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Search: Posts Made By: djaustralia
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-26-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 10,302
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Powerboaters Are Funny

Yeah, I know, wrong and stupid! But I sure felt better!!![/QUOTE]

I would have gone away & then changed cars maybe, come back an hour later & do it again!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-08-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Whale 1, Surfer 0.

mmm...whale, surfboard, whale, surfboard...yeh should be safe lets go over there!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-08-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Here is someone who seriously don't care

I'd say there was nothing the freighter captain could have done, or maybe the pilot. They did try to power out of it obviously but that tug clearly wasn't helping. My guess would be they were trying...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 07-07-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,083
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Video of a submerged object strike/boat sunk

I'm currently reading an extract from a book by Francis chichester about his solo world trip in 1966. He relied on his navigation to keep him in open water & on course. Relying on unreliable self...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-29-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 982
Posted By djaustralia
Re: moderators read please

I'd say it's your phone. While my PC hard drive was being rebuilt i was forced to use my galaxy S2 phone for internet stuff. Trying to type messages on forums was near impossible and very...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2013
Replies: 908
Views: 65,405
Posted By djaustralia
Re: The future of the sailing world. Why are there so few young people cruising??

My situation depicts that i moved here (Tasmania) to help a relative who has since "turned" on me. Other local relatives have since followed suit, for reasons no worse than me not going to christmas...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2013
Replies: 908
Views: 65,405
Posted By djaustralia
Re: The future of the sailing world. Why are there so few young people cruising??

I can sum up an answer quite easily, the rich get richer while the poor get stiffed. I live in Tasmania & i've tried six ways from sunday to get regular work. Then maybe I could save enough money to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-12-2013
Replies: 4,900
Views: 357,555
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Umm...not much of a view to go on. I think you would have to have been there to hazard a guess.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-11-2013
Replies: 4,900
Views: 357,555
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Keep this thread alive. Its a great idea. I would gladly upload a pic but im not using my regular PC at the moment. Someone please upload a pic locale to keep this huge and fun thread alive
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-11-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Look at this – Listed as ready to sail

The only sure way to be content and confident with what your buying is to see it for yourself and draw your own conclusions. I would suggest in future ask for lots pf pictures of the boat your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-20-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,243
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Danish Sailing Vessel taken by pirates

If the americans and the UN want to get serious, send an aircraft carrier in for a year or 2! I have no doubt the pilots on said carrier would relish the oppurtunity to get some worthwhile target...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,333
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Coming out

That's a beautiful looking yacht. Have you heard the one about the wooden boat with a wooden engine and wooden sails.......it wooden go! :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 2,672
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Best Ad Ever. Today.

...buy it and rename it "scorned sacrifice" or maybe "stupidex"! Can anyone else think of any other good titles with which to rename it???
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-12-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Seeking WARATAH yacht plans please

I have just emailed the guy at ANZ with pics so we'll see what happens.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-12-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Seeking WARATAH yacht plans please

Now as for the reproduction of the Waratah plans, this can easily be done with the permission of the current copyright holder, but as stated by the intellectual property lawyer I contacted, the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-12-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Seeking WARATAH yacht plans please

I have contacted the ANMM and they're looking into it for me. For that I thank you. I have already contacted the aus' and NZ ship register but it's exactly that, a register for 'ships' not small...
Forum: Buying a Boat Articles 05-12-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 36,050
Posted By djaustralia
Re: The Joys and Pitfalls of Buying a New Boat - Part 1

If your in the market for a power boat you should see this series of 89 videos on youtube. The guy's channel name is "frisco jarrets / DIY boat repair'. In particular I refer to the '1995 Searay 220...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-11-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Seeking WARATAH yacht plans please

To my knowledge the ORION 3 was built with mahogany ply!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-11-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Seeking WARATAH yacht plans please

For your information... I at no point have tried to sell copyrighted material. -Watch you don't slander someone now!- I have merely asked if it may be possible under certain circumstances. As it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-11-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Seeking WARATAH yacht plans please

I thought you said there was nothing more for you to add? Time is also one direction I have left. It's a small world with the WWW and it's only a matter of time and I will get some answers.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Seeking WARATAH yacht plans please

Suggesting a website from his armchair is 'serious effort' is it? I think your opinions are best kept with....you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Seeking WARATAH yacht plans please

If well maintained, timber can outlast just about any man made product. Boat owners of all people should know that!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Seeking WARATAH yacht plans please

Here's my point...if you've nothing to add, why leave another comment????
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Seeking WARATAH yacht plans please

I'm suprised by all the negativity here. I'm simply trying to seek answers. Isn't that what people sign up on forums for? Your all so busy jumping in to add your opinions that you havn't stopped to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By djaustralia
Re: Seeking WARATAH yacht plans please

That thread was closed weeks ago!
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