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by Haris
Fri Jan 25, 2008 10:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: swing keel bolt
Replies: 15
Views: 10126

swing keel bolt

I was told by an ex-owner of a Prelude that the bolt in the swing keel is prone to wear and needs changing every couple of years. Anyone with experience on this? My swing keel is the older version that takes up floor space and is controlled from right inside the hatch in the cabin. When I looked at ...
by Haris
Fri Jan 25, 2008 10:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Prelude Article
Replies: 5
Views: 2312

Prelude Article

Hi everyone. Simon contacted the Practical Boat Owner asking for permission for us to publish their article on the Prelude on our website. This was their reply: Dear Simon David Harding has passed your email to me regarding reproducing the article from the February issue on your website. We offer tw...
by Haris
Tue Jan 15, 2008 4:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Practical Boat Owner No. 494 February 2008 all about Prelude
Replies: 9
Views: 6325

Re: Practical Boat Owner No. 494 February 2008 all about Prelude

Simon
If you hear back from PBO you may like to ask them for permission for us to publish their article on our Website in pdf format.
Thanks
by Haris
Sat Jan 12, 2008 9:01 pm
Forum: Prelude Market
Topic: Prelude Market
Replies: 0
Views: 20839

Prelude Market

Welcome to the Prelude Market.
Use this forum to advertise Pereludes or Prelude parts for sale.
Use it also for Wanted items.
Topics will be on for 30 days (after the last post) but could be re-posted if item not sold or found.
by Haris
Wed Jan 09, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mast foot
Replies: 19
Views: 9307

Re: Mast foot

Here it is. Thanks Simon
by Haris
Mon Jan 07, 2008 3:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mast foot
Replies: 19
Views: 9307

Re: Mast foot

What's a tabernacle?
by Haris
Sun Jan 06, 2008 3:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mast foot
Replies: 19
Views: 9307

Re: Mast foot

Thanks Nigel
Shearwater looks great. Don't know in what state she was in when you bought her but now she does look great!
Happy sailing
by Haris
Sat Jan 05, 2008 9:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mast foot
Replies: 19
Views: 9307

Re: Mast foot

Hi Nigel and welcome to the forum You're one of the very few who has managed to make use of an avatar, well done! I have changed your userename on the forum to 'Nigel', hope that's what your wanted. Regarding the mast foot if you mean the part on the mast rather than the one on the boat on which the...
by Haris
Mon Dec 31, 2007 3:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Practical Boat Owner No. 494 February 2008 all about Prelude
Replies: 9
Views: 6325

Re: Practical Boat Owner No. 494 February 2008 all about Prelude

Happy new Year to you too Steve

Crossing the Channel sounds like an excitting adventure. I don't have my next year's holidays planned as yet. But do keep me in mind if you'll still need a crew member.

Haris
by Haris
Sun Dec 16, 2007 7:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas Greetings
Replies: 1
Views: 1306

Re: Christmas Greetings

From me too, Happy Christmas to everyone and a blessed new year.
Haris
by Haris
Fri Nov 30, 2007 9:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Varnish
Replies: 1
Views: 1305

Re: Varnish

That's a good one! Ha!
by Haris
Sun Nov 04, 2007 6:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Photo Gallery
Replies: 0
Views: 4000

Photo Gallery

Hi everyone I understand that some people have had problems figuring out how to upload photos on the gallery and create their own album. A new page has now been added with detailed instructions. I hope that this will help and that more people will create their albums on the Gallery. The page is here...
by Haris
Sun Oct 07, 2007 9:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: VHF radio
Replies: 1
Views: 1631

Re: VHF radio

Hi Steve Have you got a VHF operator's licence? If not it's easy and cheap to obtain one. I only paid about £28 last spring and I did it at the local adult education centre. Many councils do it. This will answer many of your questions. Also registering a radio is a great idea and you can find inform...
by Haris
Wed Sep 26, 2007 9:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Faith and more
Replies: 0
Views: 4201

Faith and more

Thanks everyone for your kind words and support after my accident. It's great to have the association!! Faith is now in Greece (see photos in my album). Though I wasn't able to sail her as yet she is now in her new home (see Map of Preludes the world over). We are becoming more international now wit...
by Haris
Sun Sep 23, 2007 8:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New members based in Kent
Replies: 7
Views: 3033

Re: New members based in Kent

Gavin and Julie
Welcome to Prelude-Owners. Schottische is now on the map of Preludes the world over. It would be great if you could post some photos.
by Haris
Sun Sep 23, 2007 7:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sails
Replies: 2
Views: 1811

Re: Sails

Hi Simon
Mine is a fractional rig but not roller reefing and the dimensions of my jib are Luff:17' Leech: 14' and Foot 7'8''. Any help?
Haris
by Haris
Tue Aug 07, 2007 11:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Disaster on the River Orwell
Replies: 1
Views: 1772

Re: Disaster on the River Orwell

Caroline
Sorry to hear of your disaster. Thank God you both are alright. Did the bushing on the pontoon cause any damage to the boat? I'm sure there'll be good stories to come. Soon we will both have happy tales and lovely pictures to post.
God bless
Haris
by Haris
Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Accident
Replies: 3
Views: 2331

Accident

Woody Allen, who made so many people laugh, was once asked: 'How do you make God laugh?' To this he replied: 'Tell him of your future plans' I had great plans for our holiday, of sailing in the Aegean, teaching my boys to sail, visiting new islands etc. Unfortunately we had a car crash 30 miles into...
by Haris
Fri Jul 06, 2007 10:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Replacement Sails
Replies: 2
Views: 2501

Re: Replacement Sails

I got a cruising chute for my Prelude by placing a WANTED GENOA add on http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk .
by Haris
Sat Jun 30, 2007 10:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Crew Offer
Replies: 0
Views: 4392

Crew Offer

Hi everyone see crew offer below. Hi Prelude owners I'm looking to gain some experience in the prelude class. I've been sailing on and off over the last 2 or 3 years and am looking to move up from the "Enterprise " to something larger. I like the Proctor designs especially the Prelude and wondered i...
by Haris
Sun Jun 17, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upgrade of Forum Software
Replies: 0
Views: 9240

Upgrade of Forum Software

Hi everyone
We got around to upgrading our forum software and I hope you like the new look. Hopefully there should be no more spam now.
There are now the fields of Boat Name and Sail No. so please go to 'User Control Panel' -> 'Profile' and update the info over there.
by Haris
Fri Jun 15, 2007 1:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mounting Log and Depth Transducer
Replies: 4
Views: 2987

Thank you everyone!
Very much appreciated.
by Haris
Sun Jun 10, 2007 8:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mounting Log and Depth Transducer
Replies: 4
Views: 2987

Mounting Log and Depth Transducer

Hi Everyone I just bought a Nasa Clipper Duet: Log and Depth Sounder. Has anyone mounted this kind of transducers on their Prelude? What have you found to be the ideal position for cutting the hole to fit the log transducer? Apparently the Depth transducer can be mounted in-hull with a strong glue h...
by Haris
Sun Jun 10, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Putting up the mast
Replies: 6
Views: 3548

Thanks Caroline
Happy sailing
Haris
by Haris
Sun Jun 10, 2007 1:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Putting up the mast
Replies: 6
Views: 3548

Hi Caroline and welcome to the Prelude Owners Website. I found that putting up the mast on the Prelude it is extremely easy and a job that does not require professionals. I can put up the mast on my own or with the help of a friend. You either need someone to stand near the transom and hold the mast...