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by eilard
Mon April 16th, 2012, 4:53 pm
Forum: Maurice Griffiths
Topic: Silverhow - Where has she been?
Replies: 7
Views: 4331

Re: Silverhow - Where has she been?

Probably your Vulcan has been build by Kesteloo at Brouwershaven. They have been buildings quite some steel Vulcans in the 60-ties. Unfortunately the wharf has been closed and it seems to be impossible to obtain more building data. I have tried to find it for my own vulcan Odyssee with build number ...
by eilard
Sat January 8th, 2011, 6:47 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: Dutch MG designs
Replies: 1
Views: 2274

Dutch MG designs

I'm considering to write an article about Maurice Griffiths designs sailing in the Netherlands. Of course I looked at "where are our boats". I'd really like the Dutch MG design owners to contact me, so I can gather information from them personally. Please react in a private mail so we can ...
by eilard
Wed November 18th, 2009, 9:58 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Hurth HBW slipping!
Replies: 9
Views: 4602

Re: Hurth HBW slipping!

I have a hurth in my Vulcan and have another problem. When the engine is cold it does not imediatley react when I put it forward or backward. Only after a minute or so it grabs.
by eilard
Fri January 2nd, 2009, 1:45 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: making a fuel tank yourself
Replies: 2
Views: 1527

making a fuel tank yourself

At first a happy New Year to you all from the Netherlands where the watersurface now is used for speed-skating instead of sailing (although I 've seen some ice-sailing too). I want to place more fuel (gasoline) capacity in mij steel Vulcan. I have space left under the cockpit floor for a 60 liter ta...
by eilard
Sat May 17th, 2008, 9:46 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: expierences with a tiller pilot
Replies: 4
Views: 2742

futher experiences

Thank you for your reaction John Now I've done some more sailing. We had a good week on the Wadden sea and where even able to put her aground at low tide properly. I 've also experienced using the tiller pilot some more. Indeed it is learning. During sailing by power it can steer us at a satisfactor...
by eilard
Mon March 31st, 2008, 10:04 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: expierences with a tiller pilot
Replies: 4
Views: 2742

expierences with a tiller pilot

I made my first trip with our new gained MG Vulcan "Odyssee". In the Netherlands from our winter berth in Amsterdam to our summer location in Friesland across the IJsselmeer lake. We had a good backstay breeze. Most of the time we sailed with genoa and mizzen, parts of the trip also with t...
by eilard
Fri December 14th, 2007, 8:16 am
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: looking for MG book round the cabin table
Replies: 6
Views: 8251

Thank you John, I was afraid already is was the way you discribed it. But Amazon indeed has some copies.

Eilard
by eilard
Thu December 13th, 2007, 6:37 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: looking for MG book round the cabin table
Replies: 6
Views: 8251

looking for MG book round the cabin table

I'm looking for the MG book "round the cabin table". Unfortunately it is not longer available. Does anyone have a spare copy that I can buy?

Eilard Jacobs
the Netherlands

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