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by XQSME
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Albacore sails
Replies: 4
Views: 3056

Albacore sails

Good evening, hope to get hold of some decent 2nd hand sails, or, can anyone recommend a sailmaker with reasonable costs for new?
Thankyou
by XQSME
Thu May 04, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Picnic race
Replies: 19
Views: 14821

Re: Picnic race

Also, I think our preference would be a BYO BBQ....
by XQSME
Wed May 03, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Picnic race
Replies: 19
Views: 14821

Re: Picnic race

Evening.

I will be there , arriving some time Sunday to camp.

One Albacore
Two cars
Two people....

See you soon
Tim
by XQSME
Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Picnic race
Replies: 19
Views: 14821

Re: Picnic race

Afternoon all, do we need to inform of numbers, boat, whether camping etc as we did last year?
See you soon
Tim
by XQSME
Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:24 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Side decks conundrum
Replies: 2
Views: 3513

Re: Side decks conundrum

I decided to do the lot...
by XQSME
Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Side decks conundrum
Replies: 2
Views: 3513

Side decks conundrum

Morning all. I am restoring a Fireball now (thanks Stewart) and obviously want to make a nice job. One end of the side deck has cracked varnish and Def needs to go back to the wood, the other end is just fine. In the interests of economy, if I sand one end go back to the wood at the other, will the ...
by XQSME
Fri Aug 26, 2016 2:09 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Albacore looking for a good home
Replies: 3
Views: 4602

Re: Albacore looking for a good home

Hi Godfrey, I contacted you a little while ago re your Albacore which needs a new home....I am in more of a position to take it on now, is it still available and I have forgotten, how much are you looking for? Thanks
Tim
by XQSME
Fri Aug 26, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: FIREBALL FREE TO GOOD HOME
Replies: 1
Views: 3106

Re: FIREBALL FREE TO GOOD HOME

Hi, is your fireball still available. I think I would like to take it off you to restore. Please let me know asap.. Thanks, Tim
by XQSME
Sun Jul 31, 2016 4:26 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Sail material choices
Replies: 6
Views: 5013

Sail material choices

Good afternoon all,

I am about to order some new sails for my Albacore, cruising and club racing use...what material should I choose?

Thanks
Tim
by XQSME
Mon Jun 27, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Solo Sidetank issues
Replies: 4
Views: 4304

Re: Solo Sidetank issues

Good morning - I had the same problem on my old Albacore, put a fix in place this winter and it seems to be doing the job grandly so far. 3inch fibreglass tape and epoxy all the way around the join between sole and box. The result is a very strong bond, waterproofed with the epoxy . Easier to carry ...
by XQSME
Fri May 27, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Avon River Rally - Long Distance 'Picnic' Race
Replies: 38
Views: 22369

Re: Avon River Rally - Long Distance 'Picnic' Race

Good Evening
Count us in for food on Sunday evening please, there'll be five of us all told.

Many thanks and see you all Sunday

Tim
by XQSME
Thu May 12, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Toestraps
Replies: 8
Views: 6681

Toestraps

Taught, or slack?

Opinions please?
by XQSME
Mon May 02, 2016 11:18 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Avon River Rally - Long Distance 'Picnic' Race
Replies: 38
Views: 22369

Re: Avon River Rally - Long Distance 'Picnic' Race

Hi Keith - managed to get out of working on the 29th , so we'll be there on the Sunday with the Albacore. That will be 3 adults , to children in a tent on Sunday....Two of us sailing, the rest in a car to meet up for the picnincs.

Thanks
Tim
by XQSME
Thu Apr 28, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Avon River Rally - Long Distance 'Picnic' Race
Replies: 38
Views: 22369

Re: Avon River Rally - Long Distance 'Picnic' Race

Thanks Keith, don't worry. I have the week off work so thought it might be nice to relax a little there and perhaps sail again. We will make plans...
by XQSME
Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:04 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Avon River Rally - Long Distance 'Picnic' Race
Replies: 38
Views: 22369

Re: Avon River Rally - Long Distance 'Picnic' Race

Hi I hope to be there with one or two crew in the Albacore. I have to work on the Sunday evening so I need to work out when I can arrive and all other logistics first , which might include driving the boat up there and leaving it with a crew member overnight before i come back the next morning..... ...