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by PeterRoach
Sat Sep 07, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: Rigging
Topic: Red string
Replies: 0
Views: 1793

Red string

After a hard weekend's sailing I have found a couple of yards of what seems to be thin red plastic string hanging out of the slot where the main halyard emerges from the mast. Does anyone know what this is for (I am guessing it was used for threading a bigger rope up through the mast), and what I ca...
by PeterRoach
Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Perspex window replacement, and perspex washboards.
Replies: 5
Views: 3552

Headlining join to windows

When I bought my Swift last year I found the head-lining not fixed to the edge of the windows - it's loose, and looks untidy. I think it needs some plastic or rubber edging strip, but does anyone know what sort this should be? I'm assuming flat strip like draught excluder wouldn't fit, so I need som...
by PeterRoach
Fri Nov 30, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: Cooker base
Replies: 5
Views: 4193

Thanks again - I'll check that out. Peter
by PeterRoach
Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: Storage
Topic: Cooker base
Replies: 5
Views: 4193

Many thanks for this. Good thing I thought to ask for advice before getting the cutter out! BTW, I am indeed on the Norfolk Broads. I think Hamblesailor was last owner but one. Peter
by PeterRoach
Mon Nov 26, 2012 3:27 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: Cooker base
Replies: 5
Views: 4193

Cooker base

I'm the new owner of a Swift 18 (Red Mist). I notice that under the sink there is plenty of space for bottles etc., but on the opposite side under the cooker there is no way into the space. Would there be any down-side to cutting an opening into this base to provide storage for a gas bottle?