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andy_beharrell replied to Management and booking system 1 month Chris, Many thanks for that. We looked at SCM because of the bookings as we are hoping to reduce the...
Chris Hodge replied to Hansa 303 in need of new home 1 month Perfect.  It will be Chris Turner who will sort out pick up.  I will get him to contact you on the...
Chris Hodge replied to Management and booking system 1 month Andy I had a look at Sailing Club Manager when I was looking at membership software a couple of year...
Simon Whiteley replied to Hansa 303 in need of new home 1 month The boat is yours if you want it.
Chris Hodge replied to Hansa 303 in need of new home 1 month Great - thanks. Chris
Simon Whiteley replied to Hansa 303 in need of new home 1 month Hi Chris it is still here, so I think so. I will check and get back to you.
Chris Hodge replied to Hansa 303 in need of new home 1 month Simon Is this still available? Newhaven and Seaford SC are looking for a 303 to start up some disabl...
Simon Whiteley replied to Venture Connect SCS 4 months Hi John.  Can’t help with your specific enquiry as we don’t have Ventures. I intend to have ano...
JohnD started Venture SCS-Mounting the Pedestal 4 months Hi - has anyone come up with a practical solution to feeding the 'pin' through the 4 x hol...
JohnD started Venture Connect SCS 4 months Hi all, my name is John Deane and I am Fleet Captain/Fleet SI for the RS Ventures that we have here ...
andy_beharrell started Management and booking system 5 months Do any other sailability clubs have an overall management or booking system? While we do run open se...
Spike Spencer replied to Solid State Motor Drivers 5 months A quick update: As well as a prototype 3-channel driver for Tideway, since the Tech Conference in Fe...
Simon Whiteley replied to Hansa 303 in need of new home 8 months Two more photos 
Simon Whiteley started Hansa 303 in need of new home 8 months We (Tideway Sailability) are upgrading our intensively used fleet of 303s, and have a well used boat...
Spike Spencer replied to Stiff steering on Hansa boats 8 months Thanks for that advice, Simon. We have had similar problems and taken similar corrective action.  ...
andy_beharrell replied to Seats available to a good home for a Drascombe 8 months David, No problem at all - all the best for this season. If anyone else is interested, then just let...
david mckee replied to Seats available to a good home for a Drascombe 8 months Andy...sorry it has taken a little longer than planned to get back to you. Having discussed the offe...
Simon Whiteley started Intro to sailing- links to modifiable files 8 months Cover: powerpoint. The page size of this version is set to A4 plus 4mm for the spine. The graphics a...
Simon Whiteley started Intro to Sailing- pdfs for booklet printing 8 months pdf files for printing the booklet below. The files are set out as follows: The set up is for a per...
Simon Whiteley started Suzuki or Honda 15hp for safety boat 8 months Approaching time to replace our trusty Honda 15hp. Our first instinct was to do a like for like but ...
andy_beharrell replied to Seats available to a good home for a Drascombe 8 months David, One further image attached to see it from the other angle. Best wishes, Andy
andy_beharrell replied to Seats available to a good home for a Drascombe 8 months David, Attached is an image of the seats. As I remember it (I didn't sail the Drascombe much), ...
Simon Whiteley replied to hoisting 8 months My concern with the individual hoisting plan approach is that it introduces another step into the ho...
david mckee replied to hoisting 8 months Simon..thanks for the reply. We are considering how to respond to the HSE directives but also what t...
Simon Whiteley replied to hoisting 8 months We don’t do that, and will resist doing so. My view is that an individual hoisting plan is not req...
david mckee replied to Seats available to a good home for a Drascombe 8 months Andy...we have a drascombe Lugger which we use mainly as a load carrier. It has bench seats. What ar...
david mckee replied to hoisting 8 months Simon...thanks. What I also need is a pro forma for each sailor who does not have their own lifting ...
andy_beharrell started Seats available to a good home for a Drascombe 8 months Hi all, We have recently sold our Drascombe Longboat (replaced by a Wheelyboat). As it was sold to a...
Simon Whiteley started Introduction to Sailing- Hansa 2.3 and 303 8 months Introduction to Sailing- Hansa 2.3 and 303 ebook I have written the attached learning to sail guide ...
Simon Whiteley replied to hoisting 8 months Hi David   here is the Tideway one
david mckee started hoisting 9 months We need to create a generic lifting plan for independent sailors who need to be hoisted in to a boat...
Simon Whiteley replied to Insecure Login 9 months Thanks, it is at least backed up regularly. 
SteveR replied to Insecure Login 9 months We had an incidence of being hacked on one site I helped with and it was a nightmare to replace all ...
Simon Whiteley replied to Insecure Login 9 months Hi Steve yes I noticed that and I have had one attempt to switch to a HTTPS setup but the principal ...
