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by David
May 15th, 2018, 5:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mermaid Slipper Stalham Staithe
Replies: 1
Views: 206

Re: Mermaid Slipper Stalham Staithe

The only boater that I know of that has eaten there is Tho owner of Fen Pedler who moors 3 boats down from me, he rated the food but it is more expensive than the Ingham Swan !
by David
May 14th, 2018, 7:01 am
Forum: Questions For The Broads Authority
Topic: Why Are So Many Oversized Hire Boats Permitted On The Norfolk Broads?
Replies: 1
Views: 133

Re: Why Are So Many Oversized Hire Boats Permitted On The Norfolk Broads?

Good point any boat over 35ft is ample in my opinion especially with the limited moorings available.
by David
May 10th, 2018, 3:00 pm
Forum: Moorings
Topic: Double Moorings Suck
Replies: 2
Views: 425

Re: Double Moorings Suck

We have stopped mooring at Horning during peak holiday times as we have been hit repeatedly by larger hire craft trying to moor near the swan pub, we even had a 45ft Faircraft Loynes boat trying to moor alongside our 27ft Seamaster last summer at Horning, we didn't let them and pointed to the bootom...
by David
May 2nd, 2018, 8:32 pm
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: Boat Propeller Locking Nuts?
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Re: Boat Propeller Locking Nuts?

The smaller not goes on closest to the prop and then locked with the larger one, which is the complete opisite to how I was instructed when I did my automotive training years ago, trust boats to be arse about face even in the aircraft world the smaller nut is used as the lock nut.
by David
April 29th, 2018, 8:32 pm
Forum: Norfolk Broads Photos
Topic: Bacton Wood Lock
Replies: 8
Views: 545

Re: Bacton Wood Lock

Just found this it shows the whole canal
by David
April 27th, 2018, 9:22 pm
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: BSS
Replies: 3
Views: 321

Re: BSS

He is quite tall ex fireman drives a black Toyota hilux, very fair inspector he knows his stuff although my gas fault had him baffled he had never seen that in 10 years of inspecting boats
by David
April 27th, 2018, 6:53 am
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: BSS
Replies: 3
Views: 321

BSS

Just had my BSS done Wednesday by Tim Waters I must say he is very fair and thorough, the boat did pass but did have a gas problem which was sorted, looked like I had a gas leak but after some head scratching and pipe isolation it was traced to a weak regulator and a near empty gas bottle, the syste...
by David
April 22nd, 2018, 9:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Broads Authority Clamping Down On Overstayers
Replies: 26
Views: 1625

Re: Broads Authority Clamping Down On Overstayers

Just to let you know that boat lives in the wet shed at Richos saw him returning yesterday afternoon
by David
April 2nd, 2018, 9:26 am
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: Boat Carpet
Replies: 3
Views: 443

Re: Boat Carpet

Yes it’s waterproof and can be used outside on swim platforms and out side areas as well as inside in living areas
by David
April 1st, 2018, 3:30 pm
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: Boat Carpet
Replies: 3
Views: 443

Boat Carpet

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Just fitted teak and holly effect carpet supplied by Trimnet at Chatham, I think it looks quite good and will match the cockpit floor when that’s upgraded later this year