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by GreatBarrierReef
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Australia Group
Topic: Australian Marine Insurance Query
Replies: 5
Views: 2570

Re: Australian Marine Insurance Query

I've just recently compared several options, and whilst Club Marine, Nautilus and a few others looked OK, we decided to go with Pantaenius. We chose to insure for the purchase price, not "market value" which could be almost anything, especially considering some of the practices that insurance compan...
by GreatBarrierReef
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Australia Group
Topic: MacGregor M sailing soon in and around Cairns - any tips?
Replies: 3
Views: 1755

MacGregor M sailing soon in and around Cairns - any tips?

Just a quick hello to everyone, and to introduce myself. I'm Rob, based in Cairns and I have been following this forum for a little while. Last week my wife and I finally bough one of the last :macm: models and we're now very happy :) ! We're planning to sail near Cairns and out to the reef, and occ...
by GreatBarrierReef
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Experience with soft decks or flexing spots on the deck?
Replies: 26
Views: 5969

Re: Experience with soft decks or flexing spots on the deck?

Thank you all for your replies and helpful tips or comments! Since my starting this thread and my first ever post in this forum, we decided to buy the boat - despite the single soft spot. I'm finally now a proud (co-)owner of a 2012 :macm: ! We're now getting her ready for our first trip. We want to...
by GreatBarrierReef
Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Experience with soft decks or flexing spots on the deck?
Replies: 26
Views: 5969

Re: Experience with soft decks or flexing spots on the deck?

Thank you very much for the warm welcome to the forum and your replies! It's a real pleasure to get up in the morning and see very useful responses - I am really grateful for your advice and opinions. I'll have another close look at the boat at the next opportunity and plan to bring an experienced p...
by GreatBarrierReef
Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Experience with soft decks or flexing spots on the deck?
Replies: 26
Views: 5969

Experience with soft decks or flexing spots on the deck?

Has anyone experience with springy or soft decks, and do you know what material is inside the decks of the M’s and X’s? I assume it's plywood, but would love your expert advice and opinion if this could be easily fixed. I'm looking to buy a MagGregor26 ( :macm: or :macx: ), and I noticed some boats ...