New Antifoul – June 2022

Took Halo round to Evans Bay yard on Monday 30 May. Water blasted the hull and cleaned the topsides with acid wash. Did some paint touch-ups on the bow. Got 2 x 4L tins of International Ultra 2 antifoul from Barton Marine and applied over a few days. Replaced the 1″ zinc anode on the... Continue Reading →

Quickslip and Harbour Sail – 18 Nov 2021

Crew: Geoff, Graciela, Malcolm. Forecast: Variable 5 knots. Changing southerly 10 knots this morning, then becoming northerly 10 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Fine. In preparation for Saturday's Island Bay race we took advantage of a nice day to do a bottom clean at the Evans Bay slipway. We cast off from Chaffers at 0950... Continue Reading →

Nanni Service and various tasks completed – 16 October 2021

Annual Nanni engine service by Isaac from TS Marine Ltd as per manufacturer’s recommendations.Drain and replace gearbox oil Drain and replace engine oil Replace impellerClean out water strainerRepaired broken bracket holding relays etc.Replace Racor 500 series fuel filterReplace secondary fuel filterReplace oil filterEngine hours: 464 We found the impeller had two vanes missing. Isaac fished them... Continue Reading →

Quick Slip – 2 Feb 2021

Crew: Geoff. Forecast: Southerly 10-15 knots. Sea slight. Fine. Motored Halo round to Evans Bay arriving at the slip and onto the travel lift at 1345 hrs. Hull was in pretty good condition since the last clean six months ago in September. Most growth was under the keel, and rudder, around the prop and shaft, and... Continue Reading →

Nanni Engine Annual Service – November 2020

Annual service inspection by Travis at TS Marine Ltd as per manufacturer’s recommendations:Drain the gearbox oil and flush several times before setting level. Remove and inspect impeller and replaced. Clean out water strainer.Replace drive belt.Repaired broken bracket holding relays etc.Clean and touch-up blue paint.Test start battery. Failed load test. Engine hours: 396. Parts:Racor 500 seriessecondary fueldrive belt... Continue Reading →

Up the Mast – Aug 2020

Following completion of the Winter Series racing in August 2020 I have now done a full replacement of the mast equipment: Anchor Light - Hella NaviLED 360 Compact Anchor Light. Steaming and Spreader Lights - Hella NaviLED Pro Masthead Navigation Light. VHF Antenna - Pacific Aerials SeaMaster P6001 with 20m extension cable. Wind instrument -... Continue Reading →

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