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Members 
Started on 22/12/2019 at 12:33 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 06/01/2020 at 19:04  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 1 month ago
read 81 times
1 reply
    "Thanks George and Jeanne for your good wishes, and season's greetings to you als"

 
TOHATSU 9.8 OUTBOARD /23 VIKING CRUISER 
Started on 03/11/2019 at 14:29 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 21/11/2019 at 12:44  by RAY HOUGH  
  > 3 months ago
read 146 times
4 replies
    "Thanks to all you guys for your useful advice. I don't really want to spend mone"

 
Viking Owners Club 
Started on 28/10/2019 at 12:37 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 21/11/2019 at 11:03  by George & Jeanne Harris  
  > 3 months ago
read 211 times
4 replies
    "Hi, well it's all up to the members, as the saying goes, USE IT OR LOSE IT. Alth"

 
New electronics on Viking 20 
Started on 15/11/2019 at 18:59 by Eddie Young
last reply on 19/11/2019 at 19:12  by Rob McInnes  
  > 3 months ago
read 66 times
1 reply
    "Email sent."

 
TOHATSU 9.8 OBM 4 STROKE 
Started on 30/08/2019 at 16:36 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 08/09/2019 at 16:37  by Rob McInnes  
  > 5 months ago
read 136 times
3 replies
    "The additive I use is Briggs & Stratton Fuel Fit Additive/Stabiliser. It is supp"

 
Stitching Viking 20 Canvas Cockpit Canopy 
Started on 15/07/2019 at 15:44 by Toby Goodger
last reply on 06/08/2019 at 13:23  by Rob McInnes  
  > 6 months ago
read 117 times
1 reply
    "I don't know if you have had this done by now, but if not and if you are willing"

 
Lining coloured Tapes for Viking 20 hull and Sides 
Started on 15/07/2019 at 15:40 by Toby Goodger  > 7 months ago
no replies yet
read 63 times
    "Please can anyone tell me where I can obtain the blue and grey decorative lining"

 
Mercury outboard starter advice. 
Started on 04/07/2019 at 13:19 by Barry Trodd  > 7 months ago
no replies yet
read 90 times
    "I have a Mercury 25hp four stroke EFI outboard on my Viking 20. I need to replac"

 
Crossing the English Channel 
Started on 20/06/2019 at 09:30 by Glynn Martindale
last reply on 25/06/2019 at 22:54  by David Newton  
  > 8 months ago
read 271 times
5 replies
    "Some Viking models are capable of light coastal passages, but the 26CC is a cana"

 
TOHATSU 9.8 OUTBOARD 
Started on 13/06/2019 at 16:22 by RAY HOUGH  > 8 months ago
no replies yet
read 90 times
    "Took my 23 Viking on river couple weeks did not go far about 1 hour cruising the"

 
Viking 26cc year of contsruction 
Started on 30/03/2019 at 09:07 by Glynn Martindale
last reply on 02/05/2019 at 10:23  by Glynn Martindale  
  > 9 months ago
read 193 times
4 replies
    "Thanks for response and it looks like my boat is going to be the same as all you"

 
Viking LLoyds Bank video 
Started on 01/05/2019 at 08:45 by Stephen Dresch  > 9 months ago
no replies yet
read 88 times
    "Came across this little gem. https://lloydsbanking.kuluvalley.com/view/gEE9b"

 
Inside cabin led light bulbs 
Started on 08/03/2019 at 21:50 by GRAHAM GEEVES
last reply on 26/03/2019 at 21:51  by Steve Grubb  
  > 11 months ago
read 199 times
5 replies
    "If it the same one, I bought a replacement from Amazon for my 295. https://www.a"

 
Leak 
Started on 06/12/2018 at 07:35 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 07/01/2019 at 17:20  by Chris Barton  
  > 13 months ago
read 276 times
4 replies
    "If you search this site the late Richard Davies wrote a great amount about windo"

 
Outboard engine lock 
Started on 20/11/2010 at 14:53 by Barry Crutwell
last reply on 29/11/2018 at 19:13  by Heather Cornwell-Kelly  
  > 15 months ago
read 803 times
8 replies
    "I bought a Fulton look for my Viking 215, but it doesnít seem to fit because the"

 
Leaking Hatch 
Started on 02/11/2018 at 11:21 by Paul Knights
last reply on 25/11/2018 at 21:16  by Paul Knights  
  > 15 months ago
read 224 times
4 replies
    "Thanks chris, will try neoprene then... thanks again"

 
23 VIKING AND TOHATSU 9.8 OUTBOARD  
Started on 12/10/2018 at 13:03 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 29/10/2018 at 19:40  by RAY HOUGH  
  > 16 months ago
read 214 times
4 replies
    "Thanks Mark, You certainly have given me a lot to think about its good to here "

 
mains/battery TV and DVD player 
Started on 13/10/2018 at 15:58 by Peter Boshier
last reply on 17/10/2018 at 13:23  by Peter Boshier  
  > 16 months ago
read 185 times
2 replies
    "Thank you Chris. Peter "

 
Viking 300 
Started on 25/09/2018 at 11:34 by Stephen Dresch  > 17 months ago
no replies yet
read 139 times
    "Saw the new 300 at Southampton. Nice boat. I liked the rear platform which has s"

 
Viking not antifouled for 5 years? 
Started on 11/09/2018 at 20:08 by Geraint George
last reply on 21/09/2018 at 14:34  by chris packer  
  > 17 months ago
read 385 times
3 replies
    "I once bought a Viking that had sat on the water untouched for at least 10 years"

 
Viking stripes / graphics required 26' Wide beam 1998 
Started on 06/08/2018 at 15:06 by Geraint George
last reply on 11/09/2018 at 19:10  by Geraint George  
  > 17 months ago
read 280 times
2 replies
    "Having spoken to Vinny at Viking it appears that they use two suppliers. 1 for t"

 
VIKING 23, TOHATSU 9.8 ENGINE CUTTING OUT. 
Started on 05/09/2018 at 21:26 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 11/09/2018 at 18:00  by RAY HOUGH  
  > 17 months ago
read 127 times
2 replies
    "Hi Colin the engine was 2013 and came with 1 year guarantee which has now expire"

 
Discover age of boat 
Started on 15/08/2018 at 10:58 by Glynn Martindale
last reply on 23/08/2018 at 13:52  by Glynn Martindale  
  > 18 months ago
read 206 times
2 replies
    "Hi. I have looked in there but discovered nothing. I thought the number should b"

 
CRX50 fridge 
Started on 26/07/2018 at 08:49 by Gerald Taplin  > 19 months ago
no replies yet
read 155 times
    "I have put this on the Facebook group but it would be hard to find there for fut"

 
TOHATSU 9.8 OUTBOARD RUNNING PROBLEMS 
Started on 06/07/2018 at 18:49 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 22/07/2018 at 13:44  by RAY HOUGH  
  > 19 months ago
read 174 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Colin for your reply. Yes I seem to be having bad luck with Engines this "

 
Petrol north of Oxford 
Started on 07/06/2018 at 15:28 by Stephen Dresch  > 20 months ago
no replies yet
read 198 times
    "For the gentleman who was doing volunteer lock-keeping on Monday and wanted to k"

 
Very Sad News 
Started on 06/04/2018 at 10:31 by Chris Barton
last reply on 23/05/2018 at 21:17  by Steve Grubb  
  > 21 months ago
read 570 times
10 replies
    "Very sorry to hear this sad news, Richard and I had quite a lengthy email chat t"

 
Gear shift rod  
Started on 06/05/2018 at 15:52 by Steven Moore
last reply on 07/05/2018 at 19:36  by Steven Moore  
  > 21 months ago
read 174 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Chris . I canít believe i moved the small locking nut school boy error "

 
Vibration 
Started on 24/04/2018 at 10:37 by stephen wright
last reply on 25/04/2018 at 11:51  by stephen wright  
  > 22 months ago
read 147 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Gerald I will check that, I think it is coming from the steering control "

 
TOHASTU 10HP ENGINE KEEPS STALLING AND STOPS. 
Started on 23/04/2018 at 20:24 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 24/04/2018 at 19:34  by RAY HOUGH  
  > 22 months ago
read 128 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for your reply Gerald I will give the petrol cap idea a try."

 
Impeller  
Started on 01/04/2018 at 14:32 by Steven Moore
last reply on 03/04/2018 at 14:16  by chris packer  
  > 23 months ago
read 205 times
1 reply
    "Yes Iíve done it several times when I had my Honda 15. We are moored on a river"

 
Cabin Door required 
Started on 21/03/2018 at 11:57 by Simon Lindsay
last reply on 22/03/2018 at 21:22  by chris packer  
  > 23 months ago
read 182 times
3 replies
    "Best to call Wayne and Vinny at the factory, they donít always answer emails as "

 
Voltmeter not working 
Started on 17/03/2018 at 14:47 by stephen wright
last reply on 22/03/2018 at 13:22  by Tim Humphries  
  > 23 months ago
read 201 times
6 replies
    "Hi Derry, Thanks for that information. I think you mentioned your solar setup"

 
Canopy 
Started on 11/02/2018 at 14:45 by Steven Moore
last reply on 12/03/2018 at 10:47  by David Dunk  
  > 23 months ago
read 367 times
3 replies
    "Suggest you try Chris at Marine & Industrial Covers at Burton Waters Marina Near"

 
Vent in bathroom window 
Started on 05/03/2018 at 16:06 by David Richardson
last reply on 10/03/2018 at 16:19  by Tim Humphries  
  > 23 months ago
read 251 times
4 replies
    "Funnily enough I've just replaced ours. It was just under £14 on Amazon."

 
leaking windows 
Started on 27/02/2018 at 15:08 by gary tooms
last reply on 08/03/2018 at 18:39  by gary tooms  
  > 23 months ago
read 303 times
2 replies
    "thanks for he reply."

 
Batteries again! 
Started on 05/03/2018 at 15:44 by Adrian Paintin
last reply on 06/03/2018 at 13:25  by Adrian Paintin  
  > 23 months ago
read 189 times
3 replies
    "Thank you both!"

 
Windows 
Started on 04/03/2018 at 09:38 by gary tooms
last reply on 04/03/2018 at 14:48  by Andy Thompson  
  > 24 months ago
read 171 times
1 reply
    "seaglaze probably made them, you can buy parts from them still."

 
boat mods 
Started on 23/02/2018 at 18:39 by gary tooms  > 24 months ago
no replies yet
read 198 times
    "Hi there guy's hope all is well i have not posted for awhile , am thinking of fi"

 
End of an era 
Started on 07/02/2018 at 12:47 by Chris Barton
last reply on 09/02/2018 at 21:38  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 24 months ago
read 227 times
2 replies
    "Hi Chris, so sorry to hear about your changed circumstances, over the years you "

 
Winter Cruising Viking 23 
Started on 19/01/2018 at 19:45 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 03/02/2018 at 15:03  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 25 months ago
read 411 times
6 replies
    "Hi Stephen Sent pics to your email address, I think itís a different cap Geral"

 
WINTER BOATING VIKING 23 
Started on 19/01/2018 at 19:29 by RAY HOUGH  > 25 months ago
no replies yet
read 206 times
    "I have enjoyed my Boating for the last twenty years many happy times, However I"

 
Water in the Hull - Viking 26 wb 
Started on 28/02/2017 at 18:20 by Martin Cutler
last reply on 05/01/2018 at 07:32  by Tim Humphries  
  > 25 months ago
read 0 times
32 replies
    "Thanks for those tips Derry. We're hoping to get to the boat between now and Mon"

 
Facebook Page 
Started on 05/06/2016 at 07:54 by Andy Thompson
last reply on 30/12/2017 at 17:29  by Andy Thompson  
  > 26 months ago
read 1021 times
16 replies
    "197 members now - all welcome. :)"

 
New owners - stand by for questions! 
Started on 26/12/2017 at 16:53 by Tim Humphries
last reply on 28/12/2017 at 07:48  by Tim Humphries  
  > 26 months ago
read 247 times
2 replies
    "Hi Derry, thanks for your reply. I'm hoping to get to the boat again on Saturday"

 
Christmas Wishes 
Started on 18/12/2017 at 11:28 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 23/12/2017 at 12:22  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 26 months ago
read 128 times
2 replies
    "Thank you George, Jeanne and Colin. Merry Christmas to everyone who uses the f"

 
'Allegretto II' 1993 Viking 23 NB 
Started on 22/12/2017 at 19:13 by Christopher Jones  > 26 months ago
no replies yet
read 147 times
    "I have just purchased her, renamed 'Moon River' by the vendor, from Boat Discove"

 
Fuel/Battery locker vent query 
Started on 21/11/2017 at 14:06 by ian hunt
last reply on 21/11/2017 at 18:25  by ian hunt  
  > 27 months ago
read 258 times
2 replies
    "Hi Gerald, thanks for the reply. Unfortunately the boat was delivered minus the "

 
GPs speedometer 
Started on 06/11/2017 at 11:26 by David Dunk
last reply on 20/11/2017 at 10:03  by David Dunk  
  > 27 months ago
read 294 times
2 replies
    "Thank you for your message George and for the information given. I will follow t"

 
Time to consider winterising your boat. 
Started on 17/10/2010 at 16:49 by Richard Davies
last reply on 13/10/2017 at 18:13  by Steve Grubb  
  > 28 months ago
read 4612 times
45 replies
    "OK thanks, that makes sense. We used a small heater and dehumidifier last winter"

 
Stern boarding a Viking 20 
Started on 06/10/2017 at 16:14 by Barry Trodd
last reply on 10/10/2017 at 19:45  by Richard Davies  
  > 28 months ago
read 302 times
7 replies
    "Will do, I will sort it in the next few weeks. Richard "

 
What size/style or anchor for a V295? 
Started on 06/10/2017 at 20:42 by Steve Grubb
last reply on 09/10/2017 at 14:01  by Richard Davies  
  > 28 months ago
read 231 times
7 replies
    "Nice to see a mud weight come up in conversation, as this was our main anchor on"

 
Another Engine Failure same issue 
Started on 03/09/2017 at 15:18 by New Dawn (Guest User)
last reply on 30/09/2017 at 13:28  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 29 months ago
read 736 times
12 replies
    "Hi New Dawn, Sorry to see that your frustrating engine problems are still ongo"

 
Viking 275 Inboard 
Started on 17/05/2017 at 14:08 by Stephen Dresch
last reply on 11/09/2017 at 21:38  by Stephen Dresch  
  > 29 months ago
read 733 times
6 replies
    "World's End Dancing Dodo is moored at Val Wyatt (Wargrave). "

 
TOHATSU 10HP 4 STROKE 
Started on 06/09/2017 at 18:04 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 11/09/2017 at 07:05  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 29 months ago
read 172 times
4 replies
    "Make sure you have the correct pitched prop. especially if the engine had been f"

 
V22 Dimensions for front window 
Started on 09/08/2017 at 16:28 by (Guest User)
last reply on 13/08/2017 at 19:09  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 30 months ago
read 182 times
4 replies
    "I would like to see a piccy of that when you have time. Regards Le Dent "

 
Viking moulding s Company 
Started on 04/08/2017 at 11:17 by Alan Massey
last reply on 13/08/2017 at 11:18  by George & Jeanne Harris  
  > 30 months ago
read 381 times
5 replies
    "Hi All, We've had our Viking 23 since 2009, any issues we've had, not that we've"

 
Removing weed from around the prop 
Started on 05/08/2017 at 13:47 by Stu92 (Guest User)
last reply on 07/08/2017 at 17:44  by Chris Barton  
  > 31 months ago
read 221 times
5 replies
    "I have my father's gaff, he was a great Sea Angler. It is mounted on a telescopi"

 
Engine Won't Start 
Started on 31/07/2017 at 09:29 by (Guest User)
last reply on 04/08/2017 at 06:01  by Richard Davies  
  > 31 months ago
read 252 times
4 replies
    "There are some recent posts started by Ray Hough on a similar issue. http://w"

 
Gas fitter. 
Started on 25/07/2017 at 17:40 by Barrie (Guest User)
last reply on 29/07/2017 at 17:09  by Derek (Guest User)  
  > 31 months ago
read 315 times
3 replies
    "Hello Barry I am also in the DMBC and had the same problem after a boat safet"

 
EVINRUDE 9.9 4 stroke THE END I HOPE. 
Started on 27/07/2017 at 18:21 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 29/07/2017 at 10:06  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 31 months ago
read 138 times
3 replies
    "Hi Ray, now you can relax and enjoy. Best wishes, Colin."

 
EVINRUDE 9.9 4 STROKE ;THE STORY CONTINUES 
Started on 19/07/2017 at 18:55 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 24/07/2017 at 21:18  by Richard Davies  
  > 31 months ago
read 382 times
11 replies
    "If you are an electronic engineer, like me, then you can afford the time and res"

 
FITTNG A NAUTICOVER - ADVICE PLEASE ! 
Started on 18/06/2017 at 17:24 by Allan Warby
last reply on 23/07/2017 at 06:46  by Chris Barton  
  > 31 months ago
read 341 times
5 replies
    "Glad it went well alan."

 
Outboard service 
Started on 10/07/2017 at 17:56 by Mark (Guest User)
last reply on 21/07/2017 at 15:03  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 31 months ago
read 281 times
5 replies
    "Frank Hollman is a member and has posted many times on this site over the years,"

 
EVINRUDE 10HP/ STARTING PROBLEMS/TOW 
Started on 12/07/2017 at 13:26 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 13/07/2017 at 17:46  by Richard Davies  
  > 31 months ago
read 405 times
6 replies
    "Hi Ray, you can pick up a cheap 2 stroke 4-5 hp outboard with integral fuel tank"

 
EVINRUDE 10 FOUR STROKE FOOT FRACTURE 
Started on 26/06/2017 at 17:52 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 12/07/2017 at 20:27  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 31 months ago
read 322 times
7 replies
    "A few thoughts about kill-switches. Iíve always thought that the engine would r"

 
Viking 215 leak 
Started on 05/06/2017 at 06:22 by Stephen Gediking
last reply on 01/07/2017 at 11:04  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 32 months ago
read 596 times
11 replies
    "Tony, useful thought for other models but the 20/215 does not have an anchor com"

 
Boat engines 
Started on 29/02/2016 at 21:17 by Alan Massey
last reply on 29/06/2017 at 23:07  by Robert (Guest User)  
  > 32 months ago
read 341 times
4 replies
    "Beta Marine make sail drive diesels which appear smaller than normal inboard die"

 
Bridge Heights on Lancaster Canal 
Started on 18/06/2017 at 19:59 by Frank Morris (Guest User)
last reply on 27/06/2017 at 16:26  by Geoff Pilling  
  > 32 months ago
read 174 times
4 replies
    "Hi Frank, As Steve has already said you should have no problem with passing u"

 
BSC Inspector near Sawley. 
Started on 20/06/2017 at 20:20 by Barrie Cook. (Guest User)
last reply on 23/06/2017 at 15:09  by David Newton  
  > 32 months ago
read 203 times
3 replies
    "You can also search the public register. https://www.boatsafetyscheme.org/boa"

 
Lowering the canopy 
Started on 22/06/2017 at 20:43 by Stu92 (Guest User)
last reply on 23/06/2017 at 05:09  by Chris Barton  
  > 32 months ago
read 236 times
1 reply
    "Remove side panels first."

 
viking emblem 
Started on 19/04/2017 at 09:02 by Paul Knights
last reply on 11/06/2017 at 13:30  by Chris Coomber (Guest User)  
  > 32 months ago
read 293 times
4 replies
    "Hi, how did you get on with the emblem that you were looking for, as I am now lo"

 
Window leaking on my 13 month old Viking 295 :( 
Started on 17/04/2017 at 19:21 by Steve Grubb
last reply on 02/06/2017 at 20:42  by Steve Grubb  
  > 33 months ago
read 1053 times
26 replies
    "Woodwork in mine is really good, I've met the carpenter and he's a talented guy."

 
Viking 26 centre cockpit easy access 
Started on 31/05/2017 at 18:45 by Mark (Guest User)
last reply on 01/06/2017 at 04:18  by  (Guest User)  
  > 33 months ago
read 213 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard Thanks for taking the time to reply. Never thought of a caravan ste"

 
front hatcth 
Started on 10/04/2017 at 16:26 by (Guest User)
last reply on 27/05/2017 at 14:02  by Paul & Marian Hand  
  > 33 months ago
read 684 times
4 replies
    "Yes - Many thanks. Paul."

