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Viking 26 wide beam windows 
Started on 01/07/2020 at 16:31 by Barry Pike
last reply on 03/07/2020 at 16:46  by Barry Pike  
  > 1 month ago
read 117 times
2 replies
    "Thank you George for getting back to us. Really sorry to hear so many have gone "

 
new floor and upgrades 
Started on 28/10/2019 at 21:26 by Mark Chellingworth
last reply on 01/11/2019 at 09:38  by George & Jeanne Harris  
  > 9 months ago
read 159 times
1 reply
    "Hi Mark, Have you tried to add what you wanted as per the message belo"

 
Starboard screen. 
Started on 14/08/2019 at 08:25 by Dennis WHITTAKER  > 12 months ago
no replies yet
read 71 times
    "Hello. I have a VIKING 21 NB. A couple of weeks ago I lost my Starboard fold do"

 
Inverter/batteries  
Started on 04/08/2019 at 19:54 by James Dawson
last reply on 07/08/2019 at 07:41  by Keith Froom  
  > 12 months ago
read 153 times
4 replies
    "This may not be strictly applicable as my 32 is an inboard with a large alternat"

 
Stitching Viking 20 Canvas Cockpit Canopy 
Started on 15/07/2019 at 15:45 by Toby Goodger
last reply on 25/07/2019 at 17:55  by Toby Goodger  
  > 12 months ago
read 112 times
2 replies
    "Thank you. Do you know his name? Regards Toby"

 
Lining coloured Tapes for Viking 20 hull and Sides 
Started on 15/07/2019 at 15:40 by Toby Goodger  > 13 months ago
no replies yet
read 57 times
    "Please can anyone tell me where I can obtain the blue and grey decorative lining"

 
Bilge 
Started on 14/05/2019 at 18:31 by Paul Knights
last reply on 18/06/2019 at 18:37  by Guy DEBEYS  
  > 13 months ago
read 275 times
2 replies
    "Paul, I also had a problem with bilge water in my Viking 22. I removed the carpe"

 
protection between water bag and hull  
Started on 18/05/2019 at 20:03 by Paul Knights
last reply on 25/05/2019 at 12:17  by Stephen Dresch  
  > 14 months ago
read 238 times
1 reply
    "A lot of people (myself included) wrap a sheet of pond liner under and then up a"

 
Solar panels 
Started on 28/12/2018 at 10:17 by David Dunk
last reply on 26/01/2019 at 00:26  by chris packer  
  > 18 months ago
read 326 times
6 replies
    "Hello all, A 100w solar panel is fine . It will never run a fridge continuou"

 
Swim platform on a Viking 20 
Started on 13/01/2019 at 21:05 by Eddie Young  > 19 months ago
no replies yet
read 187 times
    "As necessary to moor stern first at many Broads locations we have fitted a swim "

 
Windscreen conversion 
Started on 13/01/2019 at 20:59 by Eddie Young  > 19 months ago
no replies yet
read 173 times
    "Does anyone have experience converting from a fixed to a folding windscreen on a"

 
Water Taps 
Started on 10/10/2018 at 14:17 by James Dawson
last reply on 15/10/2018 at 16:33  by chris packer  
  > 22 months ago
read 143 times
1 reply
    "What year boat? Have you completely stripped the tap , cleaned and regreased eve"

 
Where to Locate Battery Charger 
Started on 19/08/2018 at 10:07 by Steve Persighetti
last reply on 19/08/2018 at 14:42  by Steve Persighetti  
  > 24 months ago
read 199 times
2 replies
    "Steve Many thanks for your advice. I guess your battery charger was somehow p"

 
Battery charging - Another newby question! 
Started on 12/08/2018 at 09:21 by Steve Persighetti
last reply on 18/08/2018 at 14:20  by Steve Persighetti  
  > 24 months ago
read 287 times
2 replies
    "Many thanks for your reply Keith. With a trip abroad fast approaching and not ha"

 
Solar panel installation 
Started on 15/08/2018 at 13:56 by Glynn Martindale
last reply on 16/08/2018 at 08:19  by Glynn Martindale  
  > 24 months ago
read 236 times
2 replies
    "Hi Derry. That's great. Thanks for the info. This panel could be just what I'"

 
Mains battery charger not working 
Started on 15/08/2018 at 11:18 by Glynn Martindale  > 24 months ago
no replies yet
read 120 times
    "Hello. I own a Viking 26cc which displays a switch named: 'BATT CHARGER' on a"

 
Viking 22 - Battery Issues 
Started on 22/02/2018 at 14:37 by Adrian Paintin
last reply on 05/03/2018 at 15:33  by Adrian Paintin  
  > 29 months ago
read 321 times
7 replies
    "Thanks Chris. I have found that now. Will try joining."

 
Re drilling the cabin floor of a Viking 20 (Amberley) 
Started on 27/02/2018 at 11:17 by Barry Trodd
last reply on 27/02/2018 at 16:49  by Barry Trodd  
  > 29 months ago
read 206 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Chris for your response. I have already made a table and purchased table "

 
Unintended acceleration 
Started on 21/02/2018 at 00:56 by Christopher Jones
last reply on 24/02/2018 at 12:16  by Christopher Jones  
  > 29 months ago
read 178 times
3 replies
    "Thanks guys. Problem found to be failure of the throttle and gear selector cable"

 
Helm  
Started on 16/02/2018 at 18:16 by Christopher Jones  > 30 months ago
no replies yet
read 182 times
    "Steering damper. Thanks!"

 
V23NB batteries 
Started on 13/02/2018 at 16:48 by Christopher Jones
last reply on 16/02/2018 at 18:09  by Christopher Jones  
  > 30 months ago
read 216 times
4 replies
    "Thanks Stephen. I'll take a note of the supplier. Sounds like a ke decent batter"

 
Battery charging - newby question. 
Started on 29/12/2017 at 18:34 by Tim Humphries
last reply on 01/01/2018 at 21:50  by Tim Humphries  
  > 31 months ago
read 328 times
4 replies
    "Thanks Gerald - that's useful to know. At some point I need to have a closer loo"

 
Removing Carver Water Heater 
Started on 08/12/2017 at 10:05 by IVAN GALE  > 32 months ago
no replies yet
read 142 times
    "Hi, I have a 26CCNB which has a Carver Water Heater fitted in a compartment at "

 
OUT OF WATER SERVICE 
Started on 11/09/2017 at 15:24 by Biggles (Guest User)
last reply on 11/09/2017 at 21:08  by Malc1110 (Guest User)  
  > 35 months ago
read 179 times
1 reply
    "Have a chat with Ken at the Stretham Ferry Marina, which is on the opposite side"

 
Petrol tanks & Guages 
Started on 06/09/2017 at 19:39 by James Dawson
last reply on 10/09/2017 at 10:32  by James Dawson  
  > 35 months ago
read 341 times
5 replies
    "Thanks Derry & Richard, I still have the origional engine manual, for the 35"

 
Aluminium windows & Petrol stowage. 
Started on 03/09/2017 at 17:09 by Danny 365 (Guest User)
last reply on 03/09/2017 at 21:58  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 35 months ago
read 315 times
1 reply
    "The locker was designed as a fuel locker. they are air tight from the rest of th"

 
Changing a center cleat on V24 
Started on 26/08/2017 at 12:14 by Tony (Guest User)
last reply on 27/08/2017 at 20:35  by Chris Barton  
  > 35 months ago
read 152 times
1 reply
    "Cleats are normally through bolted. You will probably find an additional plywood"

 
WINDOW SEALS Viking 20 
Started on 08/11/2010 at 13:55 by NOEL SMITH
last reply on 15/08/2017 at 17:29  by Iancoms@btopenworld.com (Guest User)  
  > 36 months ago
read 884 times
3 replies
    "Hi, Where did you buy your Windows from please and did you manage to find some s"

 
HONDA MARINE BF35A/BF45A WORKSHOP MANUAL 
Started on 21/06/2017 at 20:18 by Derry Baxter
last reply on 30/06/2017 at 19:43  by Richard Davies  
  > 37 months ago
read 188 times
5 replies
    "Post deleted..."

