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  1. Legionnaires grows between 25 and 45 degrees. In NZ storage hot water cylinders are required to maintain a temperature of 60 degrees to ensure they don't sit in the danger zone. I would have thought on a boat not being used the water will be too cold so not a problem then when you heat it you want to make sure the water gets above 60 degrees before you use it. What you dont want to do is keep the water just warm as that is prime breeding conditions. What I dont know is how long the water should be at 60 degrees to be sure of killing the bug but it probably isnt all that long. Most of the ti
  2. Slightly stretched Rocket 31 Built in Christchurch possibly by Cooke Brothers in the mid 80s. Always had a pink rig. If the graphics look 80s they are original. Cant believe they have lasted this long.
  3. Ex Babe

    Icebox tips

    Was everything cold, and where, possible frozen before it was put in the cool box? If not you are wasting all the ice just bringing the temp down
  4. Again incorrect. Peer reviews are required depending on the complexity of the project. Not all commercial projects require a peer review. However a peer review and a Producer Statement-Design Review (PS2) from an engineer already on the register is a simple (but not necessary cost effective) alternative if the design engineer is not on Auckland Councils register. It is correct though that this has been Auckland Councils policy since probably about 2005
  5. Absolute Rubbish! The words Producer Statement do not appear anywhere in the Building Act 2004. There is no statuary requirement for any Building Consent Authority to accept any producer statement from anybody for anything. Producer statements are used by BCAs as a method of being satisfied on reasonable grounds whatever is covered by the producer statement complies with the Building Code. Producer statements are accepted SOLELY at each BCAs discretion and must be accepted in accordance with each BCAs quality manual. In the case of Auckland Council (and other but not all BCAs
  6. Perhaps Or perhaps someone with a lifetime of practical experience making an informed decision for himself based on the prevailing circumstances not wanting to be told by some muppet to do something 'just because'.
  7. Nothing new there. That has been the requirement of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987 since ...well 1987. To the extent that the requirements to fence private pools have changed with the new legislation from 1 January 2017 overall the requirements have been marginally relaxed rather that increased.
  8. Well you fill your boots sunshine. Good luck with that. The question was asked of the community and the community answered. And gave a viable alternative option. The prospect obviously doesn't appeal to anyone here for the reasons stated. I don't know what you are going on about with your earlier post re airfares. Where are you intending to fly? Beg, borrow or worst case hire a large car trailer. Drag it to Auckland one day and a tank or so of gas. Stay the night on the boat. Drop the rig and keel the next day pop it on the trailer and off you go. 10 - 12 hours
  9. Exactly. You probably could if you wanted to but this is about a delivery. Safest and quickest way is always the best for deliveries. Also as in the original post the boat is set up as a day sailor/racer. Lots of safety gear to find.
  10. In actual fact the 727s are great wee boats. Back in the day they were raced around the gulf in 70 knots (anecdotally at least) and they have been raced across the English Channel. But why would you when you can take it by road in a fraction of the time a lot more safely and probably more cheaply.
  11. Exactly so what possible relevance can there be in comparing taking a 1 tonner across the Tasman to taking a 1/4 tonner from Auckland to Wellington? Answer none what so ever.
  12. Yeah Smakwater Jack was a 1 tonner. Quite a bit bigger than a Farr 727 1/4 tonner. But then you knew that right? Oh and Smakwater Jack never made it home.
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