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Search: Posts Made By: mawm
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-10-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,591
Posted By mawm
Re: Interesting little video

That looks like a Herreshoff 28. Nice little ketch. I have a GRP H28 sloop made by Compass Yachts in New Zealand. Several have circumnavigated. I just wish I had the b*lls to pack up and leave.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-16-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,080
Posted By mawm
Re: Words of Wisdom; Words of Warning

448 views, 9 replies!

Here's mine. I have a long keeled boat that is a b***h to steer going astern. My usual mode of exit from my berth is to give her a shove astern, jump aboard, engage reverse...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-20-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By mawm
Re: Manual water pump needs rebuild

I've just remembered that when I needed a service kit the specs had changed - the nut where the handle is attached and the bits that go in from there are now a different size so the service kit was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-20-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By mawm
Re: Manual water pump needs rebuild

I have two on my boat. The chandlers in New Zealand sell them. Service kits seem to be available.
Products - Burnsco Marine and Leisure...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-19-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By mawm
Re: Circumnavigation book suggestions

"A world of my own" by Robin Knox-Johnstone. The story of the first solo, non-stop voyage around the world. It is a no nonsense book about sailing and coping with all the problems of sailing a small...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-13-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By mawm
Re: Repowering

Unless you do it all yourself, half the price of repowering is the installation. Why save a couple of grand on a reconditioned engine that'll just give you troubles later?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-08-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,196
Posted By mawm
Re: Please wear your PFD's

That's all very sad but if he died within 2 minutes he probably would have died even with a PFD - hypothermia?, head injury? You don't drown that easily.

BTW I singlehand all the time and wear my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-13-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By mawm
When in New Zealand try:- crew.org.nz - the...

When in New Zealand try:-
crew.org.nz - the online home of New Zealand sailing (http://crew.org.nz)
Go to 'Forums', then 'Classifieds', then to 'CrewFind'. You might get lucky.

If not there is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-18-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,678
Posted By mawm
Paulo - "Because then you would be no better than...

Paulo - "Because then you would be no better than them."

Really! I'm not the one going around killing innocent people. They are callous thugs who'll murder without a second thought and without...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,678
Posted By mawm
It is not only in Sharia, for decades our...

It is not only in Sharia, for decades our military and others have been using anti-personnel mines that are aimed not to kill, but rather to maim. Limbless ex servicemen are a great deterrent to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,678
Posted By mawm
From that video it is unclear whether or not the...

From that video it is unclear whether or not the crew of the pirate ship were blown up with their ship.

Remember that these thugs will murder you, and have done so to others, without cause. So if...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-15-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,908
Posted By mawm
That's for adults - there are plenty of anecdotal...

That's for adults - there are plenty of anecdotal reports of kids who have been revived after prolonged periods under water (I know some of those kids and they are doing just fine).
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-14-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,908
Posted By mawm
And never give up with the mouth-to-mouth and...

And never give up with the mouth-to-mouth and cardiac compression - kids can survive an amazing time under the water.
Forum: Learning to Sail 05-27-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By mawm
Green to blue and green to yellow appear to be...

Green to blue and green to yellow appear to be the same distance and = 1 NM.

The scale of your chart is 1:40 000 as indicated, but if all else fails 1 minute of latitude = 1 NM - that's the scale...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-13-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,297
Posted By mawm
The heat from stretching is important especially...

The heat from stretching is important especially with nylon rode. I have home-made chafe guards from old sail cover canvas and velcro (similar to those illustrated above0, but switch to several...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-06-2009
Replies: 59
Views: 4,383
Posted By mawm
Italian espresso caffettiere - fits on top of the...

Italian espresso caffettiere - fits on top of the gas cooker. It takes a while to get used to it but gives coffee as good as a professional coffee machine. Can be used to make an espresso, long black...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-03-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,837
Posted By mawm
My cook book (it's on the boat - so no name), a...

My cook book (it's on the boat - so no name), a boaties book, tells of singeing (sp?) the outside of the meat with a blow torch to kill all the flies eggs, etc, and then storeing the meat in a cool...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-23-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 2,883
Posted By mawm
Not your own - the boat next to you is usually...

Not your own - the boat next to you is usually the easiest to practice on!:rolleyes:

This is to test your bolt cutters - they don't always work too well, and to show you how hard it is to use a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-22-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 2,883
Posted By mawm
BTW - 'Think Inverted' comes from John Vigor ...

BTW - 'Think Inverted' comes from John Vigor

Test the following:-
1 Try cutting through standing rigging - use your bolt cutters, hacksaw, etc.

2 How much can you pump - test bilge pumps in a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-28-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,060
Posted By mawm
It depends on your H28. Many were built to have a...

It depends on your H28. Many were built to have a sloop rig (mine is one). There is a lot of information at NZ H28 Yacht Owners' Association (http://www.h28.org.nz) You might even get an answer on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-26-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 2,272
Posted By mawm
Tom was in his early 50s, retired and started a...

Tom was in his early 50s, retired and started a second career. However, he just couldn’t seem to get to work on time. Every day, he was five, 10, 15 minutes late.
But, he was a good worker and real...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-22-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,309
Posted By mawm
They need to harden up and read Miles and Beryl...

They need to harden up and read Miles and Beryl Smeeton's 'Once is Enough'
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-18-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By mawm
I dn't know the Jabsco, but on some others the...

I dn't know the Jabsco, but on some others the mating parts are plastic and if you over tighten, or tighten unevenly, the plastic warps and prevents a good seal forming.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-18-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 2,699
Posted By mawm
I put 'eyes' onto the buoy that I would use to...

I put 'eyes' onto the buoy that I would use to mark my anchor if I had to leave in a hurry. Just 2 strips of electrical tape and then I hung it from the end of my boom. Did the same on my mooring...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-16-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,267
Posted By mawm
Sailingdog - if you are going cruising and are...

Sailingdog - if you are going cruising and are going to spend a lot of time (years) on the boat I agree. For th average 3weeks a year trip and a few longish weekends, I wouldn't bother to spend the...
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