 
Screw Cover strips 
Started on 16/06/2017 at 09:26 by Dennis Wooff
last reply on 16/06/2017 at 23:28  by David Newton  
  > 38 months ago
read 388 times
1 reply
    "Seals direct - http://www.sealsdirect.co.uk/index.asp Wilks - http://www.wilks"

 
blocked shower pump on a 26 wide beam 
Started on 02/06/2017 at 21:54 by Andy (Guest User)
last reply on 03/06/2017 at 18:45  by David Newton  
  > 38 months ago
read 173 times
1 reply
    "It is located in the locker below the rear most dinette seat, the one just in fr"

 
Outboard problems 
Started on 16/05/2017 at 19:32 by (Guest User)
last reply on 18/05/2017 at 17:55  by Fergus Thain (Guest User)  
  > 39 months ago
read 272 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for that Chris. You have confirmed exactly what I thought might be the re"

 
Stort Kingfisher lift out and repair 
Started on 09/05/2017 at 20:11 by Alan Massey
last reply on 09/05/2017 at 22:31  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 39 months ago
read 103 times
1 reply
    "Very pleased for you Alan. Happy boating. Le Dent"

 
Propeller size for Viking 32 foot inboard 
Started on 02/05/2017 at 11:55 by Keith Froom
last reply on 06/05/2017 at 22:00  by Alan Massey  
  > 39 months ago
read 258 times
5 replies
    "Good news Keith glad I have been able to help as there are not many of us about "

 
DUCKS IN STERN SPACE 
Started on 19/04/2017 at 10:46 by Viking Man (Guest User)
last reply on 26/04/2017 at 23:07  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 40 months ago
read 319 times
9 replies
    "He he! I still think the subject title would make a great "B" movie. Le Dent"

 
loose rudder on shaft 
Started on 10/04/2017 at 19:28 by Alan Massey
last reply on 20/04/2017 at 19:21  by Richard Davies  
  > 40 months ago
read 216 times
5 replies
    "Hi Alan, I am really pleased you are getting it done. We have been down the Ande"

 
Carpet Glue 
Started on 13/04/2017 at 15:20 by Tony (Guest User)
last reply on 16/04/2017 at 05:52  by Paul & Marian Hand  
  > 40 months ago
read 207 times
3 replies
    "Hello Tony, I have replaced all my linings and used high temperature glue as "

 
honda 15 
Started on 06/07/2011 at 19:15 by gary tooms
last reply on 08/04/2017 at 19:28  by Adam Cooper  
  > 40 months ago
read 1217 times
14 replies
    "I had a similar issue turned out to be my carb jets. Is your primer bulb goi"

 
search/spotlight on a viking 32 narrow beam 
Started on 02/04/2017 at 15:37 by Peter Brown
last reply on 07/04/2017 at 08:33  by Richard Davies  
  > 40 months ago
read 443 times
3 replies
    "They seem a good choice Steve, I might prefer a warmer white, though, but will b"

 
Outboard anti theft device. 
Started on 19/03/2017 at 21:49 by Stuart (Guest User)
last reply on 24/03/2017 at 18:22  by Daniel (Guest User)  
  > 41 months ago
read 275 times
5 replies
    "I presume you want the anti theft device off to remove the engine? Just a heads "

 
Solar Panels 
Started on 13/03/2017 at 16:40 by (Guest User)
last reply on 14/03/2017 at 07:08  by Richard Davies  
  > 41 months ago
read 244 times
1 reply
    "Hi, re solar panels, I'm afraid there is no simple answer. "It Depends" Befo"

 
Bow Hatch Seal 
Started on 07/03/2017 at 10:49 by Mark Wilson (Guest User)
last reply on 07/03/2017 at 22:44  by Simon Roots  
  > 41 months ago
read 192 times
1 reply
    "Hello Mark. At a guess it will most probably be a 'Houdini' made hatch. Se"

 
Mysterious Water Leak 
Started on 18/02/2017 at 08:49 by Tony (Guest User)
last reply on 05/03/2017 at 15:00  by Tony (Guest User)  
  > 41 months ago
read 777 times
11 replies
    "Hi Richard, Yes they have wifi at the Marina, so I am hoping I can just log th"

 
What size fuel line with primer bulb for square shaped Honda 15 outboard, 
Started on 11/01/2017 at 15:26 by Richard Davies
last reply on 01/03/2017 at 14:45  by Richard Davies  
  > 41 months ago
read 194 times
3 replies
    "I went to the boat today to fit the new hose and primer bulb. I bought 8mm id a"

 
Delay in getting Mercury parts 
Started on 05/08/2016 at 12:46 by New Dawn (Guest User)
last reply on 28/12/2016 at 21:07  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 44 months ago
read 984 times
21 replies
    "Hi New Dawn Thank you for the information I'm sure this will help someone in th"

 
Honda 35 4 stroke outboard Tilt problem 
Started on 02/12/2016 at 16:32 by James Dawson
last reply on 02/12/2016 at 22:17  by Simon Roots  
  > 44 months ago
read 189 times
7 replies
    "James. I am on pier E nearest the offices. I will send you an email. Si"

 
Fuel tank level 
Started on 09/10/2016 at 17:49 by Fergus Thain
last reply on 10/10/2016 at 04:19  by Richard Davies  
  > 46 months ago
read 189 times
1 reply
    "Hi Fergus, the same question was raised a few weeks back, have a read of my rep"

 
Fuel Tank and filling tank 
Started on 18/09/2016 at 21:23 by Fergus Thain
last reply on 19/09/2016 at 09:08  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 47 months ago
read 224 times
1 reply
    "Well, that may sound simple but it is fraught with issues. You would need to rea"

 
gel coat scuffs 
Started on 16/08/2016 at 07:54 by Riky d (Guest User)
last reply on 06/09/2016 at 18:46  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 47 months ago
read 474 times
5 replies
    "use the white magic eraser sponge sold by JML and other places too they work fin"

 
How often do you check your thermostat on your Outboard? 
Started on 25/08/2016 at 21:14 by Richard Davies  > 48 months ago
no replies yet
read 125 times
    "As you can tell, I am getting back into boating, after a long spell away from th"

 
Engine Choice for 26 CC 
Started on 07/02/2016 at 20:20 by (Guest User)
last reply on 23/08/2016 at 10:14  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 48 months ago
read 1154 times
14 replies
    "I run a tohatsu 30 efi 20 amp charging the engine is propped to do about 4200 rp"

 
D Ring or Trailer Ring 
Started on 07/07/2016 at 14:21 by (Guest User)
last reply on 11/07/2016 at 14:14  by Anne (Guest User)  
  > 49 months ago
read 178 times
5 replies
    "Many thanks will do so"

 
Water seeping up wood panelling  
Started on 05/06/2016 at 17:40 by Tony (Guest User)
last reply on 20/06/2016 at 21:45  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 50 months ago
read 417 times
12 replies
    "Hi Tony My 2012 24 has the light wood and I have found once it is water stained"

 
Shower tray pump 
Started on 27/05/2016 at 21:38 by Tony (Guest User)
last reply on 17/06/2016 at 18:46  by Tony (Guest User)  
  > 50 months ago
read 288 times
2 replies
    "Cleaned out my filter today....... OMG, the most horrendous gunge imaginable...."

 
Viking 24 button on snk 
Started on 03/06/2016 at 22:07 by Peter Eyers (Guest User)
last reply on 04/06/2016 at 07:54  by Tony (Guest User)  
  > 50 months ago
read 171 times
1 reply
    "It is to pump out the shower tray. I am having problems with mine, so before you"

 
Mariner 15hp 
Started on 23/05/2016 at 09:40 by David (Guest User)
last reply on 23/05/2016 at 20:16  by  (Guest User)  
  > 51 months ago
read 215 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for your help,just going on the river witham at the moment but may ventur"

 
Water in bathing paltform 
Started on 27/04/2016 at 09:25 by Simon (Guest User)
last reply on 29/04/2016 at 08:52  by Simon (Guest User)  
  > 52 months ago
read 298 times
5 replies
    " Hi Chris, thanks for your help. It makes sense now so hopefully found the prob"

 
Leak from Anchor Locker into hull 
Started on 19/04/2016 at 18:32 by Tony (Guest User)
last reply on 23/04/2016 at 21:49  by Dave (Guest User)  
  > 52 months ago
read 477 times
20 replies
    "I have just bought a Viking 24 and had exactly the same problem, water ingress f"

 
Magnesium Anodes on a Honda BF20D 
Started on 03/04/2016 at 07:42 by Ian Tough
last reply on 17/04/2016 at 15:40  by Chris Barton  
  > 52 months ago
read 374 times
9 replies
    "My Honda 20 takes this type and they are Zinc. http://www.defender.com/produ"

 
Water tank cleaning 
Started on 04/03/2016 at 10:33 by (Guest User)
last reply on 29/03/2016 at 23:45  by Gary (Guest User)  
  > 53 months ago
read 604 times
11 replies
    "Yes I would have thought so if in centre of bow. Phone Viking on 01371 875214 "

 
Gel coat repairs 
Started on 28/03/2016 at 11:00 by (Guest User)
last reply on 28/03/2016 at 14:53  by Alison P (Guest User)  
  > 53 months ago
read 274 times
2 replies
    "I was afraid that would be the answer! To be honest we're not looking for anythi"

 
Windscreen Wipers 
Started on 14/03/2016 at 10:30 by David Newton
last reply on 14/03/2016 at 21:33  by David Newton  
  > 53 months ago
read 296 times
3 replies
    "It is just the blades. ASAP have exact replacements listed on their website. Tha"

 
Bulkhead modification 
Started on 10/03/2016 at 17:52 by Alison P (Guest User)
last reply on 11/03/2016 at 20:10  by Richard Davies  
  > 53 months ago
read 392 times
3 replies
    "Hi Alison, re Viking, it's probably best to phone them directly than await any r"

 
Boat lift 
Started on 04/03/2016 at 16:48 by Alsion P (Guest User)
last reply on 04/03/2016 at 19:01  by Richard Davies  
  > 54 months ago
read 240 times
1 reply
    "Hi AlisonP, can you just confirm what boat you have, you either have the Viking "

 
 
Started on 03/02/2016 at 22:27 by Pete (Guest User)
last reply on 04/02/2016 at 08:12  by Richard Davies  
  > 55 months ago
read 160 times
1 reply
    "Hi, I have a galvanised trailer for sale that I have been using to tow my Viking"

 
Cold weather starting Volvo Penta Diesel 
Started on 01/02/2016 at 20:28 by alan keen (Guest User)  > 55 months ago
no replies yet
read 110 times
    "For those who have had trouble starting a Viking 26 Volvo Penta Diesel marine en"

 
How to prepare the Truma water heater for winter. 
Started on 12/11/2015 at 13:53 by Richard Burt
last reply on 13/11/2015 at 00:28  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 57 months ago
read 264 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard I have a Viking 24 and World's End is right, the thin blue pipe shou"

 
steering 
Started on 04/10/2015 at 09:11 by michael hodder
last reply on 06/10/2015 at 13:59  by Adam Cooper  
  > 59 months ago
read 259 times
3 replies
    "just to make that clear, the original was a chain in a box with a fitted cable.."

