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Search: Posts Made By: knuterikt
Forum: Chartering 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,259
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Dismasted in the Aegean - lessons to learn

Took this picture this summer - not my mast.
It belongs to a Bavaria that ran into a bridge...
You can see the impact damage above the headstay attachment.
The impact was so hard that the wire...
Forum: Chartering 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,259
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Dismasted in the Aegean - lessons to learn

Should have been a toggle between the head stay and the mast tang
http://i1353.photobucket.com/albums/q673/jvlassak/IMG_5138_zpsb00826af.jpg

This is a little different setup, but here is a toggle...
Forum: Learning to Sail 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,851
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Does a sailboat need a travler?

The use of a traveller in sail control have been thoroughly discussed in this thread :)

But there are other ways to give the same control.
On the old sailing ship block and tackle (pulley) was...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Cement to the rescue

Some of the incidents at sea - this one included.. Make me wonder.
Looks like many of these could have been avoided with better preventive maintenance.

Don't think many boats loosing rudder, mast...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 956
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Ever had a MEDICAL EMERGENCY while at SEA?

Some doctors specialize in remote medicine.
You can transfer pictures and mail using sat phone today.
Have a look at the site i linked in my previous post (it's in English)
Medical Advice...
Forum: Chartering 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,259
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Dismasted in the Aegean - lessons to learn

In my first post in this thread I asked some questions.

The reason I asked is that it seems that the stay have been a victim of halyard wrap, a halyard wrap can untwist the wire and will weaken...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 956
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Ever had a MEDICAL EMERGENCY while at SEA?

As soon as you sail into waters out of helicopter reach you are alone (with your crew), as most of the professional sailors out there.

Getting some training and having supplies on board is a must....
Forum: Chartering 1 Day Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,259
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Dismasted in the Aegean - lessons to learn

AFAIK this Bavaria does not have hydraulic backstay adjuster..
I a hydraulic backstay adjuster is installed it should no be possible to over tighten..
Forum: Chartering 1 Day Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,259
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Dismasted in the Aegean - lessons to learn

So dismasting in more than 30 knots of wind is better :confused: :)?
Forum: Chartering 1 Day Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,259
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Dismasted in the Aegean - lessons to learn

Some questions:
Any more pictures - the other part of the headstay?

You wrote

Did he say in which way you overloaded the stay?

Did you during your cruise have problems furling/unfurling the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,091
Posted By knuterikt
Re: what might this be?

This is a matching plug
http://i372.photobucket.com/albums/oo167/knuterikt/2014/afb7ec99-e1da-42f3-8744-bd32c098d461_zps09cdcec5.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,296
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Jib will not unroll completely

Often the correct solution is a combination of both.
The diverter block must be installed so it works with the maximum hoist you can have on the rig.

Then you should have a pennant for each sail...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,091
Posted By knuterikt
Re: what might this be?

It is a old type 12 volt power socket.
They normally came with a screw on lid and a plug with two contacts at the bottom.
The plug can only be inserted on way because the plug has got an alignment...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,813
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Inspecting fire extinguishers

During the fire (that started in the engine room) on the MS Nordlys the CO2 system was not released because two of the engine room crew was not accounted for.
The two crew members was later found...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Head's raw water intake not working.

I have always wondered why it's called a joker valve :)
Found this article (It does not explain the name, but worth a read) Joker Valves for Marine Heads - Practical Sailor Article...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Head's raw water intake not working.

Some useful videos
Jabsco Manual Toilet Not Bringing Water In Repair Video 29090 or 29120 Top Valve Gasket - YouTube

Jabsco Manual Toilet Joker Valve Replacement Video 29090 or 29120 Series...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Head's raw water intake not working.

The joker valve is on the outlet side of the pump, it prevents the dirty water from running back into the bowl :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Head's raw water intake not working.

When did you service the pump :)?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Head's raw water intake not working.

1. Close seacock
2. Disconnect hose from seacock
3. Open seacock slowly
Water?
Rushing in or small drip?

If water intake is OK check hose between seacock and toilet pump.

If your toilet...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6,748
Views: 1,651,654
Posted By knuterikt
Linjett 43 - Crash test video

The new Linjett 43 from Rosättra Båtvarv Linjett 43 (http://www.linjett.se/index.php/linjett-43)

Has got a new keel design where the draft can be adjusted between 2.45 meters and 1.90 meters in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,813
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Inspecting fire extinguishers

The powder creeps into every nook and cranny.
Clogs vacuum cleaner, like mud when wet.
Not fun at all, luckily there was no textiles in the room at that time.

Filling a engine room with powder...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,813
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Inspecting fire extinguishers

Powder released inside a small room will rapidly give zero visibility.
Powder will also give a lot of cleaning up afterwards.
So if you can put out the fire by other means - do it.

Fire blanket...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,813
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Inspecting fire extinguishers

If you turn it upside down while holding it close to your ear, you should be able to hear the powder rushing down to the other end.

The tip about turning them upside down regularly is to prevent...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Hello, Colin Archer ca 40 info

An real Colin Archer designed/built boat would be made if wood. Not suited for freezing into ice.

You must not confuse these small boats with the polar ships Colin Archer designed and built.

If...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By knuterikt
Colin Archer boats as a term

The name of the designer Collin Archer seem to be used as a type description today.

I have translated a section from the Norwegian Wikipedia page about CA.
Colin Archer - Wikipedia "Colin...
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