Category Archives: Maintenance
Block for no 2 oar is working a little loose
Bow Oar – Collar needs re-adjusting, then Oar needs to be re-balanced. The oar digs too deep at the catch.
The Bilge pump needs to be reaffixed to the hull with Sikaflex as the base plate has come adrift. The boat can still be used!
The gate plates in both Mid and Bow position need securing, it might make sense to use Stainless bolts with washers and self locking nuts.
Trailer Wheels inner bearings need attention.
The trailer currently holding Proud Mary. Tire wall is very worn and splitting.
The collar on the stroke oar has come unclipped a little and has slipped round so that when the button is located in the gate the blade is not at 90 degrees to the water. The top of the blade … Continue reading
Appears to be taking on water. I arrived at the compound on 31/08/17 for a GRR training row and the boat was full of rainwater sitting on the trailer – bow end down. So dont think it can be leaking from that … Continue reading
There is a leak from under the rubbing strip and the rubbing strip is now detached. The boat has been left upturned on trestles in the compound.