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by Johnn
Tue Jul 20, 2010 10:49 am
Forum: Boat Owners Forum
Topic: Is it easy to handle a 17 ft cathdreal hull boat?
Replies: 6
Views: 8959

Is it easy to handle a 17 ft cathdreal hull boat?

I am soon upgrading from a tiller steered 12ft boat to a 17ft cabin boat, will it be much different, handling wize?,
Would it be worth looking into a boat handling coarse?
Thanks John
by Johnn
Tue Jul 13, 2010 10:27 pm
Forum: Boat Owners Forum
Topic: Boat Engine Size
Replies: 4
Views: 4841

Boat Engine Size

Hi there, I have a 17 ft dory hull cabin boat, I am only going to be going 1 - 3 miles offshore max. Would a 15 hp be okay for this boat, im not one for real speed,
Thanks
by Johnn
Sun Jun 06, 2010 3:45 pm
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: My collapasable crab pot drifts away from my boat rather...
Replies: 1
Views: 792

My collapasable crab pot drifts away from my boat rather...

than going right down to the bottom... , I deploy the trap from a small boat..

do you think a hevier weight will cure the problem? , I use half a 'red brick' at the moment

Thanks
by Johnn
Mon May 31, 2010 4:40 pm
Forum: Boat Owners Forum
Topic: Is a Dory Pilot 17ft with 18 Hp Tohatsu Outboard for 1.5k?
Replies: 2
Views: 4025

Is a Dory Pilot 17ft with 18 Hp Tohatsu Outboard for 1.5k?

Is that a good deal? Hull all in good condition, etc
Thanks
by Johnn
Wed May 19, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: Boat Owners Forum
Topic: Can I set a few lobster pots in weymouth ? Also, boat build.
Replies: 1
Views: 3714

Can I set a few lobster pots in weymouth ? Also, boat build.

With no licence?

Also does anyone know any boat builders in the south-west of england as far as southampton?
Im looking for a boat around 16-17ft

Thank You
by Johnn
Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:05 am
Forum: Boat Owners Forum
Topic: Anyone have any experience on painting a boat?
Replies: 9
Views: 6160

rabbi2 wrote:Give it a good sanding down and use marine paint only.
Cheers
keith :D :D
Hi there keith, when you say sanding down, do you mean just to make it smooth etc or to get right down to the raw fibreglass?
Thanks
by Johnn
Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:50 pm
Forum: Boat Owners Forum
Topic: Anyone have any experience on painting a boat?
Replies: 9
Views: 6160

Anyone have any experience on painting a boat?

I have a Orkney Longliner, oldish one with wooden gunwhales,
at the mo the hull is painted white, I do not know what type of paint, but I feel I would like to repaint it,
Please ould someone give me some pointers?
Thanks
John
by Johnn
Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: South West Coast
Topic: Is weymouth bay safe for small fishing vessels?
Replies: 1
Views: 2478

Is weymouth bay safe for small fishing vessels?

I've seen alot of very small vessels out there fishing, I was thinking of doing the same, has anyone been out in weymouth?
by Johnn
Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:55 pm
Forum: South West Coast
Topic: Ferry Bridge, Portland - Fishing off a boat
Replies: 0
Views: 2022

Ferry Bridge, Portland - Fishing off a boat

Hi There, Has anyone had a experiences from fishing ferry bridge, at portland?
Thanks
by Johnn
Sat Dec 26, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: Boat Owners Forum
Topic: Is smoke normal for starting a new mariner 3.5hp ?
Replies: 3
Views: 3058

Is smoke normal for starting a new mariner 3.5hp ?

First time I pulled, it started and had a constant flow of water coming out, though did get abit smokey!, Is this because there wasent alot of petrol in there?, I only had it going about 30 secs-1min,
Thanks
by Johnn
Tue Dec 22, 2009 8:17 pm
Forum: Boat Owners Forum
Topic: 13 ft fibreglass boat okay for seafishing?, (not deep sea)?
Replies: 4
Views: 4263

Lovely Boat There Keith, is that one in the pic the 16ft one?
I am hoping to upgrade to a 15ft cabin boat in late 2010 as I have relised I may need a tad bit of space lol.
Thanks Again
John
by Johnn
Sun Dec 13, 2009 5:16 pm
Forum: South West Coast
Topic: Many Fish About Round Chesil/Weymouth Area?
Replies: 1
Views: 2091

Many Fish About Round Chesil/Weymouth Area?

I was thinking of giving some winter fishing ago before xmas :-S
Has anyone had anyluck in this cold weather?
Thanks John
by Johnn
Sun Dec 13, 2009 5:14 pm
Forum: Boat Owners Forum
Topic: 13 ft fibreglass boat okay for seafishing?, (not deep sea)?
Replies: 4
Views: 4263

13 ft fibreglass boat okay for seafishing?, (not deep sea)?

Also does anyone know where I could buy one of those small storage basket things that hang over the boat like in this picture?
http://www.visitweymouth.co.uk/Secure/U ... 150943.jpg


Thanks John
by Johnn
Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: How far from shore / rope length to put a crab pot down?
Replies: 0
Views: 730

How far from shore / rope length to put a crab pot down?

How far do crab pots need to be out from the shore? in general.
& hopefully a rock should stop it from moving overnight?.
Thanks
Johnn
by Johnn
Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:17 pm
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: How to set up a basic feather rig?
Replies: 2
Views: 4701

How to set up a basic feather rig?

Hi There, I always use to go float fishing, but would like to try feathering, is there anywhere that shows a diagram of the rig?
Also is it possible to tow the feathers behind a boat?
Thanks