 
Bilge pump 
Started on 22/09/2015 at 19:03 by Alan Massey
last reply on 23/09/2015 at 20:07  by Alan Massey  
  > 59 months ago
read 256 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard only had the boat 4 weeks and have checked engine bay which was c"

 
Any Fridge engineers out there - Danfoss BD35 prob 
Started on 01/09/2015 at 10:29 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 01/09/2015 at 17:56  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 60 months ago
read 200 times
3 replies
    "John - Thanks for replying John, I dont think its a self defrosting fridge, its "

 
Outboard Engine fails to tick over and cuts out. Fixed. 
Started on 23/04/2013 at 20:54 by Richard Davies
last reply on 30/08/2015 at 09:45  by roger gray (Guest User)  
  > 60 months ago
read 734 times
16 replies
    "I wish i could be so lucky as Andy with using old cheap petrol because noone is "

 
91 43' Convertable 
Started on 21/08/2015 at 11:13 by Jo Jo M (Guest User)
last reply on 21/08/2015 at 15:22  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 60 months ago
read 107 times
1 reply
    "I think you require Viking Yachts. This is the owners club for Viking inland cr"

 
solar panel 
Started on 11/08/2015 at 18:34 by gary tooms
last reply on 15/08/2015 at 07:33  by Stephen/Jenni Cooper-Clough  
  > 60 months ago
read 344 times
2 replies
    "Hi guys, just a word of caution. When you fit your panel(s), make sure you faste"

 
viking 23 re-site helm throttle  
Started on 09/08/2015 at 14:23 by gary tooms
last reply on 13/08/2015 at 17:13  by gary tooms  
  > 60 months ago
read 197 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richards that helps."

 
viking 26 evenrude 15hp fuel problem 
Started on 14/06/2015 at 18:33 by dpcatt (Guest User)
last reply on 30/07/2015 at 16:09  by  (Guest User)  
  > 61 months ago
read 427 times
12 replies
    "Thought I would post an update,engineer removed engine and took to his workshop "

 
Viking Air Draft - How is the Minimum Specified? 
Started on 06/08/2010 at 16:27 by John Beard (Guest User)
last reply on 19/07/2015 at 17:31  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 61 months ago
read 2557 times
17 replies
    "Mail sent, I have also put an address in the members list. regards, Chris."

 
Truma Boiler not working on Viking 20 2008 
Started on 08/07/2015 at 10:51 by Neil Leighton
last reply on 18/07/2015 at 05:43  by Paul & Marian Hand  
  > 61 months ago
read 1817 times
8 replies
    "I suffered from this a couple of years ago. I contacted Truma's tech support "

 
Inboard Generator - Possibility?? 
Started on 06/07/2015 at 10:22 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 06/07/2015 at 22:20  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 62 months ago
read 228 times
5 replies
    "Ronald-Thanks for reply, yes I agree and will be running the idea past my BSS bl"

 
Door Latches 
Started on 25/06/2015 at 09:59 by Tony farrow (Guest User)
last reply on 26/06/2015 at 18:51  by Dave Saunders  
  > 62 months ago
read 200 times
3 replies
    "Hi Tom, Try Timage http://timage.eu/site/15-drawer-cupboard-fittings They supp"

 
Weak battery?. 
Started on 12/06/2015 at 23:20 by Neil Beresford
last reply on 13/06/2015 at 13:56  by Richard Davies  
  > 62 months ago
read 228 times
3 replies
    "Hi Neil, I completely agree with Richard's post, the inverter will shut down if "

 
engel SRBD-047D-E fridge failure 
Started on 29/05/2015 at 08:07 by Peter (Guest User)
last reply on 05/06/2015 at 18:48  by Richard Davies  
  > 63 months ago
read 438 times
2 replies
    "Hi Peter, thanks for keeping us informed re the outcome. I did search the inte"

 
Additional Plastimo water bag/tank? 
Started on 15/11/2012 at 16:41 by Chris & Judith Barton
last reply on 28/05/2015 at 08:43  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 63 months ago
read 0 times
14 replies
    "Totally agree Richard, I have wondered why Viking never incorporated a solid Fib"

 
Thoughts on shower pressure? 
Started on 14/03/2015 at 18:50 by Neil Beresford
last reply on 27/05/2015 at 22:25  by Neil Beresford  
  > 63 months ago
read 646 times
9 replies
    "Hi all, forgot to update on this problem. Went down the route of silicone to blo"

 
215 expected speed 
Started on 18/05/2015 at 20:54 by Yorkie (Guest User)
last reply on 19/05/2015 at 13:10  by Nigel Atkey  
  > 63 months ago
read 262 times
3 replies
    "Hi Yorkie, I've got a Viking 20 and as a result of 2 thefts have had had bot"

 
Windscreen on 26 centre cockpit 
Started on 13/05/2015 at 19:09 by Gareth (Guest User)
last reply on 17/05/2015 at 20:50  by Gareth (Guest User)  
  > 63 months ago
read 287 times
5 replies
    "Thank you to all who have responded - I'm very grateful to you for taking the ti"

 
Toilet Window Vent for 1992 Viking 23 
Started on 23/04/2015 at 19:00 by Tim Hughes (Guest User)
last reply on 17/05/2015 at 19:05  by Tim Hughes (Guest User)  
  > 63 months ago
read 693 times
3 replies
    "Thanks to everyone for the help with this. I bought the PB model from Choice DIY"

 
Lower folding windscreen of Viking 22 Wide Beam 
Started on 07/10/2014 at 16:38 by Dave B (Guest User)
last reply on 22/04/2015 at 09:37  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 64 months ago
read 1037 times
7 replies
    "Hi Lisa A friend of mine had a 22 with a fixed screen which he converted to fol"

 
HONDA OUTBOARD VOLTAGE REGULATOR 
Started on 12/04/2015 at 19:00 by Derry Baxter
last reply on 12/04/2015 at 19:46  by chris packer  
  > 64 months ago
read 161 times
1 reply
    "Hi Derry, 172 doesn't surprise me, a new tilt tube is over a 100 and is just"

 
 
Started on 16/03/2015 at 19:07 by owdlad (Guest User)
last reply on 02/04/2015 at 19:43  by owdlad (Guest User)  
  > 65 months ago
read 461 times
9 replies
    "thanks rich& lou,yes i have a half inch (25mm)drain just have to fibre glass ins"

 
Fuses 
Started on 17/01/2015 at 18:07 by gary tooms
last reply on 27/01/2015 at 20:17  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 67 months ago
read 449 times
4 replies
    "I was in Stanstead Abbotts chandlers today and in there they had a 250amp fuse c"

 
Plug Sockets on Viking 20 
Started on 26/01/2015 at 07:42 by Neil Leighton
last reply on 26/01/2015 at 11:12  by Andy Lawrie  
  > 67 months ago
read 349 times
4 replies
    "It's a complicated subject :-) To add to what the others have said, there are 2 "

 
Autumn cruising, Heat insulation in a Viking 
Started on 10/08/2010 at 22:52 by Richard Davies
last reply on 16/01/2015 at 15:09  by chris packer  
  > 67 months ago
read 993 times
9 replies
    "Hi Ivan, I did the same thing last year with the insulation and a total re carpe"

 
Reversible seat back 
Started on 14/01/2015 at 20:30 by Peter (Guest User)
last reply on 15/01/2015 at 14:22  by Peter (Guest User)  
  > 67 months ago
read 216 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for the reply - I did speak to Vinny a few months ago and got the impress"

 
cooker for viking 22 20 years old 
Started on 04/01/2015 at 19:20 by sylvia tyler
last reply on 12/01/2015 at 22:20  by Richard Davies  
  > 67 months ago
read 311 times
2 replies
    "When fitting a new cooker to a boat, it has to comply with the current Boat Safe"

 
Flexible ****** tank again......and again 
Started on 11/08/2014 at 00:38 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 26/11/2014 at 10:18  by Richard Davies  
  > 69 months ago
read 1031 times
18 replies
    "Well today I have a brand new Plastimo flexible water tank. yipeee.. The reas"

 
Cheap GPS/Plotter 
Started on 26/10/2014 at 12:04 by Chris & Judith Barton
last reply on 08/11/2014 at 09:17  by gary severn  
  > 70 months ago
read 330 times
3 replies
    "I was in holyhead harbour this summer and a swedish sailor had used one to navig"

 
5 litre accumulator tank for cold water or calorifier  
Started on 09/10/2014 at 10:32 by Howard Robbins
last reply on 22/10/2014 at 19:02  by Arthur Lee  
  > 70 months ago
read 1475 times
12 replies
    "An update on my previous post. I visited the boat last weekend and eventually s"

 
outboard servicing 
Started on 16/10/2014 at 15:58 by Neil Beresford
last reply on 22/10/2014 at 14:37  by Ronald Dixon  
  > 70 months ago
read 856 times
10 replies
    "Hi Neil, I always put a large dollop of white waterproof grease on the shaft b"

