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Forum: The Multihull Club 05-05-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,517
Posted By multihullsailor6
Ok gunkholer, Further to your post on the...

Ok gunkholer,

Further to your post on the negatives of my cat here are a few positives I can think of (without any order) following on on your LONG above list:
1) One Lombardini diesel engine...
Forum: The Multihull Club 04-27-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,785
Posted By multihullsailor6
Hi gunkholer! Interesting thread! Makes you...

Hi gunkholer!

Interesting thread! Makes you thinking about sorting the problems, upgrading and more work ....

Since 2008 I own a 10.2m one-off Dutch built cat built out of western red cedar...
Forum: Regional Discussions 04-04-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,498
Posted By multihullsailor6
Wynne, Most boats leaving Cape Town in...

Wynne,

Most boats leaving Cape Town in their summer will not be sailing up the west coast of Africa due to the winds but will go via St. Helana / Ascension to the Caribbean and only then on to...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-15-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,983
Posted By multihullsailor6
Hi annabel, I'm South African and my boat...

Hi annabel,

I'm South African and my boat is registered in Cape Town and equipped as per SA maritime regulations. I have sailed the French waters and been checked out twice, after the usual...
Forum: Regional Discussions 02-25-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,796
Posted By multihullsailor6
I had my trimaran berthed in Maylandsea in the...

I had my trimaran berthed in Maylandsea in the River Blackwater and in 2005 we did a family summer cruise north to Great Yarmouth. We really enjoyed the three rivers north of Harwich / Felixstowe
-...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-30-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,374
Posted By multihullsailor6
I'm not trying to slag off the Voayager - I just...

I'm not trying to slag off the Voayager - I just believe that the interior volume of the Comet 11 is greater than that of most similiar sized yachts due to the saloon under the cockpit and resulting...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-30-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,374
Posted By multihullsailor6
1) No problem with standing headroom in the...

1) No problem with standing headroom in the saloon of the Comet 11 for you (I take it your 1.85m tall)
2) The owner (who has sailed 75,000M in his life) tells me she is fast, well balanced and nice...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-30-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,374
Posted By multihullsailor6
I did a YouTube search for Comet 11 and got some...

I did a YouTube search for Comet 11 and got some hits:
Comet 11 - YouTube...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-30-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,374
Posted By multihullsailor6
Ah, questions, questions! OK so here we go: ...

Ah, questions, questions!
OK so here we go:
In the link's pictures:
- Picture 1/8 shows the keel - nothing special, don't forget these boats are from the early 1980s.
- Picture 3/8 indeed shows...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-30-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,374
Posted By multihullsailor6
Have you had a look at the Comar Comet 11? She...

Have you had a look at the Comar Comet 11? She has her saloon under the cockpit AND features inside steering.
Have a look here for starters:

1982 Comar Comet 11 Sail Boat For Sale -...
Forum: The Multihull Club 01-28-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,214
Posted By multihullsailor6
Hi freebird 74, I have no personal...

Hi freebird 74,

I have no personal experienece with a Snowgoose, have just asked an ex owner but he couldn't really help.
Two ideas:
1) Your and the previous SSR registrations might shed a...
Forum: Cruiser's Market 01-26-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,545
Posted By multihullsailor6
WANTED - LEWMAR 46ST or 44ST

I am eager to buy one second-hand fully operational Lewmar 46ST or 44ST winch, preferably in alu grey, located anywhere in Europe.
Thanks for contacting me if you can help or point me in the right...
Forum: The Multihull Club 11-11-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,138
Posted By multihullsailor6
Hi Troy, Welcome to this forum. 46 foot...

Hi Troy,

Welcome to this forum.

46 foot is a good size to go ocean voyaging if you need or want all that space. The FP Bahia 46 is a well proven design capable of what you have in mind, a...
Forum: The Multihull Club 11-11-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,111
Posted By multihullsailor6
We also experienced this same problem on a...

We also experienced this same problem on a Spirited 380 cat when one of the four turn-off valves leaked on the starboard side. The yard mechanics took about three hours just to refill the system from...
Forum: The Multihull Club 09-24-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,385
Posted By multihullsailor6
Wish I could!!

Wish I could!!
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-24-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,886
Posted By multihullsailor6
Hello The Cruising Kitty! Yachtworld only...

Hello The Cruising Kitty!

Yachtworld only covers boats listed by brokers.

Here are some other sites, some of which also show private sales:

- www.yachtsfocus.com

- www.apolloduck.com...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-23-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,738
Posted By multihullsailor6
Hi Tony, Have a look at the book entitled...

Hi Tony,

Have a look at the book entitled "Straits of Gibraltar", it has the best local sailing info and should answer all your questions. Sheppards or the small chandlery / engine repair shop in...
Forum: The Poop Deck 02-19-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,777
Posted By multihullsailor6
It's Murphy's Law! Except doing the best to...

It's Murphy's Law!

Except doing the best to get local weather forecasts somehow we have at times to take the decision to leave our boats without our capable hands in attendance. It does help the...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 02-11-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,627
Posted By multihullsailor6
I have a catamaran with built-in bouyancy tanks...

I have a catamaran with built-in bouyancy tanks at all four ends. Nevertheless and additionally I have filled two closed-off compartments in the bows with polystyrene. I also carry large empty...
Forum: The Multihull Club 01-23-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,390
Posted By multihullsailor6
From current own experience I would like to add a...

From current own experience I would like to add a hot air heating system, run on diesel, to the list.

My present port Gibraltar currently is WET, WINDY (F6-8) and COLD!

And also a sensible...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-21-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,971
Posted By multihullsailor6
I have my third party boat insurance with...

I have my third party boat insurance with Panteanius, it's worldwide cover, easy to obtain and handled by professionals. From my perspective I can recommend them.

FYI they also offer health...
Forum: Power & Electronics 01-16-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,669
Posted By multihullsailor6
On my Simrad AI50 I do have a customable CPA...

On my Simrad AI50 I do have a customable CPA alarm system. The range I select depends on where I sail, ie the traffic, the time of day / night, the weather / visibility and the no. of crew on board....
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-11-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 22,430
Posted By multihullsailor6
Hi Peter, Good advice from MMNETSEA to...

Hi Peter,

Good advice from MMNETSEA to personalise your first aid kit if such conditions exist.

I find this site very useful and like the products: https://www.bluewater...om/seamedic.htm...
Forum: Power & Electronics 01-07-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,669
Posted By multihullsailor6
That situation report (which is quite scary but...

That situation report (which is quite scary but well known) reminds me that, though I do have an AIS transceiver but no radar on board, I also have an oldish Lo-Kata Watchman installed which is...
Forum: Power & Electronics 01-06-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,669
Posted By multihullsailor6
Stephen, To be seen at sea by anyone - not...

Stephen,

To be seen at sea by anyone - not only the big boys IF they are watching - is imperative for us sailors. All of your above 5 points are correct.

As to

points 1 and 2: I am...
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