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Search: Posts Made By: tdw
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-28-2014
Replies: 63
Views: 6,010
Posted By tdw
Re: Sailing Dog's Boat Destroyed By Fire

The point is noted and the Dog and I had more than our fair share of run ins but nah, to speak as if he deserved this is simply not on. Now if this thread was about the Dog's haemorrhoids flaring up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By tdw
Re: Going to Northern Scotland!

Very good indeed. Nice boat. :)
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-27-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 9,150
Posted By tdw
Re: Another boat lost in Atlantic

I confess I think its a good idea Mark and I'll take it up with Admin. We mods only keep an eye on things and make suggestions for improvements. We don't actually design the forum layout.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2014
Replies: 2,401
Views: 159,257
Posted By tdw
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

I'm thinking the Peltier stuff deserves its own thread.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-07-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 4,706
Posted By tdw
Re: WiFi Connectivity On-Board

On board we mainly connect via our mobile phone plans which give us two gig a month free. I'm hard pressed to download more than that so it works well for us.

Of course if we were out of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-31-2014
Replies: 2,401
Views: 159,257
Posted By tdw
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

The man has nailed it !!

As an example the Hiscocks went round something like three or four and a half times and from memory didn't even have a depth sounder or vhf until Wanderer IV.
Forum: herSailNet 11-26-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 6,332
Posted By tdw
Re: Wrapping a Steering Wheel

I doubt very much that Donna was attempting to stifle debate or block constructive feedback. To be frank I reckon most of us are like me and simply don't notice where we are (in a manner of speaking)...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-26-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By tdw
Re: hi all from the crew on Orca

Always good to see another Kiwi on board.
Forum: herSailNet 11-26-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 6,332
Posted By tdw
Re: Wrapping a Steering Wheel

Does anyone ever notice ? I usually just do a "NewPosts - All New Posts"and comment in threads that somehow are of interest to me. I confess I didn't even notice this was in "HerSailNet".
Forum: herSailNet 11-25-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 6,332
Posted By tdw
Re: Wrapping a Steering Wheel

I must say I love the look of WinterRiver's job. Very nice indeed.

I fell in love with the whipped tiller/wheel look quite some few boats ago but the first time I tried it on a wheel was on our...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-01-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By tdw
Re: What do you expect a watch stander to to.

Presuming fairly benign conditions then I'd not bother with tether or life jacket when in cockpit but insist when going forward. No one goes forward at night unless they are tethered and have a watch...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By tdw
Re: Wind-vane now? Or wait for next boat?

We've got an Aries windvane and Raymarine pilot. Reality is that we only use the Aries when on passage. Other than that we stick with the AP.

If you are not passage making (and I'd consider any...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-23-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 5,887
Posted By tdw
Re: We Killed the Pacific Ocean

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/cruising-liveaboard-forum/104890-ocean-broken-really.html

Similar stuff as here, even the obligatory "tree hugging propaganda" BS. Ah me, don't you just love the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-20-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 4,829
Posted By tdw
Re: The Ocean is broken? really?

I've met Ivan. We happened to be sharing the same marina just before he set off from Newcastle NSW to Melbourne Vic for the start of the Melb - Oaska race. The man's bullshite output is remarkably...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-17-2013
Replies: 4,678
Views: 282,127
Posted By tdw
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Not for a moment do I really think I'm right but one of these day DJL is bound to post something Montevideo and I'm gonna be ready for him . :eek:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-14-2013
Replies: 168
Views: 22,284
Posted By tdw
Re: Violent attack, Cruisers injured, St Vincent & Grenadines, Union Island

Don't care how dear the subject is to anyone's heart .... any and all posts that are gun related will be deleted. Holidays will result from multiple infractions.

Earlier on, someone questioned...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-04-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By tdw
Re: Winch covers?

PMed you with full details.

We bought ours from Whitworths in Australia. I have no idea if you can buy them in America.

They are branded Whitworth but I find it hard to believe that Oz is the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-01-2013
Replies: 4,678
Views: 282,127
Posted By tdw
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

DJ .... what is happening ? I'm not sure I understand the problem but I'll do my best to sort it out. PM me if you like.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-16-2013
Replies: 4,678
Views: 282,127
Posted By tdw
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

I'm going to be begging for some hints here.

I'd hazard a guess that we are in Uraguay and that is a river not a canal, but that is all I have got.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-22-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 3,626
Posted By tdw
Re: Lost At Sea - 1 dead in the Southern Ocean

Every now and then I see a post that makes me wish I wasn't a moderator and could vent enough bile that would see any user banned. Yours just made the list.



Then the man covered more than...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-18-2013
Replies: 108
Views: 4,552
Posted By tdw
Re: Choosing the Perfect Boat

You are just another negative , what did she call them , oh yes dickheads. :p

Hey ... how does d***h**ds get through the wordgrinder ?

Anyway, Jeff, you need to get with the program....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-13-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By tdw
Re: Removing pawls and main gear on barient winch

Quick answer -

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/24441431@N05/9504380001/" title="20130813_205713[1] by amnys4, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-13-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By tdw
Re: Sailor Moon

One has to admire, albeit grudgingly on my part, someone who has the unmitigated gall to expect others to pay for their boat and/or the repairs. I guess begging on the interweb is the way to go for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-21-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 728
Posted By tdw
Re: installing a shower into a ericson 31.

Qld Oz .... doesn't really get all that cold but even so surely most women would prefer something vaguely civilised and I'm not sure that a cockpit shower fits the bill.

For mine, solar shower...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 07-15-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 889
Posted By tdw
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