 
Viking 22 Cabin renovation 
Started on 14/09/2014 at 03:26 by richardwixey (Guest User)
last reply on 17/09/2014 at 00:12  by Richardwixey (Guest User)  
  > 71 months ago
read 931 times
8 replies
    "Hi Richard, Thanks so so much for sharing your pictures. I agree, very impres"

 
Wiring In Solar Panels 
Started on 02/09/2014 at 13:12 by Ian Tough
last reply on 04/09/2014 at 15:53  by Richard Davies  
  > 72 months ago
read 335 times
3 replies
    "Yes Ian that's basically it, however I will add, that some chargers, like the Ri"

 
Canopy repairs 
Started on 23/08/2014 at 09:51 by Nigel Atkey  > 72 months ago
no replies yet
read 691 times
    "I thought Id post another canopy experience as I was very pleased with the serv"

 
Toilet holding tanks for 26 CC NB 
Started on 14/06/2014 at 23:23 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 11/08/2014 at 00:22  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 73 months ago
read 323 times
7 replies
    "Thanks for suggestions everyone! and thanks Rich & Lou, sounds very interesti"

 
mariner 40hp efi outboard fuel leak 
Started on 15/07/2014 at 18:39 by Peter (Guest User)
last reply on 10/08/2014 at 18:56  by Richard Davies  
  > 73 months ago
read 273 times
4 replies
    "Thanks Peter for spending the time to report back. I am pleased you have resolv"

 
viking 20 showers 
Started on 03/08/2014 at 11:15 by escapeartist (Guest User)  > 73 months ago
no replies yet
read 202 times
    "hi is there a reason why older viking 20 models for sale don't have shower/wetro"

 
electric boat conversion 
Started on 23/07/2014 at 12:12 by steve w (Guest User)
last reply on 28/07/2014 at 09:08  by Brian Kerr (Guest User)  
  > 73 months ago
read 275 times
3 replies
    "Thanks Frank, wasn't thinking about that side of it. Brian"

 
40 HP Johnson 2 stroke outboard starting problems 
Started on 22/06/2014 at 09:40 by Rob Arthur (exiled Taff) (Guest User)
last reply on 10/07/2014 at 10:10  by Rob Arthur (Guest User)  
  > 74 months ago
read 285 times
5 replies
    "Just an update on starting probs. Checked plugs x2 and cleaned them but not sure"

 
Online Manuals for Outboards 
Started on 09/07/2014 at 08:48 by Rich & Lou Boittier  > 74 months ago
no replies yet
read 237 times
    "I came across a useful website recently with online manuals for popular outboard"

 
Water tank - best practice 
Started on 14/06/2014 at 23:20 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 16/06/2014 at 17:14  by RAY HOUGH  
  > 74 months ago
read 240 times
1 reply
    "Mark, I have a 23 Viking, I had a leak in with a new flexible tank about 4 years"

 
flexible ****** tank again! 
Started on 31/05/2014 at 21:38 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 04/06/2014 at 14:07  by Andy Lawrie  
  > 75 months ago
read 611 times
12 replies
    "This is an observation, don't suppose it will help much but I guess the more inf"

 
Windows and Windscreen modification - Viking 20 Summer Wine (1985) 
Started on 26/04/2014 at 15:08 by John & Clare Livermore
last reply on 04/05/2014 at 10:39  by Richard Davies  
  > 76 months ago
read 588 times
5 replies
    "Hi Andrew and Lynda, I suggested these hinges to a friend of mine with a Viking"

 
Advice on wiring to comply with BSS 
Started on 27/04/2014 at 11:34 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 02/05/2014 at 09:01  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 76 months ago
read 1356 times
11 replies
    "Thanks Frank and again Richard. lots and lots of very good and useful info he"

 
Mains Electrical Circuit Breaker Panel 
Started on 25/04/2014 at 00:04 by David Newton  > 76 months ago
no replies yet
read 133 times
    "Hi all, Does anyone have a contact for the BW mains electrical circuit breake"

 
Parsun F25fwl water gushing out of rear of leg 
Started on 13/04/2014 at 10:41 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 16/04/2014 at 23:14  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 76 months ago
read 305 times
3 replies
    "Mystery Solved! I contacted Parsun and they have confirmed this is completely n"

 
Ultraflex T67 Maintenance 
Started on 12/04/2014 at 11:48 by IVAN GALE
last reply on 13/04/2014 at 09:11  by IVAN GALE  
  > 77 months ago
read 596 times
2 replies
    "Hi Derry, Thanks for the info, just what I was needing. A copy of the manual"

 
Viking 28 Rubbing Strake - Aluminium / Rubber 
Started on 23/03/2014 at 20:38 by Stephen Cresswell (Guest User)
last reply on 11/04/2014 at 14:20  by Stephen Cresswell (Guest User)  
  > 77 months ago
read 420 times
5 replies
    "Hi Ken, Its a little out of my way (North Surrey) but may well be taking you"

 
Please help running strip required 
Started on 07/04/2014 at 15:32 by (Guest User)
last reply on 08/04/2014 at 08:46  by dave (Guest User)  
  > 77 months ago
read 193 times
3 replies
    "Hi Chris thanks for the help i have found them and will let you know."

 
windscreen 
Started on 06/04/2014 at 14:36 by (Guest User)
last reply on 07/04/2014 at 07:52  by dave (Guest User)  
  > 77 months ago
read 245 times
2 replies
    "thankyou Richard i have sent them an email this morning fingers crossed "

 
The perfect combination of cable simplicity and hydraulic power and reliability. 
Started on 05/04/2014 at 12:27 by Howard Stokes  > 77 months ago
no replies yet
read 268 times
    "While recently looking for an upgrade for my own steering system I came across a"

 
stearing cable length for 26 wb 
Started on 09/09/2013 at 23:26 by Sailaway (Guest User)
last reply on 05/04/2014 at 09:24  by  (Guest User)  
  > 77 months ago
read 997 times
6 replies
    "Well! That is meant to sound like a "hands on hip and stamp of the feet" statem"

 
Mains electrics 
Started on 26/03/2014 at 19:45 by Neil Beresford
last reply on 02/04/2014 at 00:38  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 77 months ago
read 1054 times
4 replies
    "Hi Neil, as Richard has explained in his detailed post, the way generators prod"

 
Roof space. 
Started on 28/02/2014 at 17:39 by Neil Beresford (Guest User)
last reply on 07/03/2014 at 09:20  by Andy Lawrie  
  > 78 months ago
read 518 times
11 replies
    "My Viking 24 had a good quality radio, with speakers in the cabin and cockpit, w"

 
Installing a Pressure accumulator / hot water shower problems 
Started on 18/07/2013 at 11:23 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 03/03/2014 at 17:44  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 78 months ago
read 462 times
10 replies
    "just a thought guys! if the pressure at the water inlet is so critical, i wonde"

 
How to get rid of rust stains from GRP 
Started on 17/02/2014 at 09:14 by Richard Davies
last reply on 18/02/2014 at 10:19  by George & Jeanne Harris  
  > 78 months ago
read 306 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard, We bought a large caravan cover to protect our Viking 23 during wint"

 
One way to get rid of mildew. 
Started on 17/02/2014 at 08:58 by Richard Davies  > 78 months ago
no replies yet
read 208 times
    "In November, my petrol locker, which is well vented to outside air, via the eng"

 
Rubber seal for Viking 23ft bow escape hatch 
Started on 09/02/2014 at 11:42 by Richard Robinson (Guest User)
last reply on 12/02/2014 at 18:24  by Bill Watts  
  > 79 months ago
read 347 times
5 replies
    "Thanks Chris. Bill"

 
Water leak 
Started on 15/01/2014 at 17:02 by Mayfly (Guest User)
last reply on 16/01/2014 at 08:44  by Mayfly (Guest User)  
  > 79 months ago
read 488 times
5 replies
    "Thanks"

 
Steering 
Started on 18/12/2013 at 18:32 by brian (Guest User)
last reply on 27/12/2013 at 09:09  by Brian (Guest User)  
  > 80 months ago
read 354 times
4 replies
    "Many thanks Going to boat later so will try and report back Best wishes fo"

 
Wiper Motor for Viking 20 
Started on 30/11/2013 at 15:04 by Nigel Atkey
last reply on 04/12/2013 at 10:14  by Richard Davies  
  > 81 months ago
read 512 times
7 replies
    "Just a quick note on how my windscreen wiper works, well from my experience anyw"

 
Smev 2 burner stove & sink 
Started on 13/11/2013 at 23:28 by Bob Nicholls
last reply on 19/11/2013 at 08:36  by Alan Watts (Guest User)  
  > 81 months ago
read 365 times
5 replies
    "I believe that the Viking warranty is five years on the hull, two years on the s"

 
Viking 26 WB Flexible Water tank problems 
Started on 13/09/2011 at 16:07 by CYRIL BARNES
last reply on 04/11/2013 at 19:58  by Rich & Lou Boittier  
  > 82 months ago
read 3754 times
20 replies
    "Err...500? I think I will live with 100 litre Plastimo and fill up every 3rd da"

