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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,156
Posted By rigga1995
Re: What is the proper VHF protocol for a dire medical emergency?

I'm sorry if i offended you but i think it is the most basic of safety .
not knowing it is risking his and possibly other sailors lives.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,156
Posted By rigga1995
Re: What is the proper VHF protocol for a dire medical emergency?

Call Mayday from a Marine Vessel - wikiHow (http://m.wikihow.com/Call-Mayday-from-a-Marine-Vessel)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,156
Posted By rigga1995
Re: What is the proper VHF protocol for a dire medical emergency?

I for your sake you don't have a boat because you should know mayday and panpan off by heart.
i have a laminated piece of paper in the cockpit with what to say minus the situation incase i get...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,591
Posted By rigga1995
Re: New monohull sailor- Catalina 22

Get a surveyer to check it.
check rigging conditions,check the bilge.
ask for a test sail and try everything.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-21-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,212
Posted By rigga1995
Re: Storage of firearms on board

I'm from australia if my boat was boarded and a firarm founf i would expect cuffs my face flat as a pancake on the cockpit floor.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-21-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By rigga1995
Re: Looking for Lithium house bank experiences

On a sunny day i can charge them all fully and last for two weeks off them without a charge.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-21-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By rigga1995
Re: Looking for Lithium house bank experiences

I run my boat on 6 deep cycle marine batteries.
they are exspensive but well worth it.
just my two pence worth.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By rigga1995
Re: Sailor rescued from Dinghy

I though i was crazy.
but i can say id prefer dying doing something i love like sailing.
not rowing a 6ft dingy.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By rigga1995
Re: installing a shower into a ericson 31.

I think ill just go with the pump you link in a bucket then ill rig a cover so nothing leaks into the cabin.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By rigga1995
Re: installing a shower into a ericson 31.

Hmm i like the idea of that then i dont need to make anything.
Thanks everyone for your ideas.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-20-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By rigga1995
Re: installing a shower into a ericson 31.

No i dont think so.
Where would you recommend.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-20-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By rigga1995
Re: installing a shower into a ericson 31.

If anyone finds any links please post them.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-20-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By rigga1995
Re: installing a shower into a ericson 31.

Im a man who knows when to shut his trap or risk a night bobbing in the waves in our zodiac.
I like the idea that you suggested i just need to find a way to put it in with the toilet somehow....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-20-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By rigga1995
Re: installing a shower into a ericson 31.

Haha i agree but what can i say its in my best interest to do as she wants lol.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-20-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By rigga1995
installing a shower into a ericson 31.

I have a girlfriend who will be sailing with me when i get a new boat.
usually i just wash with a bucket of water and a bar of soap but my gf feels that is below her.
is there anyway i can install...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-20-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By rigga1995
Re: Fixing Leaks...

Its not a link that it is relevent to what you enquired about but it has great ideas that will work on anything.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-20-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By rigga1995
Re: Fixing Leaks...

www dot pbase dot com/mainecruising/rebedding_hardware&page=2
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-20-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By rigga1995
Re: Fixing Leaks...

Butyl tapd works best i use the same.
just make sure you do it properly and it has the potential to be leak free for another 25 years.
there is a link somewhere let me find it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-19-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,009
Posted By rigga1995
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-19-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,009
Posted By rigga1995
Re: bluewater yacht suggestions under 20k USD.

Hehe sorry didnt mean to write that.
I have experience just not as a solo sailor lol.its been with 2-3 people.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-19-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,009
Posted By rigga1995
Re: bluewater yacht suggestions under 20k USD.

I remember my tartan 34 crssong the atlantic with my sister the windvane and auto pilot stopped working at the same time.we had to heave to for a week until i could fix the windvane.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-19-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,009
Posted By rigga1995
Re: bluewater yacht suggestions under 20k USD.

Go to america to buy the boat is my holiday for a year.then ill probably sail it back across the pacific.
Ive done a transatlantic crossing so i will be fine.
I might see if somwone wants to split...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-19-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,009
Posted By rigga1995
Re: bluewater yacht suggestions under 20k USD.

Hi minnewaski thanks for the welcome and solid advice.
I want to go solo from australia across the pacific islqnd hopping around thailand as i go.
I understand what you mean by buying a boat with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-19-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,009
Posted By rigga1995
bluewater yacht suggestions under 20k USD.

like i said suggestions.
Only boats in america please.
They dont have to be bluewater capable now but with a little improvement.
Post links to boats you find preferably 28-30 feet.
I have 20k for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-18-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By rigga1995
painting a old bristol 30.

Hi lets assume my boat is in need of a paint everywhere.
I know how to paint the hull but what about the fibreglass deck.
How would i change all the handrails etc to stainless steel without risking...
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