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Ladyhawk last won the day on October 13 2020

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  1. I got almost exactly this from C-Tech... half a boat dollar or thereabouts https://www.c-tech.co.nz/home
  2. Talk to C-Tech, Ive had a tube made by them, reasonable price, beautiful piece of carbon too. They do have stock sizes as well. To be fair though, ours wasn't 5m long though https://www.c-tech.co.nz/contact
  3. Feel free to join in with her welcome flotilla, she is sailing in with the Spirit of New Zealand from Motuihe at 2pm on the 16th, be great so see has many boats out there as possible
  4. Event by Spirit of Adventure Trust Princes Wharf Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 4 PM Price: Free Come down to Auckland's Princes Wharf, Viaduct Harbour to see Spirit of New Zealand and Windfola come into Auckland on the final port stop of Elana Connor's figure-8 solo circumnavigation of New Zealand. Elana has been raising
  5. This is where I started with this, I remembered form my 4wd days that the spindle hub nuts on my various Toyotas were 50 something mm, turns out its 54, too small. I had one of these cheapo sockets, its only for a spindle nut, so no huge torque, I think you could force fit this onto your 56mm nut, it'd be nice and tight, cheap and would work for doing it up once or twice. https://www.trademe.co.nz/a/motors/car-parts-accessories/parts-other-makes/exterior/listing/3039887047?bof=tebqkhch All depends on how "agricultural" you want to get...
  6. The old Ford Transit has a 56mm spindle hub nut.... https://www.trademe.co.nz/a/motors/car-parts-accessories/tools-repair-kits/sockets/listing/3036755367?bof=EOozYSZJ Bummer, just noticed the seller is in the UK! Trade Tools has a 56mm Impact socket for $88... Mytools has a slightly cheaper one, expensive for a one off use though... https://www.trademe.co.nz/a/motors/car-parts-accessories/tools-repair-kits/sockets/listing/3040450805?bof=wBdKMytZ
  7. Yup... what he say, with the addition of a quick detour out to the Aldermans for a lunch break if its nice weather
  8. Hi guys, Elana has just arrived in Akaroa after a gnarly rounding of the bottom of the South Island, battling engine troubles, electronic issues and a bout of the flu in Dunedin. Great news article on Newsroom on the voyage too. https://www.newsroom.co.nz/lockerroom/round-the-world-solo-sailor-steers-clear-of-her-fears
  9. Sean's number is 0275257000
  10. Yup +1 for Jamie Newcombe, hes good. I know Sean as well, hes a top class boatbuilder, nice guy too. You wont go wrong with him
  11. Yup Elana is just pulling into Milford sound after an awesome run down the west coast, she's really picked a great window for the coast run. Almost $14000 raised to help foster kids in care, amazing effort so far! Truly inspirational, lets give her a helping hand by donating!
  12. We just did exactly this a week or so ago at Sulphur Point marina in Tauranga, 10.6 x 8m tri, they have a hydraulic trailer. No problem whatsoever, easiest haulout we've ever had. Call Greg, 07 578 8747 or email admin@taurangamarina.co.nz We used Aaron Lane at Marine Reflections to do the bottom paint, again great job, painless exercise 0275135863 Stop in on your way past to the South Island
  13. Couple of articles on Elena's stopover in Tauranga, the flotilla seeing her off including tugs, coastguard vessels etc was pretty awesome!, shes now in Gisbourne after a perfect conditions for rounding East cape. https://www.sunlive.co.nz/news/254656-solo-sailor-visits-bop-during-foster-care-voyage.html https://www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/flotilla-for-woman-sailing-a-figure-8-for-new-zealands-foster-children-as-she-leave-tauranga/RY3QTCK6HVA72YA67P3TI22ZXY/
  14. Elena is in Tauranga today and on her way to Gisbourne on Saturday morning, come down and meet her, or join the flotilla seeing her off at 8:30 on Saturday Oh and donate! its a great cause
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