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  1. Thread: Prop coatings?

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    Re: Prop coatings?

    We've used Propspeed for the past 5yrs, hauling out every ~18mos, and every time the props come out of the water looking pretty much like the day they went into the water.

    Our Propspeed even...
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    Re: We Got Pooped In A Cat!!

    FWIW we have experienced large waves 'coming aboard' both fore and aft during >20,000nm on our Lagoon 440...relatively common on the foredeck with only one significant instance of being pooped aft. ...
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    Re: A guide to a multihull thread on CF.

    Wow...we're impressed. Perhaps "glassy day" might be the key factor - Pardon the pun! ;) -- here as we've certainly never seen WBB glassy (calm-ish yes, but never glassy) but you're the first...
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    Re: Lagoon 440 'mini' coffee table wanted

    Thanks anyway for the response Sahaj :thanks
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    Re: Lagoon 440 'mini' coffee table wanted

    Thanks Sahaj!

    Could we see a photo of its condition?

    Then it all comes down to economics...how much (including freight of course...perhaps UPS or Post freight) will it cost us? :confused:
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    New Lagoon Dealer in Australia

    Any Lagoon owners in OZ concerned with sourcing original parts or servicing requirements for their vessels might want to make contact with The Multihull Group. TMG are now the new Lagoon dealers in...
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    Re: The Boatworks, Gold Coast.

    +2...We wholeheartedly agree with all that!! :thumb
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    Lagoon 440 'mini' coffee table wanted

    Any 440 owners out there interested in selling one of the 'mini' coffee tables fit in the 440? We recently visited another 440 and found the mini table attractive and potentially useful for us,...
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    Re: Building Maverick 440,

    That's possible, but unlikely unless the registration process changed in the last few years. Ours is an Australian flag vessel and the LOA for registration was/is as per the factory specs.
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    Re: Building Maverick 440,

    ...& we can now confirm that Rudi was at Sanctuary Cove, along with Island Home and her owner (Geoff?); the latter proud of exciting challenges met and conquered in Island Home's voyage from South...
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    Re: Building Maverick 440,

    That sounds like a reasonable expectation.

    Given another separate and lengthy thread on this great Forum, plus a bit of our own experience, we are looking forward in particular to hearing what...
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    Re: Building Maverick 440,

    Long time, no updates here...and then we noticed Island Home at the Gold Coast City Marina!

    How was your delivery/ocean-crossing? ...and are you now cruising the OZ East Coast?? ...and do we...
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    Re: Steering lock on Lagoon 420

    To be a bit clearer, it's only if/when we need a fair amount of reverse thrust from the props that the rudder may swing...and I only need a hand on the wheel at that point. Otherwise, we slow...
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    Re: Screecher coming unfurled on a 1160

    This is certainly not an issue unique to Seawinds...and we join with others here already confirming our strong practice to stow the screecher in any sign of high winds...and, for us, stowed at night...
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    Re: Lightning Protection

    We hear that placing sensitive electronic gear (in our case a backup GPS and phones and laptops/ipads) inside the oven provides some lightning protection to those items, altho we are yet to test that...
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    Re: Steering lock on Lagoon 420

    What year is your L420?

    In any event, there's a steering lock on our 2010 L440 that's pretty much exactly as described in the OP, i.e. turning a wheel at the centre etc. That said, it isn't...
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    Re: Sail fabric choice?

    After a reasonable tear appeared last year we replaced our main using a local/Yamba sailmaker (Scott Hinton, aka Scooter Sails) as we knew him to be very experienced and honest. We discussed a...
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    Re: Maverick 400 cracking up

    Certainly true



    That seems to be a VERY big call...and perhaps stretches the comparison a few (quite a few?) steps too far?!?

    Peter, we look forward to the next chapter(s) of your developing...
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    Re: price of a 2009 maverick 400

    All good Pete! You're definitely on the right course...pardon the pun! :rolleyes

    Yes, your height will affect your choice. Being much shorter here -- The Captain's 'only' 181cm and the Admiral's...
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    Re: price of a 2009 maverick 400

    Pete, your comments here really strongly suggest backing out was the right move...for now!

    We 100% endorse the suggestion already posted by others to TAKE YOUR TIME as a vessel buyer! You should...
  21. Thread: image test

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    Re: image test

    Well, we had some image upload problems before...so we may as well use this 'window' to re-try now...

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    Re: Island homes position

    +2! :thumb
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    Re: EVERYONE PLEASE READ

    We echo the many others here in thanking you for all your efforts Paul...and congratulating you (again) on a great forum! :thumb
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    Re: Maverick 400 cracking up

    ::)

    Good to see a bit of humour -- Hopefully humour was what was intended!? -- injected into this otherwise fairly tragic tale...
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    Re: Launch of "Andando"

    That's an absolutely extraordinary comment from a builder! How are you supposed to take the vessel out of water then?!? :confused:
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    Re: Maverick 400 cracking up

    We're probably missing something obvious here, but who's "Robert of Tom Tom"?
  27. Re: Best sailing all around cruising Catamaran between 44 and 51 feet

    Great expression! :thumb

    We may 'borrow' it for future use... :)

    Welcome to M4us!!
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    Re: Maverick 400 cracking up

    Thanks MM...we suspected as much. Your purpose is very likely one of the main reasons behind Paul's fierce protection of free speech in this Forum...:thumb

    FWIW (and at the risk of one further...
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    Re: Maverick 400 cracking up

    Spot on Andrew...again!! :thumb
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    Re: Maverick 400 cracking up

    We agree with Paul too.

    Perhaps the Moose Money situation is a misunderstanding. We assume when MM says he can't identify his source it means he knows who the source is, but he won't post the...
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    Re: Maverick 400 cracking up

    Absolutely appropriate Paul...:thumb

    The difficulty, however, arises around "able to prove". As a matter of evidence, a conversation with a party (or a witness, e.g. an expert) to proceedings is...
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    Re: Maverick 400 cracking up

    We wondered if we'd hear from you MooseMoney...g'day! :)

    Interesting too to note that, when you made your remark about ethics at Maverick back in 2011, one of those who joined the chorus of --...
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    Re: Maverick 400 cracking up

    Thanks Peter

    We also can't help but note Rudi's Option 3. Rudi suggests himself as plaintiff, but the evidence appears to suggest otherwise. It would, however, take a massive budget on your side...
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    Re: Maverick 400 cracking up

    A point of clarification please...isn't Option 1 (according to Rudi's 13 Aug letter) Arbitration?

    If the position now is (as above) "this only leaves arbitration", then what's been withdrawn?
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    Re: Scottish Independnce vote

    ::)

    Thanks for the chuckle!

    ...and the same goes for the Gibraltar comments... :thumb
  36. Re: Maverick wins SA boat of the year 2nd year in a row

    We share your concerns about relying on heresay.



    It seems we missed the first-hand comments from those owners. Can you point to them to assist everyone watching this thread (and others)?
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    So true...
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    Re: The best reefing set-up?

    No 'need' here either as the mast rollers all move easily and quickly down with the weight of the sail, but we find the reefing lines assist to fold (sorta!) the main into the boom bag.
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    Re: Maverick 400 cracking up

    We're not at all surprised to hear that.

    Well said Southern Star.

    Hang in there Peter...it's not your fault and it will get better, somehow...
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    Re: Maverick 400 cracking up

    Well said.

    We too were seduced (in a nice way!) by the Maverick video Paul produced...and for quite some time our dreams were also focused around a Maverick, including travelling to Cape Town...
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