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. And - is there anywhere at Kip, Largs, Rhu etc. or elsewhere around Glasgow that ads could profitably be posted? It might be worth contacting Falkirkdan - he could circulate details through Kip Cruising Club. Kip have a noticeboard but I don't know the rules about putting stuff on there but there...
Yes but I'm told that there are 50 shades of grey, one of them must have a hint of green in it? A slight digression, but does anyone on here have the Gaelic? Both liath and glas are grey in Gaelic, but are they the same shade of grey? (I have a mental picture that liath is slate grey and glas is gr...
I have used bowlines - and have had problems, albeit minor, with them catching on various bits of rigging. I have used the cowhitch method and found that by the end of the season the knot was too tight to undo and I had to cut the rope. I'll see how my method works on Wednesday. Thanks all.
I have read about many different ways of attaching jib sheets to the jib. On my wee boat I have been using a small snapshackle which was held in the centre of the sheet by some whipping. The whipping has now fallen apart so I am trying a new method. I have run the sheet through the clew and tied a f...
Painted bilge and lockers
Found pesky leak and fettled it
There is much to be said for having an 18 ft boat
On your way to Ardfern you could call in and fettle my luxury yacht which is also 18 ft.
- Mon Apr 18, 2016 8:02 pm
- Forum: Shooting the breeze
- Topic: New sails in Scotland
- Replies: 25
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I would suggest Crusader - I have not used them but they get good reviews. I suspect that Saturn and Owen will both cost a fair bit more. I also note something from a quote that they sent me "Don't forget too that we can visit your boat in most UK locations and our Dacron and Hydranet sails are...
I don't know if this is any use to anybody, or if the stuff is any good, but I was in B & Q today and saw that they sell silicone spray at about £5 a go. I only mention this as I know somebody who paid £20 for a similar size of McLube last weekend - and I think that is a silicone spray so I assu...
- Thu Mar 24, 2016 2:21 pm
- Forum: For Sale
- Topic: Reeds Nautical Almanac - Loose Leaf Edition - Offer!
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2014 is fine for me - I have tide tables:)