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by helenrose
Thu September 3rd, 2009, 9:13 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Doghouse
Replies: 2
Views: 5104

Re: Doghouse

Hi james,
thanks for the input,i have made a mock up and after offering it up to the boat i have decided to abandon the idea,
thanks
chris.
by helenrose
Tue August 18th, 2009, 2:18 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: weather helm
Replies: 6
Views: 7865

Re: weather helm

Hi john,
I think i will try the extra ballast inboard first then if she sails better play around with the keels when she comes out for the winter.
regards
chris.
by helenrose
Tue August 18th, 2009, 12:32 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: weather helm
Replies: 6
Views: 7865

Re: weather helm

John, i had set my rig at the start of this season as per your article with a max 3inch rake which i think i have achieved, i think i will leave that rake in the mast as she sails very well indeed,she does heel quite a bit though and i need to reef in a force 4 which is a bit of a pain as she just g...
by helenrose
Mon August 17th, 2009, 8:13 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: weather helm
Replies: 6
Views: 7865

Re: weather helm

Hi john, i have read your piece on weather helm,im a bit confused, is it good to have a straight up and down no rake mast? i have a slight rake back on Rose and she does have slight WH which gets worse upto about a force 4 then i reef, i have a 4ft bowsprit which helps.should i get rid of the rake, ...
by helenrose
Mon August 10th, 2009, 12:45 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Doghouse
Replies: 2
Views: 5104

Doghouse

I would like to look into the feasability of putting a small doghouse onto my Eventide 24,i have a sprayhood fitted which is on its last legs and needs to be replaced so the doghouse idea came into my head, i have all the materials to hand but no plans.i could proberly work out myself how to make an...
by helenrose
Thu November 27th, 2008, 8:06 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Cutlass bearing.
Replies: 5
Views: 7884

Thanks John,

I will wait till after xmas and get the boat out and take it all to bits,the reason i ask is the old propshaft has a lot?(about 1millimetre) wear where this bearing is in contact with the shaft, is this normal?i dont know.

thanks again,

Chris.
by helenrose
Thu November 27th, 2008, 7:02 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Cutlass bearing.
Replies: 5
Views: 7884

Thanks for the answer,

The last time i felt around inside with my finger it was smooth, could it be any other type of bearing?or are the grooves worn out.
by helenrose
Tue November 18th, 2008, 6:06 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Cutlass bearing.
Replies: 5
Views: 7884

Cutlass bearing.

when i haul out my eventide 24 "Rose" i intend to replace the propshaft and also check the cutlass bearing, how can i tell what type of bearing i have in there,

thanks.

Chris.
by helenrose
Mon September 8th, 2008, 7:55 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Prop shaft
Replies: 2
Views: 5152

Hi John, yes it is a bummer but with the weather being what it is i dont mind not using the boat, thats a good idea of asking around boat yards, they might have a usuable one in the scrap bin, a local engineering firm has got a 5ft x 1" bar of 316 that i can have for 50 quid i will just need to get ...
by helenrose
Sun August 31st, 2008, 7:47 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Prop shaft
Replies: 2
Views: 5152

Prop shaft

Hi has anyone got a propshaft they want to sell, i bent mine yesterday when motoring back to my moorings i heard a bang i hit what looked like a waterlogged crate it came up behind the boat after the bang,, anyway its for an Eventide 24 and its about 4ft x 1" or 25mil.
Thanks
Chris. (Rose.)
by helenrose
Mon August 4th, 2008, 8:07 am
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Bilge paint
Replies: 1
Views: 4767

Bilge paint

Hi, i am going to paint the bilges on my E 24,it looks like there is some sort of epoxy coating on at the moment and its starting to flake off the ply,what would be the best way to go about this?and what is the best paint to use?
Thanks,
Chris "Rose"
by helenrose
Wed July 9th, 2008, 7:03 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Eventide 27 hull speed
Replies: 5
Views: 7859

speed

hi john, Welcome to the forum,There is a formular for working out the max hull speed but for the life of me i cant remember it,someone will post it on here soon i`m sure, is the boat new to you and in the past did it go faster?but on flat water with no wind i would expect close on six knots,but ther...
by helenrose
Sun June 15th, 2008, 9:17 am
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Anodes
Replies: 2
Views: 5874

Anodes

Hi,i have an anode on each bilge keel on my Eventide 24,they are connected to earth in the boat,is this correct?or should they not be connected,i noticed that when i replaced them they weren`t wired up,and they were still eaten away.

any ideas anyone?

Regards

Chris.
by helenrose
Wed June 11th, 2008, 9:19 am
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Bobstay.
Replies: 4
Views: 7664

Bobstay

Hi john,

Rose is afloat and sailing around the BC again,the chain seems to work very well and looks the part,as soon as i can work out how to send pics i will do so,

regards.

Chris.
by helenrose
Wed April 30th, 2008, 6:54 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Engine Bed for Beta 20 (722)
Replies: 2
Views: 6123

Engine beds

Hi paul, i re engined my Eventide 24 last year and needed to make new beds,i used 80x8 mm flat bar welded to suit,then bolted to the existing bearers,its been fine,as for keelbolts go to the links at the top of this page,click on advice and stuff,get up owners tips,there is a section on keel bolts, ...