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Messages - Barend Nieuwendijk

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The Hull / Re: Compression post
« on: November 16, 2021, 09:12:39 AM »
Hello Jilly,

I found in my archive some pictures while making the compression post.
On the pictures you see the post and how it is fixed. On the bottem  its is fixed through the wooden floor ( and that is not on the pictures).
We use the compression post as an holder for a little table.
It works very well. And the problem of the bending cockpitroof is solved.
Greetings, Barend

The Hull / Re: Compression post
« on: November 05, 2021, 03:06:49 PM »
Hi Jilly,

I have on the WB 122 an removable compression post. When sailing it is in place, when asleep, it is removed.
I think a compression post is necessary because the deck is too weak to withstand the compression when sailing and too weak to hold the weight of persons walking on deck. Without compression post, and standing/walking on the deck, you can see that there is movement. And this movements leads to cracks.

The Hull / Re: Delaminating Bilge Board
« on: August 27, 2021, 09:25:19 PM »
Hi Roger,

Thanks for this well detailed repair story.
Although my WB (122) has the outside pins, your sawing-operation gives a good sight of the inner of the WB.

Greetings Barend

Sailing / Re: The WB 120 on the Ijsselmeer
« on: July 24, 2021, 08:43:37 PM »
Hi Gerold,

Nice pictures. I am jealous about your trip. Did you catch any fish?


Sailing / Re: Launching at Barton Turf Adventure Centre
« on: July 06, 2019, 02:40:41 PM »
Three years ago we went with our boats from the Netherlands to the Norfolk Broads and used the slipway at Bureside Holidaypark. It is a good slipway and you can park your trailer safely. And the owners were very friendly. Also this location gives you a lot of freedom to choose which route to go.

Miscellaneous / Re: The Winklebrig Book
« on: February 05, 2018, 07:57:09 PM »
Hi Martin,
great idea!
I will post about our sailing experiences in Holland.
Also we went to the Broads with our WB 122 in 2016 an had an very nice trip!

The Hull / Re: Refit of my WB 120
« on: February 28, 2016, 08:47:32 PM »
Hello Gerold,

Thank you for your continuous stories about the refit off  Vrouw Kirsten.
I am reading them with admiring because of the enormous amount of work you are doing.

Keep on doing that.


The Hull / Re: CE Certification of Winkle Brig
« on: December 02, 2015, 10:03:11 PM »
Hallo Gerold,

we sailed this summer on the lakes of Mecklenburg in Germany without any problem. No one ever asked about CE.


The Hull / Re: coach roof vents
« on: June 09, 2014, 09:23:39 PM »
Hi Clint,

I, WB 122, replaced the the vent with the Vetus mushroom ventilator. I am happy with it. In closed position it even holds your  weight in case you step on it.

Forum Information / Re: Old Winkle Brig site now closed
« on: April 30, 2014, 10:20:17 PM »
Thanks Julian for all those years keeping the winklebrig-site running. I have had many hours joy of it.

Forum Information / Re: Congratulations on the new site
« on: April 30, 2014, 10:17:56 PM »
Als from the Netherlands congratulations with the new forum. I am very glad Rick, you did this job. If ever you need some financial backing for the forum costs, let me know.

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