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    06-10-2017, 05:44 AM
    Asap replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Steel capped thongs? Wow, where do you get them?
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    06-10-2017, 05:37 AM
    Asap replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Okay since you're all sticking the boots in now, I'll concede. My name is Alan, Asap are my initials, and my current boat is a little 24 footer, ply...
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    06-10-2017, 03:40 AM
    Asap replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Spot on, very good. But I did provide ample clues...
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    06-09-2017, 08:12 PM
    Asap replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    'tis a flag of convenience, I agree...
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    06-09-2017, 06:40 PM
    Asap replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I just felt a tightening of the noose :-0
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    06-09-2017, 06:35 PM
    Asap replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Ah yes, the price of fame ;-)
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    06-08-2017, 08:56 PM
    Asap replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Thanks WX and yes I'm a mad boatie from since forever, and mainly wooden ones as well. I've picked up a lot of good tips on this site and enjoy...
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    06-08-2017, 08:47 PM
    Asap replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    On the Indonesian thing, Hugh White's message is of course important and commendable; it's one he has been on about for years. His focus is on the...
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    06-07-2017, 01:13 PM
    Asap replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    G'day. I've just been kicked off Bruce's boat in Yamba and told to head back here to the bilge where I belong. So his gain is your loss. Anyhow, what...
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    06-07-2017, 01:09 PM
    Asap replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Hell Bruce, I really had no idea my well-intentioned suggestions for your safety at sea were causing you such disturbance and aggravation. But now...
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    06-07-2017, 07:56 AM
    Thanks very much for all this info. I'm told the boat is of 1950s vintage and there are, from memory, a handful of spots on the inside of the hull...
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    06-07-2017, 07:30 AM
    Asap replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Since you don't know me, how could you know what belittles me? :-))
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    06-07-2017, 05:43 AM
    Asap replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    And this is exactly one of those suggestions I made earlier (that andrew nitwit objected to); and if I may say so myself, a brilliant one :-).
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    06-07-2017, 05:41 AM
    Asap replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    It's not a question of easiness, but preparedness...
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    06-07-2017, 05:39 AM
    Asap replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Well yes, that is the core of my message too...
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    06-07-2017, 05:30 AM
    Asap replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    You're right I know little about the boat, but that little has given me cause for concern for your welfare. The first leg was, as I understand it, in...
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    06-07-2017, 04:35 AM
    Asap replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    From what I've read and seen, I think there are real question marks about the seaworthiness of that boat in its current state for the proposed...
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    06-07-2017, 01:28 AM
    Asap replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    I admit to being completely perplexed by that response to my post.
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    06-06-2017, 11:18 PM
    Asap replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Is that glass over a laid timber deck? If so I hope that's the only leaking area. I'm not trying to be alarmist again but...is that boat really ready...
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    06-04-2017, 06:25 AM
    Hi Don, I'm not likely to buy this one so I've not sought a surveyor etc. I'm more just interested in getting views on these questions from the...
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    06-03-2017, 10:48 PM
    I'm not that keen; just wanted the executive summary :-)
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    06-03-2017, 09:17 PM
    I'd also like to add another two cents' worth. One of the advantages of buying up there is you now have the chance to enjoy local voyaging in...
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    06-03-2017, 08:57 PM
    +1. Seems to me Frankk that the vessel is not ready and the time not right. My two cents is that you continue to prepare for a bit, tie her up, fly...
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    06-03-2017, 08:36 PM
    Thanks for all comments and sorry but no pics. I had another look and can confirm the rot is largely confined to the bottom foot or so of about a...
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    06-02-2017, 09:39 PM
    Nice for a short sailor (knock off the headroom). Did Frankk say how much he paid for his plastic version?
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    06-02-2017, 09:36 PM
    ...along with tropical warmth and millions of fairy lights
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    06-02-2017, 07:06 PM
    Wot do I reckon? I reckon it sounds very tropical :-)
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    06-02-2017, 08:49 AM
    And I'll be up in Darwin in a few weeks if you decide instead to turn left and go around the top.
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    05-31-2017, 08:18 PM
    And it's easy off the wind voyaging to get there, and to get all the way around after that. It's never too late to write a new chapter Frankk.
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    05-30-2017, 05:37 AM
    And fly the bride up for a pineapple crush rather than Frankk going back into the Addles winter...excellent. Now, this plan is really starting to...
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