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Search: Posts Made By: SvenHee
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 2,179
Posted By SvenHee
I have his site re-hosted here: Walt Murray's...

I have his site re-hosted here:
Walt Murray's website | Mister Vee windvane self steering (http://windvaneselfsteering.com/?q=content/walt-murrays-website)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-08-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 12,887
Posted By SvenHee
Buy one that has a ball screw instead of standard...

Buy one that has a ball screw instead of standard screw. Ball screws have much lower friction and should give less power drain when hard at work. Also, should last longer when you use it a lot...
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-25-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 4,472
Posted By SvenHee
I have been doing quite a bit of research on this...

I have been doing quite a bit of research on this subject. Here is what I have learnt so far.

A lot of the materials that are used to build rudders do not actually bond to rudder stock. Epoxy does...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-24-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,282
Posted By SvenHee
If it is for a back up for the main engine, why...

If it is for a back up for the main engine, why not diesel generator and electric motor driving the main shaft? More complicated to set up but has additional benefits.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-22-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,707
Posted By SvenHee
I am working on a way to be able to manufacture...

I am working on a way to be able to manufacture semi-custom replacement rudders kits that are to be fitted to the boats old rudder stock by the owner.

Would you be interested in purchasing a kit...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-16-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,214
Posted By SvenHee
Atoms is very similar to Navik. I have uploaded...

Atoms is very similar to Navik. I have uploaded the manual here: http://windvaneselfsteering.com/download/navik.pdf

If there are still things unclear after this, feel free to drop me a line.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-06-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,918
Posted By SvenHee
No Problem, I was just curious if it was a clear...

No Problem, I was just curious if it was a clear issue or some kind of hearsay. So I guess it it was something non specific?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-06-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,918
Posted By SvenHee
@sailingdog: You mention that my systems...

@sailingdog:
You mention that my systems (Mister Vee) have durability issues. Can you elaborate?

I realise this is an old thread so this may have been dealt with but if this is an issue I have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-05-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,790
Posted By SvenHee
That website is gone, I have re-hosted it here as...

That website is gone, I have re-hosted it here as a tribute:
Walt Murray's old website (http://www.windvaneselfsteering.com/?q=content/walt-murrays-website)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-05-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,463
Posted By SvenHee
Im am not sure if this applies to all brands but...

Im am not sure if this applies to all brands but the counter weight on the windvane does not keep the windvane blade up, only the wind does. If the counterweight were heavier than the blade the wind...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-05-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 5,823
Posted By SvenHee
In Holland we have Zeilende Singles...

In Holland we have Zeilende Singles (http://www.zeilendesingles.nl) geared to singles as in without relationship.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-30-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By SvenHee
Hi Tanya, thanks for that, it is the first lead...

Hi Tanya, thanks for that, it is the first lead that resulted in an email address!
Edit: And others, thanks for giving food for thought!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-29-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By SvenHee
Ah yes, there indeed is some info missing. ...

Ah yes, there indeed is some info missing.

She is very fit and strong, very active in sports, primarily swimming and wheelchair basketball. She has been sailing since she was a kid so boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-29-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By SvenHee
Well, it seems that al I can find is about the...

Well, it seems that al I can find is about the mentioned quadraplegic lady with support team, Solo sailors with disabled boats and browsers with disabled javascript.

You are right, the question is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-29-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By SvenHee
Ah, no, cat has been set as not desirable... She...

Ah, no, cat has been set as not desirable... She wants to feel as normal as possible. So it is not required to have the wheelchair on deck or inside, all movement about the boat will be a combination...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-29-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By SvenHee
Sailing solo with a disability

A friend of mine uses a wheel chair to get about. Nevertheless she wants to buy a boat (probably between 30 and 35 feet) to be able to go sailing, solo and unsupported.
She can move about on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-11-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By SvenHee
As far as I know the only thing comming close are...

As far as I know the only thing comming close are diesel outboards. I have only ever seen one, a biggie from Yanmar.

Sven
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-30-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 2,546
Posted By SvenHee
It is obvious you will need to see the boat...

It is obvious you will need to see the boat before you buy.

In cases like this I allways ask myself if I'm prepaired to walk away empty handed. If not, I have to be prepaired to pay the asking...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-28-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,631
Posted By SvenHee
www.hollandwindvane.com www.mistervee.com ...

www.hollandwindvane.com
www.mistervee.com

Sven
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-28-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,631
Posted By SvenHee
Links sent by email... Sven

Links sent by email...

Sven
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-28-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,631
Posted By SvenHee
The windvane in the first post is actually more...

The windvane in the first post is actually more then 20 years old but finally has a website in English. I think Hanco has rushed this website along in fear of the other Dutch windvane that is being...
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