Peter Scrivens is attending the event Newtown Creek

2 weeks ago

Peter Scrivens is attending the event Portsmouth Harbour

2 weeks ago

Peter Scrivens is attending the event Dell Quay YC/ MIDWEEK RALLY

1 month ago

Peter Scrivens is attending the event Early May Bank Holiday

2 months ago

Peter Scrivensreplied to: Ideas for an improved keel trailing edge impact block

Hi Martin, I like your idea of using a porous bronze Oilite bearing in the roller, these are my favourite 'go to'bearings! However it will be...

4 months ago

Peter Scrivens is attending the event Chichester Rally

4 months ago

Peter Scrivensreplied to: Ideas for an improved keel trailing edge impact block

Hi Ken. Your experiments with the keel roller raises some interesting points. Bill in the manual always recommended coating the roller in grease,...

5 months ago

Peter Scrivens is attending the event Pre-Launch Lunch

5 months ago

Peter Scrivensreplied to: Emsworth yacht harbour - we rather liked it.

Hi Gilliane My furling went stiff and I assumed the bearings were worn so I had a word with Z-Spars who were very helpful and said they would...

22/10/2021

Peter Scrivens is attending the event Keyhaven Rally

02/09/2021

Peter Scrivensreplied to: Keel lowering/raising

Hi Barry, Glad the system working ok. However I have seen on another early P21 that they had used an ordinary mild steel pin in the top roller and...

13/08/2021

Peter Scrivensreplied to: Which veneer?

Hi Ken, I think the plywood used was veneered with Teak, shame we are not able to contact Bruce Parker to ask him! However when I made a new...

13/08/2021

Peter Scrivens is attending the event Ryde

13/08/2021

Peter Scrivensreplied to: Sticky keel electrics

Hi Ken These electric winches have a very clever arrangement with a friction brake on the electric motor. This is mounted on a hub which only...

24/07/2021

Peter Scrivensreplied to: Check Your Keel Lifting Bolts

Hi Michael, Yes I have also wondered if the stainless steel shackle and lifting strop is adding to the corrosion of the eye bolts? What about if we...

24/07/2021

Peter Scrivens is attending the event Island Harbour

27/06/2021

Peter Scrivens is attending the event Newtown Creek

27/06/2021

Peter Scrivens is attending the event East Head

14/06/2021

Peter Scrivens is attending the event PSSA RIOW & Wight Cruise

05/06/2021

Peter Scrivensreplied to: Parker 275/285 Lift Keel Story

Although we don't have electric winches on my P235, I have done some work on a couple of these winches where the drum has seized on the main...

20/02/2021

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