EBYMBC Spring Sailing 4 Dec 2021

Crew: Geoff, Eduardo, Grant. Forecast: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots in the evening. As we prepared the boat at the Chaffers Marina berth the northerly was varying from 12 to 20 kts so we held off deciding on which headsail to use and cast off at 1130 hrs to sail with just the mainsail... 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 →

EBYMBC Spring Race – 6 November 2021 

Crew: Peter, Albrecht, Grant, Lorna, Geoff. Forecast: Southerly 15 knots but southeast 20 knots about the south coast, rising to southerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots everywhere this morning, easing to 10 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time morning until evening. Mostly cloudy, with fair visibility in a few showers.  Low tide... Continue Reading →

EBYMBC Spring Race – 23 October 2021 

Crew: Geoff, Albrecht, Grant, Nina, Trey. Forecast: Variable 5 knots. Southerly 10 knots developing for a time afternoon about the South Coast. Northerly 10 knots developing in the evening. Sea slight. Fine with increasing high cloud. Low tide 1405 hrs. This Saturday was the first in the EBYMBC series of 'The Wash House' Spring Sailing races.... 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 →

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