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by Mercian
Sat Jan 05, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Best hull cleaning fluid
Replies: 11
Views: 4458

Re: Best hull cleaning fluid

The past two years I have used blue Harpic as recommended by the yacht club bosun removes all the brown and green waterline staining very effectively. Again though on an older boat, Rival 32.
by Mercian
Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:41 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Vic 32
Replies: 16
Views: 6266

Re: Vic 32

Seen at Tower Bridge Today

Image

If it comes out!
by Mercian
Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:57 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Vic 32
Replies: 16
Views: 6266

Re: Vic 32

Thanks Silkie.
by Mercian
Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Vic 32
Replies: 16
Views: 6266

Re: Vic 32

Doh!
by Mercian
Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Vic 32
Replies: 16
Views: 6266

Re: Vic 32

We also have a an ex Soviet sub on the Medway, needs work though!

Here goes with a photo,

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by Mercian
Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Vic 32
Replies: 16
Views: 6266

Re: Vic 32

That Medway one looks a bit close to the LPG tanker, just one spark!
by Mercian
Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:50 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Vic 32
Replies: 16
Views: 6266

Re: Vic 32

Yes it is Victualling not victory. We have one on the Medway, VIC96 now based at Chatham. I believe, but may wrong, that she was sailed to the Medway from Maryport. Now part of the Medway Maritime Trust.
by Mercian
Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Hello
Replies: 10
Views: 3732

Re: Hello

Thanks all for the welcome. Rowana, yes the refinery has long gone, it's a container port and an LPG terminal, so we still get tankers. There is also talk of an airport! I will be going left about in the wake of the famous Dylan Winter, though I expect to overtake him at some point as I will not hav...
by Mercian
Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:10 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Hello
Replies: 10
Views: 3732

Hello

Hi, I am southern softie from Kent who sails an R32 from the Medway. Planning to start circumnavigation of the UK in 2014 with the aim of spending a couple of summers in Scottish waters. In the meantime looking to benefit from you guys local knowledge and by way of reciprocation can offer a reasonab...

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