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Search: Posts Made By: Tynesider
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-21-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,459
Posted By Tynesider
Re: Hello all Colvic Watson Owners

Hello Johan

Contact me at mike@colvicwatson.com
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-08-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 1,996
Posted By Tynesider
Re: Storing impellers

Agree with Brent, an old diving trick is to coat anything rubber based to keep it flexible is to smother it with talc powder, cheap and it works.

Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-27-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,130
Posted By Tynesider
Just taken my Taylors 030 cooker out and sold it...

Just taken my Taylors 030 cooker out and sold it in 24 hrs.

Mine was in the boat when I bought it 6 years ago, yes it looks great, yes it is very economical to run, and yes it's safe and does not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-01-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 13,106
Posted By Tynesider
Had the same problem with a flexable coupling on...

Had the same problem with a flexable coupling on a 1" dia shaft and getting the coupling off the shaft, tried hitting it, pullers, heating it, no chance.

Then told an old trick, undo all the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-09-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tynesider
If yours looks like this one on a 1" dia shaft...

If yours looks like this one on a 1" dia shaft then it is 1/4" thick
Mike

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo142/byronastar/DSCN1630.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-03-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,596
Posted By Tynesider
Hi Mike You do not say what type of boat you...

Hi Mike

You do not say what type of boat you have, I surveyed a Motor Sailer earlier this year for a buyer and was amazed to see the bow design, on close inspection I found this housed the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-26-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,220
Posted By Tynesider
Having a motor sailer here in the UK up on the...

Having a motor sailer here in the UK up on the North East Coast a lot of us sail all year round.

Last year I often sailed up to -12 Degrees 'C' (10.4F) in the North Sea but the 'wind chill' can be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-08-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,082
Posted By Tynesider
Hi Stan Nice Motorsailer you have there! I...

Hi Stan
Nice Motorsailer you have there!

I assume you have been on the Nauticat history site, you should know exactly when yours was built by the Hull Number.
Nauticat History...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-08-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,082
Posted By Tynesider
Hi Landmineop The Colvic Watson Motorsailer...

Hi Landmineop

The Colvic Watson Motorsailer has a pedigree second to none as they were designed by the 'first ever' Yacht designers G L Watson & Co when they were in Glasgow dating back to 1873,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-07-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,082
Posted By Tynesider
Hi Olsen I tried to look at the boat your...

Hi Olsen
I tried to look at the boat your buying but the site comes up unobtainable.
However if it's a 36' boat then that Tabernackle sure looks a poor one from a build quality as there is no ties...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-21-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,743
Posted By Tynesider
[QUOTE=RobGallagher;742262]It's probably in a bad...

[QUOTE=RobGallagher;742262]It's probably in a bad place. It's dark. It's dirty. It's scary down there.
Long story short, my stuffing box hose tore in two.

Your lucky my friend when that rubber...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-16-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,532
Posted By Tynesider
You do not say if you have a grease pipe to the...

You do not say if you have a grease pipe to the stuffing box! if you have I would pump some grease down to it 'before doing anything',usually after running the engine for a day I pump down by about 2...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,633
Posted By Tynesider
Hi Denise The compressor actually works...

Hi Denise

The compressor actually works (most of the time) but the fridge is becoming rusty in places and does not look inkeeping with the rest of the boats condition.

I only recently found out...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,633
Posted By Tynesider
Thanks guys, you have just confirmed my own...

Thanks guys, you have just confirmed my own thoughts and I will probably go down the Waeco Fridge path.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-08-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,380
Posted By Tynesider
Hi Mike If your interested to learn more...

Hi Mike

If your interested to learn more about the Colvic Watson see my post and the link to the Owners site and their history on this sites 'Introduce Yourself forum'.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-08-2011
Replies: 3,330
Views: 653,819
Posted By Tynesider
The North East coast, UK.

The North East coast, UK.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,631
Posted By Tynesider
Last time we did it a few years ago on a 34'-6"...

Last time we did it a few years ago on a 34'-6" Colvic Watson Motor Sailer with main sail and genoa rigging set we did it in a steady 17 hrs, but as said above tide and wind speed especially play a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-08-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,459
Posted By Tynesider
Thank you for your kind welcome! The Colvic...

Thank you for your kind welcome!

The Colvic Watson Owners Group website can be found on :
cwowners : Colvic Watson Owners (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cwowners/)

The paper that I wrote on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-07-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,633
Posted By Tynesider
What Fridge ?

I have a small American Vitrifigo C39 fridge onboard which was purchased by my boats previous owners in 2002.

It generally appears to have 'had it's day' and needs replacing.

I have just been...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-07-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,380
Posted By Tynesider
Hello Michael Whilst the Fisher 37 and...

Hello Michael

Whilst the Fisher 37 and Roggers are fine motor sailers if your going to be in heavy seas then I have to recommend the Colvic Watson 34'-6" AC, they are absolutely bullet proof !:) ...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-07-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,459
Posted By Tynesider
Hello all Colvic Watson Owners

Hi All

Just joined to see what this good site is like, (I hope better than some.;) )

It may be of interest to owners of Colvic Watson Motor Sailer after spending five years in research I wrote...
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