Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category

New articles this week

August 25, 2009

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Amazing adventure – read about Roger Taylor’s 48 day voyage to Greenland, Jan Mayen and Iceland that he made this summer, dicing with icebergs en route. We also have the beginnings of a new page about the various bits of woodwork in a Corribee. We also have updates to the antifouling, boat register and stoves pages. Would you like to contribute an article? Check out our new article wish list.

New articles this week

August 15, 2009

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Quieter week this week (everyone out on the water?), but loads of good stuff. sCorribee has added some new photos to his boom tent page. The beginnings of 3D CAD models for the various models have been started – all assistance gratefully received. Alan McKeand has started a new page on anchors. Declan McKinney and others have described what antifouling works for them. Updates on the boat register, interior lining and trailers pages and a new help with rebuilds page. Would you like to contribute an article? Check out our new article wish list.

Help with rebuilds

August 12, 2009

Several owners doing rebuilds have suggested that it would be useful if there was somewhere where they can ask for specific assistance, for example for pictures of specific items that may be very damaged or missing on their boats. Click here to reach a new page to do just that.

New articles this week

August 7, 2009

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Eclectic selection of new items and articles this week. We have a new section on insurance – please let us know your experiences. A 1968 boat test of the Corribee and 1982 boat test of the Coromandel in the Pictures/Books/Articles/Videos section. Also in this section, a link to a nice video of Vixen in the Kilbrannon Sound thanks to John Kiely. Martin Hudson has provided an interesting article about a home made boat lift. Alan McKeand tells us about a great value paraffin stove that he uses. sCorribee and Roger Taylor demonstrate how to lower a mast single handed. Nathan Whitworth shows how to make a temporary track repair and how to replace a lost stern locker hatch. Declan McKinney has started a page about tenders. Would you like to contribute an article? Check out our new article wish list.

New articles this week

July 31, 2009

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Lots of new and updated items this week. The Boat Register now allows you to associate up to five pictures and/or videos with your boat. There are now one click searches for Corribees and Coromandels for sale on sites such as eBay on the For Sale page. The Pictures/Books/Articles/Videos page now has thumbnails of as many magazine articles as possible as well as links for downloading or buying each article plus a new video section. The Rigging page has been updated with photographs thanks to Declan McKinney and Eduardo Murcia. New Boom tent and Sail handling pages thanks to scorribee. Jonny Moore has kindly allowed us to add a huge amount of technical information from his site to the Bouyancy, Bowsprit, Chart table, Outboard, Leadline, Legs, Solar panels and Wind vane pages. Mike Spring has allowed us to host a copy of his log for his single handed trip to the Azores and back. Would you like to contribute an article? Check out our new article wish list.

New articles this week

July 23, 2009

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A couple of new articles this week – Jay Blackburn of Emily Grace has written an interesting article about the unique mono bilge keel Corribee that he rescued here. Nathan Whitworth of Kudu and eCorribee have written a useful article about internet access that you can read here. Would you like to contribute a new article? Leave a comment or email corribeeeditors@googlemail.com and we’ll be in touch!

Boat Register is now accepting updates!

July 16, 2009

The Corribee Owners Association Boat Register has now been ported to the new website and is accepting updates. Please try and find your boat and if it is not there or the information is wrong, please let us know so we can fix it. Likewise, if you have an idea for a new feature, please leave a comment or email as per the instructions and we will look into it straight away.

New website

June 24, 2009

As you can see, we have moved the site to a new platform, which will allow updates to be made more easily, and by a number of registered users. Visitors to the site can add comments and this will give you a chance to contribute useful information and suggest further improvements.