Search found 7 matches

by Wastrel
Fri Jun 30, 2006 5:28 pm
Forum: KYOA
Topic: Lines led back and boarding ladder
Replies: 2
Views: 7519

I once sailed a nineteen foot sadler seawitch with all lines led aft, the drag was unbelievable, its far easier hoisting the main on my K30.
Stewart
by Wastrel
Fri Jun 30, 2006 5:26 pm
Forum: KYOA
Topic: Recommended engines for K20
Replies: 1
Views: 5978

Hi Wolfgang, I seem to remember when the K20 was originally sold they used a 6HP Johnson motor though most owners these days seem to prefer four stroke japanese units, sorry I cannot be more help.
Stewart
by Wastrel
Sun Apr 30, 2006 7:05 pm
Forum: KYOA
Topic: KYOA
Replies: 4
Views: 9156

Hi all I am a longtime member of the KYOA and this year I am refitting my K30 Wastrel of Mochras.
Stewart
by Wastrel
Sun Apr 30, 2006 7:03 pm
Forum: KYOA
Topic: Heads
Replies: 2
Views: 7223

I use a portapotti plumbed in to a large bilge pump emptying via the loo seacock, when ashore I have a normal porta potti, I had to remove the original plinth which was actually moulded in a plastic bucket! and came out cleanly when attacked with a hammer and chislel, I then made a platform to raise...
by Wastrel
Sun Apr 30, 2006 6:54 pm
Forum: KYOA
Topic: gas locker
Replies: 1
Views: 6308

I am not totally familiar with the 26 in this area but if theres room in the locker can you construct a box in there that can be vented through the transom? on my K30 I keep the gas bottles on the sidedeck alongside the aft cabin, I have attatched eyes there and use a ratchet strap, and keep two4.5s...
by Wastrel
Sun Apr 30, 2006 6:45 pm
Forum: KYOA
Topic: K26 roller reefing to slab reefing
Replies: 2
Views: 7623

I converted Wastrel to slab reefing years ago, I managed to run the reefing lines internally (only two) using holes drilled in the boom then shaped using a marlinespike, I attached reefing horns to the gooseneck end of the boom and riveted fairleads, cleats and blocks directly to the boom, this ende...
by Wastrel
Sun Apr 30, 2006 6:36 pm
Forum: KYOA
Topic: Hatch garage mould
Replies: 3
Views: 8358

I am intrested in making a garage for my K30, I did follow an ad for a mould back in the nineties but to no avail, I have experience of working with GRP and would like to borrow/hire the mould if possible.
Stewart