 
Tell tale 
Started on 21/07/2013 at 19:14 by Simon Roots
last reply on 04/09/2013 at 21:41  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 84 months ago
read 1506 times
21 replies
    "Simon, very interesting post, glad you've nailed the fault/s. I think we've all "

 
Yamaha outboard paint 
Started on 03/09/2013 at 16:24 by Norman Reed
last reply on 04/09/2013 at 17:04  by Norman Reed  
  > 84 months ago
read 322 times
5 replies
    "Hi Colin I have contacted 3 of them and although they exactly what you are sa"

 
Shower question 
Started on 30/08/2013 at 14:26 by geoffwales (Guest User)
last reply on 03/09/2013 at 13:22  by Geoffwales (Guest User)  
  > 84 months ago
read 626 times
6 replies
    "Thats brilliant thank you very much"

 
Navigation Lights 
Started on 28/08/2013 at 19:48 by Geoff Pilling  > 84 months ago
no replies yet
read 195 times
    "My Viking 24 has Hella 2984 navigation lights fitted and I thought I would chang"

 
Estimate for Insurance Claim/Boat Repairers in Herts/Essex? 
Started on 12/08/2013 at 19:05 by Rich & Lou Boittier
last reply on 23/08/2013 at 22:31  by Rich & Lou Boittier  
  > 84 months ago
read 224 times
1 reply
    "I managed to find a good repairer of GRP boats just down the road from me in Eas"

 
PAINT COLOUR 
Started on 27/10/2012 at 15:55 by C.F.HEAPS (Guest User)
last reply on 15/08/2013 at 21:03  by Richard Davies  
  > 85 months ago
read 649 times
10 replies
    "Use of "Peek" I would like to thank Charles, the originator of this thread, and"

 
Just purchased WB 22 
Started on 12/08/2013 at 22:37 by John Lee (Guest User)  > 85 months ago
no replies yet
read 211 times
    "I have bought my neighbours Viking 22 that was submerged for a few hours. All ou"

 
Honda rev counter 
Started on 31/07/2013 at 12:30 by Nigel Atkey
last reply on 10/08/2013 at 01:08  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 85 months ago
read 228 times
1 reply
    "Hi Nigel, I have one also, worked well on our 20Ft norman but doesnt work so we"

 
Modular Racking / Shelving / Mods to Water Tank 
Started on 15/07/2013 at 03:06 by David Newton
last reply on 10/08/2013 at 00:05  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 85 months ago
read 740 times
11 replies
    "Hi David Muston, I'm very interested in your mod! We have just had our weeke"

 
Broken outboard steering cable on Viking 22 
Started on 03/06/2010 at 16:51 by Ed Foley (Guest User)
last reply on 04/08/2013 at 18:09  by  (Guest User)  
  > 85 months ago
read 931 times
4 replies
    "Hi, can you recall the length of the cable you bought please? Steve."

 
Gas regulator 
Started on 15/07/2013 at 22:06 by Simon Roots
last reply on 30/07/2013 at 22:48  by Martyn & Lindsay Gregory  
  > 85 months ago
read 807 times
10 replies
    "Hi Frank, Thank you for the info, I will try a thermometer in the oven to see w"

 
Filling screw holes in fibreglass 
Started on 18/07/2013 at 12:03 by ian hunt
last reply on 18/07/2013 at 13:45  by ian hunt  
  > 86 months ago
read 217 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard, thank you for the info. May just leave it until the weather gets bac"

 
26WB Cabin Lights 
Started on 15/07/2013 at 02:52 by David Newton
last reply on 15/07/2013 at 15:38  by David Newton  
  > 86 months ago
read 235 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard. I have managed to get through to Viking and they have advised"

 
Windlass Reversing solenoid 
Started on 12/07/2013 at 16:09 by Imperial Marine (Guest User)
last reply on 14/07/2013 at 18:01  by Richard Davies  
  > 86 months ago
read 166 times
1 reply
    "Hi welcome to the Viking owners club, in the UK, I think you should be looking "

 
Carbon Monoxide Detectors 12 
Started on 02/04/2013 at 17:42 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 14/07/2013 at 02:18  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 86 months ago
read 559 times
8 replies
    "reading all your comments about the outboard giving of c02? but I for one sleep"

 
Outboard Trim advice 
Started on 21/05/2013 at 14:54 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 12/07/2013 at 08:32  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 86 months ago
read 985 times
13 replies
    "Hi Steve, thanks for the invite, will look out for you if we are on the Lancaste"

 
What are people paying for an engine service? 
Started on 17/03/2012 at 22:46 by Paul Wallington
last reply on 03/07/2013 at 22:32  by ian hunt  
  > 86 months ago
read 1211 times
14 replies
    "In the end I did my own engine service. Thanks to Youtube and advice from others"

 
Boat Horn Annoying Problem 
Started on 16/06/2013 at 10:50 by Norman Reed
last reply on 22/06/2013 at 15:27  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 86 months ago
read 519 times
12 replies
    "So unlucky Norman! Sounds as manic as driving on the M5!! Im in Cheshire on th"

 
fitting davits  
Started on 16/05/2013 at 16:16 by Roy Buckley
last reply on 14/06/2013 at 19:05  by Roy Buckley  
  > 87 months ago
read 373 times
5 replies
    "thanks Richard "

 
weight displacement 
Started on 12/06/2013 at 09:02 by biffo (Guest User)
last reply on 14/06/2013 at 08:12  by Biffo (Guest User)  
  > 87 months ago
read 227 times
2 replies
    "Many thanks Chris. I have a twin axle Snipe lined up @ 1800kg gross hopefully"

 
Smelly water :-) 
Started on 11/06/2013 at 00:09 by Mark Chellingworth  > 87 months ago
no replies yet
read 0 times
    "just an update, Now a few years later my boat cleared up all by its self and I h"

 
Battery Guru req! 
Started on 28/05/2013 at 11:45 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 02/06/2013 at 04:15  by Richard Davies  
  > 87 months ago
read 955 times
19 replies
    "Just a quick reminder to anyone thinking of storing a petrol generator on board,"

 
Short or long and pitch 
Started on 27/05/2013 at 18:42 by Geffwales (Guest User)
last reply on 31/05/2013 at 19:51  by Geoffwales (Guest User)  
  > 87 months ago
read 328 times
3 replies
    "Appreciated, thanks Guess its just part of the fun"

 
Johnson AquaT manual toilet pump. 
Started on 26/05/2013 at 14:21 by Norman Reed
last reply on 28/05/2013 at 16:48  by Norman Reed  
  > 87 months ago
read 332 times
2 replies
    "Decided to buy a complete new toilet so problem solved"

 
Fibreglass gunwhale repair 
Started on 06/05/2013 at 22:52 by Geoffwales (Guest User)
last reply on 28/05/2013 at 15:28  by Mylo Mike (Guest User)  
  > 87 months ago
read 340 times
4 replies
    "Just ask me? I am moored behind you. Mike"

 
water pump 
Started on 13/05/2013 at 19:44 by gary tooms
last reply on 18/05/2013 at 00:22  by David Muston  
  > 88 months ago
read 502 times
4 replies
    "Hi Gary, I had symptoms like you describe in my Viking 26 which I eventually "

 
Honda 15/20 new model, clamps or bolt through? 
Started on 02/05/2013 at 09:15 by Chris & Judith Barton
last reply on 10/05/2013 at 11:40  by George (Guest User)  
  > 88 months ago
read 0 times
5 replies
    "Hi Richard, We actually live 10 mins from the marina in Norfolk and "

 
What size rivets for replacing windows on viking 26 
Started on 06/08/2011 at 14:52 by (Guest User)
last reply on 01/05/2013 at 10:25  by Dave Bowen  
  > 88 months ago
read 406 times
6 replies
    "I have this job to do to my viking 20 now the weather has warmed up, can you rec"

 
Inboard fuel tank install 
Started on 30/03/2013 at 00:37 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 11/04/2013 at 09:03  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 89 months ago
read 985 times
17 replies
    "Thanks Paul, very informative, tape measure at the ready for the weekend! and"

 
Outboard Servicing 
Started on 03/04/2013 at 11:41 by George (Guest User)
last reply on 05/04/2013 at 20:11  by Richard Davies  
  > 89 months ago
read 300 times
2 replies
    "I have always serviced my Honda 15's. What I have learnt is, always use good "

 
Electrical wiring diagram for Viking 60 foot 1996 model  
Started on 10/10/2012 at 06:37 by Trevor Bird (Guest User)
last reply on 04/04/2013 at 15:05  by  (Guest User)  
  > 89 months ago
read 283 times
3 replies
    "Did you ever find any diagrams for the wiring? I am in the middle of re wiring a"

 
Window Covers 
Started on 06/08/2012 at 11:44 by Sunshade (Guest User)
last reply on 30/03/2013 at 10:21  by  (Guest User)  
  > 89 months ago
read 693 times
7 replies
    "Hi Richard, From an early age i have always worked in electronics before becomi"

 
water in the ballast viking 20 
Started on 24/03/2013 at 14:13 by paul curtis (Guest User)
last reply on 24/03/2013 at 23:45  by Paul G (Guest User)  
  > 89 months ago
read 772 times
2 replies
    " 1. The first step has to be try to identify where the water is coming from and"

