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Search: Posts Made By: rugila
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-06-2011
Replies: 3,330
Views: 651,008
Posted By rugila
Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand

Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-20-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 3,395
Posted By rugila
Just to throw my bit into this. At 66 I knew...

Just to throw my bit into this.

At 66 I knew nothing about sailing, had never hauled a halyard (didn't know what one was). Only experience was steering a friend's boat for a short while a few...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-23-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 11,305
Posted By rugila
A couple of years ago I was interested in prices...

A couple of years ago I was interested in prices of sailboats between 37í and 40í made between 1980 to 2002, and particularly in what cost what, and where.

First thought (naturally enough??) was...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-27-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By rugila
Copa Thanks for comments, particularly that...

Copa

Thanks for comments, particularly that a trip along the NE Brazil coast is an adventure worth taking.

That route now seems to be the current plan.

The skipper is Uruguayan, native...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-25-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By rugila
From Caribbean to Cape Verde Is., I think the...

From Caribbean to Cape Verde Is., I think the plan is to first head a long way NE, probably to Bermuda. It seems that the trip will be a long clockwise sweep around quite a bit of the Atlantic. I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-22-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By rugila
Would an S 2 be OK for Atlantic offshore?

My question regarding S 2 monohull 36' sloop. I don't own one and don't know much about them.

But I'm considering crewing on one from Caribbean across much of the Atlantic and down the Brazil...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-25-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,631
Posted By rugila
knuterikt Thanks for the feedback on drying...

knuterikt

Thanks for the feedback on drying fish.

It was that Norwegian system which gave us the idea for preserving our meat/fish the way we do. Although we rely primarily on the hot sun...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-25-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,631
Posted By rugila
We often take dried meat when yachting, hiking,...

We often take dried meat when yachting, hiking, or staying in remote cabins. Itís a reliable source of supply that can be just kept in plastic bags on a cupboard shelf although, depending on how...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-16-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,311
Posted By rugila
Looking at Cam's lnk for the battery, I don't...

Looking at Cam's lnk for the battery, I don't think an auto shop hygrometer would be of much use in measuring specific gravity of a sealed battery like that.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-17-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 7,993
Posted By rugila
A further question. I'll be putting mast...

A further question.

I'll be putting mast wiring, VHF coax and 12 lighting wires (for Hella LED anchor light) up a conduit.

If these all go in the same conduit (1/2 inch diameter), is there any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 7,993
Posted By rugila
Probably I should try this out on a bit of...

Probably I should try this out on a bit of drainage pipe before doing it on my mast.

However, any other's experiences are valuable.

Regarding the two holes, is it better to drill these...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-14-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By rugila
About masts

A couple of questions....

I'm continuing repairs/refurbishment on my 34ft locally built (mainly been doing electrics) and have now got around to looking at the mast. Aluminium, deck stepped.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-10-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 7,993
Posted By rugila
I don't quite follow this one. If the conduit...

I don't quite follow this one.
If the conduit is inside the mast, how do you use the stainless steel pop rivets to attach it? (from outside the mast??)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-01-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2,126
Posted By rugila
Beautifully finished wood interiors - how to get one?

What's the best way to get a boat (monohull) with an interesting and good quality wood finished interior?

Early on I decided that I only wanted a boat that I really loved being in. For me this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-01-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,800
Posted By rugila
diesel tank sealants

I have a 3 inch hole for a float-type sender in the aft end of my diesel fuel tank. Stainless steel tank.

The flange sealant that was there, put on before I bought the boat, now leaks. Result that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-25-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,727
Posted By rugila
Iím looking for a good boat about 38ft at a good...

Iím looking for a good boat about 38ft at a good price.

Being somewhat numerically inclined, I downloaded info on all yachts 37í-40í 1980-2002 for sale from the yachtworld.com site and ran a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-23-2007
Replies: 3,330
Views: 651,008
Posted By rugila
Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand.

Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand.
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