 
Latest posts 
Started on 22/05/2017 at 17:07 by Chris Barton
last reply on 23/05/2017 at 16:17  by Chris Barton  
  > 33 months ago
read 150 times
1 reply
    "Now working"

 
Tunnel Traversal tips. 
Started on 01/12/2016 at 15:01 by Laconizein (Guest User)
last reply on 22/05/2017 at 17:06  by Chris Barton  
  > 33 months ago
read 366 times
6 replies
    "T"

 
Boating Season 
Started on 16/05/2017 at 09:27 by Brian Kurn
last reply on 16/05/2017 at 15:07  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 33 months ago
read 151 times
1 reply
    "Nice sentiments Brian, thank you."

 
Sea toilet question 
Started on 07/05/2017 at 12:56 by Simon Roots
last reply on 12/05/2017 at 20:34  by Simon Roots  
  > 33 months ago
read 249 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for the input. I do not want the sea toilet for the following reasons:"

 
Stort Kingfisher lift out and repair 
Started on 25/04/2017 at 17:59 by Alan Massey
last reply on 29/04/2017 at 08:27  by Alan Massey  
  > 34 months ago
read 210 times
4 replies
    "Hi Richard it is the prop that was on it when I got it.Looked in to prop sizes 1"

 
Honda 20 Servicing 
Started on 22/04/2017 at 20:09 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 28/04/2017 at 15:00  by Nigel Atkey  
  > 34 months ago
read 211 times
2 replies
    "Where are you based? The Honda agent based near Peterborough normally services m"

 
Trailer for Sale 
Started on 27/04/2017 at 11:29 by Hans and Gloria Meyer  > 34 months ago
no replies yet
read 158 times
    "Any Viking owners might be interested in a trailer I have just advertised on EBa"

 
Fuel leak on outboard 
Started on 19/08/2016 at 19:19 by Simon Lindsay
last reply on 20/04/2017 at 06:28  by Richard Davies  
  > 34 months ago
read 451 times
11 replies
    "Hi James, my honda 15 had a recent blockage, no water out of the telltale. It ha"

 
WATER TANKS / Boat 23 Viking 
Started on 18/04/2017 at 15:11 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 18/04/2017 at 16:30  by Richard Davies  
  > 34 months ago
read 168 times
2 replies
    "I have mentioned this before, but in addition to the flexi tank we have a 45 lit"

 
Spare Parts (cleat for tying a fender to). 
Started on 11/04/2017 at 09:20 by Paul Dowsett (Guest User)
last reply on 11/04/2017 at 19:50  by Simon Roots  
  > 34 months ago
read 145 times
3 replies
    "Hello Paul. Another site to look at is Timmage & Co. They originally suppl"

 
Removing the headlining 
Started on 02/04/2017 at 20:25 by Bill Watts
last reply on 03/04/2017 at 20:01  by Bill Watts  
  > 35 months ago
read 424 times
5 replies
    "Thanks for that Chris. Yes I do have plastic strips between the panels so it sou"

 
Cabin heating 
Started on 29/03/2017 at 19:59 by Alan Massey
last reply on 02/04/2017 at 11:41  by Alan Massey  
  > 35 months ago
read 687 times
6 replies
    "Hi Richard great care is taken in installing the exhaust and it is wrapped in in"

 
1989 Viking 41 swim platform 
Started on 31/03/2017 at 19:02 by Cbarton (Guest User)
last reply on 01/04/2017 at 09:53  by Richard Davies  
  > 35 months ago
read 309 times
1 reply
    "Hi, thanks for contacting the Viking owners website, here in the UK, you may fin"

 
Planar Diesel brushless cabin warm air heaters 
Started on 31/03/2017 at 18:24 by Alan Massey  > 35 months ago
no replies yet
read 128 times
    "I mentioned previously about having had one of these fitted to my boat and that "

 
Electric wiper kit 
Started on 30/03/2017 at 09:31 by Alan Massey
last reply on 31/03/2017 at 12:17  by David Newton  
  > 35 months ago
read 227 times
3 replies
    "To add to Malcolms reply... https://www.asap-supplies.com/cabin-equipment/win"

 
BSS examiner for Viking 26WB  
Started on 27/03/2017 at 22:54 by Geraint George
last reply on 28/03/2017 at 20:08  by Geraint George  
  > 35 months ago
read 171 times
2 replies
    "Hi David, Thanks for the info. Cant believe never thought to look. Maybe I "

 
Boat Trailer for sale, suit Viking 23, 26 twin axle 
Started on 23/03/2017 at 15:26 by Richard Davies
last reply on 28/03/2017 at 13:55  by Richard Davies  
  > 35 months ago
read 296 times
6 replies
    "For the benefit of the forum, Geraint and I have been in contact via email, and "

 
Valuation - Viking 23 (1983) 
Started on 26/03/2017 at 12:46 by Lloyd Davey (Guest User)
last reply on 26/03/2017 at 19:16  by Richard Davies  
  > 35 months ago
read 209 times
1 reply
    "Hi Lloyd, the things that can affect the value of a Viking 23 are... Age Con"

 
Paloma water heater PH-5-3F burst. 
Started on 15/03/2017 at 17:16 by Alan Massey
last reply on 17/03/2017 at 21:05  by Malcolm Green  
  > 35 months ago
read 424 times
2 replies
    "Thank you Alan for the link. One of the good things about this site is the link"

 
Seat change 26cc 
Started on 04/03/2017 at 09:58 by stevethedent (Guest User)  > 36 months ago
no replies yet
read 166 times
    "I have put a post on Viking owners picture saving website as you can't post phot"

 
A cheap bicycle pump is essential on a boat. 
Started on 07/12/2016 at 18:12 by Richard Davies
last reply on 02/03/2017 at 11:46  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 36 months ago
read 379 times
4 replies
    "I was warned not to ever use chemical cleaners through my Mercury 30efi because "

 
Viking 32 foot displacement? 
Started on 01/03/2017 at 09:22 by Keith Froom
last reply on 01/03/2017 at 18:18  by Keith Froom  
  > 36 months ago
read 127 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard"

 
fuse box 
Started on 20/02/2017 at 23:38 by (Guest User)
last reply on 24/02/2017 at 22:27  by Richard Davies  
  > 36 months ago
read 292 times
3 replies
    "Most boats have many additional wiring added from day two lol. No two boats eve"

 
Viking 26 wb water tank. 
Started on 18/01/2017 at 23:58 by (Guest User)
last reply on 20/02/2017 at 14:43  by Malc1110 (Guest User)  
  > 36 months ago
read 507 times
10 replies
    "Thank you, that was an excellent and worthwhile post. I have been curious about "

 
What has happened?? 
Started on 14/02/2017 at 16:51 by Chris Barton
last reply on 17/02/2017 at 16:51  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 36 months ago
read 328 times
8 replies
    "Best wishes to you also, Richard.....Colin."

 
Selling my 1988 Viking 41' 
Started on 14/02/2017 at 16:11 by ruffian111 (Guest User)
last reply on 15/02/2017 at 22:25  by Simon Roots  
  > 36 months ago
read 128 times
1 reply
    "Hi, welcome to the Forum. I think your advert is posted on the wrong Forum, t"

 
Viking 295 
Started on 28/11/2016 at 16:52 by Gerald Taplin
last reply on 13/01/2017 at 17:56  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 37 months ago
read 502 times
7 replies
    "Hi Steve Glad you like the boat and you do have to think before you spend that "

 
Afloat again 
Started on 17/05/2013 at 21:14 by Simon Roots
last reply on 03/01/2017 at 09:05  by Richard Davies  
  > 38 months ago
read 689 times
6 replies
    "Hi Sam, I see you have tagged onto an old thread, rather than start a new one. "

 
Couldn't fire up my heater or water heater last night 
Started on 11/12/2016 at 12:42 by Steve Grubb
last reply on 31/12/2016 at 15:44  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 38 months ago
read 470 times
9 replies
    "Hi Steve I think there probably isn't a problem, just that both the water heate"

 
VIKING 23 and Evinrude 10hp ;FUEL VENT SCREW 
Started on 21/12/2016 at 17:11 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 22/12/2016 at 03:47  by Richard Davies  
  > 38 months ago
read 157 times
2 replies
    "Hi Ray, as Gerald has replied. As fuel is taken out of the tank, you need air t"

 
double glazing  
Started on 08/12/2016 at 20:20 by Dennis Wooff
last reply on 15/12/2016 at 15:16  by Dennis Wooff  
  > 38 months ago
read 279 times
4 replies
    "thanks Richard using 3 tube heaters when we are not on the boat, 1 in kitchen, "

 
Wiring 6 led lights up 
Started on 11/12/2014 at 13:17 by Norman Reed
last reply on 14/12/2016 at 06:22  by Nigel Atkey  
  > 38 months ago
read 415 times
9 replies
    "Hi Derry, I bought the G4 SMDs with side mounted pins and fitted them yester"

 
I want to make a new rear seat, but dimensions required please. 
Started on 10/11/2016 at 08:09 by Richard Davies
last reply on 27/11/2016 at 23:33  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 39 months ago
read 314 times
6 replies
    "Hi Richard Looks like a good and interesting setup that will work well I'm sure"

 
VIKING 23 WATER TANK 
Started on 10/11/2016 at 15:14 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 10/11/2016 at 17:16  by Richard Davies  
  > 40 months ago
read 155 times
3 replies
    "HI Ray, it would be possible to fit float switches in various places in a solid "

 
Viking 26 v Shetland 27 (again!) 
Started on 28/09/2016 at 18:57 by Simon Roots
last reply on 05/11/2016 at 12:21  by Steve Grubb  
  > 40 months ago
read 811 times
18 replies
    "It's the Heatsource 2000 http://www.propexheatsource.co.uk/heaters/hs2000 I w"

 
Comments on Mariner outboards 
Started on 03/11/2016 at 19:16 by Simon Roots
last reply on 04/11/2016 at 07:36  by RichK (Guest User)  
  > 40 months ago
read 167 times
4 replies
    "I bought a Mariner 9.9 from new and had it for nearly four years with no problem"

 
Boat cover 
Started on 31/10/2016 at 10:09 by David Richardson
last reply on 03/11/2016 at 21:28  by David Richardson  
  > 40 months ago
read 234 times
4 replies
    "Thanks very much for your comments I will follow the link "

 
Time to choose a new waterway. 
Started on 29/10/2016 at 22:41 by Richard Davies
last reply on 30/10/2016 at 15:43  by Stephen Dresch  
  > 40 months ago
read 212 times
1 reply
    "Richard, I am glad your move went well and hope you enjoy the upper Thames. I th"

 
Holiday Blog updated 
Started on 21/10/2016 at 21:09 by Steve Grubb
last reply on 23/10/2016 at 15:04  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 40 months ago
read 221 times
6 replies
    "Yep, its good to know that there are only 1260 days to go to the end of the Trib"

 
Shore power battery charging when leaving the boat for a while? 
Started on 02/03/2016 at 11:25 by Steve Grubb
last reply on 17/10/2016 at 11:57  by  (Guest User)  
  > 40 months ago
read 908 times
11 replies
    "I have just bought the £67 plug and play version. Very helpful lady promised to "

 
Winterizing a V20 
Started on 16/10/2016 at 17:30 by Fergus Thain
last reply on 16/10/2016 at 18:53  by Richard Davies  
  > 40 months ago
read 162 times
1 reply
    "Hi Fergus, I posted what you probably needed just over a week ago. See "

 
Removing the Splashback 
Started on 06/10/2016 at 18:15 by Andy Baddeley
last reply on 08/10/2016 at 17:43  by Andy Baddeley  
  > 41 months ago
read 200 times
6 replies
    "Richard Thanks for that it would help and as I want to use a bead of silicone"

 
continueing saga of the water leak 
Started on 29/08/2016 at 23:57 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 26/09/2016 at 20:06  by Arthur Lee  
  > 41 months ago
read 495 times
2 replies
    "Hi Mark, as I thought the water was coming in the filler cap. It was not obvi"

 
Leaking windows 
Started on 25/08/2016 at 17:46 by David (Guest User)
last reply on 21/09/2016 at 22:02  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 41 months ago
read 417 times
7 replies
    "Well said that man, I concur. "

 
Ruddersafe  
Started on 27/09/2010 at 17:46 by Bob Nicholls
last reply on 19/09/2016 at 11:34  by malc1110 (Guest User)  
  > 41 months ago
read 1994 times
11 replies
    "My previous boat had a Yamaha 9.9 outboard fitted with a small rudder, the handl"

 
Moving the boat to the Thames near Abingdon 
Started on 07/09/2016 at 19:27 by Peter J (Guest User)
last reply on 10/09/2016 at 19:02  by  (Guest User)  
  > 42 months ago
read 244 times
3 replies
    "Thanks for the replies, Abingdon might well be the best place for us, we will ta"

 
New Canopy Suppliers 
Started on 28/02/2017 at 18:02 by Martin Cutler
last reply on 06/09/2016 at 20:30  by Rob and Mary (Guest User)  
  > 42 months ago
read 0 times
5 replies
    "We used AM Marine who are based at Windsor Marina. Excellent job and great servi"

 
Change of ownership. 
Started on 20/08/2016 at 10:22 by Stephen/Jenni Cooper-Clough
last reply on 29/08/2016 at 00:08  by Stephen/Jenni Cooper-Clough  
  > 42 months ago
read 323 times
4 replies
    "Dear Richard and Roz. So sorry to hear of your ill health. We really couldn't m"

 
How often do you change your outboard impeller? 
Started on 24/08/2016 at 07:13 by Richard Davies
last reply on 25/08/2016 at 10:17  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 42 months ago
read 225 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard, I changed the impeller on my Johnson 15 last year, the first it has "

 
FUEL SENDER AND GAUGE. 
Started on 20/08/2016 at 14:51 by Allan Warby
last reply on 24/08/2016 at 19:18  by jxr400 (Guest User)  
  > 42 months ago
read 478 times
5 replies
    "My plastic 12.5 litre tanks have float gauges already built in. Easy enough to j"

 
Max Number of people on Viking 24 
Started on 21/08/2016 at 09:56 by Tony (Guest User)
last reply on 23/08/2016 at 22:10  by Richard Davies  
  > 42 months ago
read 259 times
2 replies
    "Hi Tony, I think the maximum number is based on boat stability, if the people we"

 
TELL TALE FITTING 
Started on 13/08/2016 at 17:52 by Allan Warby
last reply on 15/08/2016 at 10:46  by Allan Warby  
  > 42 months ago
read 290 times
7 replies
    "Thank you all once again for your help and advice. What a great forum. Contacted"

 
Viking 24 Bilges 
Started on 29/06/2016 at 09:27 by Kerry Lewis
last reply on 14/08/2016 at 23:10  by Richard Davies  
  > 42 months ago
read 1404 times
26 replies
    "To the guy who suggested a 12 DC fan, yes this is a great idea, they take so lit"

 
Anti fouling (yes or no) 
Started on 09/08/2016 at 12:46 by David & Pat Chapman
last reply on 13/08/2016 at 15:54  by Simon Roots  
  > 42 months ago
read 350 times
2 replies
    "Hi David. I understand that anti foul is not really necessary on boats using "

 
Carbon Monoxide does kill, but what are BSS doing about it?  
Started on 11/08/2016 at 09:47 by Richard Davies
last reply on 13/08/2016 at 07:41  by Norman Reed  
  > 42 months ago
read 235 times
3 replies
    "Hi Richard I have read your post with interest because I have heard reports of "

 
no hot water to shower 
Started on 29/06/2016 at 10:17 by john caufield
last reply on 03/08/2016 at 11:27  by Arthur Lee  
  > 43 months ago
read 316 times
4 replies
    "Hi John , as a new user to your shower, I would like to offer a tip which I foun"

 
FREE, Shurflo water pump (new) 
Started on 29/07/2016 at 08:40 by Ronald Dixon
last reply on 29/07/2016 at 16:56  by Terry (Guest User)  
  > 43 months ago
read 157 times
1 reply
    "Hi Ronald Just Bought a Viking 26 cc project to referb whilst I recover fron a "

 
FREE, bow water tank (NEW) 
Started on 29/07/2016 at 08:36 by Ronald Dixon  > 43 months ago
no replies yet
read 169 times
    "I intended to fit a new bow water tank this year but sold the V20 instead. The "

 
Viking 26 WB 
Started on 26/06/2016 at 12:05 by Rich (Guest User)
last reply on 20/07/2016 at 20:00  by Alan Massey  
  > 43 months ago
read 817 times
8 replies
    "Hi I have a 6ft 10 ins Viking 26 built in 1986 and have fitted folded removable "

 
water temperature sender unit for a Penta 2002 deisel engine part no 858229 Q14606 
Started on 15/07/2016 at 22:10 by Alan Massey
last reply on 16/07/2016 at 15:59  by Alan Massey  
  > 43 months ago
read 185 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard the sensor does screw out easily and from what I know the tempera"

 
faullty Trumatic C heater 
Started on 14/07/2016 at 14:45 by Joan H (Guest User)
last reply on 15/07/2016 at 19:36  by Joan H (Guest User)  
  > 43 months ago
read 470 times
6 replies
    "Thank you for the replies to my query, they are all very interesting and helpful"

 
Recent Diesel Inboard Vikings 
Started on 22/06/2016 at 23:17 by Peter Woods (Guest User)
last reply on 13/07/2016 at 19:19  by Peter Woods (Guest User)  
  > 43 months ago
read 306 times
4 replies
    "Thanks for all your input on this. I think I am going to have to try to find a r"

 
window rubber replacements. 
Started on 11/07/2016 at 19:44 by Paul Knights
last reply on 11/07/2016 at 20:59  by Paul Knights  
  > 44 months ago
read 199 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for your help, will go to seaglaze."

