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Pulau Hantu and various other stuff

It was a pretty busy weekend on the boat.  I was off Friday and spent most of the morning wandering around Jalan Besar looking for a good orbital sander.  It’s pretty hard to find anything here other than random orbit … Continue reading

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Registry plaque; alternator

Had about half an hour this morning aboard Oia to get something done, after getting to the boat pretty late last night.  Since it was probably my only opportunity to do anything this week I seized it by the horns … Continue reading

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Alternator; electrical; etc

Spent quite a while the other night researching alternators.  The electrician who took my dead alternator called over the weekend and suggested it’d cost ~S$600 to repair, and ~S$1200 to replace, which went contrary to all the other advice I’ve … Continue reading

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Cleaning; fixing; outboard; etc

It was a long weekend in Singapore, sort of: Labor Day here was on Saturday, so Voxel nicely declared Monday a day off, even though it’s not technically a public holiday here. So, even though Saturday was mostly spent dinghy … Continue reading

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Electrical; busy weekend

Finally had a weekend on the boat without having to move things aboard or do too much organizing.  That means this is the longest entry ever! Friday night at around 3:30 AM it rained while I was aboard for the … Continue reading

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Saloon berth; answers

I needed to try out the settee double berth, which is one of those “lower the dining table and put the extra cushions on it” type things, to ensure the existing cushion thicknesses were right for it.  So I had … Continue reading

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New berth; miscellany

Took a super-quick trip over to One 15 yesterday to drop off a bunch more stuff.  Again, I didn’t have enough time to stow it all, so the cabin looks sort of like I imagine it would after a knockdown. … Continue reading

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Langkawi to Singapore trip recap

The trip to bring Oia from Langkawi down to Singapore was pretty eventful, so this is a really long post.  I should have expected as much, since I was new to the boat, as were all of the rest of … Continue reading

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Nevermind, LGK->SIN is a go

I spoke too soon, and Ima at Telaga Harbour came through at the last minute with a scanned copy of the registration certificate.  Hopefully that will be enough to clear out of Langkawi. Even if it’s not, the captain came … Continue reading

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Langkawi Yacht Registry fail

Things are looking grim for the scheduled LGK->SIN trip next week.  The Langkawi Yacht Registry has yet to finish processing my paperwork and there’s not much indication of when they’ll do so.  Ima at Telaga Harbour has been really helpful … Continue reading

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