume :shock: ...... in a couple of days you'll be thinking that it wasn't that bad!

Mum - You must be proud!

Donald&Sheena
by Aja
Wed Nov 01, 2006 5:45 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Glesca pint or 3?
Replies: 10
Views: 5099

Lot of Boat

for the money 'specially with the 45

as in this one??
http://marinedirectory.ybw.com/boat/new/boat_details1.jsp?id=39779&curr_id=1

Donald
by Aja
Sun Oct 22, 2006 10:54 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Gents Cruise 2007
Replies: 6
Views: 4026

Barcelona

is a wee favourite at this time of year. Just back.

Managed to sail through the narrows ok and get to Holy Loch where we had organised a tow up the river.

Over the next couple of weekends the engine will come out and get stripped down to see what the problem is.

Fingers x'd
by Aja
Fri Oct 20, 2006 6:15 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Gents Cruise 2007
Replies: 6
Views: 4026

Hola!

Barcelona is quite nice at this time of year. Can´t vouch for May though. Wish you were here. Not reaaly so sad to be in an internet cafe looking at fora. We were booking-in online to get out selves home without queueing. Gives Sheena more time at the perfum counter. Donald & Sheena :P
by Aja
Sun Oct 08, 2006 8:02 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Claymore In Exile
Replies: 6
Views: 3390

claymore wrote:Donald
All functioning fine although I notice that the Glenlivet seems down on its marks!


With the price of diesel, that should be the last of your worries!

Donald
by Aja
Thu Oct 05, 2006 1:31 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Claymore In Exile
Replies: 6
Views: 3390

Loch Melfort

Is it not about time you changed your location?

I take the boys had an uneventful trip?

Donald
by Aja
Wed Oct 04, 2006 11:23 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Wind over tide
Replies: 7
Views: 4005

AhA!

That's not what you asked in your poll though. You asked what we thought Wind over tide meant.

I agree that wind against tide is much more meaningful.......

Donald

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