 
Massive leek in boat. 
Started on 10/07/2016 at 18:40 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 11/07/2016 at 20:43  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 44 months ago
read 256 times
2 replies
    "That's cos I ate it all. "

 
Canopy lowering procedure 
Started on 15/05/2016 at 19:32 by Peter (Guest User)
last reply on 03/07/2016 at 16:46  by Malcolm Green  
  > 44 months ago
read 471 times
5 replies
    "Hi Kerry, sorry we have been away so slow to respond. We have a fixed windscreen"

 
Pictures of trips 
Started on 23/08/2015 at 07:52 by Jonathan (Guest User)
last reply on 02/07/2016 at 11:11  by Andy Thompson  
  > 44 months ago
read 440 times
10 replies
    "please feel free to join our new FB club site Viking Cruiser Owner's Club "

 
Cheshire ring from anderton clockwise on my dads viking 26cc nb any gotchas? 
Started on 22/03/2016 at 19:51 by Laconizein (Guest User)
last reply on 01/07/2016 at 19:16  by  (Guest User)  
  > 44 months ago
read 227 times
1 reply
    "I'm no help, I'm afraid, but I remember seeing your boat at Barbridge Junction i"

 
Cockpit Chairs 
Started on 14/04/2016 at 12:23 by marklwilson@outlook.com (Guest User)
last reply on 01/07/2016 at 18:27  by  (Guest User)  
  > 44 months ago
read 459 times
5 replies
    "We've got one of these in our centre cockpit. I like to be able to push it back "

 
Fuel tank capacity  
Started on 27/06/2016 at 09:11 by Dave Saunders (Guest User)
last reply on 29/06/2016 at 20:53  by Dave Saunders  
  > 44 months ago
read 232 times
4 replies
    "Thanks everyone. "

 
ruddersafe 
Started on 30/05/2016 at 09:16 by guest user (Guest User)
last reply on 22/06/2016 at 06:59  by Steve Grubb  
  > 44 months ago
read 567 times
14 replies
    "Rudder safe now fitted and tested, it certainly makes quite a difference to the "

 
Window leaks on 215 
Started on 04/06/2014 at 19:55 by Ray Foster (Guest User)
last reply on 16/06/2016 at 05:32  by Richard Davies  
  > 44 months ago
read 564 times
5 replies
    "Hi Adam, the link doesn't work for me either, maybe the "Editor" could advise wh"

 
outside step 
Started on 14/06/2016 at 18:50 by john (Guest User)
last reply on 15/06/2016 at 14:05  by Richard Davies  
  > 44 months ago
read 251 times
5 replies
    "Before considering folding steps on the side of boat hulls, be aware that if the"

 
boat door 
Started on 10/06/2016 at 22:18 by john (Guest User)
last reply on 13/06/2016 at 17:51  by john (Guest User)  
  > 45 months ago
read 218 times
4 replies
    "thanks richard ordered grommet off ebay,i can get rid of the sticky tape now"

 
steering cable 
Started on 08/06/2016 at 16:59 by michael hodder
last reply on 11/06/2016 at 10:56  by malc1110 (Guest User)  
  > 45 months ago
read 263 times
4 replies
    "I have just had bespoke ultra low friction cables made for my 26 WB. As already"

 
Window removal &replacement 
Started on 06/06/2016 at 14:40 by David Shep (Guest User)
last reply on 06/06/2016 at 16:40  by Simon Roots  
  > 45 months ago
read 175 times
1 reply
    "Hi David. Sorry to hear your dilemma. Have you searched the forum history "

 
Viking 23 Cockpit cushions 
Started on 16/05/2016 at 10:53 by Susan Folkes
last reply on 03/06/2016 at 08:41  by Denise from Nottingham (Guest User)  
  > 45 months ago
read 278 times
5 replies
    "Most markets have a stall that sells foam they may know someone who will cut it "

 
WEATHER AND BOAT BSS REPORT 
Started on 02/06/2016 at 20:04 by RAY HOUGH  > 45 months ago
no replies yet
read 113 times
    "I am pleased I managed to get my 23 Viking and the BSS Report done for another 4"

 
Burgee 
Started on 29/05/2016 at 21:59 by Steven Moore (Guest User)
last reply on 30/05/2016 at 10:09  by Steve Moore (Guest User)  
  > 45 months ago
read 262 times
2 replies
    "Cheers Dave will do "

 
BSC tomorrow 
Started on 30/10/2014 at 14:19 by Neil Beresford
last reply on 26/05/2016 at 11:39  by Arthur Lee  
  > 45 months ago
read 406 times
6 replies
    "Hi All, there has been lots of questions in the past re: chimneys on boats, and"

 
Outboard engine control (poor control of) when going astern. 
Started on 22/05/2016 at 09:43 by Steve Grubb
last reply on 24/05/2016 at 19:07  by Steve Grubb  
  > 45 months ago
read 250 times
3 replies
    "OK thank you, it sounds as if it could be improved a bit with some effort then. "

 
Roof & Sides Lining - Viking 23 
Started on 12/04/2016 at 17:09 by Fozzi in Lancashire (Guest User)
last reply on 16/05/2016 at 16:58  by Fozzi in Lancashire (Guest User)  
  > 45 months ago
read 417 times
6 replies
    "Hi Derry, Thanks for that, will give that a go! Cheers. Foz"

 
Teleflex Cable/Clamp 
Started on 15/05/2016 at 18:54 by Brian Kerr  > 45 months ago
no replies yet
read 132 times
    "Hi all, I've just fitted a new Teleflex cable and due to the metal tubing on the"

 
Flexible Water tank problems yet again. 
Started on 11/05/2016 at 13:42 by Allan Warby
last reply on 14/05/2016 at 12:17  by Allan Warby  
  > 46 months ago
read 253 times
3 replies
    "Many Thanks to you both for your advice. Allan"

 
12v pump for water heater 
Started on 30/04/2016 at 17:09 by Norman Reed
last reply on 12/05/2016 at 11:49  by Norman Reed  
  > 46 months ago
read 299 times
4 replies
    "Hi Arthur Thanks for the reply and yes I agree with what you say I have been ca"

 
Age of Outboard?? 
Started on 10/05/2016 at 20:47 by Fozzi in Lancashire (Guest User)
last reply on 11/05/2016 at 19:14  by Fozzi in Lancashire (Guest User)  
  > 46 months ago
read 164 times
2 replies
    "Hi Chris, thanks for that. Yes, that probably is best going through Yamaha or a "

 
Thames moorings 
Started on 02/03/2016 at 13:41 by Robert & Mary (Guest User)
last reply on 09/05/2016 at 21:25  by Dave Saunders  
  > 46 months ago
read 976 times
15 replies
    "Glad to hear. Every cloud has a silver lining !"

 
''The Boats'' listings Viking 26 wide beam. 
Started on 04/04/2016 at 17:47 by And*T (Guest User)
last reply on 03/05/2016 at 20:17  by chris packer  
  > 46 months ago
read 439 times
6 replies
    "Nice to meet you too Andy, nice boat you've got there. We only just got back tod"

 
Water ingress under fuel locker 
Started on 14/09/2015 at 11:19 by Ian Daniels (Guest User)
last reply on 23/04/2016 at 09:05  by r.climance@btinternet.com (Guest User)  
  > 46 months ago
read 408 times
3 replies
    "8 year old Viking New Sea master 27 Boat has had trouble with a leak which seems"

 
Flexible Water tank 
Started on 21/04/2016 at 10:29 by Brian Kerr (Guest User)
last reply on 22/04/2016 at 12:20  by Brian Kerr  
  > 46 months ago
read 213 times
2 replies
    "Cheers Chris, got a bit of bubble wrap underneath but probably needs a bit more "

 
Honda 15 HP  
Started on 19/04/2016 at 07:41 by Jonathan (Guest User)
last reply on 19/04/2016 at 19:31  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 46 months ago
read 202 times
1 reply
    "Mine sometimes smokes briefly on first start up of the season (I assumed it was "

 
Anchor and Viking 24  
Started on 13/04/2016 at 06:39 by Tony (Guest User)
last reply on 13/04/2016 at 23:34  by Rich & Lou Boittier  
  > 47 months ago
read 218 times
4 replies
    "I put on of those pop up/fold down cleats in front of the bow rope cleat special"

 
Viking 23  
Started on 10/04/2016 at 07:09 by Tim Hughes (Guest User)
last reply on 10/04/2016 at 22:32  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 47 months ago
read 228 times
3 replies
    "Just avoid folk sitting on the roof and you should be fine. "

 
26 wb circular bathroom window vent 
Started on 02/09/2015 at 16:12 by Malcolm Brady ( newie ) (Guest User)
last reply on 09/04/2016 at 08:21  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 47 months ago
read 473 times
8 replies
    "The vent is an item that is checked as part of the high level ventilation on you"

 
thinking of buying a used viking 28 narrow beam 
Started on 06/09/2015 at 09:06 by andrew (Guest User)
last reply on 04/04/2016 at 17:48  by Andy*T (Guest User)  
  > 47 months ago
read 564 times
7 replies
    "Have now purchased a V26 widebeam (at least paid a deposit anyway so far)"

 
Start of the season safety tips 
Started on 25/03/2016 at 08:20 by Richard Davies
last reply on 29/03/2016 at 11:34  by World''s End (Guest User)  
  > 47 months ago
read 317 times
4 replies
    "Yes, even on the non-tidal Thames you can usually pretty much forget it from Nov"

 
Trent and Mersey canal 
Started on 21/03/2016 at 16:10 by Alan Massey  > 47 months ago
no replies yet
read 165 times
    "I am leaving the Uplands Marina in April and there will be a vacancy there if an"

 
window seals 
Started on 19/03/2016 at 08:37 by Lucy Dixon (Guest User)
last reply on 19/03/2016 at 18:13  by Richard Davies  
  > 47 months ago
read 248 times
1 reply
    "Hi Lucy, welcome to the forum. Regarding the seals, it depends on which year yo"

 
BRITISH WEATHER AND BOATING 
Started on 01/03/2016 at 11:59 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 14/03/2016 at 10:17  by David Newton  
  > 48 months ago
read 398 times
4 replies
    "Richard, I hope both yours and your wife,s health problems are sorted out. I wis"

 
BSS INSPECTOR  
Started on 05/03/2016 at 17:26 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 07/03/2016 at 10:56  by Arthur Lee  
  > 48 months ago
read 258 times
3 replies
    "Many thanks Robert and Paul. Now I have a choice. Will be in touch with one of "

 
STRIPNG TAPE 
Started on 02/03/2016 at 15:56 by Allan Warby
last reply on 02/03/2016 at 20:29  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 48 months ago
read 180 times
1 reply
    "I have seen them in blue and grey, black and grey, and red and grey. They seem t"

 
We are now the proud owners of Life's too Short! 
Started on 28/02/2016 at 22:35 by Steve Grubb
last reply on 02/03/2016 at 18:28  by Steve Grubb  
  > 48 months ago
read 359 times
7 replies
    "I'm also going to leave a dehumidifier running on a low setting and a small oil-"

 
transom angle adjusting rod 
Started on 27/02/2016 at 18:04 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 29/02/2016 at 01:29  by Arthur Lee  
  > 48 months ago
read 254 times
2 replies
    "Hi Peter, thanks very much for your detailed reply. I certainly will look at yo"

 
Viking 275 review 
Started on 24/12/2015 at 10:26 by Nigel Penton Tilbury
last reply on 28/02/2016 at 20:52  by Neil c (Guest User)  
  > 48 months ago
read 479 times
5 replies
    "I bought that boat and named it Red or White(her indors likes a glass)so took ou"

 
viking 20 1980s steering wheel 
Started on 24/02/2016 at 12:59 by (Guest User)
last reply on 25/02/2016 at 08:45  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 48 months ago
read 210 times
3 replies
    "Oops missed the heading, Glad you got it sorted. "

 
More photos of my boat in build 
Started on 25/01/2016 at 22:04 by Steve Grubb
last reply on 21/02/2016 at 20:13  by Steve Grubb  
  > 48 months ago
read 389 times
6 replies
    "Thanks for your nice comments, Simon, yes it is looking very good and we are so "

 
Where to send articles for the gallery? 
Started on 01/02/2016 at 10:26 by Steve Grubb
last reply on 20/02/2016 at 10:11  by Simon Roots  
  > 48 months ago
read 469 times
16 replies
    "Steve. Thanks for the efforts you have made to try and resolve the posting is"

 
VIKING 24 & BRIDGES ON THE LANCASTER CANAL! 
Started on 08/02/2016 at 17:55 by Ian (Lancaster Canal) (Guest User)
last reply on 17/02/2016 at 11:21  by Malcolm Green  
  > 48 months ago
read 808 times
25 replies
    "MY 24 HAS A FIXED SCREEN AND WE HAVE BEEN UNDER OSNEY BRIDGE SEVERAL TIMES WITH "

 
Wiring two boat horns 
Started on 11/02/2016 at 10:54 by Norman Reed
last reply on 12/02/2016 at 12:27  by Norman Reed  
  > 49 months ago
read 270 times
10 replies
    "Thanks Richard Will try all that when I get to the boat again. Norman"

 
Anti foul  
Started on 11/02/2016 at 16:41 by Steve Moore Sawley marina (Guest User)
last reply on 12/02/2016 at 11:50  by Simon Roots  
  > 49 months ago
read 261 times
5 replies
    "I totally agree with Richard about primer. The start of our tales of woe with"

 
Viking 27 for sale 
Started on 04/02/2016 at 01:26 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 06/02/2016 at 10:55  by Steve Grubb  
  > 49 months ago
read 363 times
8 replies
    "2 nice 27's up for sale then. The new one on eBay has a better spec (bow thruste"

 
Boat flags 
Started on 26/01/2016 at 19:41 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 04/02/2016 at 09:26  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 49 months ago
read 223 times
2 replies
    "My flags are sprayed with waterproofing agent, they don't get wet. "

 
Looking at Viking 24!! 
Started on 26/01/2016 at 17:33 by Ian (Lancaster Canal) (Guest User)
last reply on 01/02/2016 at 20:04  by Ian (Lancaster Canal) (Guest User)  
  > 49 months ago
read 755 times
9 replies
    "Hi, thanks for your reply. As much info as possible is greatly received. I've be"

 
What projects are people planning for 2016?  
Started on 03/01/2016 at 09:42 by Richard Davies
last reply on 01/02/2016 at 02:23  by Richard Davies  
  > 49 months ago
read 378 times
9 replies
    "I must admit, re working on the boat, I prefer to work on the boat away from the"

 
SMALL TELEVISION UP TO 12 INCHES 
Started on 09/01/2016 at 17:19 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 01/02/2016 at 01:47  by Richard Davies  
  > 49 months ago
read 410 times
8 replies
    "Hi Mark, re bracket, not sure I have any pics showing the bracket, so next visit"

 
Vinyl Hood Repair. 
Started on 31/01/2016 at 17:36 by (Guest User)
last reply on 01/02/2016 at 01:42  by Richard Davies  
  > 49 months ago
read 140 times
1 reply
    "Some companies use a hot weld method to attach the window, but as the vinyl ages"

 
Boat lifting out 
Started on 26/01/2016 at 15:43 by stevethedent (Guest User)  > 49 months ago
no replies yet
read 156 times
    "I have just compiled a check list for when I get my boat lifted out at the end o"

 
PETROL TANK ADAPTOR. 
Started on 15/07/2015 at 15:05 by Allan Warby
last reply on 21/01/2016 at 20:43  by Steve Grubb  
  > 49 months ago
read 527 times
15 replies
    "That's good going Worlds End, it's about 80 miles round trip from Abingdon to Le"

 
Viking 295 
Started on 08/01/2016 at 10:12 by Steve Grubb
last reply on 21/01/2016 at 14:56  by Simon Roots  
  > 49 months ago
read 1461 times
13 replies
    "Hi Peter. I too have read your thread and seen the photo's of your boat, you "

 
Some members could be missing out ! 
Started on 24/12/2015 at 13:27 by Simon Roots
last reply on 29/12/2015 at 18:57  by Rich & Lou Boittier  
  > 50 months ago
read 461 times
12 replies
    "I see nor feel any split here... just wish we could post pics like on other foru"

 
Anti foul 
Started on 27/12/2015 at 10:05 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 28/12/2015 at 08:36  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 50 months ago
read 209 times
2 replies
    "Thank you Richard. This year I will write the amount used in the engine handb"

 
My new boat is in build! 
Started on 22/12/2015 at 15:39 by Steve Grubb
last reply on 27/12/2015 at 11:14  by chris packer  
  > 50 months ago
read 396 times
9 replies
    "Pictures look great Steve. I recognise some parts of it that are similar to my 2"

 
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year (2016). 
Started on 17/12/2015 at 07:20 by Richard Davies
last reply on 22/12/2015 at 17:32  by Simon Roots  
  > 50 months ago
read 197 times
3 replies
    "I would like to also offer everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year."

 
Viking 26 NB CC water leaking into fuel locker & rear cabin 
Started on 01/11/2015 at 15:44 by Dean Barnes (Guest User)
last reply on 21/12/2015 at 14:31  by Dean Barnes (Guest User)  
  > 50 months ago
read 534 times
10 replies
    "Yes Steve...I think I'm getting there. I reckon I've cured the leak "though t"

 
Dark and dusty 
Started on 16/11/2015 at 23:07 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 15/12/2015 at 15:53  by RichK (Guest User)  
  > 51 months ago
read 588 times
14 replies
    "You got to appreciate a lot of rivers due to winter rain etc are not a safe plac"

 
FIRST BOAT WANTED 
Started on 02/12/2015 at 14:29 by David Fletcher (Guest User)
last reply on 03/12/2015 at 18:56  by Simon Roots  
  > 51 months ago
read 1000 times
4 replies
    "Hi David. There was a discussion on the Forum a little while ago about a lack"

 
Lifting outboard off boat in the water 
Started on 27/11/2015 at 17:01 by (Guest User)
last reply on 30/11/2015 at 10:23  by Richard Davies  
  > 51 months ago
read 312 times
6 replies
    "Hi Jonathan, the crutches are long and sit between the lockers inside the cockpi"

 
Antifouling 
Started on 27/11/2015 at 17:03 by (Guest User)
last reply on 28/11/2015 at 14:21  by Richard Davies  
  > 51 months ago
read 251 times
2 replies
    "Going by experience, mine has gone for over five years, often a waterline scrub "

 
The dangers of using portable generators on boats. 
Started on 24/11/2015 at 10:57 by Richard Davies  > 51 months ago
no replies yet
read 205 times
    "It's the time of year that people using their boat, might consider some addition"

 
Gel Coating hull 
Started on 07/11/2015 at 17:45 by Alan Massey
last reply on 09/11/2015 at 10:39  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 52 months ago
read 341 times
3 replies
    "Hi Alan, Hesford Marine on the Bridgewater Canal near Lymm, will lift your boat "

 
Viking 255 at London Boat Show 
Started on 18/12/2012 at 07:10 by Paul & Jill Collinswood
last reply on 08/11/2015 at 21:19  by Steve Grubb  
  > 52 months ago
read 1700 times
13 replies
    "I read this thread with interest. We have a Seamaster 28 on order and it will be"

 
Honda 20 hp longshaft 
Started on 04/11/2015 at 07:28 by (Guest User)
last reply on 07/11/2015 at 09:01  by Nigel Atkey  
  > 52 months ago
read 253 times
5 replies
    "Honda keep records of the service history so if you have the serial number it mi"

 
Viking 23 Engine 
Started on 02/11/2015 at 16:22 by (Guest User)
last reply on 05/11/2015 at 16:21  by  (Guest User)  
  > 52 months ago
read 305 times
6 replies
    "Thanks Richard"

 
Boat Cover 
Started on 13/09/2015 at 18:17 by Brian Kerr
last reply on 04/11/2015 at 10:35  by Paul & Marian Hand  
  > 52 months ago
read 845 times
5 replies
    "Pleased to say J & H Trimmings have done as they said and re-stitched and refurb"

 
New boat on order, what extras do I need to consider? 
Started on 31/10/2015 at 12:25 by Steve Grubb
last reply on 31/10/2015 at 23:00  by Steve Grubb  
  > 52 months ago
read 234 times
2 replies
    "Thank you Steve, list received and added to the little list I had started, much "

 
Gas cookers 
Started on 30/10/2015 at 13:00 by Chris Harris
last reply on 31/10/2015 at 06:39  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 52 months ago
read 203 times
2 replies
    "Gimbles are usually an extra ( often included as an incentive for free ) so are "

 
Looking to buy a Viking 26 Centre Cockpit 
Started on 24/10/2015 at 20:32 by Ian (Lancaster Canal) (Guest User)
last reply on 30/10/2015 at 00:35  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 52 months ago
read 896 times
7 replies
    "Got your mail Ian. Message sent Le Dent "

 
compression readings on inboard 
Started on 20/10/2015 at 20:37 by Norman Reed
last reply on 25/10/2015 at 15:29  by Norman Reed  
  > 52 months ago
read 225 times
7 replies
    "Thanks Mark and Steve will get some Redex good information once again Regards"

 
Is it just me?? 
Started on 17/08/2015 at 07:04 by (Guest User)
last reply on 16/10/2015 at 23:06  by David Parfrey (Guest User)  
  > 53 months ago
read 695 times
12 replies
    "Thanks Richard, Yes, you're right, the 26wb at 2100kg plus a 200kg Vetus Diesel"

 
Parts for 1976 43' Viking double cabin  
Started on 07/10/2015 at 04:27 by TeriLeigh (Guest User)
last reply on 07/10/2015 at 09:14  by Richard Davies  
  > 53 months ago
read 153 times
1 reply
    "Hi TeriLeigh, nice to see some overseas visitors, I think you have come to the w"

 
batteries 
Started on 23/09/2015 at 16:34 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 01/10/2015 at 16:50  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 53 months ago
read 352 times
5 replies
    "Hi Arthur, My guess is i would look closer at your solar panel charge controll"

 
New cockpit cushions. 
Started on 29/09/2015 at 09:26 by Richard Davies
last reply on 30/09/2015 at 19:19  by RAY HOUGH  
  > 53 months ago
read 290 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard thanks for the welcome advice over the years with my 1987 Viking 23. "

 
Was there a Viking Owner's club meeting in Norfolk recently? 
Started on 29/09/2015 at 09:25 by Richard Davies  > 53 months ago
no replies yet
read 135 times
    "We managed to visit our boat over the weekend, and a shipmate on a Seamaster boa"

 
External window strip/trim 
Started on 21/09/2015 at 14:30 by Malcolm Brady (Guest User)
last reply on 26/09/2015 at 18:51  by Ian Tough  
  > 53 months ago
read 294 times
4 replies
    "I wanted window trim for my Viking 26CC and found the only place that stocked it"

 
Honda 15 with a squeel 
Started on 15/09/2015 at 20:39 by Simon Roots
last reply on 25/09/2015 at 17:34  by Richard Davies  
  > 53 months ago
read 256 times
5 replies
    "Probably best to change the oil anyway, and see if it is emulsified, ie contamin"

 
Selling our Viking 19  
Started on 23/09/2015 at 07:36 by PaulSutt (Guest User)
last reply on 25/09/2015 at 09:31  by Malcolm Brady (Guest User)  
  > 53 months ago
read 168 times
1 reply
    "Hi Paul, Since recently buying our 26wb, my brother in law has got interested..."

