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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 25 August 2007, 18:59
Replies: 35
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Posted By wetterthebetter
I bought Tom Falla's boat earlier this year and...

I bought Tom Falla's boat earlier this year and after getting to grips with it, am highly delighted. We sailed it back from Guernsey without a hitch and have used it throughout the summer (if you can...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 25 July 2007, 19:02
Replies: 28
Views: 3,218
Posted By wetterthebetter
We’ve just taken the stuff off the bottom of...

We’ve just taken the stuff off the bottom of ours.. barnacles, slime, weed, things that were unidentifiable and the boat is flying again! So set to work.. it costs nothing except hard graft.
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 08 April 2007, 06:38
Replies: 287
Views: 46,317
Posted By wetterthebetter
Having made the crossing to Guernsey, there and...

Having made the crossing to Guernsey, there and back, yesterday, we will no longer be joining the Alderney cruise in July. It was problematic anyhow, as no-one was leaving from our neck of the woods...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 March 2007, 14:07
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By wetterthebetter
Thanks Andy.. looks OK. Is it quite heavy? Will...

Thanks Andy.. looks OK. Is it quite heavy? Will it stay down in strong winds on mooring?
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 March 2007, 10:45
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By wetterthebetter
Cover!

I had a trawl back thru' the posts to find stuff about covers and didn't come across anything too comprehensive. So, at the risk of going over old ground, has anyone purchased a cheap mooring cover...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 04 March 2007, 13:51
Replies: 287
Views: 46,317
Posted By wetterthebetter
Hi Tim: Maybe we ought to begin sorting who's...

Hi Tim:
Maybe we ought to begin sorting who's leaving from our neck of the woods. Altho' I'm in York, we spend much time in the South Hams and the boat's there! Milo72 is leavin' from Dorset so we...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 02 March 2007, 13:00
Replies: 287
Views: 46,317
Posted By wetterthebetter
Any thoughts on the Torbay departees? Are we...

Any thoughts on the Torbay departees? Are we intending to leave at roughly the same time? By the way, I have a TV friend who would like to film the event and make a dvd.. would everyone be OK with...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 21 February 2007, 09:45
Replies: 46
Views: 10,739
Posted By wetterthebetter
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 21 February 2007, 09:43
Replies: 287
Views: 46,317
Posted By wetterthebetter
Hi Milo, yes, it sounds good. The boat is (or...

Hi Milo, yes, it sounds good. The boat is (or rather will be in a few weeks time) moored in Salcombe, so I'm sure we could arrange a meet just off Brixham somewhere. Will it be just the two boats,...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 17 February 2007, 15:27
Replies: 46
Views: 10,739
Posted By wetterthebetter
Hi.. is this cruise still a goer? Still July? We...

Hi.. is this cruise still a goer? Still July? We were interested in joining the Alderney cruise in June but it appears problematic as the boat will be in Salcombe and the bulk of members are setting...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 17 February 2007, 13:04
Replies: 287
Views: 46,317
Posted By wetterthebetter
Before we decide to blob out, is there anyone...

Before we decide to blob out, is there anyone from Salcombe / Plymouth / Brixham etc interested in joining in?
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 16 February 2007, 05:03
Replies: 287
Views: 46,317
Posted By wetterthebetter
Three, maybe four, of us will be joining if...

Three, maybe four, of us will be joining if that's OK. However, we will be leaving from Salcombe. Is it possible to arrange a rendezvous somewhere – like in the middle of the Channel?! The whole...
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 23 January 2007, 06:20
Replies: 287
Views: 46,317
Posted By wetterthebetter
Is this particular cruise still on? Thanks.

Is this particular cruise still on? Thanks.
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 19 January 2007, 14:27
Replies: 287
Views: 46,317
Posted By wetterthebetter
We would like to come if that's OK. We'd be...

We would like to come if that's OK. We'd be setting off from Salcombe. How would this work? Could we join at some point? Thanks.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 17 January 2007, 04:27
Replies: 13
Views: 2,922
Posted By wetterthebetter
Can you tell me more about the Alderney Push?...

Can you tell me more about the Alderney Push? Thanks.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 30 August 2006, 17:39
Replies: 17
Views: 2,827
Posted By wetterthebetter
We weren't having a laugh for goodness sake, far...

We weren't having a laugh for goodness sake, far from it. We were absolutely flabbergasted to see what was happening. We were sat way up the beach, and anyhow going anywhere near that boat with its...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 29 August 2006, 19:17
Replies: 17
Views: 2,827
Posted By wetterthebetter
Oh yes, sorry. Near Salcombe!

Oh yes, sorry. Near Salcombe!
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 29 August 2006, 18:27
Replies: 17
Views: 2,827
Posted By wetterthebetter
I was left dumbstruck - so were many others on...

I was left dumbstruck - so were many others on the beach. I've never seen anything like it. And the lifeguards on the beach did nothing! I have a photo of the boat but on this ocassion I'm going to...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 28 August 2006, 17:56
Replies: 17
Views: 2,827
Posted By wetterthebetter
Madness

Two days ago, I witnessed a large rib (7m?) out of boat lane, beached near swimmers in gear, engine tilted, prop spinning, crewed by three guys one helming without kill key, the other pushing tube...
Forum: Engines & props 18 July 2006, 03:32
Replies: 4
Views: 1,798
Posted By wetterthebetter
Honda 130

My engine is three years old. It was fully serviced last month and has run perfectly in the 14 months I've had it. However, it recently started missing, especially on low revs. When the fault was...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 16 July 2006, 03:52
Replies: 10
Views: 2,315
Posted By wetterthebetter
Rib Revive worked well for me too! Does what it...

Rib Revive worked well for me too! Does what it says on the bottle. Can't ask for more.
Forum: Electrics and electronics 05 July 2006, 02:18
Replies: 3
Views: 1,374
Posted By wetterthebetter
Thanks

They seem OK having had them checked. However, I'm not back on the water until the weekend, so I'll see what happens then when they've had chance to recharge.
Forum: Electrics and electronics 02 July 2006, 15:00
Replies: 3
Views: 1,374
Posted By wetterthebetter
What's the problem?!

I wasn't going to bother because I'm thinking of trading up, but in the end took the plunge and flush-mounted my Garmin GPS 178. Looks great, however, one problem (and by the way, I'm sure this has...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 11 July 2005, 17:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,357
Posted By wetterthebetter
Thanks for the replies. Am checking power supply;...

Thanks for the replies. Am checking power supply; all initially looks OK. Have altered the setting on Garmin but still saying no position on VHF.
Forum: Electrics and electronics 09 July 2005, 05:17
Replies: 7
Views: 1,357
Posted By wetterthebetter
No..

only on high! Shall I just operate on low? And what's the reason and how can I stop it shutting down on high? Thanks v. much.
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