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Re: [bolger] Re: Sailing a Micro (newbie)

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  • Phillip & Isabella
    ... From: Andrew Pryer To: Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2001 8:55 PM Subject: Re: [bolger] Re: Sailing a
    Message 1 of 6 , Dec 30, 2001
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Andrew Pryer" <dukepryer@...>
      To: <bolger@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2001 8:55 PM
      Subject: Re: [bolger] Re: Sailing a Micro (newbie)


      > G'day
      > re : your problem with out board motor
      >
      > I was up against the same problem tryng to fit my outboard into the Long
      > Micro I am building. I got around it by introducing a curve to the top of
      > the transom this gained me about 2 inches or more.
      > You can see what I have done at the the website I'm putting together (
      just
      > updated )
      >
      > I'm as interested as you regarding other's suggestions for mooring lines
      > etc.
      >
      > Good luck with sorting it out.
      > My website at http://members.tripod.com/rivalduke site has lots of
      > construction pictures and takes awhile to load
      >
      > Thanks Andrew Pryer
      > Victoria
      > Australia
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "ellengaestboatbuildingcom" <ellengaest@...>
      > To: <bolger@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2001 1:50 AM
      > Subject: [bolger] Re: Sailing a Micro (newbie)
      >
      >
      > > --- In bolger@y..., "robertsmme" <martin.me.roberts@b...> wrote:
      > > > I have just purchase a 2nd hand micro, and was wondering if any one
      > > > could give me tips on sailing one. I live on a tidal estuary, The
      > > > Deben in eastern England and would appreciate any help and piinters
      > > > that people can give. I am concerned about two things in
      > > particular:
      > > >
      > > > 1) As the rear bulkhead was not adjusted for a larger motor the
      > > motor
      > > > has been put on a bracket behind the rear bulkhead. This means
      > > > reaching it is going to be difficult. Any tips on either remotely
      > > > controlling the motor or on adjusting the rear bulk head to
      > > > accomodate the larger motor.
      > > >
      > > > 2) Attaching the Bow to a mooring or anchor. Do you attach them
      > > > through the 'ladder' holes or over the bow gunnel?
      > > > Thanks
      > >
      > >
      > > Hello Lucky Micro owner,
      > > When you say the transom was not adjusted for a larger motor,are
      > > you refering to the vertical dimension? If so,then the easy solution
      > > is to cut out the top section over the opening and install a
      > > traveller horse.You can also widen the opening a wee bit too,if that
      > > is tight.
      > > As to the anchoring question,I resolved mine through the
      > > installation of a hawse pipe located between to two step cut-outs.
      > > Hopefully,other satisfied Micro owners will chime in with other
      > > solutions to ensure trouble free use of your boat!
      > >
      > > Sincerely,
      > > Peter Lenihan,happy Micro owner................
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > - To order plans: Mr. Philip C. Bolger, P.O. Box 1209, Gloucester, MA,
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