 
Leaving 
Started on 24/09/2015 at 14:04 by Norman Reed
last reply on 24/09/2015 at 15:43  by Norman Reed  
  > 53 months ago
read 152 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard Yes it has a Volvo 1.8 petrol engine collecting it tomorrow so finge"

 
Pontcysyllte aqueduct 
Started on 17/09/2015 at 17:36 by roger gray (Guest User)
last reply on 18/09/2015 at 15:03  by roger gray (Guest User)  
  > 53 months ago
read 225 times
2 replies
    "Yes you are right Richard the First time over the aqueduct is one never to be fo"

 
Viking cockpit woodwork 
Started on 08/09/2015 at 18:11 by Jason (Guest User)
last reply on 17/09/2015 at 08:07  by Richard Davies  
  > 54 months ago
read 393 times
3 replies
    "Hi Paul, wow working with formica is a task, you can easily chip the edge whilst"

 
Selling My Viking 22ft Wide Beam on the forum 
Started on 03/09/2015 at 10:37 by Norman Reed
last reply on 12/09/2015 at 11:41  by  (Guest User)  
  > 54 months ago
read 393 times
5 replies
    "hello I've just purchased a 26ft viking nb and my experience was that everyti"

 
Petrol tank syphoned out 
Started on 07/09/2015 at 19:29 by Nickycnc (Guest User)
last reply on 11/09/2015 at 18:20  by Richard Davies  
  > 54 months ago
read 306 times
3 replies
    "When we leave the boat on the mooring, after disconnecting the fuel line at the "

 
Stall issue / Primer bulb goes soft - Mariner 15 HP 4 stroke 
Started on 05/09/2015 at 18:53 by Adam Cooper
last reply on 07/09/2015 at 11:15  by  (Guest User)  
  > 54 months ago
read 221 times
6 replies
    "I would suggest that you discuss with the Supplier as it is under warranty. I "

 
spark plug gap andcabin wood colours 
Started on 04/09/2015 at 19:32 by michael hodder
last reply on 05/09/2015 at 16:05  by michael hodder  
  > 54 months ago
read 212 times
6 replies
    "Many thanks for all your help.Michael"

 
26wb forward cabin opening window 
Started on 04/09/2015 at 09:31 by Malcolm Brady (Guest User)  > 54 months ago
no replies yet
read 112 times
    "Hi again, I am missing the bottom r/hand window latch for the opening window."

 
2013 Viking 20 for sale 
Started on 01/09/2015 at 16:31 by Tony (Guest User)  > 54 months ago
no replies yet
read 188 times
    "I am selling our lovely 20 high line fully loaded we had it built 2013 (bought d"

 
towing rig for dinghy 
Started on 24/08/2015 at 21:47 by Mark Chellingworth
last reply on 01/09/2015 at 10:08  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 54 months ago
read 179 times
3 replies
    "Hi Mark, it would be great to see some pics Mark? noticed you have moved moo"

 
Trent and Mersey canal 
Started on 30/08/2015 at 10:30 by Alan Massey  > 54 months ago
no replies yet
read 383 times
    "I am now based on this canal and have to be very wary of narrow boats that think"

 
Escape hatch /skylight window on Viking 26 Jubilee. 
Started on 24/08/2015 at 20:57 by Alan Massey
last reply on 26/08/2015 at 11:09  by Mick Newbery  
  > 54 months ago
read 187 times
1 reply
    "HI, I would think that your best bet would be to phone Viking on 01371875214."

 
Canopy Parts 
Started on 21/08/2015 at 10:53 by Brian Kerr
last reply on 22/08/2015 at 07:06  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 54 months ago
read 375 times
1 reply
    "Thanks Brian, really handy piece of info. I wouldn't have had a clue on where to"

 
Cleaning Carborettas  
Started on 16/08/2015 at 22:30 by Adam Cooper
last reply on 17/08/2015 at 12:35  by Richard Davies  
  > 55 months ago
read 168 times
3 replies
    "link again... http://www.vikingowners.org.uk/forums/show_thread.asp?g=8140471"

 
1985 Viking 26 Jubilee 
Started on 17/08/2015 at 09:05 by Alan Massey
last reply on 17/08/2015 at 09:22  by Richard Davies  
  > 55 months ago
read 183 times
1 reply
    "Hi Alan, welcome to the forum, we had a recent discussion regarding inboard eng"

 
heavy steering at low speed, add a rudder????? 
Started on 11/08/2015 at 21:52 by Adam Cooper (Guest User)
last reply on 16/08/2015 at 22:01  by Adam Cooper  
  > 55 months ago
read 1120 times
8 replies
    "The plus side was it made me end up in the rising sum Hurley just 100m up from t"

 
VIKING 23 CARBURETTOR 
Started on 14/08/2015 at 08:09 by RAY HOUGH  > 55 months ago
no replies yet
read 118 times
    "Update on my Evinrude 9.9 engine starting problems the engineer replaced the Car"

 
charging leisure batteries when cruising 
Started on 20/06/2011 at 21:17 by leon (Guest User)
last reply on 08/08/2015 at 20:36  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 55 months ago
read 2273 times
14 replies
    "You have done very well Nigel. Seven years from a battery on a boat is very good"

 
coming into mooring on viking 23 
Started on 06/08/2015 at 18:08 by Jonathan (Guest User)
last reply on 07/08/2015 at 15:50  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 55 months ago
read 300 times
7 replies
    "you are most welcome. Do watch the vids on utube."

 
Boat safety inspector 
Started on 26/07/2015 at 21:47 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 06/08/2015 at 22:41  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 55 months ago
read 303 times
5 replies
    "Roger did a 2 hour check of my boat today and found everything in order. However"

 
Decals 
Started on 04/08/2015 at 05:36 by Jonathan S (Guest User)
last reply on 06/08/2015 at 05:45  by  (Guest User)  
  > 55 months ago
read 254 times
4 replies
    "Thanks Simon "

 
Viking 23 bow access 
Started on 02/08/2015 at 16:35 by Jonathan S (Guest User)
last reply on 03/08/2015 at 04:48  by  (Guest User)  
  > 55 months ago
read 206 times
3 replies
    "Thanks Andy and Paul . jonathan "

 
ROPE.............. Lines 
Started on 29/07/2015 at 17:33 by Adam Cooper (Guest User)
last reply on 01/08/2015 at 17:24  by Richard Davies  
  > 55 months ago
read 283 times
4 replies
    "Which ever type of rope you use, three ply, or braided, buy some that have some "

 
WEED IN RIVER AND BACKWATER STREAM 
Started on 22/07/2015 at 17:04 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 01/08/2015 at 08:49  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 55 months ago
read 212 times
3 replies
    "Weed is also worse this year on the Northern Broads. Outside of the main channel"

 
EVINRUDE 9.9 4 STROKE STARTER PROBLEMS 
Started on 28/07/2015 at 13:44 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 31/07/2015 at 13:21  by Ronald Dixon  
  > 55 months ago
read 206 times
3 replies
    "Hi Ray, I have a Mercury 9.9 BIG FOOT (high thrust) on my Viking 20. I use my b"

 
Electronics / Fridge East Midlands 
Started on 16/06/2015 at 16:12 by (Guest User)
last reply on 24/07/2015 at 14:30  by Glenn Hickman (Guest User)  
  > 55 months ago
read 625 times
3 replies
    "Hi Derry, Sorry it took me a while to get back to you on this, that would be "

 
HOW TO ARRANGE THE CUSHIONS TO MAKE THE BED. 
Started on 17/07/2015 at 13:59 by Allan Warby
last reply on 21/07/2015 at 17:38  by Allan Warby  
  > 55 months ago
read 240 times
3 replies
    "Thanks you Chris, Judith and Ian. The eBay link shows pictures on how to configu"

 
scottish canals 
Started on 21/07/2015 at 17:28 by roger gray (Guest User)  > 55 months ago
no replies yet
read 81 times
    "Has anybody visited the Scottish canals ie the Forth and Clyde and the Union usi"

 
Which Fender Size for a Viking 23? 
Started on 18/07/2015 at 12:12 by Adam (Guest User)
last reply on 19/07/2015 at 15:28  by Richard Davies  
  > 56 months ago
read 243 times
3 replies
    "Hi Adam, just to clarify, both Viking 23 models are 6'10" wide. The earlier mo"

 
Water under the cockpit of my Viking 20 
Started on 23/06/2015 at 00:20 by TonyF (Guest User)
last reply on 18/07/2015 at 06:34  by Paul & Marian Hand  
  > 56 months ago
read 407 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard I had never worried about a water bag failure until now - it hadn'"

 
viking 22 wide beam folding screen advice currently fixed  
Started on 12/07/2015 at 19:31 by Cariad (Guest User)
last reply on 18/07/2015 at 06:20  by Paul & Marian Hand  
  > 56 months ago
read 170 times
1 reply
    "Take a look at the thread "Viking Air Draft" again. Are you by any chance on "

 
CANOPY CLEANING 
Started on 11/06/2015 at 19:32 by Norman Reed
last reply on 18/07/2015 at 04:55  by Paul & Marian Hand  
  > 56 months ago
read 691 times
14 replies
    "Just had a look at Fabsil online and it looks to be just the job. I'll bet if I "

 
polishing/waxing 
Started on 17/07/2015 at 15:01 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 17/07/2015 at 19:43  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 56 months ago
read 158 times
1 reply
    "G3 compound made by 3m, google it or buy it on ebay. re-polish with your mur aft"

 
OIL WARNING LIGHT. 
Started on 15/07/2015 at 14:51 by Allan Warby
last reply on 15/07/2015 at 18:18  by Allan Warby  
  > 56 months ago
read 146 times
2 replies
    "Had it serviced a couple of months ago. Oil is OK. As I said after I turned the "

 
Garage clear out 
Started on 13/07/2015 at 07:46 by Andy Lawrie
last reply on 15/07/2015 at 14:51  by Andy Lawrie  
  > 56 months ago
read 233 times
6 replies
    "And more stuff - Two VHF radios. 1) Swiftech m-168 marine VHF 2) Apelco VXE2"

 
First time Viking 23 Owner new to Penton Hook 
Started on 13/07/2015 at 22:07 by Adam (Guest User)
last reply on 15/07/2015 at 06:59  by Richard Davies  
  > 56 months ago
read 493 times
7 replies
    "Hi Adam, Starbrite do a fuel additive, expensive at £16 a small bottle, but you "

 
Gas Piping/installation 
Started on 13/07/2015 at 07:42 by Brian Kerr  > 56 months ago
no replies yet
read 107 times
    "Hi all, anyone know someone who could replace/repair the gas piping on my Viking"

 
Potential Viking owner 
Started on 21/06/2015 at 18:41 by Newbie (Guest User)
last reply on 07/07/2015 at 21:29  by viking 26 WB owner (Guest User)  
  > 56 months ago
read 537 times
10 replies
    "Great boats, good size but beam limits inland exploitation. the 25K one on here "

 
Audible Alarms 
Started on 03/07/2015 at 13:20 by (Guest User)
last reply on 07/07/2015 at 19:46  by IVAN GALE  
  > 56 months ago
read 947 times
10 replies
    "Thanks for your response Dave. The resolution was along the same line as yours. "

 
Boat ownerís manual 
Started on 03/07/2015 at 14:01 by (Guest User)
last reply on 06/07/2015 at 18:45  by Geoff Pilling  
  > 56 months ago
read 236 times
3 replies
    "I have the original Viking manual for my V 24 Widebeam and all the instruction m"

 
Solid Honda 20 Cam Pulley 
Started on 27/06/2015 at 08:29 by Chris & Judith Barton
last reply on 29/06/2015 at 14:21  by Richard Davies  
  > 56 months ago
read 867 times
7 replies
    "Hi Colin, if you have the opportunity, try to keep one of the failed pulleys, ju"

 
boating magazines. 
Started on 22/02/2012 at 11:47 by chris packer
last reply on 28/06/2015 at 07:58  by chris packer  
  > 56 months ago
read 436 times
7 replies
    "I've been getting motor boat owner for well over a year now and I think it's one"

 
Oh no not again!! 
Started on 11/06/2015 at 10:12 by (Guest User)
last reply on 27/06/2015 at 08:30  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 56 months ago
read 511 times
13 replies
    "http://www.rib.net/forum/f36/honda-20hp-cam-pulley-failure-43165-3.html"

 
Skylark Viking 26 Centre Cockpit Scam Sale 
Started on 14/06/2015 at 11:49 by Howard (Guest User)
last reply on 14/06/2015 at 21:48  by stethedent (Guest User)  
  > 57 months ago
read 224 times
1 reply
    "Thanks Howard."

 
Viking Jubillee 23 1999 
Started on 10/06/2015 at 16:30 by STEPHEN LEARMONTH
last reply on 14/06/2015 at 19:50  by Derry Baxter  
  > 57 months ago
read 338 times
6 replies
    "Hi Stephen, I agree with what's already been said about play in cable steerin"

 
3 way fridge use. 
Started on 13/06/2015 at 11:25 by (Guest User)  > 57 months ago
no replies yet
read 122 times
    "Wondered what the regulations were with the above. I know that you cannot use ga"

 
Teak decking for Viking 26 Wide beam 2010  
Started on 08/06/2015 at 05:30 by Neil Stafford (Guest User)
last reply on 13/06/2015 at 04:48  by  (Guest User)  
  > 57 months ago
read 265 times
3 replies
    "Thank you very much for you replies, you've been very helpful "

 
 
Started on 09/06/2015 at 13:09 by Greg Maskill
last reply on 12/06/2015 at 16:01  by Richard Davies  
  > 57 months ago
read 214 times
3 replies
    "Hi Ronald, if Greg is not interested in your sink, then I could be. Maybe give "

 
VIKING 23 RUNNING COSTS/HOBBY 
Started on 06/06/2015 at 17:23 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 06/06/2015 at 18:59  by Richard Davies  
  > 57 months ago
read 286 times
1 reply
    "Hi Ray, we have had a few conversations over the years, you can do the bare mini"

 
Canopy for a Viking 23 
Started on 17/05/2015 at 17:33 by Trevor Villa (Guest User)
last reply on 06/06/2015 at 13:50  by Lynne Saunders  
  > 57 months ago
read 260 times
2 replies
    "Hi Trevor Is your canopy still for sale please?"

 
lifting out the boat 
Started on 01/06/2015 at 20:17 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 05/06/2015 at 12:44  by Arthur Lee  
  > 57 months ago
read 636 times
10 replies
    "Hi Neil, What you have been quoted seems to be about the average. I have had qu"

 
Lost rear door on Viking 215 
Started on 19/05/2015 at 06:49 by Stephen Gediking
last reply on 27/05/2015 at 10:15  by Andy Lawrie  
  > 57 months ago
read 209 times
3 replies
    "Excellent, glad you've got a solution. Rgds, Andy"

 
SOLAR PANEL SIZE 
Started on 24/05/2015 at 12:37 by Norman Reed
last reply on 26/05/2015 at 18:38  by Norman Reed  
  > 57 months ago
read 263 times
5 replies
    "Hi Mark Thanks for that information, very helpful. Norman"

 
shower room 
Started on 22/05/2015 at 12:06 by ricky d (Guest User)
last reply on 26/05/2015 at 10:04  by ricky d (Guest User)  
  > 57 months ago
read 232 times
3 replies
    "Thanks to Neil and Chris your answers were very helpful now i can crack on with "

 
CRT Volunteers 
Started on 21/05/2015 at 07:37 by Stephen Gediking
last reply on 23/05/2015 at 14:04  by Stephen Gediking  
  > 57 months ago
read 176 times
2 replies
    "Hi Arthur CRT do offer to pay travel costs and where we don't have our own tea/c"

 
Bank Holiday Weekend, what are we all up to? 
Started on 04/05/2015 at 11:12 by Richard Davies
last reply on 16/05/2015 at 09:20  by Stephen Gediking  
  > 58 months ago
read 393 times
11 replies
    "I arranged to have White Hart taken out of the water using the slipway at Stanst"

 
Boat safety 
Started on 05/04/2015 at 15:57 by gary tooms
last reply on 06/05/2015 at 13:31  by Frank Hollman  
  > 58 months ago
read 306 times
4 replies
    "Hi Gary, High pressure hoses i.e. Cylinder to regulator must be crimped and are"

 
boat insurance 
Started on 11/04/2015 at 15:59 by gary tooms
last reply on 13/04/2015 at 18:24  by gary tooms  
  > 59 months ago
read 347 times
5 replies
    "Thanks guys all good info I've just insured with craftinsure for £105.00 fully c"

 
Fridge 
Started on 29/06/2014 at 09:52 by Norman Reed
last reply on 11/04/2015 at 14:53  by Stuart Lee  
  > 59 months ago
read 2591 times
23 replies
    "Norman, Thanks. Yes I think that may be the best option so will read again wh"

 
Viking24 2008 
Started on 25/03/2015 at 18:14 by Steve (Guest User)
last reply on 30/03/2015 at 16:02  by chris packer  
  > 59 months ago
read 409 times
8 replies
    "Hi Dave, thanks for the info. Very helpful. Cheers Chris. "

 
COST OF OUTBOARD SERVICE. 
Started on 02/03/2015 at 12:51 by Allan Warby
last reply on 25/03/2015 at 16:03  by Richard Davies  
  > 59 months ago
read 737 times
22 replies
    "Hi Neil, if you do have it serviced and I agree having the impeller changed as y"

 
Uploading photos to the gallery 
Started on 11/03/2015 at 14:27 by Neil Leighton
last reply on 24/03/2015 at 07:27  by Neil Leighton  
  > 59 months ago
read 223 times
2 replies
    "Ok, I'll give that a go. Thanks Neil"

 
SHURFLO PUMP 
Started on 10/03/2015 at 19:13 by Norman Reed
last reply on 12/03/2015 at 21:21  by Norman Reed  
  > 60 months ago
read 256 times
6 replies
    "Had another reply from different person same company. Hello Mr. Reed, I apol"

 
Propex Heater 
Started on 08/03/2015 at 07:25 by Paulsutt (Guest User)
last reply on 10/03/2015 at 18:51  by Stephen Dresch  
  > 60 months ago
read 286 times
2 replies
    "Paul, Yes, I have one on my little 215. I don't use it that much but, when n"

 
VIRTUAL MAP OF THE NORFOLK BROADS 
Started on 10/03/2015 at 00:20 by Allan Warby  > 60 months ago
no replies yet
read 133 times
    "This site provides good maps of the Norfolk Broads. Just click on maps and then "

 
stickers for Viking 22 
Started on 07/03/2015 at 16:43 by Janice (Guest User)
last reply on 07/03/2015 at 18:32  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 60 months ago
read 236 times
1 reply
    "Hi i paid £50 inc postage for 2 round viking stickers and 2 viking 26 then found"

 
PRESTON DOCKS 
Started on 02/02/2015 at 00:56 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 01/03/2015 at 15:40  by Geoff Pilling  
  > 60 months ago
read 550 times
19 replies
    "Hi Steve, Thanks for the recommendation the hotel looks good and the rates se"

 
Auxillary outboard for Viking 24 
Started on 12/06/2012 at 09:37 by ian hunt
last reply on 28/02/2015 at 23:14  by Stephen Dresch  
  > 60 months ago
read 2058 times
20 replies
    "Stephen, Something you might want to look at is a Torquedo. The smaller ones"

 
Do you have a Yamaha F9.9W or T9.9W outboard engine? 
Started on 25/02/2015 at 11:28 by Richard Davies  > 60 months ago
no replies yet
read 173 times
    "On another web site, someone referred to this particular website with some inter"

 
Low bridges Oxford canal 
Started on 04/02/2015 at 16:50 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 22/02/2015 at 00:39  by Arthur Lee  
  > 60 months ago
read 223 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Antony, some useful information. I believe your boat is 2 inches lower th"

 
fairleads 
Started on 08/02/2015 at 19:39 by Robert Lambert
last reply on 10/02/2015 at 18:23  by Robert Lambert  
  > 61 months ago
read 220 times
2 replies
    "thanks very much for your reply ile give them a ring "

 
Outboard Size for Non Tidal Thames 
Started on 31/01/2015 at 11:31 by Brian Kerr
last reply on 10/02/2015 at 16:26  by Brian Kerr  
  > 61 months ago
read 443 times
12 replies
    "Cheers Bill, sounds like 9.9 is fine but wouldn't do any harm to have a bit more"

 
history of my boat 
Started on 05/02/2015 at 20:20 by (Guest User)
last reply on 06/02/2015 at 19:36  by bill (Guest User)  
  > 61 months ago
read 211 times
2 replies
    "thanks for your reply my son bought it for me to play about with so i do not kno"

 
WINTER/ RETIREMENT and BOATING 
Started on 31/01/2015 at 15:29 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 01/02/2015 at 11:48  by Norman Reed  
  > 61 months ago
read 234 times
2 replies
    "I think it is all according what you want to do in your retirement years,I retir"

 
Boat insurance 
Started on 20/01/2015 at 18:50 by gary tooms
last reply on 24/01/2015 at 13:05  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 61 months ago
read 311 times
5 replies
    "I am insured with Craftinsure and although not their fault my boat still after 1"

 
Plumber in York Area 
Started on 17/01/2015 at 16:27 by Andrew Wren
last reply on 24/01/2015 at 01:28  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 61 months ago
read 591 times
9 replies
    "Any news on your boiler Andrew? "

 
Trailer wanted for Viking 20 
Started on 03/01/2015 at 10:10 by Tim (Guest User)
last reply on 18/01/2015 at 14:48  by Tim. (Guest User)  
  > 62 months ago
read 308 times
8 replies
    "Hi, I have at last managed to find and purchase a Trailer. Thanks to everyone f"

 
Viking 27 
Started on 19/08/2014 at 12:58 by World's End (Guest User)
last reply on 15/01/2015 at 12:37  by Alan Watts (Guest User)  
  > 62 months ago
read 752 times
13 replies
    "I like the door at the back a lot. Would prefer double windows at the front. If"

 
Viking 21 narrowbeam 
Started on 04/01/2015 at 00:00 by Mike C (Guest User)  > 62 months ago
no replies yet
read 157 times
    "Hi I own the above 1991 model and just wondered if anyone else has one or use"

 
HAPPY NEW YEAR 
Started on 31/12/2014 at 17:33 by Allan Warby
last reply on 31/12/2014 at 19:08  by Norman Reed  
  > 62 months ago
read 136 times
1 reply
    "Hi Allan, Amberely, Acle, Likewise lets hope for a good summer and a Happy New"

 
Pictures 
Started on 28/12/2014 at 07:17 by gary tooms
last reply on 30/12/2014 at 18:30  by gary tooms  
  > 62 months ago
read 271 times
4 replies
    "Thanks simon will give it a try."

