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by tantalus2
Wed Jan 02, 2008 2:06 pm
Forum: Dockrell 22
Topic: What to look for?
Replies: 3
Views: 5370

keel bolt

Boat sitting on keel. Jack up boat v slightly to take weight of boat off bolt. Bolt should move fairly easily with a tap. Take off nut. Knock through old bolt with new bolt with 5 lb hammer gently. At first I was V nervous of this but with weight off bolt and new bolt following the old one, it has a...
by tantalus2
Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:04 pm
Forum: Dockrell 22
Topic: What to look for?
Replies: 3
Views: 5370

I have boat number 7. So it is quite old, but I still love her. It has a heavy drop keel and it is the one thing that I get nervous about. So I change the pivot bolt every few years and check the winch and cable every year. In fact after the cable broke 2 years ago and damaged the hull, I fitted dou...
by tantalus2
Wed Jan 11, 2006 8:55 am
Forum: Dockrell 22
Topic: another boat - Emsworth
Replies: 1
Views: 3359

another boat - Emsworth

I have seen another 22 that may not be on your list. No Name on the boat but it was moored in the wooden boat restorer yard ( cant remember the name) in Emsworth, back of the slipper millpond. It had a outboard well and I think no pullpit, which is why I think that you did not know it. Looked used a...
by tantalus2
Tue Nov 15, 2005 11:50 am
Forum: Dockrell 22
Topic: Which style/type/size trailer required for D22
Replies: 5
Views: 6445

I used to tow mine on a second hand 4 wheel home made trailer made in the dockyard from I section steel. It weighed a lot but was a largely flat bed with adjustable scaffold pipes in the corners and a central section for the drop keel. I recovered and took it home in the winter and back in the sprin...
by tantalus2
Tue Nov 15, 2005 11:04 am
Forum: Dockrell 22
Topic: another owner - Langstone Harbour
Replies: 1
Views: 4187

another owner - Langstone Harbour

Nice to see an owners association. More boats than I realised, especially near me. I am TANTALUS II, in Langstone Harbour, at Tudor. My boat is one of the early ones. Number 7 on the sail. I have had it about 14 years. It is not pretty by now, but its mine( it was knocked over in the 87 hurricane in...