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by Chrisg
Thu Apr 02, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: El Coyote
Replies: 48
Views: 24553

Re: El Coyote

Hi, I am also building a Sarah. From your posts Iit looks like we are at similar stage. The outside is complete and am just finishing off the insides now. Already have the mast, rigging and sales. I am sure you'll agree that it will be great to see them finished and in the water. Cheers Chris and Mi...
by Chrisg
Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:20 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: lifepo batteries
Replies: 32
Views: 19750

Re: lifepo batteries

I just looked at the web site and all the contact details are there. The phone number is
(08) 9303 9040
by Chrisg
Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:33 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: BIPOLAR
Replies: 140
Views: 76286

Re: BIPOLAR

Hi Michaelo, I am building near Melbourne and would like to speak with you if thats OK. Would you mind getting touch via a PM please.
by Chrisg
Sat Feb 15, 2014 11:24 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Spinnaker prodder
Replies: 6
Views: 5309

Re: Spinnaker prodder

for what its worth "Take It Easy" flies very successfully a loose luffed spinnaker, Big Red they call it, from the bows or the forward beam. Both Outback Dreamer and Marctica being Sarahs have provision for proders by early in the build installing pad eyes at the bow of each hull 200mm above water l...
by Chrisg
Thu Feb 06, 2014 9:07 pm
Forum: Fittings
Topic: Trampoline netting
Replies: 2
Views: 5033

Trampoline netting

Today we received the netting for the trampolines and I thought I'd share the finding of our research. Haverford P/L in Sydney have a suitable polyester netting (ie low stretch)which we bought. They will by mid march / April have Dyneema netting (no stretch)also. Oxley Nets in Melb have nylon nettin...
by Chrisg
Fri Dec 27, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: The Odd Spot - When it doesn't fit below
Topic: What happened next?
Replies: 4
Views: 3427

Re: What happened next?

a two hulls and one mast :lol: the only way to sail ;)
by Chrisg
Sun Dec 22, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: lifepo batteries
Replies: 32
Views: 19750

Re: lifepo batteries

The building of Outback Dreamer is progressing very well to the point where the decision on the type of batteries to be used needs is required. AGM or Lithium :?: :?: :?: The following link provided by another catamaran owner who replaced his lead batteries with Li gives a good summary - http://psyb...
by Chrisg
Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Sarah 23
Replies: 72
Views: 37967

Re: Sarah 23

Romeo, how's the fruit growing business in WA :?: its very sad in the Victorian Goulburn valley. Hey I lke your 300m radius instrument. Obviously has a couple of uses.
by Chrisg
Mon Aug 12, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Sarah 23
Replies: 72
Views: 37967

Re: Sarah 23

I'm currently on the central Queensland coast helping out with the internal construction of another Sarah 12m catamaran. While it does not help get Outback Dreamer built it has let me get away from the currently horrid Victorian winter and enjoy more pleasant temperatures. Even went out checking cra...
by Chrisg
Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:35 am
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Sarah 23
Replies: 72
Views: 37967

Re: Sarah 23

How did you go at the the dinghy hanging point? Is there enough distance from the back of frame 9?