SteveR replied to Sailability Conference 2018 Technology workshop ou... 9 months Yes, thanks to all who are taking time try to make this work as well as we hoped at the meeting.
SteveR started Insecure Login 9 months Hi all, I just popped in after being laid up for a couple of weeks to see how may people have kept t...
Spike Spencer started Miniature Tongue Joystick 9 months
Simon Whiteley started Stiff steering on Hansa boats 9 months I was getting complaints from our young or less mobile sailors that the steering on many of our  Ha...
Simon Whiteley replied to Email lists, volunteer details etc 9 months The attachment has a pdf of the latest version of the registration form, hopefully GDPR compliant.
Simon Whiteley replied to Reefing Hansa 303s and Liberty's 9 months And another
Simon Whiteley replied to Reefing Hansa 303s and Liberty's 9 months One photo at a time
Simon Whiteley replied to Reefing Hansa 303s and Liberty's 9 months Some photos on how we set up our 303s. Using aluminium clam cleats is in my view critical- plastic j...
paulbenn replied to Sip & Puff unit 9 months All - the exact variant to use is the PSF 102 - 711. Have a look at the attached key for simple phys...
paulbenn replied to Sip & Puff unit 9 months Hi Spike I used the World Magnetics PSF 102. It is user adjustable or can be factory preset. UK dist...
Spike Spencer replied to Sip & Puff unit 10 months Hi Paul. Too many variants from suppliers of that type of switch.  As you have already done the res...
SteveR replied to CVs of technical experts- add here 10 months Hi all, Steve here from Hunstanton Sailing and Watersports Centre. As I mentioned at the Conference ...
Simon Whiteley replied to Solid State Motor Drivers 10 months Very interesting. Tideway is probably in the market for a new end to end system based on something l...
Forum admin replied to Forum Posting/Management 10 months I learnt at uni 40 years ago that I am a bodge programer.. By FAQ I meant the how to help section.
Spike Spencer replied to Forum Posting/Management 10 months All good stuff.  If it works, it's not a bodge. The edit thing now spotted.  No particular vi...
Spike Spencer started Solid State Motor Drivers 10 months As promised, the attached essay is my account of the developments made at New Forest & District ...
Forum admin replied to Forum Posting/Management 10 months Hi Spike Bit of a bodge, let me know what you think: I have removed the time limit on editing/ delet...
William Alastair replied to Forum Posting/Management 10 months Thanks Spike-  all good suggestions and will look into the technical ones. There is a rather obscur...
paulbenn replied to CVs of technical experts- add here 10 months Hi All Definitely, not an expert but can find my way around 12v electrics and sort the standard Libe...
Spike Spencer replied to Liberty Mk 2 controller wiring diagram (courtesy B... 10 months Having been involved with certification of aircraft equipment required to operate in a Marine enviro...
Spike Spencer replied to DIY steering servo for Hawk and Martin 16 10 months When Keith Harris wanted his SKUD adapted for the tongue-switch control system, we also used a Ray...
Spike Spencer started Forum Posting/Management 10 months HiImmediately after my initial post (with poor spelling), unable to find an "Edit Post" facility Or...
Spike Spencer replied to CVs of technical experts- add here 10 months It was good to meet all at the Sailability Conference this last weekend.  I'll post more deta...
Simon Whiteley replied to CVs of technical experts- add here 10 months Thanks Chris. Anything that helps sailability is a good use of the forum as far as I am concerned. D...
Simon Whiteley started Sailability Conference 2018 Technology workshop ou... 10 months Many thanks to Pam for her help.
Chris Hodge replied to CVs of technical experts- add here 10 months Simon Thanks for starting this thread to get the ball rolling following the Sailability Conference. ...
Forum admin started CVs of technical experts- add here 10 months Please add your CV by replying to this thread. To aid accessibility, I would include some key words ...
david mckee started Mason's Grant 1 year We(Wealden Sailability) have been selected as one of the 300 charities to share in a £3 million dis...
Simon Whiteley replied to IT provision for Sailability clubs 2 years While looking into this, I came across this site https://www.tt-exchange.org/. Cheap versions of st...
Simon Whiteley replied to IT provision for Sailability clubs 2 years Since I wrote, we have gone with Dropbox plus- single login with 1tb storage costing c£80 pa. The l...
andy_beharrell replied to IT provision for Sailability clubs 2 years Simon, The main reason we decided against Dropbox and others was the cost. The advantage we found wi...
Simon Whiteley replied to Email lists, volunteer details etc 2 years An update- we are now also using the system for recording our daily attendance by volunteers and sai...
