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Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-25-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By cookee
Would like to hear which diesels and gearboxes...

Would like to hear which diesels and gearboxes you would go for?
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-18-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,275
Posted By cookee
As far as I know aerating the water is a myth,...

As far as I know aerating the water is a myth, what the holes do is equalise the pressure in the step, we did this on our old race boat and it also helped with preventing chine walking, in choppy...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 11-18-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,155
Posted By cookee
Whilst you're in the mood for answering questions...

Whilst you're in the mood for answering questions which suspension seats are you using? Thanks!
Forum: General Racing Discussion 11-15-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,155
Posted By cookee
Which system is that?

Which system is that?
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-06-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 86,569
Posted By cookee
Hey Pete - I know you've been trying to sort this...

Hey Pete - I know you've been trying to sort this out privately and without any fuss - It sounds like they are taking advantage of a Brit that wants to do things the nice way!

Very disappointed...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-13-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 110,327
Posted By cookee
As an outsider (from the UK) I struggle to...

As an outsider (from the UK) I struggle to understand how you can have strict rules on boat construction for race boats such as canopies etc and yet have unrestricted more powerful boats running in...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 08-27-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 37,465
Posted By cookee
Looking forward to seeing you guys in Cowes if...

Looking forward to seeing you guys in Cowes if you're coming!
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-29-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,433
Posted By cookee
I would second the marine diesel approach rather...

I would second the marine diesel approach rather than marinising a truck motor - it would end up more expensive and less reliable. See Pat Weismann about gearboxes, I believe he has done some stuff...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 07-05-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,269
Posted By cookee
Let's try that again - I'm the one in the...

Let's try that again - I'm the one in the baseball cap and the race overalls!

Because I'm a nice guy I loaned them out - here's four of them (we had 6 altogether) with a fellow racer on his RIB - ...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-24-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 24,295
Posted By cookee
Our 37' overall 34' running surface twin Yanmar...

Our 37' overall 34' running surface twin Yanmar 260 diesel boat gets 2 litres (0.528 US Gallon) per mile at between 65 and 70mph, works out to 1.9 miles per USG, more if it's a British Gallon - 2.27...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-24-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,269
Posted By cookee
Some photos: ...

Some photos:
http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd18/Cookee101/Venture%20Cup%20Prologue/IMG_2537_zps6fd5efff.jpg...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-24-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,269
Posted By cookee
I think we would have had a good event with a...

I think we would have had a good event with a fraction of the HP of the big guys but we'll never know! We'll be in Cowes which will be the boats third and my fourth to Torquay, I was entered a fifth...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-19-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,269
Posted By cookee
He Peanut, not sure if we got to speak or not -...

He Peanut, not sure if we got to speak or not - spoke to Ole and Bobby, I hope you don't mind I have stolen the photo of us in the lock (That's not my ass by the way!).

Will you come back for the...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-12-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,220
Posted By cookee
There was never going to be any petrol (gas)...

There was never going to be any petrol (gas) available in London as it is not permitted on a fuel barge on the Thames - only diesel.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-12-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,658
Posted By cookee
I was gutted to lose a motor on the first leg or...

I was gutted to lose a motor on the first leg or the race but that's racing.

Simon Wood-Power was part of the organising committee but the race committee was separate and Rob Andrews (Officer of...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-03-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 37,465
Posted By cookee
Make sure you came and say hi - I'll give you the...

Make sure you came and say hi - I'll give you the tour of E66 and show you how we get great speed from not much HP! We should arrive around Thursday lunchtime all being well with traffic! It will be...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 05-29-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 37,465
Posted By cookee
If he is I'll see him in London next week!

If he is I'll see him in London next week!
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-29-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,573
Posted By cookee
The race starts a week on Saturday (June 8th) and...

The race starts a week on Saturday (June 8th) and we will be there from Thursday lunchtime traffic permitting - see you there!
Forum: General Racing Discussion 04-26-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,573
Posted By cookee
Bit of an update - there was a launch of the...

Bit of an update - there was a launch of the "Venture Cup Prologue" event on Tuesday and here are some photos and information: http://www.ventureoffshorecup.com/
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Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-11-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 86,569
Posted By cookee
Good to see you're getting some use out of the...

Good to see you're getting some use out of the boat now!

Did you consider putting it on a rack? No need for a truck or trailer but I guess it would limit your cruising area.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-04-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 86,569
Posted By cookee
Wow! Sounds like there wasn't time to test...

Wow!

Sounds like there wasn't time to test your boat before delivering it to the show?

What's the Merlin Dashboard like - I can't see it on their website but I gather it's new?

Hope you...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 03-02-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 86,569
Posted By cookee
I suspect "running it" is the reason Peter hasn't...

I suspect "running it" is the reason Peter hasn't been posting!
Forum: General Boating Discussion 02-27-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 37,465
Posted By cookee
The boat is looking fantastic and I am looking...

The boat is looking fantastic and I am looking forward to lining up with it at Tower Bridge in London at the start.

As a boat builder we would never put foam in an area of the boat that could be...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 02-19-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 86,569
Posted By cookee
I think I'll have to make it over for Key West or...

I think I'll have to make it over for Key West or Miami next year so I can get a ride! Good to see you enjoying some winter sun while we're all freezing our asses off over here!
Forum: General Boating Discussion 02-15-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,098
Posted By cookee
That's interesting Tony - what were they?

That's interesting Tony - what were they?
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