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by David
January 17th, 2018, 10:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hickling Broad
Replies: 0
Views: 94

Hickling Broad

Just thought I would leave a link to the film Wings of Conflict, was searching YouTube for broads related films and this popped up, filmed in Hickling and Ludham with the Airfield shots at RAF Leconfield in Yorkshire near Beverly, there is a couple of good shots of the Ferry Boat Inn at Hickling and...
by David
January 11th, 2018, 6:32 pm
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: How To Winterise A Boat
Replies: 7
Views: 235

Re: How To Winterise A Boat

I must say that the vidio is very good at showing how to winterise a boat, he knows how to charge $700, $200 for parts and $500 labour for 2.5 hours work I must be doing something wrong, I can't get that rate per hour and I work in aviation. Just going off topic slightly I am off to the boat show on...
by David
January 11th, 2018, 12:09 pm
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: How To Winterise A Boat
Replies: 7
Views: 235

Re: How To Winterise A Boat

Antifreeze in the water tank does not sound healthy as it is toxic and 2 ounces is enough to kill a dog, you would have to really flush the tank out after winter, I just run all the water out through the taps and leave open and disconnect both inlet and outlet pipes from the water pump
by David
January 7th, 2018, 5:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Woods End Staithe
Replies: 7
Views: 278

Re: Woods End Staithe

Yep you can walk past the rear of the houses and into Catfield
by David
January 7th, 2018, 5:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Woods End Staithe
Replies: 7
Views: 278

Re: Woods End Staithe

Was there earlier this year there is just enough room for a 27ft boat on the end the side mooring has a read cutters skif permanent moored on the side
by David
January 2nd, 2018, 6:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Wroxham Bridge Warning 5.75 Feet & Strong Flows.
Replies: 9
Views: 403

Re: Wroxham Bridge Warning 5.75 Feet & Strong Flows.

It's low pressure ATM which also affects water levels quite a lot we can clear 6' 2" with everything down.
by David
January 1st, 2018, 7:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wroxham Bridge Warning 5.75 Feet & Strong Flows.
Replies: 9
Views: 403

Re: Wroxham Bridge Warning 5.75 Feet & Strong Flows.

Well 5.75 under Wroxham, we came under ludham today at 11.00am and for the first time in 3 years we had to lower canopy to get under it was less than 7' our air draft is 7'2" with canopy up checked potter this afternoon as the tide was going out and that was just under 5'
by David
December 29th, 2017, 11:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: 3 YouTubers On 1 Staithe
Replies: 2
Views: 266

Re: 3 YouTubers On 1 Staithe

Hi Miles
Are the electric posts working ok at Ranworth planing to be there this weekend and could do with electicity to keep batteries topped up
by David
December 23rd, 2017, 3:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 10
Views: 251

Re: Merry Christmas

And a very Merry Christmas to you all and a Happy New Year 🍺🍺
by David
December 22nd, 2017, 4:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Collision Black Spots
Replies: 21
Views: 556

Re: Collision Black Spots

Yes you are right but I have witnessed hire boats even trying to moor in the privrate moorings next to the boat with the sighn, there is more room to turn now as BA has cut some of the trees back