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Search: Posts Made By: Hobgoblin
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-06-2003
Replies: 12
Views: 2,222
Posted By Hobgoblin
non toxic bottom paint

Hi All,

There is a non-toxic solution, look at:, a system consisting of glass hairs applied to a wet layer of epoxy via ionised air, downside is you can''t apply it yourselve....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By Hobgoblin
Still riding the waves

Hi Jeff,

Early riser? I''ve never heard of drinking plenty of water to reduce symptoms, and never experienced this the day after, i''ll try to follow your suggestion, right now.

Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By Hobgoblin
Still riding the waves

Hi All,

Does anybody have the experience of ''still riding waves'' the day after?
It happens to me quite often, but after last weekends sailing( in choppy waters) it gave me nausea, for the first...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 1,313
Posted By Hobgoblin
NMEA 0183


Look at:
I havn''t tried it yet, but it should work.
It seems to work for multiple listeners and single talker too (gps to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 806
Posted By Hobgoblin
Sagging roof

Hi All,

I sail a Hurley 700(2nd season), a Dutch built Hurley 22,
and as many Hurley owners know there is a problem with the coachroof, it starts sagging after a couple of years.Not aware of this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2003
Replies: 21
Views: 2,789
Posted By Hobgoblin
Electronic charting without a serial port...

Hi All, same problem here in The Netherlands, got a new laptop, after being convinced by supplier there was a serial-port.
Not!!(still mad)
I''ve been searching thru the www, and found a device...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-07-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 1,121
Posted By Hobgoblin
bottom paint


Why don''t You check,
the system consists of resin coat in which they apply glassfibres, it does look like a Seals furcoat.I''ve seen ships who have this system for over...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By Hobgoblin
wx via ssb


Try and go to their links,
I''ve also tried a search thru Yahoo: Weatherfax,and all strings you can come up with, for me( Netherlands) I found lots of info for my region....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-05-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By Hobgoblin
Double headrig

Hi All,

Does anybody have experience, on installing second forestay.
How do you calculate distance aft. off original headstay, do you need to alter angle or not, is there a relation to L.O.A.,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-10-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By Hobgoblin
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-08-2002
Replies: 15
Views: 6,444
Posted By Hobgoblin
Honda outboard problems

There''s no doubt your problem''s the cowling.
Check for chafing inside(fuellines,vacuumlines from carb., sparkplug-leads,etc), if not, there is a venthole somewhere, to provide intake-air ,this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 2,917
Posted By Hobgoblin
engine losing power

Check out PBO(UK magazine)of april or may,if available.Someone had a problem a lot like this, and had replaced different items.
If you can''t find it i will copy it send you a fax.
Good luck,
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 1,478
Posted By Hobgoblin
Yamaha 4 stroke


I had a similar problem when storing last winter.It seemed the system was clogged by freshwater clam''s,due to docking inland and lying un-used for a month end of september.
I was told...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-24-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 6,260
Posted By Hobgoblin
Honda 4 stroke outboard


I have a 9.9 hp Yamaha approx. 2 years old now, and i had a similar problem last season.
One plug was fouled( don''t remember which one) and when testing(this winter,at home) at had almost...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-15-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Hobgoblin
Frozen whisker poles


Why should WD40 be a problem,I used it after a similar problem.I cleaned properly,after using WD40,in order to prevent dust and sand clogging up moving parts.
I see now problems.
Good luck.
Forum: Learning to Sail 05-08-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 2,757
Posted By Hobgoblin
Entering and leaving dock solo

In my harbour,people us 2 lines between dock and pilings, both sides of their boat.They attach stern lines,which hook on to these guidelines with snaphooks,and enter their docking stern first.Boats...
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-26-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By Hobgoblin
Leech- & Footlines


Thanks for the info, i''ll give it a try some where next week.

Forum: Learning to Sail 04-16-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By Hobgoblin
Leech- & Footlines


I own a Dutch built Hurley(7 mtr) and have a new mainsail made this winter.On this sail there is a line running thru the leech,exposed at both reefs with cleats.
Headsail(already on when...
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