 
Viking 24 development 
Started on 23/09/2012 at 20:57 by Paul G (Guest User)
last reply on 24/03/2013 at 09:00  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 89 months ago
read 1247 times
15 replies
    "Thanks for the info Chris and Judith. I have just ordered one....15 and free po"

 
Removing upholstery covers 
Started on 20/02/2013 at 15:32 by Andy Lawrie
last reply on 01/03/2013 at 16:19  by Andy Lawrie  
  > 90 months ago
read 482 times
10 replies
    "We haven't spilled anything there, but obviously I've no idea what might have be"

 
size of trailer suitable for Viking 26 Centre cockpit, ......will my old trailer be ok??? 
Started on 24/02/2013 at 17:24 by Techcareuk (Guest User)
last reply on 24/02/2013 at 20:46  by Techcareuk (Guest User)  
  > 90 months ago
read 215 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for replying Richard. I see your point about moving the wheels back, alt"

 
Throttle cable adjustment 
Started on 17/02/2013 at 19:19 by Simon Roots
last reply on 17/02/2013 at 21:24  by Simon Roots  
  > 91 months ago
read 187 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard. Thanks for your prompt reply. At tickover with the engine in n"

 
Ballast 
Started on 08/02/2013 at 20:31 by World End's (Guest User)  > 91 months ago
no replies yet
read 0 times
    "I decided in the end to have balls made of steel rather than use lead. The ball"

 
Centre /Bow bilge  
Started on 12/12/2012 at 01:16 by Bob Wardle
last reply on 22/12/2012 at 14:34  by Bob Wardle  
  > 92 months ago
read 423 times
5 replies
    "Ok thanks Norman& Garald I will have a look for a small plate under the carpet "

 
What year is my outboard 
Started on 04/12/2012 at 11:33 by Norman Reed
last reply on 04/12/2012 at 13:11  by Norman Reed  
  > 93 months ago
read 171 times
1 reply
    "All sorted now so no replys needed"

 
Engine starts in gear 
Started on 18/11/2012 at 19:47 by Simon Roots
last reply on 25/11/2012 at 18:44  by World's End (Guest User)  
  > 93 months ago
read 396 times
10 replies
    "I think it should indeed be a BSS requirement, at least on new boats and an advi"

 
Searching for a flexible boot to cover the control wires & electrical 
Started on 13/11/2012 at 14:23 by Howard Robbins
last reply on 13/11/2012 at 15:23  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 94 months ago
read 313 times
1 reply
    "Do you mean what is known as the "Witches Hat"? http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Boa"

 
BSS Examination changes for 2013 
Started on 05/11/2012 at 16:26 by Frank Hollman
last reply on 06/11/2012 at 19:17  by Frank Hollman  
  > 94 months ago
read 277 times
2 replies
    "Hi Mike, I totally agree it's not easy to work through this. If you go here: "

 
Hydraulic steering 
Started on 25/10/2012 at 10:21 by Mike Smith (Mylo) (Guest User)
last reply on 25/10/2012 at 22:21  by Mike Smith (Mylo) (Guest User)  
  > 94 months ago
read 209 times
2 replies
    "Many thanks , will do Mike"

 
Outboard engine service 
Started on 29/07/2012 at 11:44 by Steve Moore (Guest User)
last reply on 24/10/2012 at 20:26  by Frank Hollman  
  > 94 months ago
read 454 times
4 replies
    "Happy to offer a service guys. I'm moored at Sawley C Jetty and also have done "

 
Hydraulic Steering 
Started on 21/10/2012 at 11:25 by Mike Smith (Guest User)  > 95 months ago
no replies yet
read 176 times
    "Hello all I have been cruising our Viking 26 centre cockpit (Mylo) for twelve m"

 
Electrolux RB2195 Manual? 
Started on 02/10/2012 at 22:23 by Tony Crook (Guest User)
last reply on 18/10/2012 at 01:08  by Tony (Guest User)  
  > 95 months ago
read 0 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard, unfortunately been down that road. Fridge is too old for Electr"

 
Fridge problems 
Started on 13/10/2012 at 19:19 by Tony Crook (Guest User)  > 95 months ago
no replies yet
read 0 times
    "Hi Bob! Thank you for your response. Looks like I am going to have to rewi"

 
Viking 23 WB - Replace or Refurbish Side Windows? 
Started on 07/10/2012 at 15:14 by David Breeze (Guest User)
last reply on 08/10/2012 at 17:57  by Richard Davies  
  > 95 months ago
read 329 times
5 replies
    "If the windows are pop riveted in, then it's not that difficult to remove, I hav"

 
Leaking Windows 
Started on 07/10/2012 at 13:40 by Dave Bowen (Guest User)  > 95 months ago
no replies yet
read 0 times
    "We have the same problem on a Viking 20, I have unblocked the holes however the "

 
Twin alternators 
Started on 23/09/2012 at 17:44 by Andy Lawrie
last reply on 01/10/2012 at 22:33  by Peter Maskrey  
  > 95 months ago
read 928 times
10 replies
    "Hi Andy On my boat i have 2-engines, 3 battery switches, 2 starter batteries"

 
Boat number plates 
Started on 28/09/2012 at 10:41 by Howard Robbins
last reply on 28/09/2012 at 19:12  by Simon Roots  
  > 95 months ago
read 232 times
3 replies
    "Howard. Try a local printer. I had a price for the Viking stickers from a "

 
Winterisation of a 26WB 
Started on 26/09/2012 at 23:19 by Christopher Power
last reply on 27/09/2012 at 22:57  by Derry Baxter  
  > 95 months ago
read 816 times
4 replies
    "Hi Christopher, I also have a Viking 26WB and I winterize the water system by"

 
Outboard antifoul in freshwater. 
Started on 19/09/2012 at 15:46 by Paul & Jill Collinswood
last reply on 23/09/2012 at 17:06  by Derry Baxter  
  > 95 months ago
read 2049 times
7 replies
    "Hi Paul and Jill, In the River Thames your outboard leg can get coated with c"

 
Truma water heater jacket needed 
Started on 27/08/2012 at 11:19 by Howard Robbins
last reply on 15/09/2012 at 16:19  by Howard Robbins (Guest User)  
  > 96 months ago
read 574 times
2 replies
    "Found what I needed in 48 hours...nearest Truma dealer to Pike & Eel is M&M Leis"

 
Fitting navigation lights. 
Started on 07/09/2012 at 09:14 by paul nancollas
last reply on 07/09/2012 at 16:32  by paul nancollas  
  > 96 months ago
read 534 times
3 replies
    "Ahoy hoy! Thanks everyone for your interest and comments, from which i have lea"

 
Viking 26WB Cabin Light replacement 
Started on 21/08/2012 at 22:56 by MartinC (Guest User)
last reply on 04/09/2012 at 08:53  by Richard Davies  
  > 96 months ago
read 753 times
10 replies
    "Hi Martin, often plastic items without fixing screws are normally clipped togeth"

 
A Blown Air Heating System 
Started on 30/08/2012 at 21:55 by Bruce Wheeler
last reply on 01/09/2012 at 10:16  by Bruce (Guest User)  
  > 96 months ago
read 305 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard. Thanks for your reply. I don't think I'm capable (or brave) enough t"

 
truma water heater 
Started on 22/08/2012 at 09:23 by Royal Gwen (Guest User)
last reply on 22/08/2012 at 23:23  by Paul & Jill Collinswood  
  > 97 months ago
read 211 times
1 reply
    "Is it a Truma Ultrastore? Re-set procedure is listed in the O&M manual http://ww"

 
Loo holding tank 
Started on 15/08/2012 at 08:39 by BOB Nicholls (Guest User)
last reply on 21/08/2012 at 15:05  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 97 months ago
read 335 times
4 replies
    "As a stop gap (as this is not very environmently friendly) if you dose your tank"

 
Freshwater emptying through? 
Started on 06/08/2012 at 22:23 by Rob (Guest User)
last reply on 17/08/2012 at 17:12  by Rob (Guest User)  
  > 97 months ago
read 328 times
5 replies
    "Thanks - will report back."

 
Viking 20 
Started on 23/06/2012 at 18:51 by Jacqueline Robb
last reply on 06/08/2012 at 08:27  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 97 months ago
read 1292 times
7 replies
    "6 knots is 6.9mph. Given the waterline length of a Viking 20 and the fact that i"

 
Viking 24 Prop issue 
Started on 17/10/2011 at 09:03 by (Guest User)
last reply on 25/07/2012 at 20:29  by DaveS (Guest User)  
  > 97 months ago
read 5497 times
28 replies
    "My 2006 24 has a Mariner 40 efi, as fitted bt Viking Mouldings from new, and alt"

 
Batteries 
Started on 22/07/2012 at 09:26 by David & Janice Bosley
last reply on 22/07/2012 at 19:27  by David Bosley (Guest User)  
  > 98 months ago
read 290 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for the reply. The boat has only one fridge and doesn't have bow thruster"

 
12v Electrical Problems. 
Started on 17/07/2012 at 16:24 by ALISTAIR WATSON
last reply on 18/07/2012 at 20:28  by ALISTAIR WATSON  
  > 98 months ago
read 427 times
3 replies
    "Thanks for the reply's!!! In answer to your questions. They come back on o"

 
Workshop Manuals 
Started on 13/07/2012 at 20:11 by Trevor Mooney
last reply on 15/07/2012 at 07:34  by Trevor Mooney  
  > 98 months ago
read 339 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for the link... Trevor"

