Category Archives: Maintenance

Proud Mary

Block for no 2 oar is working a little loose

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Dauntless

Bow Oar – Collar needs re-adjusting, then Oar needs to be re-balanced. The oar digs too deep at the catch.

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Dunkirk

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!

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Renown

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.

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Victory trailer

Trailer Wheels inner bearings need attention.

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Proud mary trailer (as was 28th oct)

The trailer currently holding Proud Mary. Tire wall is very worn and splitting.

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Victory

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

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Dauntless

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

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Leigh Ho!

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.

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Compound lock

From Vanessa emailed to my work email yesterday;- Hi John, have been down at the compound this morning sorting cushions and the key for the big chain is stuck in the lock. Luckily Laura was with me and we used … Continue reading

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