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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-08-2015
Replies: 19
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Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Broken Forestay Connecting Link

Thanks Christian. This would be interesting. I've done searches but not been able to find :(
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-08-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Broken Forestay Connecting Link

This image was sent by PPO to PO and on to me. It would seem that the part is original.
http://i1309.photobucket.com/albums/s625/laurenceupston/Seasmith/Connectingpart_zpsd3a650f7.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-08-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Broken Forestay Connecting Link

Yes this is a little worrying. I only noticed in the photograph after it was taken.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-08-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Broken Forestay Connecting Link

thanks all, yes lack of metal at the holes plus no toggle at the lower attachment point would be plausible causes. I think I need to modify and not just replace with new connecting link.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-08-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By LaurenceU
Broken Forestay Connecting Link

Pics following are of connecting link between clevis dovetail plate at bow and roller furling gear. yacht is a Bavaria Match 42.
I received email via previous owner that Previous previous owner...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-23-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Are we on Seductions pic then?
I see a number of clues.
- floating docks
- dressed ships for an important celebration?
- camp set up on the quay, is that an airstream trailer?
USA East coast?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-22-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 6,051
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Tiller or Wheel for Solo?

I don't necessarily agree. My SS24 masthead rigged yacht has it's traveller on the coach roof. It is out of the way and easily accessible from the helm position. I work the traveller and main sheet...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-19-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,502
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Sailboat for the med?

hi Ella
I am in the Adriatic now sailing in Croatia. My third time here. First was with a charter company, last year and this with own yacht that is kept in Croatia. i have sailed in Greece but not...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-21-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: canal des deux mers (Canal of the two seas)

Good advice thanks. I'm not planning this just now - but its on my bucket list of cruises :)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-21-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,502
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Sailboat for the med?

In my view not too small.

I don't think you need the AC or generator. definitely need a good cockpit awning/Bimini that can be rigged easily.

I know you state that you don't have a lot of time...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-21-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By LaurenceU
canal des deux mers (Canal of the two seas)

The Canal du Midi together with the Canal de Garonne (the renamed Canal lateral a la Garonne), forms the ‘canal des deux mers’ (the canal of the two seas – the Mediterranean and the Atlantic). ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-20-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,502
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Backing plates, what do you use?

I think you mean MPa (MegaPascals).:)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Another view from the same spot. Take it away Geoff.

http://i1309.photobucket.com/albums/s625/laurenceupston/Sailing/8d84e8e913a944995b4eafe61d277624_zpsa954c8b2.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

well done. Just 3/10 for me :(
no it's not the Brisbane River.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-27-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Sorry for the delay-
playground on the south bank of which navigable river?http://i1309.photobucket.com/albums/s625/laurenceupston/Sailing/9a5ce9f8f1a95f6aecb675c2d20a821d_zpsc074c7c0.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-27-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Punta del Este? news reported the Libertad there last weekend.
Tall ships parade in Punta del Este; Mujica invited to a reception in ARA Libertad ? MercoPress...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-27-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Esmeralda 2014-Feb-27 0000 S 36°48' W 056°06'
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Yep, Hvar it is. Over to you Donjuanluis :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

no not Split, which is where this one was taken a few days earlier.http://i1309.photobucket.com/albums/s625/laurenceupston/Sailing/dcc47de8c0860dae5ce931d21943d0bf_zps79873d1e.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Not Corsica, but Mark's 2nd guess is right. Croatia.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Med it is but not Italy.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

name of the town please..
http://i1309.photobucket.com/albums/s625/laurenceupston/Sailing/9fd30870a0e385937966fc15e43b5419_zps6496dd13.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Well done Andrew. I thought someone would find this one easily. Over to you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-11-2014
Replies: 4,983
Views: 429,290
Posted By LaurenceU
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

try this one. I am after the name of the town.http://i1309.photobucket.com/albums/s625/laurenceupston/Sailing/d65a0d994fda5980dddf86a636be7847_zpsb838aa5c.jpg
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