 
Making a longer bed 
Started on 06/07/2012 at 07:26 by Monkeymagic (Guest User)
last reply on 06/07/2012 at 14:09  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 98 months ago
read 249 times
1 reply
    "Hi I think the best way is to extend the seat in the centre cockpit area all it "

 
gearbox noise 
Started on 18/06/2012 at 20:41 by Ryoung (Guest User)
last reply on 23/06/2012 at 00:43  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 99 months ago
read 241 times
2 replies
    "this seems like the control cable need adjusting on the gear shift so the timing"

 
Noise in neutral 
Started on 18/06/2012 at 08:42 by ian hunt
last reply on 19/06/2012 at 20:28  by Derry Baxter  
  > 99 months ago
read 344 times
5 replies
    "Hi Ian, My workshop manual is on my boat where, subject to weather, I hope to"

 
Sliding or hing? 
Started on 25/05/2012 at 18:30 by Monkey MAgic (Guest User)
last reply on 31/05/2012 at 13:17  by Monkeymagic (Guest User)  
  > 99 months ago
read 448 times
8 replies
    "Sorry yes I was talking about the full louvers (not just a little gap) Dont wan"

 
Warning for all Honda Outboards 
Started on 08/05/2012 at 09:14 by Colin Shearman
last reply on 29/05/2012 at 09:37  by Andy Lawrie  
  > 99 months ago
read 2338 times
19 replies
    "Ordered on the internet. Looks like it is a very common problem, a rather under-"

 
PVC Rubbing Strake 
Started on 25/05/2012 at 22:34 by David Newton  > 99 months ago
no replies yet
read 251 times
    "Hi All, Does anyone know of a supplier for the PVC74 rubbing strake insert fi"

 
Circular window vents 
Started on 20/03/2012 at 20:24 by Barrie (Guest User)
last reply on 10/05/2012 at 21:53  by Barrie (Guest User)  
  > 100 months ago
read 472 times
4 replies
    "Thanks for your advice. Finally now the rains stopped (well it had when i fitted"

 
Heavy Steering 
Started on 03/01/2012 at 08:56 by Antony Moth
last reply on 10/05/2012 at 15:23  by Antony Moth  
  > 100 months ago
read 526 times
5 replies
    "Hi All, Took your advice and had the cables replaced, the steering re-fitted an"

 
Porta Potti? 
Started on 01/05/2012 at 13:44 by Victoria Borwick (Guest User)
last reply on 10/05/2012 at 11:09  by Monkey Magic (Guest User)  
  > 100 months ago
read 3150 times
6 replies
    "Just got one from Lidl it is covered in thetford 928 labels"

 
Windscreen motors 
Started on 15/04/2012 at 13:39 by Nickycnc (Guest User)
last reply on 16/04/2012 at 20:27  by Simon Roots  
  > 101 months ago
read 270 times
1 reply
    "I had a 35 one fitted with 110 degree sweep. Wiper blade and arm was extra. Als"

 
Viking 24 this and that 
Started on 04/04/2012 at 23:46 by Andy Lawrie
last reply on 08/04/2012 at 16:22  by Andy Lawrie  
  > 101 months ago
read 325 times
7 replies
    "> My 24 (2006) has a removable panel in the tread of the step (there from new) "

 
Viking 24, button to left of helm 
Started on 05/04/2012 at 18:42 by Andy Lawrie
last reply on 06/04/2012 at 17:54  by Malcolm Green  
  > 101 months ago
read 332 times
7 replies
    "Hi Andy We used to fit these to vehicles used for film location work. Literal"

 
Water pump 
Started on 03/04/2012 at 09:44 by Andy Lawrie
last reply on 04/04/2012 at 23:38  by Andy Lawrie  
  > 101 months ago
read 379 times
2 replies
    "Bother, I ordered a replacement of the same type before I saw your message - I w"

 
Batteries and isolators 
Started on 03/04/2012 at 10:01 by Andy Lawrie
last reply on 04/04/2012 at 23:29  by Andy Lawrie  
  > 101 months ago
read 486 times
7 replies
    "> If it is the same as my 24 then when you are facing switches:- > Top left i"

 
What are people paying for a BSS inspection? 
Started on 17/03/2012 at 11:11 by Richard Davies
last reply on 19/03/2012 at 08:04  by Colin Shearman  
  > 102 months ago
read 1197 times
8 replies
    "Hi All, I have just had my BSS done in February, all past fist time with ease"

 
Roof Gel Coat 
Started on 14/03/2012 at 17:38 by Monkey Magic (Guest User)  > 102 months ago
no replies yet
read 264 times
    "I have been down to de winterise the boat yesterday, gave her a good clean on th"

 
Solar Panels for trickle charging batteries 
Started on 16/07/2011 at 11:34 by (Guest User)
last reply on 15/02/2012 at 14:12  by Ray Bevan  
  > 103 months ago
read 783 times
4 replies
    "I ended up buying 2 x 10 watt panels with voltage regulators(one for each batter"

 
Boat Switch panel Replacment 
Started on 18/12/2011 at 20:25 by Barrie (Guest User)
last reply on 19/12/2011 at 12:07  by Richard Davies  
  > 105 months ago
read 239 times
2 replies
    "Hi, you may not get exactly what you need, but why not make your own, they shoul"

 
Outboard for Viking 23 - what to get? 
Started on 28/11/2011 at 09:29 by Patrick and Valerie Moss
last reply on 04/12/2011 at 17:06  by Richard Davies  
  > 105 months ago
read 548 times
7 replies
    "I am really pleased you are now sorted. There are a lot of people with vast expe"

 
Blown air heating 
Started on 30/10/2011 at 19:20 by Matt (Guest User)
last reply on 28/11/2011 at 00:28  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 105 months ago
read 3588 times
14 replies
    "low gas pressure or low battery causes this issue on my boat! I have never had a"

 
viking 24 double helm seat 
Started on 08/11/2011 at 13:48 by nickycnc (Guest User)
last reply on 11/11/2011 at 23:53  by ian hunt  
  > 106 months ago
read 436 times
8 replies
    "I have long legs so mine is staying as it is :-). To be honest, the over hang is"

 
Viking 23 Structural Internal Alterations 
Started on 28/10/2011 at 20:48 by Patrick Christmas  > 106 months ago
no replies yet
read 219 times
    "There appears tb be 2 different internal layouts for the 23, 1 has a side table "

 
belt change on a honda 15. 
Started on 22/10/2011 at 18:00 by chris packer (Guest User)
last reply on 23/10/2011 at 18:45  by chris packer (Guest User)  
  > 107 months ago
read 223 times
2 replies
    "hi richard, thanks for your help, i inspected the belt and to be honest it looks"

 
removing an outboard 
Started on 17/10/2011 at 17:02 by (Guest User)
last reply on 18/10/2011 at 08:02  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 107 months ago
read 261 times
1 reply
    "You have a six year warranty on a new Honda which I am certain means all mainten"

 
Floatation 
Started on 29/09/2011 at 21:56 by (Guest User)
last reply on 11/10/2011 at 14:10  by Jon Cameron (Guest User)  
  > 107 months ago
read 554 times
2 replies
    "Interesting topic. I keep an extremely hairy oblong mat. Now when I say extr"

 
Hatch cover 
Started on 09/10/2011 at 20:12 by Barrie (Guest User)
last reply on 11/10/2011 at 09:38  by Simon Roots  
  > 107 months ago
read 291 times
3 replies
    "A good observation by Richard. There is no way with the stud or turn buckle fixi"

 
steering failure 
Started on 10/10/2011 at 19:15 by Robert Hughes  > 107 months ago
no replies yet
read 234 times
    "hi i have a 26 nb starboard drive and the steering wheel is slipping i am told t"

 
Viking 22 Truma heater 
Started on 10/10/2011 at 16:49 by Paul Wallington  > 107 months ago
no replies yet
read 237 times
    "Has anyone got any photos of Truma water heater installed in a Viking 22, I am i"

 
Swim platforms for Viking 24 
Started on 30/09/2011 at 14:06 by Howard Robbins
last reply on 04/10/2011 at 14:50  by Howard Robbins  
  > 107 months ago
read 375 times
4 replies
    "Thanks Greg, will take a look...be interesting to see how my 24 goes with twin e"

 
Paloma PH-5-3F Water Heater - Manual 
Started on 01/10/2011 at 22:40 by Lloyd Davey (Guest User)  > 107 months ago
no replies yet
read 308 times
    "I've just become theoOwner of a Viking 23 which I'll be mooring in Oxford. On t"

 
Viking 20 1986 cruiser electrics 
Started on 10/09/2011 at 20:28 by tercel (Guest User)
last reply on 21/09/2011 at 21:48  by Tercel (Guest User)  
  > 108 months ago
read 1159 times
9 replies
    "Thanks Derry this is helpful. What you describe sounds very like my set up. "

 
winterising Honda outboard 
Started on 13/09/2011 at 18:35 by Liver Bird (Guest User)
last reply on 17/09/2011 at 13:56  by liver bird (yes our boat talks) (Guest User)  
  > 108 months ago
read 344 times
2 replies
    "thank-you for your help"

