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Bill of Whitsunday posted a status
"You can have so much fun on a Pahi 42 https://www.facebook.com/Kealeapalooza/photos/"
Oct 20, 2016
Bill of Whitsunday replied to Tim Bint's discussion Packers between Hulls and Cross beams
"Boat trailer roller rubber has been used on my Pahi 42 as a packer"
Mar 30, 2016
Bill of Whitsunday replied to Graham Anley's discussion Daggerboards- are they worth keeping? in the group Pahi 42 Owners
"HI Graham The Pahi 42 was promoted as a boat that could be raced and the dagger boards were designed with this in mind.  My 42, Kea Lea, was built without daggerboards. A previous owner added mini keels partly to improve the ability to take the…"
Mar 29, 2016
Bill of Whitsunday replied to Ricardo Aráoz's discussion Sails
"Budget Boater Could you share with which sail maker you use in South Africa? Regards Bill"
Jul 23, 2015
Bill of Whitsunday replied to John Wilkie's discussion Engines on Pahi 42
"Hi John I run 2 Yamaha long shaft high thrust 25Hp on a Pahi 42 with modified mini keels that would add to drag. Check out my pics. I get 5.5 kt at economical revs in flat seas with no headwind, speed drops quickly as conditions deteriorate. My…"
Apr 20, 2015
Bill of Whitsunday posted a status
"There's a lot of races that we ain't won but we ain't never had too much fun! https://www.facebook.com/Kealeapalooza?ref=ts&fref=ts"
Mar 10, 2015
Bill of Whitsunday updated their profile
Nov 20, 2014
chris.t.schupp left a comment for Bill of Whitsunday
"Hello Bill, I chose to have the tramp professionally built.Very high quality worth every cent      Chris"
Sep 24, 2014
Bill of Whitsunday left a comment for chris.t.schupp
"Thanks Chris   Did you weld it yourself? How? How did you get it coated in vinyl? Thanks in anticipation. Bill"
Sep 24, 2014
chris.t.schupp left a comment for Bill of Whitsunday
" HI Bill,The webbing is constructed from one continuous piece of 1inch wide polyester the intrsections are welded together so the is no stitching.After its made it is coated in vinyl.Very stong and light,stable to move about on."
Sep 24, 2014
Bill of Whitsunday left a comment for chris.t.schupp
"HI Chris, I love your tramp. I am thinking of emulating it on my Pahi when the time comes. Can you tell me something about the webbing and how it is attached to itself?   Regards   Bill  "
Sep 23, 2014
Bill of Whitsunday replied to Chip Rothenberger's discussion Stay Tension
"At the bitter end I use a double (Yosemite) bowline snugged up against a simple or figure eight stopper knot. At the running end I use at least four half hitches around the lashing ended with a rolling hitch."
Sep 1, 2014
Bill of Whitsunday replied to Chip Rothenberger's discussion Stay Tension
"On my Pahi 42 I tension fore and aft with and correct rake with turn buckles. I then tension inner fore stay with turn buckles witch puts a bit of a bend in the mast necessitating re tensioning the fore stay. I then tension side stays- rope…"
Sep 1, 2014
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May 26, 2014
Bill of Whitsunday commented on Bill of Whitsunday's photo
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"It seems to. Been in some big blows. The aft beam is more than double oversize."
Mar 20, 2014
Kevin Hutchinson commented on Bill of Whitsunday's photo
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"I noticed  you are missing a cross beam. Does the boat do fine with out it?"
Mar 20, 2014

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I am:
I own a Wharram
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
Proud part owner of Kea Lea a slightly modified Wharram Pahi 42
Country, City, and State?
Queeensland Australia
About me or us?
We cruise the Queensland coast each season and plan to cruise the Coral Sea, PNG and Indo.
Looking to?
Share pics with Pahi enthusiasts. Provide pics of our unique Pahi that has been optimised by sucessive owners.

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At 4:49pm on September 24, 2014, chris.t.schupp said…

 HI Bill,The webbing is constructed from one continuous piece of 1inch wide polyester the intrsections are welded together so the is no stitching.After its made it is coated in vinyl.Very stong and light,stable to move about on.

At 8:34pm on September 24, 2014, chris.t.schupp said…
  1. Hello Bill, I chose to have the tramp professionally built.Very high quality worth every cent      Chris

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