 
Our website is moving ! 
Started on 23/12/2014 at 10:21 by The Editor
last reply on 27/12/2014 at 04:02  by Richard Davies  
  > 62 months ago
read 288 times
4 replies
    "Great to see we are back up and running. Edit... Looks like the system clock "

 
Merry Christmas 
Started on 24/12/2014 at 14:19 by Simon Roots  > 62 months ago
no replies yet
read 116 times
    "We wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a happy, peaceful and prosperous New"

 
Window Repair? 
Started on 11/12/2014 at 12:11 by Stuart Lee
last reply on 14/12/2014 at 15:39  by Stuart Lee  
  > 63 months ago
read 743 times
5 replies
    "Richard, many thanks. I also got in touch with Marine Windows in Caversham wh"

 
LOTS OF SNOW 
Started on 14/12/2014 at 10:16 by Norman Reed  > 63 months ago
no replies yet
read 175 times
    "Hi All Weather report says worst winter since 1963 with maybe 5Ft of snow and v"

 
Merry Christmas 
Started on 13/12/2014 at 10:45 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 13/12/2014 at 21:35  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 63 months ago
read 139 times
2 replies
    "Yes, merry Xmas to everyone and a very Happy New Year's cruising. "

 
BOATING AND WINTER 
Started on 02/12/2014 at 13:01 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 04/12/2014 at 12:43  by Ronald Dixon  
  > 63 months ago
read 283 times
2 replies
    "Hi Ray, look at www.propexheatsource.co.uk and look at blown air heaters. They"

 
BOATING AND WINTER 
Started on 02/12/2014 at 12:43 by RAY HOUGH  > 63 months ago
no replies yet
read 171 times
    "I have been boating for about 16 years and have really enjoyed the hobby and sin"

 
Boat Cover 
Started on 15/12/2010 at 12:34 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 02/12/2014 at 07:46  by Richard Davies  
  > 63 months ago
read 1927 times
24 replies
    "Hi Kelvin, welcome to the forum. If you need a breakers in Norfolk, just for ge"

 
History for boat with inboard engine 
Started on 18/11/2014 at 09:44 by janet (Guest User)
last reply on 02/12/2014 at 07:18  by Derek Carder  
  > 63 months ago
read 1023 times
7 replies
    "I have a Viking 25 sportscruiser fitted with a Volvo Penta AQ171C petrol inboard"

 
Headlining upgrade 
Started on 25/11/2014 at 20:23 by Simon Roots
last reply on 26/11/2014 at 16:41  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 63 months ago
read 296 times
3 replies
    "Can always add a resistor to the circuit to maintain 12v but in most viking stan"

 
Viking 26 Happy Hippo II for sale 
Started on 30/10/2014 at 09:50 by Howie (Guest User)
last reply on 10/11/2014 at 18:51  by Peter (Guest User)  
  > 64 months ago
read 427 times
7 replies
    "Hi, I have just been informed of this post by the previous owner of Happy Hippo "

 
Can anyone recommend a good boat canopy maker ? 
Started on 04/11/2014 at 16:42 by Howard Robbins (Guest User)
last reply on 08/11/2014 at 09:16  by Dave Saunders  
  > 64 months ago
read 286 times
3 replies
    "Hi Howard, Try http://www.titanboatcanopies.com/ . Steve made my canopy about"

 
infestation of flies 
Started on 03/11/2014 at 20:09 by clifford willis
last reply on 05/11/2014 at 21:18  by Bob Wardle  
  > 64 months ago
read 227 times
2 replies
    "A plate full of Conkers are good at stopping the spiders arriving on board (same"

 
mooring places canal side or marina ?  
Started on 31/10/2014 at 17:55 by Mark Chellingworth
last reply on 01/11/2014 at 14:34  by Richard Davies  
  > 64 months ago
read 231 times
2 replies
    "Hi Mark, we have always "steered" clear of linear moorings, we have always used "

 
BSS Gas Safety Alert (Cylinders) 
Started on 24/10/2014 at 13:50 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 27/10/2014 at 15:07  by Paul Wallington  
  > 64 months ago
read 235 times
3 replies
    "Lucky I had two empty 2011. So I was given two exchange full FOC :)"

 
26' wb 
Started on 03/10/2014 at 19:36 by Ray jones (Guest User)
last reply on 05/10/2014 at 23:25  by David Newton  
  > 65 months ago
read 276 times
2 replies
    "I have a 26WB 2009 model. Mine has a draft of 0.6m, the hull itself only require"

 
water in the viking 24 gas locker  
Started on 04/10/2014 at 14:04 by ian hunt
last reply on 05/10/2014 at 17:49  by ian hunt  
  > 65 months ago
read 238 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for the info. Water is most definately getting in via the hatch but I wil"

 
Fridge problems 
Started on 20/09/2014 at 20:21 by ian hunt
last reply on 02/10/2014 at 17:07  by ian hunt  
  > 65 months ago
read 345 times
5 replies
    "Hi Richard, It looks like the problem was due to a poor quality fuse. There are"

 
Sale of my 2008 twin engined Viking 24 
Started on 01/10/2014 at 17:09 by Andy Lawrie  > 65 months ago
no replies yet
read 180 times
    "Just a note here as if you are like me, you may not often look at the Market Pla"

 
flooring in a 28 ft nb (1992) 
Started on 28/09/2014 at 14:37 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 30/09/2014 at 17:35  by Arthur Lee  
  > 65 months ago
read 439 times
12 replies
    "Hi Chris, Richard B, and Richard D, You have all convinced me. I will be going "

 
Engine Tick-over 
Started on 27/09/2014 at 15:44 by Andrew Wren
last reply on 28/09/2014 at 10:36  by Andrew Wren  
  > 65 months ago
read 204 times
2 replies
    "Richard, Thanks - that's great advice. It does have fresh petrol and you're r"

 
2006 Viking 28 Narrow Beam 
Started on 20/09/2014 at 12:33 by Rob Crossland (Guest User)  > 66 months ago
no replies yet
read 180 times
    "Hi. I am about to list with a broker but before that wanted to ascertain if a"

 
Water Heater Viking 22 
Started on 18/09/2014 at 20:06 by Richardwixey (Guest User)
last reply on 19/09/2014 at 09:34  by RichardWixey (Guest User)  
  > 66 months ago
read 410 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard Thank you for your comments. The chimney would also give us a few "

 
MOONBASE IV 
Started on 15/09/2014 at 19:31 by Trevor Mooney
last reply on 18/09/2014 at 20:47  by Trevor Mooney  
  > 66 months ago
read 258 times
4 replies
    "Glad MOONBASE III went to a good home as she is a lovely boat....We also enjoyed"

 
Viking 26 CC Fridge Space 
Started on 05/09/2014 at 10:23 by Andrew W (Guest User)
last reply on 14/09/2014 at 13:27  by Andrew Wren  
  > 66 months ago
read 329 times
11 replies
    "Richard, Many thanks for these suggestions - they're a great help. First thin"

 
Visitor moorings on the canals. 
Started on 08/08/2014 at 12:59 by Weekend Sailor (Guest User)
last reply on 13/09/2014 at 23:49  by David Newton  
  > 66 months ago
read 423 times
6 replies
    "I have witnessed overstaying amost everywhere I have cruised, so I understand yo"

 
Leaky Windows 
Started on 12/08/2014 at 10:05 by Norman Reed
last reply on 13/09/2014 at 23:26  by David Newton  
  > 66 months ago
read 820 times
5 replies
    "Already some good replies, but I thought I would add my experiences to the mix. "

 
Bow thruster 
Started on 25/08/2014 at 10:45 by Viv and Steve Pilkington
last reply on 13/09/2014 at 23:04  by David Newton  
  > 66 months ago
read 289 times
3 replies
    "I have a factory fitted bow thruster on my 26WB. It does come in very handy as y"

 
Viking 26 wide beam 
Started on 28/08/2014 at 09:21 by Richard gray (Guest User)
last reply on 13/09/2014 at 22:55  by David Newton  
  > 66 months ago
read 238 times
2 replies
    "Just to back up Richard's reply. Viking will supply this, and yes, don't bother "

 
Biggest boat on the Great Ouse 
Started on 10/09/2014 at 16:46 by Howard Robbins
last reply on 10/09/2014 at 22:28  by Dave Saunders  
  > 66 months ago
read 193 times
2 replies
    "To get through Bedford lock on to the upper river your air draft would need to b"

 
Centre cleats 
Started on 07/09/2014 at 19:50 by Neil Beresford
last reply on 09/09/2014 at 08:58  by Neil Beresford  
  > 66 months ago
read 222 times
2 replies
    "As mentioned in the text, I tried the cleats out in the hydraulic lock at Trent "

 
Boat renovation 
Started on 21/07/2014 at 19:08 by Tim (Guest User)
last reply on 08/09/2014 at 23:08  by Arthur Lee  
  > 66 months ago
read 418 times
6 replies
    "Hi Alan, I bought the headlining on ebay. Not sure exactly who from, but there "

 
BOAT HORN NOT WORKING. 
Started on 17/08/2014 at 10:51 by Allan Warby
last reply on 07/09/2014 at 21:49  by Allan Warby  
  > 66 months ago
read 603 times
6 replies
    "Hi Richard and all, Just to inform you that I was able to fix the problem with t"

 
LPG gas engineer Evesham/worcs/west mids? 
Started on 31/08/2014 at 21:22 by Paulsutt (Guest User)
last reply on 06/09/2014 at 13:05  by Arthur Lee  
  > 66 months ago
read 1292 times
8 replies
    "Hi again Paul, Don't forget you have to factor in some extra fittings after you"

 
Waeco Fridge 
Started on 30/08/2014 at 11:52 by Joan H (Guest User)
last reply on 04/09/2014 at 00:41  by Richard Davies  
  > 66 months ago
read 430 times
6 replies
    "I thought I would take the opportunity to post a link to this site again. It se"

 
Getting in and out of boat with canopy up 
Started on 22/08/2014 at 18:41 by Paulsutt (Guest User)
last reply on 31/08/2014 at 21:23  by Paulsutt (Guest User)  
  > 66 months ago
read 403 times
3 replies
    "Thanks both for the replies..we haven't had chance to test out yet due to work c"

 
Canvas Cover 
Started on 08/05/2014 at 18:41 by Stephen/Jenni Cooper-Clough
last reply on 29/08/2014 at 08:32  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 66 months ago
read 3300 times
14 replies
    "I think, by the sound of it, the material is called sunbrella. It is the same ma"

 
HOLDING TANK CHEMICALS 
Started on 26/08/2014 at 12:24 by Norman Reed
last reply on 27/08/2014 at 12:35  by Norman Reed  
  > 66 months ago
read 473 times
8 replies
    "Thanks Richard Good tips there,that is a good price as well Regards Nor"

 
Anyone towed a V20/V23 
Started on 19/08/2014 at 10:19 by Simon Roots
last reply on 19/08/2014 at 20:09  by Richard Davies  
  > 67 months ago
read 466 times
4 replies
    "Hi I just noticed the new thread, yes I have regularly towed my Viking 23 from N"

 
Viking 26 narrowbeam front windows 
Started on 19/08/2014 at 19:23 by Eddie & Diane Eatwell  > 67 months ago
no replies yet
read 172 times
    "After a lot of problems with leaks I purchased a pair of new front windows from "

 
More crime at Sawley 
Started on 15/08/2014 at 19:41 by Simon Roots
last reply on 16/08/2014 at 06:27  by Richard Davies  
  > 67 months ago
read 241 times
1 reply
    "If I had renewed my annual mooring fee on the promise that there was going to be"

 
Heads up In the shower 
Started on 14/08/2014 at 09:02 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 15/08/2014 at 16:54  by Arthur Lee  
  > 67 months ago
read 379 times
7 replies
    "An update. I have a reply from Shurflo, who state that it is essential to have "

 
mesh in bilge pump 
Started on 26/07/2014 at 17:15 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 14/08/2014 at 18:36  by Arthur Lee  
  > 67 months ago
read 435 times
11 replies
    "Hi, This is an update on my bilge pump problem. I went for an option that was "

 
door key 
Started on 05/08/2014 at 18:09 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 11/08/2014 at 12:05  by Arthur Lee  
  > 67 months ago
read 323 times
6 replies
    "Hi Derry, thanks for your info. I looked on the site you told me and the lock s"

 
My Viking 23 passed another BSS 
Started on 10/08/2014 at 19:29 by Richard Davies  > 67 months ago
no replies yet
read 166 times
    "Last monday we submitted our Viking 23 for yet another BSS test, this was the fi"

 
Water in bilge? 
Started on 22/07/2014 at 11:12 by Neil Beresford
last reply on 07/08/2014 at 10:19  by Bob Wardle  
  > 67 months ago
read 347 times
4 replies
    "I know I had this problem with water in the bow bilge once on my 22 Viking .When"

 
raw water strainer 
Started on 31/07/2014 at 15:03 by Charles Heaps (Guest User)
last reply on 05/08/2014 at 20:26  by CHARLES HEAPS (Guest User)  
  > 67 months ago
read 306 times
3 replies
    "Thanks to everyone for their input but after a lot of internet digging I realise"

 
DAB Radio Reception 
Started on 04/08/2014 at 07:55 by Colin Shearman
last reply on 05/08/2014 at 17:33  by Allan Warby  
  > 67 months ago
read 252 times
6 replies
    "Hi Colin, I am on the North Broads moored at Acle and have no problems at all wi"

 
Water taps 
Started on 29/07/2014 at 16:37 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 30/07/2014 at 11:39  by Arthur Lee  
  > 67 months ago
read 203 times
2 replies
    "Hi Chris, Thanks for your reply, I look forward to seeing what you have done. "

 
GRP COLOUR 
Started on 28/07/2014 at 11:16 by Norman Reed
last reply on 29/07/2014 at 09:44  by Norman Reed  
  > 67 months ago
read 206 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard I thought it would have to be something like that for a match I "

 
STARTER SOLENOID/ EVINRUDE 9.9 FOURSTROKE 
Started on 22/07/2014 at 11:14 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 22/07/2014 at 20:45  by Peter (Guest User)  
  > 68 months ago
read 147 times
1 reply
    "Hi there, There is a web (I think already mentioned on the forum) www.boatinfo"

 
Gunwhales 
Started on 18/07/2014 at 16:06 by Neil Beresford
last reply on 22/07/2014 at 10:44  by Neil Beresford  
  > 68 months ago
read 254 times
4 replies
    "Thanks for all the replies, all good advice. Richard, the idea you suggest is sp"

 
2001 Mercury Marina 25 hp Bigfoot - rev counter ????? 
Started on 15/11/2012 at 17:47 by Ronald Dixon
last reply on 20/07/2014 at 21:46  by  (Guest User)  
  > 68 months ago
read 0 times
16 replies
    "These look great! I am still wiring up my meter because I have a tachometer/h"

 
petrol tank valve  
Started on 17/06/2014 at 21:38 by mike (Guest User)
last reply on 20/07/2014 at 02:27  by Richard Davies  
  > 68 months ago
read 284 times
3 replies
    "Re petrol tank vent, if the tank is exposed to sunlight, then the valve is best "

 
Viking 23 NB on canals 
Started on 17/06/2014 at 20:03 by JAT (Guest User)
last reply on 20/07/2014 at 02:03  by Richard Davies  
  > 68 months ago
read 478 times
7 replies
    "Hi Steve, It's a 4 wheeled, ie twin axle, SBS trailer. Originally I was after"

 
Unusual Viking 24 on sale end of the season 
Started on 17/07/2014 at 19:03 by Andy Lawrie
last reply on 19/07/2014 at 23:55  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 68 months ago
read 290 times
3 replies
    "You cannot put a price on pleasure...........choose wisely grass hopper!"

 
The Lancaster Canal Challenge 
Started on 15/07/2014 at 22:43 by Peter Maskrey  > 68 months ago
no replies yet
read 126 times
    "Just signed up to fund raise for the Christie Hospital Manchester. Three men in"

 
Bedford River Festival 
Started on 13/07/2014 at 14:58 by Dave Saunders  > 68 months ago
no replies yet
read 142 times
    "I shall be leaving my home mooring (Pike & Eel ) on Wednesday to head up the Gre"

 
wiper blades 
Started on 03/07/2014 at 18:08 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 06/07/2014 at 22:29  by Bill Watts  
  > 68 months ago
read 270 times
3 replies
    "I've already exchanged e-mails with Arthur but, in case anyone else is intereste"

 
Viking 26 Widebeam with Diesel engine 
Started on 06/07/2014 at 20:07 by Peter Simpson (Guest User)  > 68 months ago
no replies yet
read 161 times
    "I have for some while been considering selling my existing boat and ordering a n"

 
Price for a viking 26 Aft Cabin 
Started on 02/07/2014 at 22:53 by Guest (Guest User)
last reply on 03/07/2014 at 21:12  by Mr guest (Guest User)  
  > 68 months ago
read 306 times
4 replies
    "Thanks for the advice Had already looked on the net and and prices ranged fro"

 
Flexible tanks again!! 
Started on 20/06/2014 at 16:35 by Neil Beresford
last reply on 02/07/2014 at 14:57  by Neil Beresford  
  > 68 months ago
read 275 times
1 reply
    "Update. Went down to Motivator today and fitted a new plastimo tank (120 litre, "

 
Cruise Planning 
Started on 27/01/2014 at 17:14 by Stephen Gediking
last reply on 01/07/2014 at 18:04  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 68 months ago
read 2053 times
25 replies
    "Hi Derry Thanks for the info on the Thames, hope to leave for the cruise within"

 
Tidal Trent 
Started on 02/06/2014 at 18:48 by James Gregory
last reply on 30/06/2014 at 21:36  by Simon Roots  
  > 68 months ago
read 421 times
5 replies
    "Hi Jim. I do remember meeting you, I think you had recently bought your Vikin"

 
May be a daft inverter question 
Started on 26/04/2011 at 16:54 by Paul and Yana
last reply on 29/06/2014 at 09:36  by Richard Davies  
  > 68 months ago
read 483 times
6 replies
    "Hi Mimi, welcome to the forum. It all depends on the inverter. Make, power rati"

 
Correct way to moor on river moorings 
Started on 23/06/2014 at 21:08 by (Guest User)
last reply on 27/06/2014 at 22:17  by  (Guest User)  
  > 68 months ago
read 269 times
3 replies
    "I agree, there is no correct way, it's what works for you."

