PeterDann is attending the event Island race and Wight Cruise

1 month ago

PeterDannreplied to: Questions about a Parker 335hs for sale

Hi Dirk I can't compete with Martin's professional solution to the keel indicator, but I can recommend the Mk 2 Bungee system. Jan the previous...

1 month ago

PeterDannreplied to: Parker 325 Lifting Keel design

Hi Simon I can confirm that the anode is the same on the 325 i.e. 35mm. I was treated to a DIY anode replacement workshop by Jan the previous owner...

1 month ago

PeterDann is attending the event Chichester Rally

2 months ago

PeterDannreplied to: anchor and rode

A final thanks to everyone for the advice. I now have 45m x 8mm chain and 45m x 14mm Octoplait. There is still acres of space in the anchor locker...

3 months ago

PeterDannreplied to: anchor and rode

Sorry Martin not Mike!

3 months ago

PeterDannreplied to: anchor and rode

Thanks Mike that has reassured me on chain - now I am worrying about water and fuel! At some point I might need to touch you for advice and...

3 months ago

PeterDannreplied to: anchor and rode

Thank you Mike for asking the exact question I have been asking myself, and to Stuart and Mike for answering with such experience. I too have a...

3 months ago

PeterDannreplied to: Rigid boom vang

PS I am sure I read in the instruction leaflet that the thing to trim is the bottom unit not the spring, as your man from Z Spars has suggested

20/12/2021

PeterDannreplied to: Rigid boom vang

Hi both Partial success only I'm afraid. It turns out that this is a beefier unit than the one one my SuperSeal, and the spring is held captive in...

20/12/2021

PeterDannreplied to: Rigid boom vang

HI both I replaced the Z spars vang on Blue Moon this year. I believe Z Spars supply them over length with the intention they are cut to fit....

06/12/2021

PeterDannreplied to: Yanmar 2GM20 upgrade

Hi John I replaced Blue Moon's ageing 2GM20 with a 3YM20 (21hp) this summer as part of the refit. It is a lot smoother and quieter, and Luke Cutler...

10/10/2021

PeterDannreplied to: 325 Pulpit needed

Bruce's eBay name is bigdaddybruce63; I couldn't get it to come up on a search so here is the pulpit ad which has his details: eBay

02/10/2021

PeterDannreplied to: 325 Pulpit needed

Final post on this topic and then I promise to leave the forum well alone. 'Our man in Boston' with the leftover pulpits and pushpits turned out to...

28/09/2021

PeterDannreplied to: 325 Pulpit needed

Thanks John yes I am off to Peterborough tomorrow to pick up a replacement. Our man in Boston has just a couple left I gather. Thanks for the offer...

26/09/2021

PeterDanncreated the topic: 325 Pulpit needed

I do apologise for taking over this forum, I hope this is my last post for a while. Having finally re-launched Blue Moon last week, polished and...

19/09/2021

PeterDannreplied to: Chain plate 325

A quick update. Having refitted the chainplates and installed the new (Dyform) righting we wound up the tension and guess what? The chainplates...

19/09/2021

PeterDannreplied to: Chain plate 325

Hi Barry When I bought Blue Moon the surveyor picked up a very similar looking problem, the starboard chainplate had pulled a few mm up from the...

13/09/2021

PeterDann is attending the event Keyhaven Rally

07/09/2021

PeterDannreplied to: Dyform rigging

Thanks all. For the record, and future owners facing the same question, a quick conversation with Barry the rigger and I'm staying with Dyform....

21/07/2021

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