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by pancho
Wed Mar 26, 2014 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Launching on Friday.
Replies: 5
Views: 3523

Launching on Friday.

Ours as under the sink not to accurate when healing to starboard but a good compromise, Scoot now moored in Hillhead with new owner. Regards John Sent from John's iPad On 26 Mar 2014, at 10:29, "robvega" <forum-general@swift18.org ( forum-general@swift18.org )> wrote: Quote: pmasters wrote One quest...
by pancho
Sun Mar 02, 2014 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scoot a Swift 18 is for sale on ebay !
Replies: 0
Views: 3216

Scoot a Swift 18 is for sale on ebay !

Hi Only jobs left are to cover the forward bunk foam with lightweight maroon canvas (both supplied) fit headlining, I understand all Swift's of a certain age require this to be done.
she is in my yard at home near Ringwood. Selling now to ill health.
ebay item 231169044901[/b]
by pancho
Tue Jan 07, 2014 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FOR SALE
Replies: 2
Views: 2968

FOR SALE

Hi i think you called ? the message was garbled (very poor signal at home) home no.... 01202814850 leave message if no reply JOHN From: Artemis ( forum-general@swift18.org ) Sent: Sunday, January 5, 2014 5:21 PM To: forum-general@swift18.org ( forum-general@swift18.org ) Subject: [Swift 18] Re: FOR ...
by pancho
Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FOR SALE
Replies: 2
Views: 2968

FOR SALE

After working on Scoot fo the last 4 months we have decided to sell although there is some work left to do (headlining and forward cushions) she is in excellent order throughout. Please message me for full details etc.
by pancho
Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: Tiller / Keel
Topic: Leak - Water between the hulls, in the foam
Replies: 9
Views: 6000

Leak - Water between the hulls, in the foam

Hi, no problem for us as the cover is held on with Velcro, that works well, John Sent from John's iPad On 25 Oct 2013, at 16:57, "John Hainsworth" <forum-tillerkeel@swift18.org ( forum-tillerkeel@swift18.org )> wrote: Hi Andy, I had a similar problem. My solution was to take the winch handle off, un...
by pancho
Sat Oct 12, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Handicap woes
Replies: 11
Views: 7238

Handicap woes

Although we have not as yet raced Scoot I feel all you have said is spot on the genoa is to large by far and the jib also needs to be sheeted in board with more roach ? The keel needs to be shimmed ? To prevent slop and perhaps a profile on the trailing edge ? Could I also ask has anybody fitted a t...
by pancho
Sat Sep 28, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Outboards
Topic: Mariner or Tohatsu 4, 5 or 6hp
Replies: 11
Views: 7862

Mariner or Tohatsu 4, 5 or 6hp

Hi Dave, no problem thanks for the loan and yes it would be useful to borrow the fore berth as well, I am working at Hamble point on Monday so if you were to give me a call on 07715 323324 I will come down and meet you. regards JOHN ----- Original Message ----- From: Pompey ( forum-outboards@swift18...
by pancho
Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:35 am
Forum: Outboards
Topic: Mariner or Tohatsu 4, 5 or 6hp
Replies: 11
Views: 7862

Mariner or Tohatsu 4, 5 or 6hp

Hi Dave' John from Scoot here, thank you for the loan of your single berth cushion, I have now had two made, I had yours completely restiched as the cover was coming apart, I have it on Scoot and need to meet with you to return it, thanks for the loan. JOHN ----- Original Message ----- From: Pompey ...
by pancho
Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: Tiller / Keel
Topic: Shoebox skeg
Replies: 7
Views: 4808

Picture of Scoot and Chaos with Swift Exit out of shot at Deacons on the HAMBLE three Swifts does that make a Squadron of Swifts ? >:D<
by pancho
Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: Tiller / Keel
Topic: Shoebox skeg
Replies: 7
Views: 4808

Shoebox skeg

Hi, This is good news to meet up and chat Swifts, I co own the boat with another John he lives in the HAMBLE and we both work on and off at HAMBLE Point, the boat is in Deacons on c pontoon and at the moment with Caos and Swift Exit We are talking to all the Sailmakers to improve the sail plan, maki...
by pancho
Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: Tiller / Keel
Topic: Shoebox skeg
Replies: 7
Views: 4808

Shoebox skeg

Hi Jake, Where are you located ? As we have similar ideas to you having just bought Scoot it would be good to meet up and go through ideas. John L WebbJustplanesailing@yahoo.com ( Justplanesailing@yahoo.com ) Performance car instructor 07715 323 324 On 16 Sep 2013, at 18:36, "Hamblesailor" <forum-ti...
by pancho
Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Handicap woes
Replies: 11
Views: 7238

Handicap woes

Hi Still sorting Scoot talking to sailmakers re the best sail plan etc. But will be looking at handicapping and then will comment ! Where is your racing ? John John L WebbJustplanesailing@yahoo.com ( Justplanesailing@yahoo.com ) Performance car instructor 07715 323 324 On 16 Sep 2013, at 19:56, "Ham...
by pancho
Tue Aug 13, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Swift keel
Replies: 5
Views: 3865

Swift keel

Thanks John , all points noted and will let you know how we mod the keel etc. Regards John Sent from John's iPad On 13 Aug 2013, at 15:22, "John Hainsworth" <forum-general@swift18.org ( forum-general@swift18.org )> wrote: Hi, You can grease the keel mechanism through the inspection hole when aground...
by pancho
Tue Aug 13, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Swift keel
Replies: 5
Views: 3865

Swift keel

Thanks Rob, We are new to the Swift and welcome any help from old hands ! Racing sails ordered, looking into changing the trailing edge of keel etc etc Regards John Sent from John's iPad On 13 Aug 2013, at 18:58, "robvega" <forum-general@swift18.org ( forum-general@swift18.org )> wrote: Hi John, My ...
by pancho
Tue Aug 13, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Swift keel
Replies: 5
Views: 3865

Swift keel

Thanks Rob, We are new to the Swift and welcome any help from old hands ! Racing sails ordered, looking into changing the trailing edge of keel etc etc Regards John Sent from John's iPad On 13 Aug 2013, at 18:58, "robvega" <forum-general@swift18.org ( forum-general@swift18.org )> wrote: Hi John, My ...