 
Longest cruise in Viking 19/20 
Started on 23/06/2014 at 08:41 by paulsutt (Guest User)
last reply on 27/06/2014 at 13:32  by paulsutt (Guest User)  
  > 68 months ago
read 350 times
8 replies
    "Hi Peter, Yes we are still in touch with Andy (guy that bought Fortuna off yo"

 
NEW VIKING BOAT OWNERS/ COLD START 
Started on 25/06/2014 at 11:02 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 27/06/2014 at 09:15  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 68 months ago
read 238 times
2 replies
    "Your RAC man is absolutely correct Richard. The main component of easy start typ"

 
OUR HOBBY AND THE COST 
Started on 16/06/2014 at 17:26 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 24/06/2014 at 20:52  by Sylvia (Guest User)  
  > 68 months ago
read 1019 times
13 replies
    "Thanks for all the information Richard. It is reassuring to know that there is h"

 
Another great day out 
Started on 23/06/2014 at 08:37 by paulsutt (Guest User)
last reply on 23/06/2014 at 21:10  by  (Guest User)  
  > 69 months ago
read 144 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for the reply Andy. Ive put a seperate post about this just to be 100% cl"

 
Folding windscreen rods. 
Started on 21/06/2014 at 20:03 by Simon Roots
last reply on 21/06/2014 at 21:05  by Richard Davies  
  > 69 months ago
read 164 times
1 reply
    "Hi Simon, this was discussed a long time back. I originally suggested using s"

 
Bilge pump 
Started on 26/10/2013 at 22:21 by Viv (Guest User)
last reply on 20/06/2014 at 15:23  by Ken (Guest User)  
  > 69 months ago
read 2896 times
18 replies
    "I think it had a 40hp which was subsequently changed to a 25hp by Malcolm. It ha"

 
Correct procedure for dealing with wake when being overtaken 
Started on 05/06/2014 at 11:49 by Dave Morgan (Guest User)
last reply on 06/06/2014 at 14:05  by Simon Roots  
  > 69 months ago
read 292 times
2 replies
    "Dave. I thought you knew the obvious answer to your question ? Buy one of "

 
At last our first day out! 
Started on 02/06/2014 at 21:40 by Paulsutt (Guest User)
last reply on 03/06/2014 at 14:52  by Richard Davies  
  > 69 months ago
read 254 times
2 replies
    "I remember our very first lock, we watched a few go through first, but we were p"

 
Test of the 24 in this months Motorboat Owner mag 
Started on 04/03/2014 at 17:19 by Dave O (Guest User)
last reply on 29/05/2014 at 00:12  by David Newton  
  > 69 months ago
read 496 times
8 replies
    "For me personally I don't think that there is anything wrong with the looks of a"

 
Canopy Repairs Recommendation 
Started on 24/05/2014 at 13:01 by Ian Tough  > 70 months ago
no replies yet
read 227 times
    "The canopy on our 26CC was starting to look tired. The material is fine but the "

 
Lancaster canal 
Started on 24/05/2014 at 08:51 by stevethedent (Guest User)  > 70 months ago
no replies yet
read 170 times
    "Anbody else on this forum on the Lancaster canal? I have seen a few 26 footers w"

 
Outboard problem 
Started on 19/05/2014 at 22:00 by Rendezvous (Guest User)
last reply on 22/05/2014 at 13:11  by Rendezvous (Guest User)  
  > 70 months ago
read 427 times
13 replies
    "Many thanks for the excellent advice. We are on the Thames so do have to cut eng"

 
Marine electrician Evesham/worcs/ area? 
Started on 21/05/2014 at 07:28 by paulsutt (Guest User)
last reply on 21/05/2014 at 17:20  by chris packer  
  > 70 months ago
read 172 times
1 reply
    "Try Tewksbury marina but brace yourself for the price! Also so try some of the b"

 
Inverter 
Started on 19/05/2014 at 13:53 by paulsutt (Guest User)
last reply on 20/05/2014 at 16:55  by  (Guest User)  
  > 70 months ago
read 291 times
4 replies
    "I used to have a modified sine wave inverter, didn't use it much but my wife wan"

 
Finally boat sorted?? but still listing to side slightly 
Started on 12/05/2014 at 14:00 by (Guest User)
last reply on 19/05/2014 at 13:50  by paulsutt (Guest User)  
  > 70 months ago
read 374 times
4 replies
    "Hi Richard, Thanks for your reply. Well picked boat up on Saturday and ev"

 
Thefts Again - Sawley !!! 
Started on 01/05/2014 at 17:21 by Frank Hollman
last reply on 19/05/2014 at 11:19  by James Dawson  
  > 70 months ago
read 458 times
3 replies
    "It is getting worse! Also with the recent mooring grade changes the people o"

 
Cockpit Upholstery 
Started on 30/04/2014 at 19:49 by Trevor Mooney
last reply on 10/05/2014 at 14:43  by Trevor Mooney  
  > 70 months ago
read 323 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for comment. I will check next time at the marina. Regards Trevor"

 
Paloma water heater PH-5-3-F 
Started on 05/05/2014 at 09:16 by Viv and Steve Pilkington
last reply on 05/05/2014 at 10:36  by Richard Davies  
  > 70 months ago
read 232 times
1 reply
    "If the worst comes to the worst, you can easily get a 3/4 BSP female to 1/2" red"

 
Wednesday 16th April - River Lee 
Started on 21/04/2014 at 10:14 by Stephen Gediking
last reply on 28/04/2014 at 22:58  by Stephen Gediking  
  > 70 months ago
read 235 times
2 replies
    "Hi Ray, I have a Viking 215 (21.5 feet) - White Hart. That was my first trip th"

 
For sale 
Started on 13/08/2013 at 18:17 by David Graham (Guest User)
last reply on 28/04/2014 at 10:10  by Dave Graham (Guest User)  
  > 70 months ago
read 611 times
5 replies
    "Yes the boat is still for sale. If you contact me via email, I'll send you th"

 
Now starting problem on new Honda 
Started on 22/04/2014 at 08:39 by (Guest User)
last reply on 27/04/2014 at 18:50  by Paulsutt (Guest User)  
  > 70 months ago
read 864 times
15 replies
    "Hi Just a quick note to say thank you for all of the comments and info..all o"

 
Viking 20 sitting low 
Started on 28/03/2014 at 19:01 by Richard b (Guest User)
last reply on 22/04/2014 at 21:26  by David Vyse  
  > 71 months ago
read 482 times
5 replies
    "I have a Viking 20 and had the same problem when I purchased it a few years ago."

 
Check the simple things first..................... 
Started on 16/04/2014 at 18:14 by Ian Tough  > 71 months ago
no replies yet
read 215 times
    "Hi All, I have had poor starting on my Honda 20hp outboard for a few months n"

 
Boat Theft 
Started on 13/04/2014 at 07:46 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 15/04/2014 at 12:38  by George & Jeanne Harris  
  > 71 months ago
read 412 times
4 replies
    "Hi All, This alarm system has pretty much everything you need to protect"

 
Centre roof cleat 
Started on 07/04/2014 at 20:13 by Neil Beresford
last reply on 12/04/2014 at 08:45  by Richard Davies  
  > 71 months ago
read 1394 times
12 replies
    "Hi Rich, I don't know what type of rope you have, but for anchor warp, I prefer "

 
GRP Gel Coat Repairs Shepperton 
Started on 09/04/2014 at 13:04 by Stephen Cresswell (Guest User)
last reply on 12/04/2014 at 08:21  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 71 months ago
read 557 times
5 replies
    "Nothing wrong with that! I bought some of those dodgy shares in viagra and they "

 
Cheap Remote PIR Alarm for a fiver!! 
Started on 07/04/2014 at 23:53 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 08/04/2014 at 10:16  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 71 months ago
read 226 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard, yes take your points, i would have dismantled it and added extra PI"

 
Running strip for a Viking 26 
Started on 07/04/2014 at 15:29 by (Guest User)  > 71 months ago
no replies yet
read 140 times
    "Does anyone know where i can get some running strip for a Viking 26 built around"

 
boat broken into engine theft craft insure. 
Started on 18/01/2014 at 00:43 by Mark Chellingworth
last reply on 03/04/2014 at 23:01  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 71 months ago
read 1279 times
28 replies
    "Good to hear you are getting everything sorted Mark! We have sorted our new m"

 
HELP, NEW CANOPY SHORT 
Started on 02/04/2014 at 17:24 by NOEL & ANN SMITH
last reply on 03/04/2014 at 21:03  by NOEL & ANN SMITH  
  > 71 months ago
read 384 times
5 replies
    "Hi Trevor & Simon Thanks for your interest & advice, our boat is a Viking 20,"

 
WATER TANK LEAK ??? 
Started on 18/03/2014 at 16:37 by Allan Warby
last reply on 01/04/2014 at 18:20  by Allan Warby  
  > 71 months ago
read 498 times
8 replies
    "Excellent advice Richard. In particular the tools required. I don't think I woul"

 
Green algae on canopy 
Started on 29/03/2014 at 18:48 by Stephen Dresch
last reply on 30/03/2014 at 23:35  by Stephen Dresch  
  > 71 months ago
read 575 times
4 replies
    " Many thanks all for the good advice. "

 
I've brought a Viking 24  
Started on 26/02/2014 at 10:27 by Steve Walsh (Guest User)
last reply on 26/03/2014 at 20:03  by  (Guest User)  
  > 71 months ago
read 431 times
6 replies
    "Hi Steve, You can post your pictures here. Clicky linky thingy below. ht"

 
LED Lights 
Started on 06/03/2014 at 20:00 by Trevor Mooney
last reply on 25/03/2014 at 11:23  by  (Guest User)  
  > 72 months ago
read 1102 times
3 replies
    "The touch dimmer LED cabinlights fitted on new Vikings are made by Lumo. "

 
Canopies.....How Much!!! 
Started on 17/02/2011 at 19:42 by Paul and Yana
last reply on 23/03/2014 at 08:07  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 72 months ago
read 5088 times
18 replies
    "Nauticover gets my vote click on the link below to see my previous post on the s"

 
Solar Panel 
Started on 15/03/2014 at 16:44 by Trevor Mooney
last reply on 21/03/2014 at 10:07  by Bob Wardle  
  > 72 months ago
read 330 times
3 replies
    "Yes I have two adding up to 110watts .They are a great asset . They charge up t"

 
Fire Extinguishers - boat safety requirements 
Started on 17/03/2014 at 12:38 by ian hunt
last reply on 20/03/2014 at 18:31  by ian hunt  
  > 72 months ago
read 237 times
2 replies
    "Hi, thanks for the information. - ian"

 
VIKING baseball caps for sale 
Started on 18/03/2014 at 01:31 by Simon Roots  > 72 months ago
no replies yet
read 113 times
    "Hi Forum. 8 baseball caps for sale. See advert in Market Place. Thanks."

 
Varnish 
Started on 03/03/2014 at 20:56 by Rendezvous (Guest User)
last reply on 15/03/2014 at 12:28  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 72 months ago
read 434 times
6 replies
    "The factory now uses Rustin's marine varnish. "

 
Propex Hot air Heater 
Started on 12/03/2014 at 11:28 by James Gregory
last reply on 15/03/2014 at 09:20  by Richard Davies  
  > 72 months ago
read 677 times
11 replies
    "Hi Arthur, as Chris says, that should be fine. Tip Check that the regulator "

 
New Viking Owner 
Started on 15/12/2013 at 17:51 by (Guest User)
last reply on 09/03/2014 at 19:44  by Ian Tough  
  > 72 months ago
read 776 times
11 replies
    "Oops - guess who forgot to log in before posting......Doh!"

 
 
Started on 08/03/2014 at 18:00 by Trevor Mooney
last reply on 08/03/2014 at 23:09  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 72 months ago
read 226 times
1 reply
    "That is stunning! you must be feeling very pleased with yourself."

 
Picture Sharing 
Started on 02/03/2014 at 06:46 by Trevor Mooney
last reply on 05/03/2014 at 23:44  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 72 months ago
read 305 times
3 replies
    "Thanks Trevor have now found the page. your link didn't work so I cut and pasted"

 
HOT WATER SYSTEM/ LINO 
Started on 02/03/2014 at 12:54 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 04/03/2014 at 18:57  by RAY HOUGH  
  > 72 months ago
read 245 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard for all your advice to this item and many more over the years si"

 
WATER IN STERN LOCKER. 
Started on 27/02/2014 at 10:30 by Allan Warby
last reply on 01/03/2014 at 15:19  by Richard Davies  
  > 72 months ago
read 372 times
8 replies
    "Hi Allen, on our Viking 23, I sometimes get some water in the space/void below t"

 
Replacement round plastic window vent  
Started on 28/02/2014 at 18:13 by Neil English (Guest User)
last reply on 01/03/2014 at 08:08  by Neil English (Guest User)  
  > 72 months ago
read 288 times
3 replies
    "Cheers. Thanks for your advice. Ordered from ebay. Neil"

 
Antifouling 
Started on 15/02/2014 at 18:58 by James Gregory
last reply on 28/02/2014 at 09:44  by James Gregory  
  > 72 months ago
read 1097 times
8 replies
    "Thanks ken Will bear that in mind Regards Jim"

 
OSMOSIS 
Started on 22/02/2014 at 10:15 by Norman Reed
last reply on 23/02/2014 at 11:45  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 73 months ago
read 324 times
5 replies
    "I have heard it said several times that the risk of osmosis is greatly reduced i"

 
23 VIKING UPHOLSTERY/AND CURTAINS 
Started on 04/02/2014 at 13:33 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 23/02/2014 at 09:28  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 73 months ago
read 762 times
11 replies
    "Went to the boat yesterday and fitted new blinds to the 26 centre cockpit nb. Th"

 
+@~@? seagull perched on my canopy! 
Started on 13/02/2014 at 01:16 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 18/02/2014 at 18:09  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 73 months ago
read 318 times
4 replies
    "Just got back from the marina! I'm buying me a #%$$&% big gun!!!"

 
Revamp shower cubicle on Viking 28 
Started on 09/02/2014 at 18:23 by Viv and Steve Pilkington
last reply on 09/02/2014 at 19:39  by Viv and Steve Pilkington  
  > 73 months ago
read 200 times
4 replies
    "Thanks Chris."

 
Head lining 
Started on 06/01/2014 at 01:01 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 06/02/2014 at 19:47  by Richard Robinson (Guest User)  
  > 73 months ago
read 659 times
9 replies
    "Arthur, Just waiting for the river to go down so I can install the lining! "

 
BOAT VENETIAN BLINDS 
Started on 05/02/2014 at 11:58 by chris packer
last reply on 05/02/2014 at 17:24  by chris packer  
  > 73 months ago
read 331 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard. I'd come across those sites in my search last night but just tho"

 
Sawley tragedy 
Started on 27/01/2014 at 13:38 by Simon Roots
last reply on 02/02/2014 at 17:00  by Ken Pryor  
  > 73 months ago
read 596 times
9 replies
    "Hopefully the compensation kept her in pies for a few weeks. Or was it she was j"

 
Cupboard space 
Started on 23/01/2014 at 18:44 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 25/01/2014 at 17:42  by Arthur Lee  
  > 74 months ago
read 373 times
11 replies
    "Trevor Many thanks for the pics., just what I needed, they show just what I wan"

 
WATERPROOFING CANOPY 
Started on 31/12/2013 at 12:06 by Norman Reed
last reply on 20/01/2014 at 19:51  by Norman Reed  
  > 74 months ago
read 376 times
3 replies
    "Thanks for the reply Ken but used that last year the paint on stuff and really l"

 
Water leak 
Started on 30/12/2013 at 18:14 by Viv and Steve Pilkington
last reply on 13/01/2014 at 22:18  by Viv and Steve (Guest User)  
  > 74 months ago
read 441 times
6 replies
    "Ps. We're not guests we are members!"

 
viking window seals 
Started on 12/01/2014 at 13:19 by keith Hawkins (Guest User)
last reply on 13/01/2014 at 09:54  by Simon Roots  
  > 74 months ago
read 262 times
2 replies
    "Seaglaze no longer stock rubber seals for the older Viking windows as they now b"

 
Happy New Year to one and all. 
Started on 01/01/2014 at 13:12 by Richard Davies
last reply on 01/01/2014 at 18:24  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 74 months ago
read 167 times
1 reply
    "Hi Richard, may I add my good wishes to yours along with the seasonís greetings "

 
marine radio 
Started on 28/12/2013 at 14:09 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 30/12/2013 at 18:49  by Arthur Lee  
  > 74 months ago
read 572 times
14 replies
    "Hi Simon You have given me plenty to think about, but all good stuff. I have j"

 
Water leak 
Started on 30/12/2013 at 18:20 by Viv and Steve Pilkington  > 74 months ago
no replies yet
read 156 times
    "Ps. It's a Viking 28 narrow beam."

 
Christmas and our Boats 
Started on 12/12/2013 at 11:25 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 21/12/2013 at 10:18  by A member (Guest User)  
  > 75 months ago
read 517 times
8 replies
    "I will probably spend more on our boat than the wife's Christmas present, but in"

 
1989 VIKING 22 WIDE BEAM LEAKING WINDOW 
Started on 18/12/2013 at 22:04 by Norman Reed
last reply on 19/12/2013 at 09:46  by Norman Reed  
  > 75 months ago
read 234 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Chris I will give them a try. Norman"

 
How was your 2013? 
Started on 01/12/2013 at 20:02 by Simon Roots
last reply on 14/12/2013 at 19:50  by Simon Roots  
  > 75 months ago
read 327 times
4 replies
    "Gary. You would be most welcome to drop by for a chat (and a beer!). Give "

 
Bow Thruster 
Started on 05/12/2013 at 22:01 by Peter Maskrey
last reply on 10/12/2013 at 19:55  by Peter Maskrey  
  > 75 months ago
read 692 times
13 replies
    "Sorry Mark there is no knob its a joy stick control. On our marina ther"

 
Very dark and dusty in here. 
Started on 26/11/2013 at 23:32 by stevthedent (Guest User)
last reply on 28/11/2013 at 23:31  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 75 months ago
read 361 times
8 replies
    "Hi Peter, That boat is a credit to you. I will keep an eye open for you........"

 
Viking 20 Windscreen 
Started on 30/10/2013 at 20:40 by (Guest User)
last reply on 13/11/2013 at 21:02  by Geoff and Jean (Guest User)  
  > 76 months ago
read 493 times
7 replies
    "Thanks to every body for there help and advice. We are situated on the broads on"

 
Viking 23 BOATING COSTS/ THE FUTURE 
Started on 02/11/2013 at 16:23 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 13/11/2013 at 13:34  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 76 months ago
read 400 times
3 replies
    " May even be worth looking at a brand new one, where you can spec it exactly "

 
Renovo Boat Canvas Reviver, Navy Blue 
Started on 02/11/2013 at 21:35 by Norman Reed
last reply on 05/11/2013 at 19:48  by Norman Reed  
  > 76 months ago
read 253 times
2 replies
    "Forgot to log in so not a guest user. Norman"

 
Honda 50 bhp for viking 24 
Started on 27/10/2013 at 22:01 by Colin (Guest User)
last reply on 03/11/2013 at 20:18  by Colin (Guest User)  
  > 76 months ago
read 516 times
4 replies
    "Thanks All The engine is 4stroke ,moored on the Thames ,friends have talked abo"

 
trailer for 28ft viking n..b 
Started on 02/10/2013 at 13:38 by graham (Guest User)
last reply on 04/10/2013 at 09:36  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 77 months ago
read 226 times
1 reply
    "Have you seen the 3.5T one that is for sale in Market place? That is the Type of"

 
Canal closure 
Started on 19/09/2013 at 08:37 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 29/09/2013 at 23:17  by Stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 77 months ago
read 893 times
14 replies
    "Mark I would not dream of joining any club that would consider having me as a me"

 
Locking bolt for Honda BF20? 
Started on 23/09/2013 at 22:36 by Paul S (Guest User)
last reply on 26/09/2013 at 23:33  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 78 months ago
read 457 times
8 replies
    "Hi I have both a McGard and a Volcano locking devices fitted to my 30hp Mercur"

 
Canopy stolen 
Started on 23/09/2013 at 11:57 by NOEL & ANN SMITH
last reply on 26/09/2013 at 10:04  by NOEL & ANN SMITH  
  > 78 months ago
read 447 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for the thread Steve, glad yours looks great, secure it they will pinch a"

 
Decals wanted 
Started on 06/12/2012 at 14:49 by Norman Reed
last reply on 19/09/2013 at 17:24  by Trevor Mooney  
  > 78 months ago
read 1182 times
13 replies
    "Hi Paul We are looking for some new Viking Decals for MOONBASE IV (Viking 28) a"

 
Is the Viking 20 suitable for Lake Windermere? 
Started on 08/09/2013 at 18:01 by Steve (Guest User)
last reply on 18/09/2013 at 21:11  by  (Guest User)  
  > 78 months ago
read 1013 times
9 replies
    "Thanks again for the info. Having taken in what you guys have been saying I thin"

 
Honda Remote Control Box? 
Started on 31/08/2013 at 00:32 by Mark Chellingworth
last reply on 06/09/2013 at 09:57  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 78 months ago
read 0 times
6 replies
    "There is for power tilt engines as the tilt rocker switch is thumb operated. "

 
Could you get back on board if you fell in? 
Started on 31/08/2013 at 19:51 by Richard Davies
last reply on 31/08/2013 at 21:30  by Simon Roots  
  > 78 months ago
read 373 times
1 reply
    "Hi Richard. I would agree with you on difficulties of getting back on board i"

 
Flooded Viking Jubilee 26 Wide Beam 
Started on 26/08/2013 at 10:40 by Martin Cutler
last reply on 31/08/2013 at 12:44  by Martin Cutler  
  > 78 months ago
read 1640 times
11 replies
    "I've been advised by Viking that the ballast in my 1999 26WB is completely seale"

 
Boat safety at night along the Leeds Liverpool 
Started on 28/08/2013 at 16:47 by Dread51 (Guest User)
last reply on 31/08/2013 at 05:01  by Dread51 (Guest User)  
  > 78 months ago
read 240 times
2 replies
    "Thanks we intend to head that way on sunday for a couple of days."

