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by Ivan-Galway
Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Meets
Topic: Shannon Estuary Meet - June 17th / 18th 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 10839

Re: Shannon Estuary Meet - June 17th / 18th 2017

Many thanks to Fiona, Emma, Sean and Brian for sorting the trip. One of the best!

Route and photos here http://rblr.co/TUUF
by Ivan-Galway
Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fuerteventura, where to paddle & Camp?
Replies: 1
Views: 936

Fuerteventura, where to paddle & Camp?

Hey 4 of us are off to Fuerteventura soon and are renting from kayakfuerteventura.com. Has anyone suggestions as to what part of the island is most picturesque for a 2/3 day paddle? We'll have two the two ladies with us (in doubles) so are going to stay on the sheltered eastern coast. Any suggestion...
by Ivan-Galway
Fri Aug 21, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: So, I dropped my glass boat :-|
Replies: 4
Views: 1872

Re: So, I dropped my glass boat :-|

Thanks a million Pawel
That dremal I bought is getting great use lately :-)

Where would I get 'silk tape' or 'kevlar tape' - boat store ? or the interweb?

I'll go looking for the bits I need and might have a question for you.
by Ivan-Galway
Mon Aug 17, 2015 1:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: pics of rough water at Loop head required pls..
Replies: 1
Views: 801

Re: pics of rough water at Loop head required pls..

Hi Sue,

You are welcome to use any of these
https://goo.gl/photos/6BZqx1unDYyeJEps6

In the photos (towards the end), the conditions were semi rough. In those photos (In between Diarmuid & Grainne's Leap at the end of Loop Head): Ivan (photos by), Chris, Conor & Emma.


Ivan
by Ivan-Galway
Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: So, I dropped my glass boat :-|
Replies: 4
Views: 1872

So, I dropped my glass boat :-|

Hey I'm not having a good month, I had a great paddle the other day, finished up and in my wisdom decide to carry my boat across rocks by myself. I slipped. The Boat took a whack and I cracked fiberglass. The split is right on the seem that joins the upper to lower deck. I have it temporarily water ...
by Ivan-Galway
Fri Aug 07, 2015 11:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tents
Replies: 12
Views: 2861

Re: Tents

For me, a tent whose outer skin goes up first is a must. Then it just depends on budget.

A mate got one of these, seems the job
http://www.alpinesports.ie/bivi-gear/te ... hubba.html
by Ivan-Galway
Tue Aug 04, 2015 6:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Gelcoat repair, White Gelcoat, not white.... suggestions?
Replies: 7
Views: 3166

Re: Gelcoat repair, White Gelcoat, not white.... suggestions

Hi ceres Thanks a mill for the offer. I'm my wisdom, I had every spider crack gauged out before realising that 'gelcoat filler' isn't gelcoat, just filler :-) I would hack it out and redo with pure white if I had some! As one of them was long and is noticeable (see left of skeg). If I could get some...
by Ivan-Galway
Sun Aug 02, 2015 12:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Gelcoat repair, White Gelcoat, not white.... suggestions?
Replies: 7
Views: 3166

Re: Gelcoat repair, White Gelcoat, not white.... suggestions

Thanks Mary, good reading there re gelcoat filler going grey.
by Ivan-Galway
Fri Jul 31, 2015 10:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: Gelcoat repair, White Gelcoat, not white.... suggestions?
Replies: 7
Views: 3166

Re: Gelcoat repair, White Gelcoat, not white.... suggestions

Hi Mary,

Yeah, that's what I'm using. Hmmm... the Tube is newly opened but has been sitting there for 2 years so maybe its gone off.

Mines a Tahe Marine, Reval Midi
by Ivan-Galway
Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Gelcoat repair, White Gelcoat, not white.... suggestions?
Replies: 7
Views: 3166

Gelcoat repair, White Gelcoat, not white.... suggestions?

Hey, I'm doing some gel coat touch ups and have a 'white gelcoat' that when seen next to the boat, is well off the brilliant white of the boat. This is what I'm using http://vikingmarine.ie/products/plastic-padding-gel-coat-filler-165g-tube Has anyone used a brand o gelcoat that matches the usual br...