Simon Whiteley replied to IT provision for Sailability clubs 2 years We haven't yet started down this road, although will need to soon. I have got as far as thinkin...
andy_beharrell started IT provision for Sailability clubs 2 years I know this is perhaps a topic to cure insomnia, but at the Woolverstone Project we have decided to ...
Simon Whiteley started Engaging ways of teaching simple knots 2 years When preparing for an indoor sailing session, we were shown a fun way of teaching the figure-of-8: "...
Simon Whiteley started Sailing for beginners 2 years We have a steady stream of adult beginner sailors with physical rarher than learning disabilities. W...
Malcolm Bentley replied to Medical Information 2 years We ask for details of medical conditions and medication from all sailors joining. This data is store...
Simon Whiteley replied to Medical Information 2 years We ask for (but do not insist on) some information, but more for demographic purposes. So we ask if ...
david mckee started Medical Information 2 years I would be interested to know if other centres request medical information about potential clients. ...
Simon Whiteley replied to DBS checking 2 years At Tideway we were under some pressure from the local authority run centre where we are based to che...
Simon Whiteley replied to Indoor sailing taster/demo 2 years Managed to get hold of the indoor sailing document that is no longer on the RYA website (Youtube lin...
andy_beharrell replied to DBS checking 2 years Thanks everyone for the replies. At the Woolverstone Project we have around 60 volunteers, so we hav...
geoff woodthorpe replied to DBS checking 2 years We - Hykeham Sailability - check all volunteers. Theoretically our recent Sport England grant applic...
AnneBailey replied to DBS checking 2 years We (Dart Sailability) checks all volunteers.
andy_beharrell started DBS checking 2 years I was wondering how others go about doing DBS checks? Do you check just instructors (including Chief...
david mckee replied to Fund raising for a wheelyboat 2 years Many thanks for the comments. We are sitting down today to try and decide what to do. We will have s...
andy_beharrell replied to Indoor sailing taster/demo 2 years Simon, There is some information on indoor sailing games on the RYA Sailability website: Indoor sai...
andy_beharrell replied to Fund raising for a wheelyboat 2 years David and others, We have faced exactly the same issues at the Woolverstone Project. We have two cen...
Simon Whiteley started Indoor sailing taster/demo 2 years We have been asked to put on a short (max 1 hour) indoor sailing taster/demo for a group of young ad...
Accessible Boating replied to Volunteers registering for duties 2 years Graham, We have a smaller problem, as we operate canal boats we only generally need two crew (except...
Simon Whiteley replied to Fund raising for a wheelyboat 2 years A compromise (possibly no good for you in either role) would be something that can double up as safe...
Accessible Boating replied to Fund raising for a wheelyboat 2 years That is a difficult question, I think the issue may be how much you can afford to diversify. You&#03...
david mckee replied to Fund raising for a wheelyboat 2 years The above was written and posted in haste..apologies for typos etc
david mckee started Fund raising for a wheelyboat 2 years At Wealden Sailability we have expanded our fleet since we started in 2008. We now have 23 boats, ra...
GrahamV started Volunteers registering for duties 2 years Hi We currently use "Dutyman" for our volunteers to register to help out on sailing days. We only n...
Simon Whiteley replied to Email lists, volunteer details etc 2 years All the fields are customisable- and you can have as many as you want. Best wishes Simon
AnneBailey replied to Email lists, volunteer details etc 2 years Simon - many thanks, very helpful.  That looks quite impressive.  I assume all the fields are cust...
Simon Whiteley replied to Email lists, volunteer details etc 2 years Hi Anne We have restricted full access to those who need it- treasurer, secretary etc. So long as we...
AnneBailey replied to Email lists, volunteer details etc 2 years This looks interesting.  How many people do you have accessing the database and can you apply diffe...
Accessible Boating replied to Volunteer recruitment at Tideway 2 years We have also been successful in using Do-it. We get a small but fairly regular response.    Ch...
Simon Whiteley replied to Reefing Hansa 303s and Liberty's 2 years Hi John Thanks for this- I hadn't seen that. Any chance of a photo sometime? Like you we don&#0...
John H replied to Reefing Hansa 303s and Liberty's 2 years Simon - Sadly I don't appear to be able to edit my post above - can this be activated? Anyway I...
John H replied to Reefing Hansa 303s and Liberty's 2 years Hi Simon Try here http://www.hansaclass.org.uk/subpage.html?id=the_boats&sub=rigging_advice_fo...
Forum admin started Welcome to the Sailability forum 2 years This is early days- please help make it a success by adding your own content, and let us know what y...
Markability started Volunteer recruitment at Tideway 2 years As we are fully volunteer-run, we need a constant supply of new people who can help our participants...
Markability replied to Reefing Hansa 303s and Liberty's 2 years It should be possible to introduce a peg/hole system to lock the mast completely as reefin...