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Forum: Ericson   07-07-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 3,861
Posted By cowlum
Ericson 27 Pile Drying

Hi Guys

I wanted to know if anyone has dried out an E27 on a drying Grid before?
The E27 has quite the swept back underwater profile.

My concern is it will fall forward.

The piles I want...
Forum: Diesel   04-08-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By cowlum
Re: yanmar ysm8 tick slap - video

Yes its a Yamaha 25 it good condition.
I've never owned a diesel before (boat or car) and so was just a little thrown back by the racket.
I'll be organising a diesel inspection when I have a...
Forum: Diesel   04-07-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By cowlum
Re: yanmar ysm8 tick slap - video

I just looked up what a vdrive is.. This boat doesnt have a vdrive, its a forward mounted engine. What you are lookiing at is an engine mounted under the v-birth.

Thanks
Forum: Diesel   04-07-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By cowlum
Re: yanmar ysm8 tick slap - video

Yes, it should have been the first start of the day. I asked the owner to specifically not start the engine before I arrived, he seemed trust worthy.. The block was cold to the touch and it started...
Forum: Diesel   04-06-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By cowlum
yanmar ysm8 tick slap - video

Hi Guys

Im interested in purchasing an old small sailboat with an equally small and old yanmar.
The engine powers the boat long just fine, seems to run well and smokes little, if at all.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,462
Posted By cowlum
Re: Yacht Hardstand Victoria BC

Yeah, wow thats really steep! You would think the yards in smaller populations would cost less. The further you get from Auckland CBD the less the daily cost. Relation to land value.
Maybe a little...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,462
Posted By cowlum
Re: Yacht Hardstand Victoria BC

Thanks everyone.

Sounds good. I have only found the hardstand costs for one haulout (canoecove if my memory serves me well) on the internet at $1.70 per foot per day. That's $45 per day for a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,462
Posted By cowlum
Re: Yacht Hardstand Victoria BC

Thanks Paul.

Most of those are in Sydney.
I had not really thought of Sydney. More google maps has shown me the sydney is not all the far away. Could you tell me how long commute would be after...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,462
Posted By cowlum
Yacht Hardstand Victoria BC

Hi All

I plan to move to Victoria Canada in the coming months. I'm finalising the Visa now.
When i arrive I plan to purchase an older lower cost yacht and explore the coast a little. Older boats...
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