Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 07 March 2008, 09:40   #11
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Bursledon
Boat name: Mustard
Make: Ribeye 785
Length: 7m +
Engine: Yamaha 200/Merc 6
MMSI: 235068693
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 618
Tell us exactly where yard it is.

Just for the record, could you give us the full name and address of the yard. Also, if you can post a picture, we know where to avoid.


Write a log of your memories of dealings with the yard from day one up to today. Date everything where possible and make very detailed notes of telecon's with the yard. How you achieve this is up to you. Then, if it goes to court, you have the data.

AND, I am sure there was a piece on Watch Dog about making you pay for your car service before they release it. I am pretty sure they can't do it.

Good luck!

Tony
__________________

__________________
JABS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07 March 2008, 10:09   #12
Member
 
Hightower's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Fareham
Length: 6m +
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 7,855
Quote:
Originally Posted by benc View Post
That was one of my initial thoughts, but it wouldn't hold up, you are not allowed to record calls without the persons consent.
But it's a great memory jogger for when things get heated and worth doing from a personal point of veiw.
__________________

__________________
Andy

Looks Slow but is Fast
Member of the ebay Blue RIB cover club.
Hightower is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07 March 2008, 11:31   #13
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Bristol
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 5m +
Engine: Yamaha
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 4,194
let have a name and picture of the front of the boat yard!!
__________________
matt h is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07 March 2008, 11:40   #14
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Make: XS
Length: 6m +
Engine: Suzuki DF140
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 49
The OP did mention these http://www.warsashmarine.com/
__________________
Rooster21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07 March 2008, 13:11   #15
RIBnet admin team
 
Poly's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Boat name: imposter
Make: FunYak
Length: 3m +
Engine: 2 stroke YAM 20 HP
MMSI: 235089819
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 10,114
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jizm View Post
It's not a civil matter, it is theft ben. He cannot hold onto your property regardless.
I think that will depend on the terms of his contract with Ben. It wouldn't be unheard of for their to be a term entitling them to impound property whilst awaiting payment for any outstanding debt. Whether there is an outstanding debt is a civil matter.
__________________
Poly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07 March 2008, 13:14   #16
Member
 
Kernow Buoy's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Cornwall
Length: no boat
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 1,518
No it's not theft, the boat was not 'dishonestly appropriated' and I dare say the boat yard will say it'll be released on payment of the bill, therefore no 'intention to permanently deprive', both of which need to be proved for a charge of theft to succeed.
__________________
Kernow Buoy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07 March 2008, 14:49   #17
RIBnet supporter
 
LURCHER's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Tisted Hampshire
Boat name: Hot Lemon
Make: Scorpion
Length: 8m +
Engine: Inboard
MMSI: 235
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 766
Send a message via MSN to LURCHER
In my experience DONT phone at all ,do it all by letter or email as there is then a hard copy of what you have asked for ,it will also force him to reply to your points , 'he said ' I said ' etc can often get very muddled . I suggest an email or letter to the yard with all the points in chronological order. Also mention in the letter that you want to settle the matter without recourse to solicitors . If and when you go to court you will be the one who appears reasonable and helpfull.Dont get involved in any slanging matches .
__________________
www.hiremarquee.co.uk
LURCHER is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07 March 2008, 15:02   #18
Member
 
Country: Other
Town: Oakley
Boat name: Zerstörer
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 5m +
Engine: Suzuki DF 140
MMSI: 235050131
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 3,931
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rooster21 View Post
The OP did mention these http://www.warsashmarine.com/
There are quite a few businesses all close together in that area so it would be nice for a picture of the yard and the main door so we can all avoid it in future.

I use that slip a lot so would like to be made aware of any dealers I might have to deal with in the future. Or not once I know which one it is.
__________________
http://www.xfire.com/download/
Biggles is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07 March 2008, 15:06   #19
Member
 
benc's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Southampton
Boat name: Intrepid
Make: Tornado
Length: 7m +
Engine: Twin 150 Yamaha HPDI
MMSI: 235066402
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,319
Send a message via Skype™ to benc
Thanks for your comments guys. I have been on the phone to a solicitor this afternoon, and had some really good advice. So will be following it up tomorrow/monday.

Yes, it was Warsash Marine (www.warsashmarine.com)

Up until this week I have had good dealings with him (other than the lenght of time taken to repair my engines!), but he has flipped now, and I do believe he is treating my unfairly.

I will keep the thread updated with my progress.

Thanks again guys.

Regards

Ben
__________________
benc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07 March 2008, 15:13   #20
RIBnet supporter
 
Jizm's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Southampton
Boat name: Hissing Sid
Make: Ross Smith Cobra
Length: 6m +
Engine: 200HP Optimax
MMSI: 235038046
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 3,803
Let us know how you get on and if your boat needs 'liberating'
__________________

Jizm is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:33.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.