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by thegasmannick
Wed Jun 10, 2015 1:44 am
Forum: Cabin fittings & installations
Topic: Uncomfortable sleeping
Replies: 9
Views: 2730

Re: Uncomfortable sleeping

my centaur was uncomfortable and with a bad back I needed a solution and have found one that is sorted my problems out with sleep and space I widened the galley bed slightly and bought a futon mattress which my wife recovered cheaply it is now our main cushion folded in half and then we pullout bed ...
by thegasmannick
Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:54 am
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Hard Anti-Fouling or Self Eroding?
Replies: 3
Views: 1191

Re: Hard Anti-Fouling or Self Eroding?

I use shogun anti-foul black in colour and found it excellent at keeping clean and hard wearing might be a pain to remove once built up but for ease and the time spent not cleaning off on beach every 6 weeks with barnacles everywhere I don't mind and I only anti-foul once a season now with eroding t...
by thegasmannick
Sun Mar 01, 2015 11:18 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: What have you done to your Westerly today.
Replies: 67
Views: 16312

Re: What have you done to your Westerly today.

today we went down cleaned boat up again and started sanding deck grab rails and coated with oil again look great but wow what a lot work getting em back to wood again but feels good knowing nights getting lighter and wont be long before evening time sailing can happen to stretch sails and try out a...
by thegasmannick
Thu Feb 19, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: Cabin fittings & installations
Topic: Flavell Vanessa Gas Cooker
Replies: 21
Views: 7420

Re: Flavell Vanessa Gas Cooker

If cooker is still in situ then you get repaired as long as parts available and I would suggest means of isolation when not in use and a gas leak detector(this is just for peace of mind) Above is what I would suggest to customer before I undertook work Regulations always say at time of appliance fit...
by thegasmannick
Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:09 pm
Forum: Cabin fittings & installations
Topic: Flavell Vanessa Gas Cooker
Replies: 21
Views: 7420

Re: Flavell Vanessa Gas Cooker

sorry for that mrs hot ayre I am a typical male pig http://www.foxsmarineandcountry.com/collections/cabin-galley-heads/products/waeco-dometic-smev-cu433-moonlight-cooker-3-burner-oven-grill-hob http://www.force4.co.uk/department/chandlery-below-deck/cookers-barbecues/dometic-sunlight-oven2-burner-ho...
by thegasmannick
Mon Feb 16, 2015 2:04 am
Forum: Cabin fittings & installations
Topic: Flavell Vanessa Gas Cooker
Replies: 21
Views: 7420

Re: Flavell Vanessa Gas Cooker

just read above message and whilst I can say if you boat is in tidal waters you don't have to comply with certain regulations you do if enquire with your insurance and the validity of your insurance policy and its all good saying there is possibly a loop hole for regulation`s but the regulation is f...
by thegasmannick
Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:53 am
Forum: Cabin fittings & installations
Topic: Flavell Vanessa Gas Cooker
Replies: 21
Views: 7420

Re: Flavell Vanessa Gas Cooker

your engineer is correct in not fitting as no flame failure device fitted I come across this regularly and it is hard for customers to understand but if you realise that most gas leaks and possibly most explosions and because of gas rings being brushed against and switching on and if left gas build ...
by thegasmannick
Tue Feb 10, 2015 1:46 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: What have you done to your Westerly today.
Replies: 67
Views: 16312

Re: What have you done to your Westerly today.

today after work I finally redesigned calorifier and webasto heater to run in a area to stern and routed pipes had a good evening and even fitted new tv up hopefully mast aerial this week as well if wind is good and I finish work early (still be bosuns chair and a head torch I rekon tho) hopefuly se...
by thegasmannick
Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: Technical Information
Topic: tablet plotter app and other apps
Replies: 5
Views: 1856

Re: tablet plotter app and other apps

like boatie good little app

will load that one up on my phone I think

thank's for replies


anyone any more
by thegasmannick
Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:48 pm
Forum: Technical Information
Topic: tablet plotter app and other apps
Replies: 5
Views: 1856

tablet plotter app and other apps

just downloaded android app on my phone and tablet it is Avalon-route and found it to be a excellent app and wondered if anyone else has any good apps plus app was free (but with limits) so added bonus and the feed back they gave me was good and they said they have added westerly range of yachts to ...
by thegasmannick
Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:17 pm
Forum: Cabin fittings & installations
Topic: Gas connections
Replies: 8
Views: 2550

Re: Gas connections

hi all not sure if post is finished or not but if anyone in Suffolk area I am gas safe registered. advice on here is always`s free but cant advice on diy install`s as it makes me liable as a registered engineer also please please all gas works should be done by approved engineer as I have seen it al...
by thegasmannick
Tue Jun 17, 2014 10:40 am
Forum: Cabin fittings & installations
Topic: rear starboard berth conversion
Replies: 4
Views: 1712

Re: rear starboard berth conversion

thanks for replie`s am going to measure up and locate a large access locker to access from cockpit from some where will keep you informed and send pics as I progress through and get some comment`s any advice appreciated I think this site is great quick replie`s and helpful , constructive , and all a...
by thegasmannick
Tue Jun 17, 2014 12:34 am
Forum: Cabin fittings & installations
Topic: rear starboard berth conversion
Replies: 4
Views: 1712

rear starboard berth conversion

I am thinking of blocking the rear starboard berth off and fitting a fridge in cabin and accessing from cockpit the remaining area for storage of ropes and tools is this a good idea or am I just wasting time and money also is there a access door available for cockpit seat large one its just we never...