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      fredrussell replied to the thread First Chartplotter.
      I can assure you that I am of as modest means as yourself, which is why if I buy something I try and make sure it has the best chance of...
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      fredrussell replied to the thread First Chartplotter.
      OP could indeed wrap all his stuff in clingfilm or he could just buy stuff that is waterproof in the first place - you know, like a...
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      fredrussell replied to the thread First Chartplotter.
      The nice thing about tablets for nav is that they add an exciting air of mystery to things when the sun is bright and you can’t make out...
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      fredrussell reacted to Daydream believer's post in the thread Sailboatlab.com with Like Like.
      Yes. I saw that. ----Lightweight. Quick to pump up. 2 oars, nice seat, room for 2 & a bracket for an outboard. scored 7/10 🤣
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      fredrussell replied to the thread Sailboatlab.com.
      I prefer the Yachtsnet archive. You get a good succinct summary of boats strengths and weaknesses, along with decent pics, and it...
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      fredrussell replied to the thread Arcona 460 sinks.
      I did think that from the inside would (obviously) be a lot easier, but perhaps the inflow of water was too great to do this. As others...
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      fredrussell replied to the thread Arcona 460 sinks.
      Just thinking out loud here, but if one were to swim under the boat with, say, a bunched up duvet and force it up into the 15cm hole...
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      Well built sir. Years ago I built a stitch and glue Canadian canoe from Selway Fisher plans. A very enjoyable project.
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      fredrussell replied to the thread Removing paint..
      It depends how much you like your neighbours. Not all the AF dust will end up in the vacuum cleaner. I worked in a boat building place a...
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      Does it have twin rudders? Quite unusual on a boat that small, no? And is that a bow sprit or just an anchor up front? Home build?
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      fredrussell replied to the thread LiFeP04 Charging Question.
      Does the ProCharge Ultra have a LiFePo setting?
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      This^^^
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      fredrussell replied to the thread Wing keels - good or bad?.
      I have a boat with a hoofing great 4ft wide wing keel! All the bigger Parker boats have them and they’re boats that are renowned for...
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      fredrussell reacted to KompetentKrew's post in the thread Wing keels - good or bad? with Like Like.
      If everything else is right about it, don't worry about the keel - presumably the keel works, the technical details are irrelevant...
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      fredrussell replied to the thread Arcona 460 sinks.
      Heartbreaking. Glad they’re ok.
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