 
Our Honda is dead..long live the Honda! 
Started on 26/08/2013 at 09:03 by Paul S (Guest User)
last reply on 30/08/2013 at 13:24  by Paul S (Guest User)  
  > 78 months ago
read 380 times
7 replies
    "Hi Alan Yes we will be selling this as a non runner for spares (the complete "

 
New owner of Viking 19 
Started on 15/07/2013 at 06:06 by Paul S (Guest User)
last reply on 25/08/2013 at 08:45  by Paul S (Guest User)  
  > 79 months ago
read 598 times
15 replies
    "Hi Rich When you've got a sec can you email me on paul_sutton123 at yahoo dot "

 
SILLY ME!!!!!! 
Started on 19/08/2013 at 19:13 by Allan Warby
last reply on 21/08/2013 at 20:14  by Allan Warby  
  > 79 months ago
read 540 times
4 replies
    "Thank you all will take your advice. Allan (Amberley)Norfolk Broads"

 
charging system 
Started on 20/07/2013 at 09:53 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 21/08/2013 at 13:26  by Richard Davies  
  > 79 months ago
read 1154 times
26 replies
    "Hi Steve, I would think that the charger you have is a four stage charger, and i"

 
COCKPIT SEATS UPHOLSTERY 
Started on 18/08/2013 at 20:27 by chris packer
last reply on 19/08/2013 at 16:55  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 79 months ago
read 415 times
4 replies
    "I think you are right, they use a company in St Ives also. (Cambridge not Cornwa"

 
COCKPIT SEATS UPHOLSTERY 
Started on 18/08/2013 at 20:26 by chris packer  > 79 months ago
no replies yet
read 190 times
    "Hi all, Ive just had my helm seat and rear seats in my cockpit recovered and the"

 
mmmmm! didnt realise we had a paddling pool in the boat!!  
Started on 10/08/2013 at 00:30 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 16/08/2013 at 12:43  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 79 months ago
read 546 times
13 replies
    "We used heavy duty Velcro to hold our pond liner in place. a 50mm x 50mm square "

 
Honda bf35 
Started on 03/08/2013 at 22:57 by chris packer
last reply on 16/08/2013 at 08:30  by chris packer  
  > 79 months ago
read 273 times
4 replies
    "Hi Derry, Thank you for taking the time to look for me. Just as I thought then! "

 
Good Grp Cleaner/Polish 
Started on 07/08/2013 at 17:26 by Norman Reed
last reply on 08/08/2013 at 17:34  by Norman Reed  
  > 79 months ago
read 273 times
4 replies
    "Thanks for the information Norman"

 
SLEEPING ON BOAT AT NIGHT/OBM EVINRUDE 
Started on 06/08/2013 at 10:51 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 07/08/2013 at 14:00  by Martyn & Lindsay Gregory  
  > 79 months ago
read 312 times
4 replies
    "Hi Ray, I too had difficulty sleeping so purchased a memory foam overlay (3") a"

 
Viking 26 Wide Beam high bow / removable cockpit table too high 
Started on 05/08/2013 at 23:35 by Geraint George
last reply on 06/08/2013 at 03:41  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 79 months ago
read 166 times
1 reply
    "The legs are available from caravan shops in various lengths from £15 to £30 in "

 
New canopy 
Started on 30/06/2013 at 13:45 by Stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 04/08/2013 at 23:36  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 79 months ago
read 1080 times
1 reply
    "New canopy now fitted. WOW what a difference it has made to the boat. It came in"

 
Canopy track plastic part broken 2001 26' Wide Beam 
Started on 25/07/2013 at 22:56 by Geraint George (Guest User)
last reply on 03/08/2013 at 23:44  by Geraint (Guest User)  
  > 79 months ago
read 303 times
4 replies
    "Hi Derry, Thanks for you're response and will go back and discuss with Andrew"

 
Viking 28  
Started on 21/05/2013 at 18:42 by Trevor Mooney
last reply on 03/08/2013 at 07:19  by Trevor Mooney  
  > 79 months ago
read 494 times
7 replies
    "Hi Simon Sorry to see MOONBASE III go as we so enjoyed it..... Yes we did "

 
Fuel at sainsburrys chester 
Started on 09/07/2013 at 19:33 by Mark Chellingworth
last reply on 01/08/2013 at 23:59  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 79 months ago
read 844 times
15 replies
    "well to my dismay it looks like sainsbury's are digging their heals in, below is"

 
viking internal grey paint with flecks in it ?  
Started on 06/07/2013 at 01:45 by Mark Chellingworth
last reply on 30/07/2013 at 21:21  by Derry Baxter  
  > 79 months ago
read 357 times
5 replies
    "Hi Paul, I painted the inside of the lockers/bilge on my boat with Hempel Mul"

 
viking 26 
Started on 07/07/2013 at 10:13 by robert (Guest User)
last reply on 30/07/2013 at 17:35  by Paul Hand (Guest User)  
  > 79 months ago
read 886 times
3 replies
    "Hi Robert. My guess is that you are wondering if a particular boat will get th"

 
Window edging 
Started on 26/07/2013 at 15:58 by Geoff0716 (Guest User)
last reply on 29/07/2013 at 23:21  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 79 months ago
read 237 times
3 replies
    "I too am missing a couple of trims. If you get any joy Geoff please let me know."

 
Honda outboard cooling problem? 
Started on 14/07/2013 at 16:35 by Nickycnc (Guest User)
last reply on 27/07/2013 at 14:33  by n .robbo (Guest User)  
  > 80 months ago
read 286 times
7 replies
    "hi a tobacco pipe cleaner is also a good way to free any blockage works fine for"

 
What Anchor? 
Started on 22/07/2013 at 22:30 by Paul S (Guest User)
last reply on 23/07/2013 at 22:33  by Derry Baxter  
  > 80 months ago
read 251 times
3 replies
    "Hi Paul, The most commonly used anchor on small boats is the Danforth which f"

 
Viking 20 lost keys 
Started on 21/07/2013 at 09:56 by DaveH (Guest User)  > 80 months ago
no replies yet
read 145 times
    "Having lost the ignition and cabin lock keys for my 2007 Viking 20, I was able t"

 
water leak detector 
Started on 18/07/2013 at 09:13 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 18/07/2013 at 11:29  by Richard Davies  
  > 80 months ago
read 168 times
1 reply
    "Good idea Steve, I made a few for my boat based on a small float switch in a p"

 
Longer Beds - Bigger Toilet 
Started on 10/06/2013 at 20:04 by Andy Baddeley
last reply on 15/07/2013 at 15:36  by David Newton  
  > 80 months ago
read 568 times
15 replies
    "The dimensions relate to the whole compartment at my shoulder height. The Thetfo"

 
Thefts from Sawley Marina 
Started on 03/07/2013 at 00:48 by Mike Bass
last reply on 14/07/2013 at 20:08  by Simon Roots  
  > 80 months ago
read 3001 times
6 replies
    "Frank. Sorry we passed each others paths today (ships in the night . . !) "

 
Shower tray 
Started on 06/07/2013 at 08:46 by Geoff (Guest User)
last reply on 08/07/2013 at 23:08  by  (Guest User)  
  > 80 months ago
read 301 times
2 replies
    "Brilliant, will look at weekend, to keep things simple for time being inwas just"

 
Cleaning The Canopy 
Started on 02/07/2013 at 09:44 by Antony Moth
last reply on 04/07/2013 at 22:54  by David Newton  
  > 80 months ago
read 314 times
5 replies
    "My canopy is vinyl. I use vinyl shampoo (mixed with warm water) available at mos"

 
WARNING?BACK TO BASICS ENGINE STARTING. 
Started on 29/06/2013 at 13:19 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 29/06/2013 at 14:53  by Richard Davies  
  > 81 months ago
read 211 times
1 reply
    "Well Ray, I think we have all done this at some point, though most of us wouldn'"

 
tell tail issue overheating engine  
Started on 26/06/2013 at 16:31 by Mark Chellingworth
last reply on 27/06/2013 at 14:25  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 81 months ago
read 223 times
3 replies
    "hi guys, thanks for the responses, no hard water on shroppie and boat has been "

 
FISH FINDER and DEPTH MONITOR. 
Started on 20/06/2013 at 20:00 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 21/06/2013 at 08:53  by Richard Davies  
  > 81 months ago
read 207 times
1 reply
    "Like Ray, I have a fish finder, I use it all the time on the Broads especially o"

 
Roydon to Little Venice 
Started on 16/05/2013 at 09:42 by Stephen Gediking
last reply on 17/06/2013 at 20:24  by Stephen Gediking  
  > 81 months ago
read 239 times
3 replies
    "Well, our first big (for us!) adventure is over and we are safely back in Roydon"

 
Prop upgrade 
Started on 21/05/2013 at 08:59 by Stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 16/06/2013 at 11:55  by Stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 81 months ago
read 321 times
4 replies
    "OK I have now replaced the prop. I got it from Pacer marine for about £85. It is"

 
Spare outboard on V23 
Started on 10/06/2013 at 18:14 by James Gregory
last reply on 11/06/2013 at 18:24  by James Gregory  
  > 81 months ago
read 180 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Mark will give it a go. jim"

 
water bag split posts!! 
Started on 08/06/2013 at 00:11 by Mark Chellingworth  > 81 months ago
no replies yet
read 234 times
    "Hi after starting this post many years ago I just had my 2nd failure on first fi"

 
Year of build  
Started on 04/06/2013 at 09:03 by Wayne (Guest User)  > 81 months ago
no replies yet
read 174 times
    "Hi guys. Looking at your archives I have bought a viking 21, mine has a superstr"

 
Keeping in a straight line. 
Started on 25/03/2013 at 08:05 by Marcus Amison (Guest User)
last reply on 04/06/2013 at 09:03  by Geoffwales (Guest User)  
  > 81 months ago
read 1232 times
14 replies
    "Mine always goes right, tried rerouting the steering cable, oiling it and the he"

 
Roof lining 
Started on 30/05/2013 at 13:11 by patrick ogden
last reply on 01/06/2013 at 12:08  by patrick ogden  
  > 81 months ago
read 346 times
3 replies
    "Hi Mark, yes we were the ones in middlewich, i shall give that one a look at an"

 
Collapsable windscreen 
Started on 11/05/2013 at 08:29 by Brian Kurn
last reply on 31/05/2013 at 00:00  by Brian Kurn  
  > 81 months ago
read 396 times
6 replies
    "THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP. SURE TO GET THE PROBLEM RESOLVED"

 
Viking 20 Deck Spotlight 
Started on 14/05/2013 at 17:21 by David Vyse
last reply on 17/05/2013 at 01:13  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 82 months ago
read 317 times
6 replies
    "As a bit of a post script to this thread, I have fitted one of these to my 26 af"

 
crack in fibre glass 
Started on 13/04/2013 at 13:07 by Stephen Gediking
last reply on 16/05/2013 at 20:21  by Richard Davies  
  > 82 months ago
read 454 times
5 replies
    "Hi Stephen, Viking regularly visit this site, and it is great to hear good feed "

 
Water in Viking 26 WB 
Started on 26/03/2013 at 17:31 by Graham and Chris Hayward
last reply on 07/05/2013 at 19:53  by Norman Reed  
  > 82 months ago
read 3632 times
13 replies
    "Same as you BOB I had the water tank leaking so after I replaced it I used a PE"

 
Windscreen Glass 
Started on 10/03/2013 at 12:31 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 03/05/2013 at 08:26  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 82 months ago
read 288 times
4 replies
    "OK, I have now completed the windscreen 1/4 light replacement. It was a lot eas"

 
V23 Outboard problem 
Started on 02/05/2013 at 10:19 by James Gregory
last reply on 02/05/2013 at 12:52  by Richard Davies  
  > 82 months ago
read 169 times
2 replies
    "Hi Nigel, there is a difference between the newer 15's and 20's, the overhead ca"

 
Curtain material 
Started on 18/02/2013 at 18:37 by Susan Folkes
last reply on 24/04/2013 at 16:17  by Lisa (Guest User)  
  > 83 months ago
read 948 times
10 replies
    "Hi there! We are new to all this and am very interested in diy roller blinds for"

 
No longer a Viking owner 
Started on 16/04/2013 at 00:00 by Paul and Yana
last reply on 22/04/2013 at 23:10  by Paul and Yana  
  > 83 months ago
read 339 times
3 replies
    "Hi Richard, I'll certainly be popping in from time to time and I did indeed l"

 
Stuck zips 
Started on 21/04/2013 at 17:50 by Mick Newbery
last reply on 22/04/2013 at 15:24  by Mick Newbery  
  > 83 months ago
read 252 times
4 replies
    "Solved the problem. Managed to force one zip down a bit and could see what appe"

 
Shower wall lining peeling 
Started on 18/04/2013 at 23:09 by Neil (Guest User)
last reply on 21/04/2013 at 16:21  by chris packer  
  > 83 months ago
read 274 times
1 reply
    "Hi Neil, you can either remove the whole lot and reline with vinyl flooring ma"

 
Fitting my "Add a Rudder" 
Started on 21/04/2013 at 08:03 by Marcus Amison (Guest User)
last reply on 21/04/2013 at 16:03  by chris packer  
  > 83 months ago
read 399 times
3 replies
    "Hi Marcus, Ive fitted quite a few of these add a rudders to different makes of e"

 
Charging a battery bank - advice please  
Started on 17/04/2013 at 22:07 by Larry Sanders (Guest User)
last reply on 21/04/2013 at 09:26  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 83 months ago
read 344 times
5 replies
    "It would be nice to know if you have sorted your charging issue Larry? "

 
Teak effect decking 
Started on 18/04/2013 at 14:51 by chris packer
last reply on 20/04/2013 at 20:51  by Derry Baxter  
  > 83 months ago
read 445 times
4 replies
    "Hi Chris, I would appreciate seeing the photos. I received some samples of Al"

 
Condensation on front hatch 
Started on 19/04/2013 at 21:38 by Mick Newbery
last reply on 20/04/2013 at 19:23  by Richard Davies  
  > 83 months ago
read 281 times
6 replies
    "I will remind others regarding covering the hatch with other types of covers oth"

 
Veneer 
Started on 16/04/2013 at 12:11 by Geoff (Guest User)
last reply on 18/04/2013 at 19:04  by Richard Davies  
  > 83 months ago
read 304 times
6 replies
    "A friend of mine has a Viking 20, and I love the lighter colour of the ash, I am"

 
Honda 15 hp 
Started on 09/04/2013 at 22:18 by Steve Greaves (Guest User)
last reply on 15/04/2013 at 11:21  by Steve Greaves (Guest User)  
  > 83 months ago
read 308 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for the advice Richard. I will have a look at what you have mentioned alt"

 
Viking 26 for sale 
Started on 14/04/2013 at 20:53 by Mal (Guest User)  > 83 months ago
no replies yet
read 212 times
    "Very nice Viking 26 for sale. See boats and outboards website.http://www.boatsan"

 
Steering Wheel - Left hand side or right? 
Started on 09/04/2013 at 19:20 by Larry Sanders (Guest User)
last reply on 11/04/2013 at 08:59  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 83 months ago
read 257 times
3 replies
    "our 26 center cockpit has the helm on the Starboard side, i have noticed some ot"

 
How to look stupid in one easy lesson! 
Started on 06/04/2013 at 09:01 by Marcus Amison (Guest User)
last reply on 10/04/2013 at 22:16  by Andy Lawrie  
  > 83 months ago
read 479 times
10 replies
    "I had a Shetland 27 with a Yanmar diesel, and never had any problems with diesel"

 
Viking 26WB Engine mounting bolts 
Started on 26/03/2013 at 17:32 by Graham and Chris Hayward
last reply on 10/04/2013 at 17:43  by Graham and Chris Hayward  
  > 83 months ago
read 471 times
9 replies
    "Hi All, Finding the lower engine bolts turned out to be a lot easier than I o"

 
Viking 26 for sale. Aft cabin. 
Started on 03/04/2013 at 20:00 by Mal (Guest User)  > 83 months ago
no replies yet
read 187 times
    " As description.Excellent condition both inside and out.25hp 4stroke Yamaha w"

 
Season Started ??? 
Started on 31/03/2013 at 09:44 by Trevor Mooney
last reply on 31/03/2013 at 12:38  by Paul G (Guest User)  
  > 84 months ago
read 193 times
1 reply
    "You are very brave. Was really hoping to go out this morning but a bunch of the "

 
Thinking of joining 
Started on 07/03/2013 at 07:31 by Marcus Amison (Guest User)
last reply on 25/03/2013 at 07:53  by Marcus (Guest User)  
  > 84 months ago
read 296 times
4 replies
    "Hi. Thanks for your response."

