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Forum: RIBs & ribbing 02 August 2013, 17:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,613
Posted By James Slatter
Went there last year and got told off for...

Went there last year and got told off for arriving in a 6,5 meter rib which they didnt class as a tender. Tempted do tell them I had my 65 foot sunseeker anchored off Newtown but decided against it....
Forum: Engines & props 23 April 2013, 14:53
Replies: 1
Views: 1,094
Posted By James Slatter
Evinrude 175 Flushing adapter

Hi anyone else bought the flushing attachment for an evinrude 175 only to find that more water sprays out of the connectors than actually seems to go through the engine ? I bought the official...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 27 November 2012, 16:09
Replies: 3
Views: 1,228
Posted By James Slatter
Hi I have had one too for 2 years and think its a...

Hi I have had one too for 2 years and think its a fantastic boat. It's handled 30 knot gusts mid Solent , yes not particularly comfortable in these conditions but never felt unsafe.

Went our last...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 20 November 2012, 16:48
Replies: 74
Views: 10,995
Posted By James Slatter
We were there on Sunday. No swimmers in sight and...

We were there on Sunday. No swimmers in sight and drifted on the tide right round the bay. Couple of yachts anchored to the west of the bay. Think there are more swimmers from boats anchored in the...
Forum: Other stuff 08 September 2012, 02:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,174
Posted By James Slatter
Yes there is a good beach just to the right (...

Yes there is a good beach just to the right ( west ) of the entrance and also pontoon berths inside the harbour. Can't remember the cost. Restaurant on the beach and a pub 20 mins walk up a steepish...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 18 August 2012, 05:44
Replies: 74
Views: 10,995
Posted By James Slatter
All quiet is osbourne bay. Megaphone man is...

All quiet is osbourne bay. Megaphone man is without his megaphone and standing arms crossed on the beach. 3 boats anchored 50 yards from the shore. Only problem is the suns not shining now we are here
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 17 August 2012, 15:42
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By James Slatter
Osbourne bay Saturday

Anyone heading over to osbourne bay tomorrow to see loudhailer man in action
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 17 August 2012, 02:33
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By James Slatter
Been in contact and their safety arrangements are...

Been in contact and their safety arrangements are in place but they are always looking for people to help out, I assume to bolster the support and cover any deficiencies on the day.
Link for...
Forum: Engines & props 10 August 2012, 16:04
Replies: 21
Views: 9,725
Posted By James Slatter
Thanks for your advice and comments. Will have a...

Thanks for your advice and comments. Will have a go with salt away this winter and give the engine a real good flush in a barrel of fresh water at the end of the season
Forum: Other stuff 09 August 2012, 07:27
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By James Slatter
You probably have it sorted now but like others...

You probably have it sorted now but like others suggest it could be a USB drive / cd / floppy disc left in the pc that's causing that message. if the hard drive is getting on in age they can stop...
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 07 August 2012, 11:20
Replies: 74
Views: 10,995
Posted By James Slatter
We were there on Sunday and were hailed by...

We were there on Sunday and were hailed by security on the beach and asked to move beyond the yellow bouys. Apparently because it's private and the seabed is a protected environment. I thought it was...
Forum: Engines & props 06 August 2012, 15:02
Replies: 21
Views: 9,725
Posted By James Slatter
Engine descaling / flushing

Anyone got any advice on descaling and removing salt deposits from cooling system on evinrude 175 ? I appreciate that modern engines have multiple alloys and metals present in their make up and...
Forum: RIB gallery 26 July 2012, 15:07
Replies: 614
Views: 147,733
Posted By James Slatter
70584 Wednesday on the Solent

70584

Wednesday on the Solent
Forum: Other stuff 18 June 2012, 09:13
Replies: 24
Views: 2,940
Posted By James Slatter
Ooops photo wrong way up just like the economy

Ooops photo wrong way up just like the economy
Forum: Other stuff 18 June 2012, 09:12
Replies: 24
Views: 2,940
Posted By James Slatter
It's nice over here in Latchi Cyprus. Getting fed...

It's nice over here in Latchi Cyprus. Getting fed up with the solent and 30 knot plus winds every weekend.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 14 February 2012, 11:32
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By James Slatter
Spoke to Tom from JBT and he tells me when it is...

Spoke to Tom from JBT and he tells me when it is that cold it is normal for no water to appear for a couple of minutes whilst the engine temp rises.
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 12 February 2012, 02:22
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By James Slatter
Evinrude 175 Cold Weather Question

Hi, i am hoping someone can advise me if the following is normal or not. Went out yesterday in the solent. Started the engine when the outside air temp was around -4 C and got no water coming out the...
Forum: Other stuff 16 December 2011, 16:17
Replies: 34
Views: 4,830
Posted By James Slatter
Do you have a broadband router with any available...

Do you have a broadband router with any available cat5 ports ? If so you could get an hp USB jet direct print server box and make it a network printer.
Forum: Other stuff 19 October 2010, 12:03
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By James Slatter
Email settings

What are the options ? Normally it would be pop3 and port number 110 for incoming and SMTP and port 25 for outgoing

Regards
James
Forum: Upcoming RIB cruises 17 September 2010, 14:39
Replies: 32
Views: 5,962
Posted By James Slatter
Solent - Guernsey. End of Sep/Early Oct?

Damn, just the kind of trip i was looking for, although a Predator 5.40 on a bench seat for 4 - 5 hours would be tough going. Will definately take up the offer of seats next year and contribute to...
Forum: Other stuff 14 September 2010, 15:55
Replies: 11
Views: 2,009
Posted By James Slatter
I remember coming down the Big Russell in the...

I remember coming down the Big Russell in the Fastnet storm of 1979 in a 27 foot Spinner Yacht and that was quiet scarey. Seeing the bow disappear under water wondering if it was going to come back...
Forum: Commercial operators 09 September 2010, 15:26
Replies: 10
Views: 2,650
Posted By James Slatter
Booking System

Hi James, did you ever come up with a solution to your problem. Depends on wether you want a solution that customers can book on line and check availability, or whether its a back office system you...
Forum: Trailers & towing 26 August 2010, 16:26
Replies: 21
Views: 5,359
Posted By James Slatter
Foreign Exchange

Have you tried Currencies Direct in London, i have used them before and found the exchange rate to be better than the banks
Forum: RIBs & ribbing 10 August 2010, 14:49
Replies: 14
Views: 2,352
Posted By James Slatter
Red Arrows

Think you might find the Red Arrows have been grounded due to Ejector seat faults, so they may not be in Falmouth
Forum: Commercial operators 10 August 2010, 14:45
Replies: 10
Views: 2,650
Posted By James Slatter
Booking system

Hi James, i am / was an IT manager in the aviation industry and have much experience in Microsoft Access programming and can make a tailor made solution to your requirements. Currently working on...
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