This site is about the Corribee and Coromandel and is for everyone interested in owning, sailing, maintaining and repairing this excellent little cruising yacht. The information contained here has been provided by a number of Corribee and Coromandel owners, many of whom contribute to the Yahoo Discussion Forum.
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A list of topics we would like to add (in alphabetical order) include the following:
- Boat tracking solutions
- Building / refurbishing a trailer
- Electric inboard/outboard motor installation
- EPIRBs – personal and boat
- Epoxy hull treatments
- Folding masts for trailer sailing
- General Corribee/Coromandel boat handling tips
- Heavy weather equipment (e.g. drogues, sea anchors)
- Installing / networking boat instruments (e.g. chart plotters, sounders, etc.)
- Installing watertight bulkheads
- Life line / jack stay solutions
- Making/sourcing a yacht cradle
- Osmosis and treatment
- Radar – installing / using
- Radio installations
- (re)rigging guides
- Redraw deck plans like the one we have for the Coromandel
- Reefing solutions and experiences
- Replace/refresh guard wires / netting and stanchions
- Safety equipment
- Sample complete electrical system diagrams
- Sink installations
- Toilet installations/holding tanks
- Trailer sailing tips and tricks
- Video equipment
- Virtual tours inside and out of the various models
- Watermaker / Solar still
- Water tanks/storage
- Where and how to install a life raft
- Wind turbines
If you would like to write an article to address any of these or you have suggestions for others, please let us know!
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