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by Darren
28 Mar 2020, 22:52
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Graham Stevens
Replies: 3
Views: 1464

Re: Graham Stevens

RIP Graham, A real gentleman will be sadly missed. Condolences to Michelle and Family.
by Darren
09 Mar 2020, 22:19
Forum: Get Togethers and Events
Topic: Boort weekend
Replies: 4
Views: 2427

Re: Boort weekend

Yes totally agree with Ross fantastic location, the lake was much bigger than I expected. Was a little busy and the park a little crowded as it was the long weekend. Would like to see the place on a normal weekend. Thanks you for all that attended we had an absolute ball as usual. Thanks also the An...
by Darren
26 Feb 2020, 22:19
Forum: Get Togethers and Events
Topic: The Paynesville Classic Boat Rally Feb 28th To March 1st 2020
Replies: 24
Views: 7132

Re: The Paynesville Classic Boat Rally Feb 28th To March 1st 2020

Peed off I cant be there.
Have a great time, this event looks fantastic, complete with some Bob and Brenda hospitality
Enjoy attendees!
Darren
by Darren
18 Feb 2020, 23:47
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Prop location!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 4604

Re: Prop location!!!

Ahoy Chivs,
I think this is where the dark art comes in! Steinway for example, has a huge distance between prop and rudder...still turns
Turbo Fire has a distance between prop and skeg, still turns. I visually see more distance in Torea's case, but if that's the way it was...
by Darren
17 Feb 2020, 23:03
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 549
Views: 140106

Re: A Tasmanian experience

Great news Chivs!
I would like to have ago one day.
And Greg thanks for making sure the boat stayed upright :D
cheers
Darren
by Darren
14 Feb 2020, 23:06
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Prop location!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 4604

Re: Prop location!!!

Captain, I am not concerned about prop to rudder, I've seen props miles away from rudders, and the boat still turns on a sixpence. (therein lies the dark art) My concern in your particular case is the support that the skeg provides to the rotating propeller, in my opinion the prop is too far from th...
by Darren
12 Feb 2020, 23:39
Forum: Get Togethers and Events
Topic: Aquafest 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 3252

Re: Aquafest 2020

Bugger Graham, that bum puckering only comes around rarely. The only chance i will have this year will be the same as last year, flying in for the day. Scrubcat is still "in progress" for this year... Al has made some significant changes for this freshen up, hopefully back on the water for...
by Darren
09 Feb 2020, 23:32
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 549
Views: 140106

Re: A Tasmanian experience

Bad and good luck, having a breakage like that can be real nasty on the water.
Obviously that motor of yours is way too hot
by Darren
05 Feb 2020, 23:20
Forum: Get Togethers and Events
Topic: Aquafest 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 3252

Re: Aquafest 2020

Ahoy Captain, Got me motivated, that beer looks magnificent!
by Darren
15 Jan 2020, 17:17
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: Nightmare for Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 2114

Re: Nightmare for Sale

I totally agree Chivs.
It is beautifully restored to original, drives and handles brilliantly, built with Keith's typical quality.
Is sad Ken has let it go, but it does provide an opportunity for someone to join the Simpkin Club.
Cheers

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