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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-16-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By White Knight
Re: Where Do I Go From Here

I have thought of this Sal,but all I talk to say there is likely to be further rot elsewhere in the deck-being double diagonal construction with a teak overlay,it would be necessary to remove all...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-16-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By White Knight
Re: Where Do I Go From Here

Thank you all for your kind and helpful advice-there were paths here that I had not considered.Maybe I overstated the boats condition,she is really in near perfect condition other than the deck-to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-15-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By White Knight
Where Do I Go From Here

I own a Herreshoff Leeboard Ketch-design #107 in Sensible Cruising Designs-she is professionally built exactly to the plans in carvel planked NZ kauri, and launched in 1980.I have cruised many...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-13-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,416
Posted By White Knight
Re: I'm Sick Of Bird Poo

Thanks all for the many ideas,some I have tried with limited success,but others are well worth a try-unfortunately I dont have a feline that would be happy to stay on board on its own for any length...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,416
Posted By White Knight
I'm Sick Of Bird Poo

Seagulls have recently decided to camp on my boat on a daily (nightly) basis leaving behind poo and regurgitated food for me to clean up the next day.I have a similar problem with swallows when they...
Forum: Diesel   01-21-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 4,233
Posted By White Knight
Re: Yanmar 1GM10 runaway?

Ditto that-there is a tremendous amount of suction,even in the single cylinder Yanmars-way more in the 2QM-dont ask how I know this-Chris-Tern-NZ
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,413
Posted By White Knight
Re: Teak substitutes. Why not?

Thanks Capt Vines for the info--My kitchen floor has been down over 20 years and is still OK-my teak deck has been down for similar time and is stuffed-guess what I will be using next time.-Chris...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-16-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,413
Posted By White Knight
Re: Teak substitutes. Why not?

Lets talk more about cork for decking--How would you protect the surface without it being too slippery?--How would you fix to your substrate?-Any other tricks/suggestions?--I have a cork floor in my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-29-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 6,347
Posted By White Knight
Re: Grease on Propeller for Anti Fouling?

Max Wax works pretty well in NZ waters-Chris-Tern
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-27-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 3,448
Posted By White Knight
Re: Favorite Boat Shoe???

Shimano make a "fishing shoe" similar to Crocks but much classier-they have a non-slip sole,just like expensive boat shoes.There construction is soft rubber,adjustable and very comfortable.They also...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-18-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 6,359
Posted By White Knight
Re: Newbie buying a dirt cheap liveaboard...

Most folk I know sit down to eat and lie down to go to sleep,so who needs full headroom,a boom tent would probably be a good investment-Chris-NZ
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-16-2013
Replies: 1,382
Views: 490,599
Posted By White Knight
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Thanks again guys-all clear now-good tip on the wear factor too-Chris
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-15-2013
Replies: 1,382
Views: 490,599
Posted By White Knight
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Looking at these frame designs I cannot see how/if the tarp is attached to the frame at any point.Can someone enlighten me on this subject please.In New Zealand we do not have a snow problem per...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-13-2013
Replies: 1,382
Views: 490,599
Posted By White Knight
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Thanks Eric and others for the input on mounting the frame to hull-Chris
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-12-2013
Replies: 1,382
Views: 490,599
Posted By White Knight
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Delta T--How have you attached the PVC pipe to your hull?--I think your idea is great so thanks for posting-Chris-New Zealand-Herreshoff 38' Leaboard Ketch
Forum: Electrical Systems   10-19-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By White Knight
Re: Yanmar 2QM20 Tacho Problem

Sorry folks but I am still stuck on my tacho problem--On page 73 of my parts book under Instrument Panel the type of sender unit I have on my 2QM20 is item 17-33--This sender and tach seem to have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-12-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 15,308
Posted By White Knight
Re: yanmar manual crank?

I was once told that WD40 is perfumed Fisholene,how true I don't really know.
Chris
LFH Leaboard Ketch
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-10-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 15,308
Posted By White Knight
Re: yanmar manual crank?

From my experience with hand starting a 2QM20,it comes down to timing.It is imperative that the decomp lever is flicked over just as you are starting to "lift" the crank handle,about 7 o'clock is the...
Forum: Electrical Systems   10-10-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By White Knight
Re: Yanmar 2QM20 Tacho Problem

Thanks Farcry--The sender on mine has a fork that goes into a slot on the drive,definately mechanical.It is strange as workshop manual does not show this.-the sender does have a double nut system on...
Forum: Electrical Systems   10-08-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By White Knight
Yanmar 2QM20 Tacho Problem

On my Yanmar 2QM20 the tacho needle swings wildly between 0 and 5000 rpm while the motor remains at constant revs-The pickup is like a little generator and is driven by an internally driven geared...
Forum: Diesel   09-30-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,705
Posted By White Knight
Re: Yanmar Parts Prices

Thanks Redline but I have pretty well resigned to getting my USA based brother to buy Yanmar items for me from marine dealerships.-I managed to repair the expensive thermostat and got my brother to...
Forum: Racing   09-26-2013
Replies: 190
Views: 11,803
Posted By White Knight
Re: AC 34 - What If?

J class boats at Newport for the next AC,now wouldn't that be a spectacle.
Forum: Racing   09-25-2013
Replies: 190
Views: 11,803
Posted By White Knight
Re: AC 34 - What If?

It is obvious that ETNZ went into the regatta with a boat "fully loaded" with no more technical improvements to be made and had to rely on crew work--While OTUSA had the computer controlled foiling...
Forum: Diesel   09-21-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,705
Posted By White Knight
Re: Yanmar Parts Prices

Thanks all for the information and a special thanks to John for offering to buy for me.Fortunately my brother lives in San Francisco and he is willing to buy items for me,so I will be taking...
Forum: Racing   09-20-2013
Replies: 190
Views: 11,803
Posted By White Knight
Re: AC 34 - What If?

Its a Kiwi speaking--How many more times must ETNZ be denied the final race win through dumb rules-I must admit they did not sail to their usual faultless performance in todays second race but...
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