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by glossieblack
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 3449
Views: 173053

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Thanks for the well wishes with insurance cape man, Jeff and OQ. I've lodged a claim with the insurance company, and they have appointed an assessor. When I lodged the claim I nominated a particular professional boat builder who I'd prefer to do the repair. The assessor agrees that he is well qualif...
by glossieblack
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS-18 - "Bare Bones"
Replies: 873
Views: 25894

Re: FS-18 - "Bare Bones"

Aripeka Angler wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:51 pm
I have been way too busy with work. I think I am about to be caught up enough to be able to finish this boat. :wink:
Now that's good news. And she's looking good. :D
by glossieblack
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 3449
Views: 173053

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Thanks Jaysen, BM and Fuzz. Collectively you've nailed it. Keep the child bride enjoying cruising, keep Great Sandy floating, and stop the skipper running into stuff. :) Today with some difficulty I removed the rudder pintels (the through bolts were bent, and one's head had sheared off, making remov...
by glossieblack
Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1012
Views: 51707

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

Happy 72nd birthday Karl! :D
by glossieblack
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 3449
Views: 173053

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

I'll say it for my friend who isn't here...Ain't nothing but a thang. Your safe and you know what needs to be done to fix it. Hope the haul out has some good assistance. Thanks cape man. :D For me, it's taken too long in a longish life for me to realise that 'ain't nothing but a thang' is a useful ...
by glossieblack
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 3449
Views: 173053

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Thanks Reefie and OQ. I am surprised by what I see there. I would have expected the rudder and its shaft to be damaged but not the skeg :doh: Unless you have some talented help you may be there a while :cry: That is some nasty looking damage. Thanks Fuzz. You've articulated what my gut has been tryi...
by glossieblack
Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 3449
Views: 173053

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Fuzz wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:59 pm
Am I seeing this correct. The tip of the rudder hit and exerted enough force on the skeg to pull it to stern and split it? Bending the rudder shaft in the process :doh:
Yep. It must have been a glancing hit, as the rudder shaft is bent aft and to starboard.
by glossieblack
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 3449
Views: 173053

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Thanks Eric and Jeff! :D The Mackay lift out was hit with an emergency lift out this morning, so we willingly accepted a mid afternoon one. The results of clipping a fringing reef were apparent from the moment Great Sandy was raised from her waterline. After a couple of hours drying on the hard, the...
by glossieblack
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 3449
Views: 173053

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

We're safely moored on a floating finger pontoon in Mackay Harbour tonight, and will be hauled out at noon tomorrow local time. I'm hoping to be able to dismantle the steering system and remove the rudder tomorrow afternoon, so that both the damaged rudder and the skeg to which it is attached can dr...
by glossieblack
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 3449
Views: 173053

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Glad to hear she isn't leaking! Eleven years ago, in adjacent coral waters, navigationally I stuffed up the same way, resulting is a substantial leak and no steerage. We didn't sleep for 24 hours while using a sea drogue to steer back to the coast under engine power, while using jury rigged pumps t...