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Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 06-22-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Hey Drew have you taken up residence at Cape...

Hey Drew have you taken up residence at Cape Hotham ...

I wonder if it would have made sense to come back to Fanny Bay ... going the wrong way isn't a lot of fun for the most part. I they to avoid...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 06-20-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Hey Ben its Lex not Drew who is planning to do...

Hey Ben its Lex not Drew who is planning to do the Kimberly's but at this stage the trip is on hold pending the outcome of health concerns of mine ...I am Lex of course...

Will let you know if we...
Forum: Engines | Propulsion | Generators 06-20-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,056
Posted By Lexx
Importing a yacht into Australia... The...

Importing a yacht into Australia...

The following is taken from importing a yacht (https://www.customs.gov.au/site/page4365.asp)

the Australian Customs and Border Protection Website ...
...
Forum: Engines | Propulsion | Generators 06-20-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,056
Posted By Lexx
Oh and I forgot that Customs add in the cost of...

Oh and I forgot that Customs add in the cost of transporting your yacht to Australia from the US for GST (tax) purposes ... yes they get you coming and going ...
Forum: Engines | Propulsion | Generators 06-20-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,056
Posted By Lexx
What Haiqu said ... I know of several boat that I...

What Haiqu said ... I know of several boat that I would consider good deals that have been on the market for over a year. I also know of one boat that sold the other day at a very cheap price after...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 06-19-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Dunno about if its sold or not yet...might have...

Dunno about if its sold or not yet...might have some news this weekend coming.. I believe one guy is trying to get partial finance at the moment so waiting to hear but 2 are really keen ....

I met...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 06-16-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
My headsail blew out totally...destroyed it like...

My headsail blew out totally...destroyed it like confetti ... can't be sewn. I just started the motor and rode it out.... some people are pussies.... have not heard anything about a croc being caught...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 06-16-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Really someone jumping ship already ... there...

Really someone jumping ship already ... there were 3 or 4 boats there and I reckon all of them are heading this way...

This is the season for boats heading this way so i reckon you will find...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 06-15-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Yeah Drew those sound like the winds that pounded...

Yeah Drew those sound like the winds that pounded me after I came round the Cape, super nasty sea state as well.... really knocked us around but we made it in the end.

Darwin is cool, looking...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 06-15-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Travesty made it into Darwin ... nuff said ...

Travesty made it into Darwin ... nuff said ...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 06-15-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
He is about 50 miles from Cape Don at the moment...

He is about 50 miles from Cape Don at the moment on the Western side of Cape Hotham. I was there last tuesday night. If you zoom in his Spot map you will see individual log points more easily.
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 06-14-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Are you past Cape Don yet Drew?

Are you past Cape Don yet Drew?
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 06-12-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Hi Rob, Yeah loved most of the trip and...

Hi Rob, Yeah loved most of the trip and especially the last 12 days from Elcho Island after we sorted out our gearbox problems... was a really cruisie trip with just the one day of crap out of 12 so...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 06-12-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Arrived in Darwin a couple of hours ago so your...

Arrived in Darwin a couple of hours ago so your advice is a bit late Drew but I will put it away for the next time I am going that way. We got here okay... had a bastard of a run for the first part...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 05-31-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Let me see if i got this straight ...the tidal...

Let me see if i got this straight ...the tidal flow is west to east on a flooding tide past the Vernons ???

Never having sailed round the top before some local knowledge is always handy.

Lexx
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 05-30-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Hey Drew, We are still at Elcho island but...

Hey Drew,

We are still at Elcho island but the good news is we got the gearbox back in yesterday and it has tested out working as it should. We are getting some fuel in the morning and some...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 05-19-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,994
Posted By Lexx
Hey Drew, Did you know that Thursday Island has...

Hey Drew, Did you know that Thursday Island has quarantine restrictions and that pets like dogs get a hard time there. I had a mate stop in there some months ago and he had to get his dog cleared by...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 05-18-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Hi Drew, The parts I need to fix the gearbox...

Hi Drew,

The parts I need to fix the gearbox were Australia Post Air Express posted last Thursday so hopefully we will have them in a few days... it will only take a few hours to reassemble the...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 05-15-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 34,416
Posted By Lexx
Never got into sextants ... these days I use a...

Never got into sextants ... these days I use a Garmin 451s as my main GPS with a Garmin 78SC as a back up. The 451 is powered off my main batteries and the 78 either the main batteries or AA back up...
Forum: Living Aboard 05-14-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,752
Posted By Lexx
Hey Rob, 13" trailer wheels were generally a...

Hey Rob,

13" trailer wheels were generally a holden stud pattern, boat trailers used to have the problem of rims rusting out regularly and 13" rims are getting had to get and not cheap. The...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 05-13-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Hi Michelle, You can email me at lexx...

Hi Michelle,

You can email me at lexx (underscore) aa at yahoo dot com dot au

Lexx
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 05-11-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Hi Aaron, At this point in time I have no...

Hi Aaron,

At this point in time I have no idea when I will be departing for Asia... got to get to darwin first, then do the Kimberly trip then back to Darwin and sort out things for the trip to...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 05-11-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,687
Posted By Lexx
Its all good Rob, a little coast hopping by...

Its all good Rob, a little coast hopping by yourself should be okay...maybe take someone along until you gain a little more experience. Its always handy to have someone else on board when things...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 05-10-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Hi Meredith, I sent you an email a week or more...

Hi Meredith, I sent you an email a week or more ago but received no response ...
Forum: Cruising Crew Wanted 05-10-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,018
Posted By Lexx
Thanks for the offer Drew, its much appreciated...

Thanks for the offer Drew, its much appreciated but once the gearbox is apart on monday we will know exactly what we need and it will be airmailed to us from Brisbane, there is mail service here...
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