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Thanks Fish. All good info. Cant say i have used a grid for a while and have no idea how the boat would sit given the bulb keel and deep rudder so im a bit hessitant to put the boat on there for now. Would hate to ruin the christmas cruise by damaging the rudder!

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So you think all those big container ships anchored up off Auckland and Whangarei have got nice clean hulls? Nothing in their "niche" areas. Sounds like they might be there for a while, plenty of

Noise control is on standby too 

Timely.  I just went through this yesterday for Opua marina for BOI race week.  In summer we have a private clean of the hull with scuba every 2-3 weeks - so no receipt - in winter we use the floating

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On that note, has anyone seen the Cyclone that's developing over vanuatu mid next week. Looks pretty nasty....

The surfers are going on about it already (very excited), but I can't see any sign of it yet on PW or Metservice. I wouldn't expect Metservice to show it until the day after its gone over, anyway.

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Scary looking set of cyclones forming.

 

Back to the hull cleaning. What if you have your own haul out ability? ie, up North, given an adequate haulout cradle/ trailer, we could haul our pogo actually onto our place (neighbour's ramp) - mast up. How does one "prove" then that it's been hauled and cleaned?

Welding up a decent cradle with axles etc. could well be worth it...

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So you think all those big container ships anchored up off Auckland and Whangarei have got nice clean hulls? Nothing in their "niche" areas.

Sounds like they might be there for a while, plenty of time to spread what they got.

Pretty sure the regional councils are pretending its not a problem and assuring themselves that MPI have got it all under control for them while eagerly awaiting BOOBOO's visit to the Bay.

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