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  1. +1. This guy posts great YouTube’s of fixin’ tractors and stuff. (Though he’s obviously very capable) This vid’s a classic example of what can be done, or check out his vid of fixing an abandoned digger in the bush and taking it home with little more than vicegrips, a grease gun, fresh diesel and a new battery.
  2. How about a fibreglass box, containing a nice food-safe Flexi water tank (bladder) inside it? (If the fg box is even needed?) Might cost more, but hellova lot less effort than learning to weld ss (unless the journey is your aim) or hoping you get resins right (with risks to your heath or tastebuds if you get it not right first time) Also try down the hall at Fixit Anarchy
  3. Amazingly poor display from Ireland. They have recently specialised in a one dimensional gameplay of pick and go, but barely even brought it to the match. The backs were even worse without even pick and go to rely on. Ruck after ruck the ABs committed one person with the remaining 14 in defence, whilst the Irish would have already secured the breakdown with two or three men over their tackled man and then three more forwards would join the ruck?! 6-7 men (plus a halfback) effectively castrated for the next phase against 14 ready All Blacks. And when the ABs thieved a turnover, they now ha
  4. Looks sinister-cool in black, but a burning hot bugger to live with though. You going white? That’s a big dink for less than the weight of a man! We ski behind a 4.3m alu rib with an old 20hp and half chewed prop - albeit needing two skis for deep water starts for my 75kgs - with two same-sized guys in the rib as driver and observer. Once dropped to a slalom, the driver needs a bit of opposite lock to counter a decent carve and keep running straight. I bet you could ski with your 15hp if you can do two-ski beach starts (deckchair!). And certainly kneeboarding/biscuit etc. Your bo
  5. Ask them: Which socks do they run on Sailing Anarchy
  6. Ahem, these only room for one Billy Joel on this website. Voilà:
  7. Where else do you store a wobbly brass compass, 2 x cracked (somewhat) parallel rules, 30x dead biros, no pencils, hundreds of spare ss fixings, 17 year old sunscreens which all reek of coconut and warn against direct contact with skin, anti-mossie spray and cream and roll on - all now banned by the WHO, 5x pairs of scratched sunglasses and two with missing lenses, 3x pairs of unclaimed spectacles, 3x pairs of opaque folding glasses from the two dollar shop, 4x horrifically uncomfortable plastic sunvisors, charts of Ushuaia and the approaches to La Rochelle and the RYA faux training chart, 3x
  8. In no particular order... what are you rigging? 1 Main halyard 2 Topping lift 3 Cunningham 4 Reef line 1 5 Reef line 2 6 Main outhaul 7 jib halyard 8 Jib halyard 2 9 Kite Halyard 10 Kite halyard 2 11 Masthead kite halyard 12 Sprit tackline 13 Sprit tackline 2 14 Stays’il halyard or maybe second masthead kite And the 2x vangs
  9. You’ll need Ray Charles in pit to play that keyboard! Looks a bit bow-down ... but you can adjust when you paint the waterline.
  10. Tow the tylercraft outside the environment? Put the tylercraft in the powerboat yard and let them possess it, try and auction it, then give it away to a club volunteer?.
  11. Tick!. I’d add a touch more grace to the bars, but otherwise love this treatment.
  12. Thanks Bob, hope he shoots as I’d love to see this one come alive. It speaks to me like the new Land Rover in taking trad’ into modern and be ever more capable. When I’m ready/allowed, I’ll ping you a cheque for one - offset companionway and all. There’s acreage of engineering space! (And I’d love one of those bensoned booms). I’m nervous of treading on hallowed baba 40 ground so hope to tiptoe here... Much as I love a big chart table...with screens taking over these days I’d be tempted to free up that prime location for more seating and hunt for a quieter spot for paper nav. Maybe at the
  13. Yip, I drove Alfas and MGs as well.
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