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Forum: General Cruising Forum 11-07-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,622
Posted By Rossmonty
Post I agree Steelfan, Rust is an issue but I...

I agree Steelfan,

Rust is an issue but I have seen many a GRP yacht owner pulling off fittings, resealing ports ripping up teak decks to find leaks and fix them.

Hulls are less flexible and the...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 11-07-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,443
Posted By Rossmonty
Because the ships are at sea they usually have a...

Because the ships are at sea they usually have a longer time period to react to a potential collision course with a larger ship becasue a ship is a bigger radar target and higher out of the water,...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-15-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,554
Posted By Rossmonty
Post Hi All, In Australia pariicularily in Queensland,...

Hi All, In Australia pariicularily in Queensland, You have the fisheries, Immigration, Customs and waterpolice all out for days harrassing any boat they find, and not being very nice about it as...
Forum: The Poop Deck 09-12-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,467
Posted By Rossmonty
Post Interesting reports that the VHF/ AIS on the Ship...

Interesting reports that the VHF/ AIS on the Ship was turned off a minute or so after the collision and Jessica was quite aware of the imminent collision before the event as she was advise by her...
Forum: Power & Electronics 09-05-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,015
Posted By Rossmonty
Post Hi Richard, yes I am aware of that however there...

Hi Richard, yes I am aware of that however there is such a large amount of traffic around Singapore I was told by another person whe just passages through there that the AIS is a great tool I also...
Forum: Power & Electronics 09-01-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,015
Posted By Rossmonty
Hi Everybody MillTech has a VHF AIS reciever...

Hi Everybody

MillTech has a VHF AIS reciever

Question, Has anybody had any expeirience good or Bad re the product,

I am told in a busy shipping lane this is a great bit of Kit,

I am about...
Forum: Power & Electronics 08-30-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,769
Posted By Rossmonty
Post Hi All Recently in Austalia a new tracking...

Hi All

Recently in Austalia a new tracking device with GPS and VHF transmitter was released for testing for around $700 plus individual devices around $200 which is really a good buy not quite on...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 08-08-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,484
Posted By Rossmonty
Hi Having had the same issue you will probably...

Hi Having had the same issue you will probably find the two faces are not lined up corerectly and at high spead the water come gushing in

Firstly the water must drip once ever few seconds to...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 08-08-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,709
Posted By Rossmonty
Hi Fran, Batteries can be the biggest of...

Hi Fran, Batteries can be the biggest of headaches for the uneducated best get some time reading books or there are some good articles on the net,

Batteries usually end up sulfating because the...
Forum: Regional Discussion Topics 08-08-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,358
Posted By Rossmonty
Hi Gail, Have been away Hope you are in the...

Hi Gail,

Have been away Hope you are in the shipyard,

If you are keep a detailed log on who is working on your boat each day when jobs were started and finished and what material are used by...
Forum: Regional Discussion Topics 07-11-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,761
Posted By Rossmonty
Post I have been assured that if you looked like...

I have been assured that if you looked like arriving earlier than your expected arrival day and time you could say anchor off an island not go ashore not have visitors and then find your way to the...
Forum: Regional Discussion Topics 07-10-2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,715
Posted By Rossmonty
HI anything under 15 Metres would need to go...

HI anything under 15 Metres would need to go around the top,

We moved a 25 metre yacht from Sydney to Freemantle ONCE never again big seas, big winds, lots of motoring, very cold not pleasant not...
Forum: Regional Discussion Topics 07-10-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,358
Posted By Rossmonty
Post Hi, we were there about 15 month ago, near a full...

Hi, we were there about 15 month ago, near a full moon, our draft is 2 Metres and yes we hit bottom a few times, frankly I would not go there again, its a cess pit in the water as not very tidal,...
Forum: Regional Discussion Topics 08-18-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,991
Posted By Rossmonty
The boat is Australian registered and Skipper and...

The boat is Australian registered and Skipper and crew Australian Residents.

We don't plan to leave Singapore until or around April, I will be taking the boat down to Sebina Cove from Langkawi in...
Forum: Regional Discussion Topics 08-17-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,991
Posted By Rossmonty
We have been looking for an alternative route...

We have been looking for an alternative route from Singapore to Darwin. We figure we have to slip the boat before we arrive in Darwin and we can do that at Kudat in Northern Borneo aftr April I have...
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