 
Window Seals  
Started on 23/03/2013 at 14:53 by Marty P (Guest User)
last reply on 23/03/2013 at 18:40  by Richard Davies  
  > 84 months ago
read 225 times
1 reply
    "Hi Marty, my Viking 23 is later than yours but I guess the slides will be the sa"

 
Decorative tape 
Started on 16/03/2013 at 10:43 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 21/03/2013 at 18:09  by  (Guest User)  
  > 84 months ago
read 266 times
5 replies
    "Just fitted this tape, took all of 15 mins to fit 61 feet of it (approx, so all "

 
flexible water tanks URGENT INFO. 
Started on 12/03/2013 at 09:51 by stevethedent (Guest User)
last reply on 18/03/2013 at 17:13  by Andy Lawrie  
  > 84 months ago
read 713 times
10 replies
    "Yes, it was the 120 litre triangular, and I just got it out of the box to make q"

 
Canopy repairs 
Started on 15/03/2013 at 11:59 by chris packer
last reply on 15/03/2013 at 16:04  by Derry Baxter  
  > 84 months ago
read 200 times
1 reply
    "Another company that will repair canopies is Sparks Marine Trimmers located at C"

 
Viking 1000 
Started on 13/03/2013 at 08:05 by Richard A. (Guest User)
last reply on 15/03/2013 at 14:04  by chris packer  
  > 84 months ago
read 297 times
4 replies
    "Yes the viking 26wb and 30wb are both based on the seamaster hulls that viking b"

 
UK WEATHER/BOATING 23 VIKING 
Started on 12/03/2013 at 08:05 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 13/03/2013 at 20:59  by Bob Wardle  
  > 84 months ago
read 316 times
1 reply
    "Don,t give up yet the sun will come out April is supposed to be above average te"

 
Not what I wanted to see 
Started on 27/02/2013 at 18:42 by Simon Roots
last reply on 08/03/2013 at 14:28  by Ken Pryor  
  > 84 months ago
read 1127 times
13 replies
    "Simon, I would definately insist that it goes back to Viking for a proper repair"

 
New BSS Paper Work - Not an April Fool! 
Started on 04/03/2013 at 16:59 by Frank Hollman  > 84 months ago
no replies yet
read 205 times
    "Hi All, If you haven't seen it here is an introduction to the new BSS - Post 1 "

 
TRIANGLE WATER TANKS/ BOAT CUSHIONS 
Started on 02/03/2013 at 11:35 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 03/03/2013 at 11:13  by Norman Reed  
  > 84 months ago
read 230 times
1 reply
    "Hi Ray Happy boating to you too,retired the same as you and hoping for a better"

 
Thinking of buying a Viking 
Started on 20/02/2013 at 11:17 by Rich (Guest User)
last reply on 02/03/2013 at 09:43  by Stephen Dresch  
  > 84 months ago
read 1774 times
18 replies
    "Andy, I think you may have been addressing the other Stephen, but my boat is"

 
Warning Theft ! 
Started on 18/02/2013 at 14:59 by Bob Wardle
last reply on 28/02/2013 at 13:42  by Stephen Gediking  
  > 85 months ago
read 636 times
3 replies
    "Sorry to hear about the break in and theft. Good that they didn't take your outb"

 
plastimo 120litre water bow water tanks 
Started on 21/07/2011 at 14:15 by David Muston
last reply on 18/02/2013 at 12:22  by Richard Davies  
  > 85 months ago
read 0 times
3 replies
    "Hi Michael, if the liner is more than 5 years old, with a leak, then replace the"

 
Gas pipe connection 
Started on 12/02/2013 at 22:02 by Richard Davies
last reply on 12/02/2013 at 20:02  by chris packer  
  > 85 months ago
read 0 times
12 replies
    "I put a 1990 v23 through a test end of last year and it wasnt the nightmare some"

 
Viking 26 centre cockpit for sale 
Started on 11/02/2013 at 19:53 by Mal (Guest User)  > 85 months ago
no replies yet
read 202 times
    " As description.Excellent condition both inside and out.25hp 4stroke Yamaha wit"

 
BOATING and WINTER 
Started on 09/02/2013 at 22:13 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 10/02/2013 at 13:32  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 85 months ago
read 201 times
1 reply
    "Ray, Keep the faith. The weather patterns do seem to have changed. But we are"

 
Triangular water bags 
Started on 22/01/2013 at 19:25 by Greg Maskill
last reply on 04/02/2013 at 20:44  by Paul Wallington  
  > 85 months ago
read 3896 times
19 replies
    "I was in Sheridan Marine, Moulsford Today. I happened to ask if he had any Plast"

 
Leaking water tank? 
Started on 07/09/2012 at 16:28 by paul nancollas
last reply on 02/02/2013 at 10:12  by Richard Davies  
  > 85 months ago
read 611 times
6 replies
    "Hi Mark, my rectangular tank also fits in the bow area, this time I thought abou"

 
VIKING 23 UPHOLSTERY CUSHIONS 
Started on 20/01/2013 at 09:25 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 24/01/2013 at 19:08  by  (Guest User)  
  > 86 months ago
read 238 times
2 replies
    "hi ray we replaced ours last year my wife runs her own soft furnishing busine"

 
Honda Outboard Service 
Started on 14/01/2013 at 19:05 by MattW (Guest User)
last reply on 20/01/2013 at 18:12  by MattW (Guest User)  
  > 86 months ago
read 891 times
9 replies
    "Hi thanks for the additional comments - sadly I have no practical knowledge "

 
back up aux engine outboard 
Started on 17/01/2013 at 15:57 by Trevor (Guest User)
last reply on 20/01/2013 at 09:11  by Ray Hough (Guest User)  
  > 86 months ago
read 369 times
6 replies
    "Trevor I have a 23 Viking and carry a spare Electric Motor cost about £200 a fe"

 
Richard Davies  
Started on 12/01/2013 at 19:29 by Simon Roots
last reply on 12/01/2013 at 20:36  by Richard Davies  
  > 86 months ago
read 172 times
1 reply
    "PM sent Thanks."

 
Changes to Boat Safety Scheme 
Started on 28/12/2012 at 11:04 by Frank Hollman
last reply on 11/01/2013 at 11:57  by Frank Hollman  
  > 86 months ago
read 379 times
3 replies
    "Hi Richard, Neither of these requirements has changed from the previous version"

 
HAPPY NEW YEAR and OUR HOBBY 
Started on 31/12/2012 at 14:59 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 08/01/2013 at 19:37  by Allan Warby  
  > 86 months ago
read 553 times
9 replies
    "Many Thanks. "

 
Message for Geoff Knowles 
Started on 18/12/2012 at 17:37 by The Editor
last reply on 06/01/2013 at 17:32  by Geoff Knowles (Guest User)  
  > 86 months ago
read 227 times
1 reply
    "Hello and thank you for your kind message which, by chance I have just stumbled "

 
Changing outboard gear oil. 
Started on 10/06/2012 at 13:45 by Richard Davies
last reply on 04/01/2013 at 09:50  by Rich & Lou Boittier  
  > 86 months ago
read 624 times
8 replies
    "Thanks guys. I have used them before for Ruddersafe spares; very helpful bunch. "

 
Viking Cruiser Fashion Accessories !! 
Started on 02/01/2013 at 13:00 by Alan Watts (Guest User)  > 86 months ago
no replies yet
read 219 times
    "I know this is the age of austerity and all... But look at this stuff from the G"

 
BSS requirement? 
Started on 22/12/2012 at 18:19 by Simon Roots
last reply on 28/12/2012 at 10:44  by Frank Hollman  
  > 87 months ago
read 394 times
8 replies
    "Hi Simon, Yes. Labels are required if the isolation valve/switch is not in o"

 
Merry Christmas! 
Started on 17/12/2012 at 22:15 by World's End (Guest User)
last reply on 22/12/2012 at 22:11  by chris packer  
  > 87 months ago
read 382 times
10 replies
    "merry christmas and a happy new year to all on here. ive managed to use my boat"

 
RINNAI WATER HEATER 
Started on 16/11/2012 at 09:32 by Norman Reed
last reply on 11/12/2012 at 20:19  by Norman Reed  
  > 87 months ago
read 898 times
7 replies
    "Thanks Geoff As you say that is how it was designed so not much we can do about"

 
long or short shaft engines for viking 26 ?  
Started on 15/11/2012 at 19:08 by Mark Chellingworth
last reply on 07/12/2012 at 14:50  by Paul & Jill Collinswood  
  > 87 months ago
read 953 times
4 replies
    "Shouldn't the cavitation plate on the OB ideally be level with the bottom of the"

 
Seafarer 701 
Started on 25/11/2012 at 09:37 by Norman Reed
last reply on 28/11/2012 at 09:05  by Norman Reed  
  > 88 months ago
read 302 times
5 replies
    "Hi Richard Thanks for the reply as you say the fishfinder with the screen showi"

 
Viking 22 test review 
Started on 09/11/2012 at 17:30 by Greg Maskill
last reply on 13/11/2012 at 05:19  by George (Guest User)  
  > 88 months ago
read 370 times
4 replies
    "Just highlite the text to be translated & right click on the mouse, select optio"

 
Freezing water systems 
Started on 24/10/2012 at 18:44 by Trevor (Guest User)
last reply on 27/10/2012 at 14:07  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 89 months ago
read 264 times
3 replies
    "It is just impossible to predict exactly when frost will appear. It is one of th"

 
About to Change My Fridge and Water Pump! 
Started on 15/10/2012 at 10:26 by Antony Moth
last reply on 24/10/2012 at 10:47  by Antony Moth  
  > 89 months ago
read 514 times
3 replies
    "Hi, Well what a lovely week on the boat, fitted the water pump and now have col"

 
Propex Heating system 
Started on 08/10/2012 at 10:26 by Trevor (Guest User)
last reply on 23/10/2012 at 21:04  by Trevor (Guest User)  
  > 89 months ago
read 479 times
4 replies
    "I rang Viking and hole sawing the bulkheads is acceptable. Anyway all installed"

 
Club Membership 
Started on 22/10/2012 at 14:49 by Ray Bevan
last reply on 23/10/2012 at 00:24  by Mike Bass  
  > 89 months ago
read 223 times
4 replies
    "I was a guest contributed for quite a while before I joined as a fully paid up m"

 
2005 Viking 24 WB For Sale 
Started on 13/07/2012 at 11:22 by Patrick Treanor
last reply on 11/10/2012 at 21:36  by Paul & Jill Collinswood (Guest User)  
  > 89 months ago
read 823 times
3 replies
    "Hi Patrick, how's the new boat going? Could it be a Broom 30? Looking at the "

 
Viking open weekend 
Started on 28/09/2012 at 07:14 by Paul & Jill Collinswood  > 90 months ago
no replies yet
read 169 times
    "Anyone going to the Viking open weekend at Pike and Eel Marina this weekend? htt"

 
Shore Power 
Started on 20/09/2012 at 18:01 by John Bowyer
last reply on 23/09/2012 at 23:24  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 90 months ago
read 756 times
8 replies
    "I think the standard factory-fitted charger these days is a Waeco PerfectCharge."

 
Viking 26 WB v Shetland 27  
Started on 12/08/2012 at 20:05 by DaveS (Guest User)
last reply on 10/09/2012 at 22:15  by DaveS (Guest User)  
  > 90 months ago
read 4183 times
22 replies
    "I can now confirm (from my own measurements, I might add, and not from Shetland!"

 
RETIREMENT/ HEALTH /BOATING. 
Started on 05/09/2012 at 10:29 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 08/09/2012 at 09:12  by Richard Davies  
  > 90 months ago
read 479 times
3 replies
    "Hi Ray, I hope you get better soon, and again continue to use your boat. Best w"

 
Cleaning and polishing 
Started on 31/08/2012 at 11:35 by Stephen Gediking
last reply on 05/09/2012 at 22:47  by Stephen Gediking  
  > 90 months ago
read 1024 times
4 replies
    "Thanks again Stephen - I have ordered the starbrite polish and will get to work "

 
Water in bow storage area 
Started on 06/08/2012 at 10:42 by Paul and Yana
last reply on 05/09/2012 at 19:54  by Jacqueline Robb  
  > 90 months ago
read 1113 times
12 replies
    "you can prove if it is coming from your water bag by putting some food colouring"

 
Viking 26 Centre Cockpit For Sale 
Started on 02/09/2012 at 10:39 by Mal (Guest User)
last reply on 04/09/2012 at 09:01  by Richard Davies  
  > 90 months ago
read 507 times
7 replies
    "Welcome to the club... "Guest User" but to save confusion, it would be nice if y"

 
spot lamp 
Started on 29/08/2012 at 21:54 by Peter Maskrey
last reply on 30/08/2012 at 21:21  by Peter Maskrey  
  > 91 months ago
read 264 times
2 replies
    "Richard, thankyou for your reply. You are correct it is a twin beam sealed "

 
Solar Panels 
Started on 13/08/2012 at 19:29 by Trevor Mooney
last reply on 29/08/2012 at 12:17  by Monkeymagic (Guest User)  
  > 91 months ago
read 441 times
7 replies
    "Maplin are running their 60w system at 129.99 I have one and it works really "

 
british waterways canals  
Started on 19/08/2012 at 15:29 by Mark Chellingworth
last reply on 23/08/2012 at 14:49  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 91 months ago
read 1245 times
3 replies
    "Dear Mr Chellingorth Thank you for your email of the 21 st August and the 23 rd "

 
viking 26 widebeam shower pump/ propex 
Started on 13/08/2012 at 17:45 by chris packer
last reply on 20/08/2012 at 21:14  by Richard Davies  
  > 91 months ago
read 379 times
6 replies
    "I'm pleased you are now sorted on the Propex issue. Tip I keep a list of the fa"

 
ROLLER BLINDS/ CURTAINS/UPHOLSTERY 
Started on 07/08/2012 at 21:41 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 16/08/2012 at 17:36  by Dave H (Guest User)  
  > 91 months ago
read 1846 times
7 replies
    "Hi Richard We had two long cockpit seats + the "captains" seat fitted with ne"

 
Getting Started 
Started on 04/04/2012 at 11:36 by Steve G (Guest User)
last reply on 14/08/2012 at 10:14  by Nigel Atkey  
  > 91 months ago
read 4611 times
38 replies
    "I used to have the add-a-rudder style which was a single blade that clamped arou"

 
Flying the flag........ 
Started on 13/08/2012 at 00:42 by Colin Hankinson
last reply on 13/08/2012 at 21:45  by Richard Davies  
  > 91 months ago
read 1172 times
1 reply
    "Colin, well posted, we have just returned from a few weeks on the broads, on one"

 
ROLLER BLINDS/ CURTAINS /UPHOLSTERY CUSHIONS 
Started on 07/08/2012 at 09:20 by RAY HOUGH  > 91 months ago
no replies yet
read 201 times
    "I have a Viking 23 Any advice on the the following questions I would be most wel"

 
Viking 23; problems with a mariner 15 Bigfoot 
Started on 29/07/2012 at 20:02 by Jono Wills (Guest User)
last reply on 07/08/2012 at 09:17  by  (Guest User)  
  > 91 months ago
read 368 times
5 replies
    "Hi John, There's somebody down at my marina who also had exactly the same probl"

 
HELP! Shower goes from working to not working  
Started on 02/08/2012 at 14:41 by Antony Moth
last reply on 04/08/2012 at 20:37  by Richard Davies  
  > 91 months ago
read 254 times
3 replies
    "Make sure all the taps on the shower etc are off, if one set are left open, with"

 
Trailer needed. 
Started on 01/08/2012 at 19:16 by Dave Graham (Guest User)
last reply on 04/08/2012 at 20:34  by Richard Davies  
  > 91 months ago
read 203 times
1 reply
    "Hi look in Market place... Mine is in Staffordshire, near Cannock. Best reg"

 
table attachements 
Started on 06/07/2012 at 14:07 by Marcus & Rachel Sharp
last reply on 02/08/2012 at 13:04  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 92 months ago
read 426 times
6 replies
    "just a tip when you get the strip You dont need the whole 600mm I just cut 2 x 5"

 
Outboard engine service 
Started on 30/07/2012 at 19:18 by Steven Moore
last reply on 31/07/2012 at 09:49  by Mike Bass  
  > 92 months ago
read 235 times
1 reply
    "I have a friend who serviced and changed the gear oil,cam belt, impeller ,checke"

 
Grin and bear it., more stuff on the boat regs. 
Started on 24/07/2012 at 09:03 by Colin Hankinson
last reply on 29/07/2012 at 19:39  by Frank Hollman  
  > 92 months ago
read 859 times
6 replies
    "If you have all seen many of the older, smaller GRP cruisers many do not have an"

 
Boat safety Scheme Review !!! 
Started on 18/07/2012 at 20:10 by Frank Hollman
last reply on 23/07/2012 at 20:28  by Frank Hollman  
  > 92 months ago
read 562 times
7 replies
    "The check for Flame Safety Devices is not new. We check for the presence where "

 
touching up minor scratches...  
Started on 01/07/2012 at 22:19 by Larry Sanders (Guest User)
last reply on 06/07/2012 at 21:00  by  (Guest User)  
  > 92 months ago
read 293 times
2 replies
    "the hull had been painted. it's not the original gelcoat unfortunately. "

 
VIKING 23; BILGE MIDDLE HATCH WATER? 
Started on 02/07/2012 at 20:19 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 03/07/2012 at 16:42  by RAY HOUGH  
  > 93 months ago
read 348 times
5 replies
    "Thanks everyone for there kind advice with the water problem. I will try and in"

 
whistling noise at 4 to 5 mph. 
Started on 02/07/2012 at 08:17 by Chris & Judith Barton  > 93 months ago
no replies yet
read 0 times
    "We did in fact not go in for surgery! a few blobs of Araldite did the trick."

 
Carpet fitting 
Started on 27/06/2012 at 19:39 by paul nancollas
last reply on 27/06/2012 at 22:49  by Simon Roots  
  > 93 months ago
read 391 times
2 replies
    "Hi Paul. Congratulations on your Viking purchase! I had a local carpet fit"

 
Viking 24 aft cabin leak & boat handling 
Started on 24/06/2012 at 12:09 by Bob (Guest User)
last reply on 25/06/2012 at 09:41  by ian hunt  
  > 93 months ago
read 338 times
1 reply
    "Hi Bob, For boat handling, you can bolt on a Ruddersafe which helps steering"

 
Jubilee Pageant 
Started on 01/06/2012 at 21:26 by Dave Saunders
last reply on 06/06/2012 at 18:43  by Trevor Mooney (MOONBASE III) (Guest User)  
  > 93 months ago
read 383 times
3 replies
    "Congratulations..It must have been a great experience... "

 
Aaargh, engine won't start. 
Started on 28/05/2012 at 18:19 by Simon Roots
last reply on 02/06/2012 at 20:27  by Simon Roots  
  > 94 months ago
read 472 times
8 replies
    "New CDI fitted on Tuesday. Engine started first time every time. Got out today o"

 
blanking off skin fittings 
Started on 25/05/2012 at 16:22 by Paul Hackett
last reply on 26/05/2012 at 16:26  by Paul Hackett  
  > 94 months ago
read 364 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard thanks for your reply, i have done what you suggest ie, siliconed the"

 
Boat Safety scheme 
Started on 16/05/2012 at 22:05 by Martyn & Lindsay Gregory
last reply on 26/05/2012 at 08:38  by Richard Davies  
  > 94 months ago
read 360 times
4 replies
    "The certificates are on multi ply paper, so they can be filled in at the test si"

 
Viking 20 - Cooker SS top 
Started on 03/05/2012 at 06:33 by Robbie (Guest User)
last reply on 06/05/2012 at 19:46  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 94 months ago
read 469 times
3 replies
    "Hi Robbie, check Midland Chandlers website, there may be something you can use. "

 
THE HOSE PIPE BAN AND BOATS. 
Started on 04/05/2012 at 16:11 by Allan Warby
last reply on 04/05/2012 at 16:36  by chris packer  
  > 95 months ago
read 284 times
1 reply
    "hi, i had a newsletter from my boat insurer saying the same, you can fill your w"

 
Viking 19' 
Started on 25/04/2012 at 19:12 by Andy_T (Guest User)
last reply on 03/05/2012 at 18:35  by Andy_T (Guest User)  
  > 95 months ago
read 457 times
9 replies
    "yep see you then Peter ! :-) Cheers Andy"

 
Fuel tank cap 
Started on 01/05/2012 at 18:35 by David Graham
last reply on 03/05/2012 at 09:46  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 95 months ago
read 269 times
2 replies
    "I have the same problem on my two tanks. Lings can also supply them but you have"

 
Hull construction on 23` narrowbeam. 
Started on 28/04/2012 at 19:54 by Paul Hackett
last reply on 29/04/2012 at 20:41  by Paul Hackett  
  > 95 months ago
read 306 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for the reply Chris, will continue with the soaking up, much appreciated "

 
Open Weekend & Boatshow at Bridgehouse Marina 
Started on 25/04/2012 at 20:26 by Geoff Pilling
last reply on 26/04/2012 at 18:30  by Geoff Pilling  
  > 95 months ago
read 310 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Peter I only found out about the event from a small poster in the Newsage"

 
Vinyl - V - Acrylic 
Started on 23/04/2012 at 10:20 by Graham and Chris Hayward
last reply on 23/04/2012 at 15:42  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 95 months ago
read 318 times
2 replies
    "Go for the Acrylic canvas. It looks better, lasts better and the big bonus is it"

 
fuel locker venting 
Started on 19/04/2012 at 22:16 by Roger Young (Guest User)
last reply on 22/04/2012 at 20:29  by Roger Young (Guest User)  
  > 95 months ago
read 590 times
4 replies
    "Thanks to everyone for the replies to my questions,as I said I'm pretty sure tha"

 
Leak on front window  
Started on 10/04/2012 at 11:05 by NOEL & ANN SMITH
last reply on 22/04/2012 at 19:22  by Patrick Treanor  
  > 95 months ago
read 1059 times
4 replies
    "I had similar problems, see earlier forum topic, cracks in gel coat. Following t"

 
2008 Viking Hoods 
Started on 04/09/2010 at 19:28 by Howard Geoffrey (Guest User)
last reply on 21/04/2012 at 13:28  by Andy_T (Guest User)  
  > 95 months ago
read 1486 times
11 replies
    "At least you got Coverit to come out to you, I have been waiting two weeks for t"

 
Boat safety madness!!!!!!  
Started on 14/04/2012 at 10:18 by Mark Chellingworth
last reply on 18/04/2012 at 23:15  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 95 months ago
read 2998 times
8 replies
    "Hi Mark, itís strange isnít it when the safety check concerns itself with how m"