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  1. https://fostersshipchandlery.co.nz/ They have pawls and springs for Murray winches. I know because I bought some from them a week ago! The minis have their own size, but the other sizes are all the same parts. If you're prepared to give them a proper polish they'll be the best looking part of the boat!
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    Every hoist and gybe I do shorthanded is marginal...
  3. I mounted my transducer bracket on a frame and bedded the transducer to the hull (1" kauri) with silicone. Was surprised how well it worked.
  4. My boat came with the old transducer not working (sold as "it's all good! just needs to be calibrated" which I suspect they knew wasn't true). Someone had glassed over the top of it inside the hull too, so replacement would have been a bit of work. I bought at Garmin Striker 4 and mounted the transom transducer inside my hull, screwed into a frame, and sitting on a bed of silicone. Shoots through 1 inch of kauri without trouble. Tested it first sitting on a plastic bag of water. The display unit is customised to just show depth and GPS speed so it's nice and big and easy to read. A pretty
  5. I think the main issue is that many organisations don't have unified idea of what "boating" is. To some boating is power boating, but of course legally any craft is a boat/ship. Sport NZ have said for a while that paddlecraft are allowed: https://sportnz.org.nz/assets/Uploads/Play-Active-Recreation-and-Sport-at-Alert-Levels-4-4.pdf Maritime say the same thing: https://maritimenz.govt.nz/recreational/default.asp When there's a 1000 activities, businesses, and functions being considered, it seems likely exact wording and such isn't always going to be right straight away. Especiall
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