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  1. Sparky

    cruising Level 2?

    If outfits like the ones being mentioned in this thread had to pay an 'end of life' tax on the junk they import they would be broke by the end of the month.
    2 points
  2. I'm sure this story will be of interest to a few around here. Dodgy Korean fishing trawler (NZ Flagged) caught fire at Timaru. Loads of fire suppressant still on it (I assume that POAA foam that has been contaminating water aquifers around the country, but its not stated). Owners want to sink it off the Otago coast, cause any proper disposal will cost too much. That is what they said in their consent application to the EPA. Consent has been granted. ECAN are kicking up, but have no legal power, cause you guessed it, its more than 12 nm off shore... An independent surveyor states that
    1 point
  3. I think you will be fighting vested interests, paid-off politicians (ref National's connection with commercial fishing), and profit-before-anything-else logic. But I agree that such a potentially high-value resource should be utilised by and for the people that claim ownership - i.e. Kiwis.
    1 point
  4. GregW

    Raven 26 Fantail

    To answer the question raised in the vid; Ravens sure did get raced. Very active owners association through the 70s and 80s. I sailed on a few of them.
    1 point
  5. Dtwo

    cruising Level 2?

    If anyone is looking for a good recommendation for power tools I would give a vote for AllTrades Electric Tools in Henderson Valley Road. They really know their sh*t and make the big box stores look like amateurs. Good to support a local business.
    1 point
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