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Registered
9th Jun 2012
Last Online
28th Jan 2019
chrys

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Member No. 1821
Registered 9th Jun 2012
Last Online 28th Jan 2019
City Hauraki District
Country New Zealand
Boats in Harbour 0
Sailing Locations 1
Forum Posts 4
Photos Posted 17
Likes Received 36
Likes Given 5
14 Total Posts
Sailing Locations
York Model Boat Club
Since: 18th Nov 2012
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Empty Harbour
Sub-Lieutenant
Ranks Points
Fleet Admiral 1000
Admiral 800
Captain 600
Commander 400
Lieutenant 200
Sub-Lieutenant 100
Chief Petty Officer 50
Petty Officer 25
Seaman 10
Apprentice 2
Recruit 0
20 points away from Lieutenant!
Points
Activity Worth Awarded
Boats in Harbour 8 0
Forum Thread 5 15
Forum Post 2 8
Event 8 0
Photo Gallery 10 60
Photos Response 3 12
Video Post 15 0
Video Response 3 0
Build Blog 20 0
Blog Post 5 0
Blog Response 3 0
Sailor 8 8
Guestbook Post 8 0
Liked Posts 1 5
Received Likes 2 72
180 Total Points
New Zealand
Recent Posts
SAND FALCON by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
Hi Steve,saw a picture of it and thought it would make an interesting model. Roger Thayne made one in 94 but don't know how to find him? he made the sand heron.i have made a bucket dredge that works well,i can dig sand and dump it Keith.

SAND FALCON by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
Does anyone have or know where to get plans for the SAND FALCON or SAND HERON. I have a lot of photos but no plans. Keith.

MAGGA DAN by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 5 months ago
thanks for the coments

MAGGA DAN by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 5 months ago
Built plank on frame and then glassed on outside and resin on inside. it is based on the time it was charted to Australia to take supplys to Antarctic stations. it is electric drive on 2/5 to 1 reduction . it is built on 1/48 scale

MAGGA DAN by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 11 months ago
Does anyone have a copy of the photos of the MAGGA DAN taken by Vic Smeed back in the 1950. some are in the 1957 copy of the model maker which I have but there were a few more.

NGAMOTU by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 12 months ago
Hi,iwas wondering if anybody knows how to find ship plans of fleming and fergusons paisley yard. I am looking to build the NGAMOTU. no 789 for nz in 1959. Regards Keith.

MAWHERA by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 years ago
Mawhera is a bucket dredger buil by willim simons and company in the Renfrew yard for New Zealand in 1908. The model is 1.5mtr long and is fully working by radio control.

matinda 111 by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 years ago
Hi. It wieghs rougly 44 kg. or 97lb. No i havnt found anything to tow but held onto it once and it has a lot of power. Keith.

matinda 111 by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 years ago
Hi. It only takes one to launch. the funel wheelhouse comes of in one piece and then it takes 5 pieces of lead 130x75x20 after you have put it in the water.then 1 of 12v batery 170x160x130. then two 6 volt baterys and a cast iron burner that burns coal for the smoke. the motor is a fan heater motor from a truck and turns a 130mm 4blade prop. would love to put it on steam one day. Keith.

KATE. pilot boat by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 years ago
Hi The hull is 1.260 long . Mast is 1.5. Dept is 270. Bow sprit is 360 long. It has lead in the keel and does not need a false keel for sailing.

KATE. pilot boat by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 years ago
pilot boat, made from kauri strip planks and then glassed.bowsprit slides in for transport and mast comes out. Small motor to get you home if no wind.

tulugaq by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 years ago
strip planked in kauri and then glassed.2.1reduction with elecric 12 volt power.it is a danish fisherys protection boat.

matinda 111 by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 years ago
64in long made from strip plank kauri and then glassed. 2.1 reduction on electric motor

DHULIA by chrys Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 5 years ago
Scratch built out of wood and fibre glassed with a car fan heater motor on 2.1 reduction