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Forum: Islander   11-14-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,331
Posted By wayina
Re: Mast wiring replacement

its now mid November, the mast is still off, its been stripped repainted evry nut bolt washer rivet replaced, new rigging all new electrics, just waiting for a suitable time between myself and the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-09-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,902
Posted By wayina
Re: Human-Powered electricity generating..?

1) The exercise bike:
Rather than expending energy to spin a flywheel attached to a brake for varying resistance (thats how most of them work to my knowledge). Why not rig the pedals up to a small...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-03-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,481
Posted By wayina
Talking Re: Dinghy Plans

I purchased the plans for a Nutshell 9'6" pram dinghy from the States and am converting it to a nesting dinghy like the Eastport, might wind up with something totally useless but then I might not,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-11-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,100
Posted By wayina
Re: Please help me compare these cruising boats.

As would an Islander 36, designed for the area I believe, I have one and think they are fantastic, comfortable and fairly quick, they have an association in the SF area, and regattas as well
regards...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-17-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By wayina
Re: Cheaper Greyscale Charts

Thanks for that, just wanted conformation that the charts were OK
kind Regards Wayne
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-15-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By wayina
Cheaper Greyscale Charts

Has anyone used or purchased any of these charts.
They appear interesting, because we cant download free charts for the coastline of australia.

NIMA Nautical Chart Folio 705 - East & Northeast...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-02-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,354
Posted By wayina
Re: Reasons for knowing TVMDCAW

Yep the answer is if you do any navigation exercise that requires an examination you have to know it,
:D
Forum: Islander   03-12-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,037
Posted By wayina
Re: Islander 36 For Sale

No idea sorry
Forum: Islander   03-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,331
Posted By wayina
Re: Mast wiring replacement

ha did better than that, took the mast off had it restored and repainted, new wiring, sheaves, standing rigging and halyards, just trying to get some time to put it all back together and put the mast...
Forum: Islander   12-11-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,037
Posted By wayina
Knowing what i know now about Islanders, I would...

Knowing what i know now about Islanders, I would snap something like this up, unless the hull has cancer, brilliant little boats and easy to work on
Forum: Islander   12-11-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,331
Posted By wayina
Well the mast is coming out later in the week for...

Well the mast is coming out later in the week for a rebuild, old girl will love it, new wiring, new rigging and a repaint. now i see what is meant by boat dollars,
Forum: Good Old Boat   12-11-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 53,744
Posted By wayina
Had a fantastic book once I think it was American...

Had a fantastic book once I think it was American re knots and ropework must have lost it in one of my many moves, hate that when it happens
Forum: Good Old Boat   12-11-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 21,053
Posted By wayina
Very well done, I see you put some...

Very well done, I see you put some thought/experience into this
Forum: Islander   04-22-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,331
Posted By wayina
Thanks Jeff, will try in Australia where I am, we...

Thanks Jeff, will try in Australia where I am, we don't have Home Depot, thanks again
Wayne
Forum: Islander   04-20-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,331
Posted By wayina
Thumbs up Thanks Jeff, I haven't heard of the grease you...

Thanks Jeff, I haven't heard of the grease you talk about, so going to the chandlery later so will ask, thanks for your repy
cheers Wayne
Forum: Islander   04-19-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,331
Posted By wayina
Wink Thanks for the advice guys, will try soon and...

Thanks for the advice guys, will try soon and advise what happened
cheers Wayne
Forum: Islander   04-10-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,331
Posted By wayina
Mast wiring replacement

Has someone taken down a I36 1984 mast recently?, I have to replace the wind direction/speed dodad at the top of the mast, I don't want to take the mast down just yet, what i want to know is if the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-04-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By wayina
In for a penny in for a pound, like people who...

In for a penny in for a pound, like people who climb Mt Everest, they do so because they can, it was a goal I set myself when I started and I usually finish what I start, I have heard quite a few...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-04-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By wayina
Welcome from a rather pleasant Brisbane AU

We bit the bullet and purchased our first boat, an islander36 1984 version recently sailed out here from the US, her name was and will continue to be NAUTI TIME, currently moored at Newport soon to...
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