 
Does your sliding glass channel hold water when it rains ?? 
Started on 06/09/2011 at 07:59 by (Guest User)
last reply on 06/09/2011 at 14:49  by  (Guest User)  
  > 108 months ago
read 309 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for your reply. Am going to go down tonight and drill through the drain h"

 
what size seals for 6.4mm safety glass 
Started on 24/08/2011 at 21:14 by (Guest User)
last reply on 25/08/2011 at 08:35  by  (Guest User)  
  > 109 months ago
read 315 times
3 replies
    "Have just phoned seaglaze and she based the glass on a newer Viking 26 sizes. Wo"

 
Yamaha Outboard 
Started on 23/08/2011 at 18:26 by Monkeymagic (Guest User)  > 109 months ago
no replies yet
read 248 times
    "Hi owners, I have a Yamaha outboard on the back of myy 26nb, it seems to strugle"

 
Viking 32 spot light 
Started on 17/08/2011 at 19:06 by Milopilo1 (Guest User)
last reply on 18/08/2011 at 15:31  by Milopilo1 (Guest User)  
  > 109 months ago
read 247 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard. Much appreciated"

 
New engine for Juno 
Started on 15/08/2011 at 17:17 by Patrick and Valerie Moss
last reply on 18/08/2011 at 10:24  by Richard Davies  
  > 109 months ago
read 291 times
5 replies
    "Brian, that is an interesting note regarding the later Honda 10. A few years ba"

 
12v Socket 
Started on 02/08/2011 at 13:51 by Nigel Atkey
last reply on 12/08/2011 at 09:31  by David & Sue Ball  
  > 109 months ago
read 293 times
2 replies
    "Should be fine. But make sure the cable you use is a higher current rating (amps"

 
Viking 22 Water tank 
Started on 11/08/2011 at 12:11 by Graeme Selkirk
last reply on 11/08/2011 at 20:54  by  (Guest User)  
  > 109 months ago
read 254 times
1 reply
    "if its in the same place as the viking 26 then it is under the seats at the bow "

 
Batteries and Solar panels 
Started on 02/08/2011 at 10:59 by milopilo1 (Guest User)
last reply on 07/08/2011 at 13:46  by  (Guest User)  
  > 109 months ago
read 303 times
2 replies
    "As Kate mentioned an ammeter will help, but it depends on the size of the solar "

 
Viking 22 sliding window rubber channel 
Started on 04/08/2011 at 16:31 by Graeme Selkirk  > 109 months ago
no replies yet
read 269 times
    "Hi all, I intend to fit new rubber inserts to the sliding window guides/chann"

 
Leaving Outboards up or down 
Started on 01/08/2011 at 09:23 by Nigel Atkey
last reply on 02/08/2011 at 13:53  by Nigel Atkey  
  > 109 months ago
read 404 times
3 replies
    "Thanks for the information - I'm going to leave the engine down from now on."

 
Viking 22 propellor 
Started on 31/07/2011 at 15:18 by (Guest User)
last reply on 01/08/2011 at 22:21  by Graeme (Guest User)  
  > 109 months ago
read 231 times
1 reply
    "UPDATE: Found out it's 91/2 x 12 in case anyone else is wondering."

 
Viking 26 Windscreen 
Started on 01/08/2011 at 13:07 by (Guest User)  > 109 months ago
no replies yet
read 164 times
    "Hi, can anyone give me the dimensions of left hand windscreen (as viewed from i"

 
1987 Viking 22 windscreen wipers/window channelling 
Started on 14/07/2011 at 15:34 by Graeme (Guest User)
last reply on 19/07/2011 at 16:11  by  (Guest User)  
  > 110 months ago
read 324 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for your help Richard"

 
Viking 23 - Shower Drain Pump Advice 
Started on 12/07/2011 at 21:58 by Chris Harris
last reply on 14/07/2011 at 07:50  by Chris Harris  
  > 110 months ago
read 1406 times
4 replies
    "First of all thank you all for your prompt replies (Richard: I think yours was o"

 
Leaking WIndows on 26 NB (aft cabin) 
Started on 13/06/2011 at 17:57 by Monkeymagic (Guest User)
last reply on 14/06/2011 at 15:59  by monkeymagic (Guest User)  
  > 111 months ago
read 603 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard I have been back down today and I think it is a mixture of moss a"

 
Carpet Lining to Cabin Sides 
Started on 27/05/2011 at 19:43 by Patrick Treanor
last reply on 07/06/2011 at 17:01  by Joan & Henry H (Guest User)  
  > 111 months ago
read 387 times
3 replies
    "We have re-stuck our carpet lining with the spray adhesive, sorry can't give you"

 
Wall covering in shower room 
Started on 01/06/2011 at 21:06 by Larry (Guest User)  > 111 months ago
no replies yet
read 370 times
    "Hi all, Our Viking 23 currently has 'tiling on a roll' vinyl wall covering in"

 
new bath room 
Started on 15/05/2011 at 11:19 by carl (Guest User)
last reply on 24/05/2011 at 21:15  by Steve Taylor  
  > 112 months ago
read 299 times
2 replies
    "Hi Carl, I have decorated the shower room on my Viking 23. I used cushion flo"

 
getting back on after falling in 
Started on 05/05/2011 at 12:55 by Patrick and Valerie Moss
last reply on 19/05/2011 at 09:51  by Patrick and Valerie Moss  
  > 112 months ago
read 695 times
3 replies
    "Thanks both, sorry for not logging in for two weeks! The ladder fenders look lik"

 
what paint to use on a fibre glass inside cabin 
Started on 13/05/2011 at 10:13 by NOEL & ANN SMITH
last reply on 14/05/2011 at 10:51  by Noel (Guest User)  
  > 112 months ago
read 261 times
2 replies
    "Thanks will do that."

 
Water in bottom of boat 
Started on 11/05/2011 at 22:08 by Wayneb1408 (Guest User)
last reply on 12/05/2011 at 22:42  by Wayneb1408 (Guest User)  
  > 112 months ago
read 847 times
3 replies
    "I think after looking at more pictures etc and talking to Viking that my boat is"

 
Swim platforms for Viking 24 
Started on 09/05/2011 at 18:27 by Howard Robbins
last reply on 10/05/2011 at 10:39  by Howard Robbins  
  > 112 months ago
read 681 times
4 replies
    " Thanks for the replies and web addresses, I must be blind as I could never fin"

 
Juno sitting low in the water 
Started on 21/04/2011 at 16:19 by Patrick and Valerie Moss
last reply on 05/05/2011 at 11:38  by Patrick and Valerie Moss  
  > 112 months ago
read 552 times
7 replies
    "Thank you everyone: a lot to take in and some really useful information. I will "

 
Viking 24 wiring diagram 
Started on 27/04/2011 at 11:33 by Howard Robbins
last reply on 29/04/2011 at 09:38  by Howard Robbins  
  > 113 months ago
read 345 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard...I will wait to hear from the electrical guru at Pike & Eel abou"

 
LED Navigation lights. 
Started on 15/09/2010 at 10:01 by Richard Davies
last reply on 28/04/2011 at 22:38  by Richard Davies  
  > 113 months ago
read 575 times
2 replies
    "Hi Ian, thanks for the reply, I have replaced all the Nav lights with LED, Red a"

 
Propex Heater failure 
Started on 19/04/2011 at 10:18 by Richard Davies
last reply on 26/04/2011 at 16:45  by Paul and Yana  
  > 113 months ago
read 1342 times
4 replies
    "Hi Richard, thanks for that. Glad you had a good time on the broads. has anyon"

 
steering cables 
Started on 25/04/2011 at 10:37 by peter jones  > 113 months ago
no replies yet
read 220 times
    "hi does anyone know where i can get a steering cable for my 19 foot viking 1988 "

 
steering problems 
Started on 20/04/2011 at 16:57 by peter jones
last reply on 22/04/2011 at 17:27  by peter jones  
  > 113 months ago
read 384 times
2 replies
    "hi colin thanks for a reply to my problem i did what you said and saw the cable"

 
Viking 26 WB Windscreen 
Started on 12/04/2011 at 10:15 by brian Kurn (Guest User)
last reply on 17/04/2011 at 08:24  by Brian Kurn (Guest User)  
  > 113 months ago
read 0 times
2 replies
    "Thanks I will be in touch with them "

 
Solar panels 
Started on 11/04/2011 at 17:15 by pam searles
last reply on 12/04/2011 at 16:39  by pam searles  
  > 113 months ago
read 291 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for your help you have raised a few points we had not considered"

 
Roof Ventilators - Dilly C 
Started on 08/04/2011 at 19:24 by Patrick Treanor
last reply on 11/04/2011 at 19:17  by Patrick Treanor  
  > 113 months ago
read 406 times
4 replies
    "Thank you for your reply have ordered two from Nunns as per Malcolm's suggestion"

 
Solar panels 
Started on 11/04/2011 at 16:27 by Robert Searles (Guest User)  > 113 months ago
no replies yet
read 274 times
    "I would like to put some solar panels on my Viking 26. Any help or advice please"

 
Vetus Bow Thruster problem 
Started on 08/02/2011 at 16:00 by Graham and Chris Hayward
last reply on 03/04/2011 at 20:02  by The Editor  
  > 113 months ago
read 3320 times
12 replies
    "Peter, you are most welcome to send in your photos for a member's gallery page. "

 
hydraulic steering kit  
Started on 05/09/2010 at 18:50 by Alex (Guest User)
last reply on 01/04/2011 at 18:13  by alex willis  
  > 113 months ago
read 572 times
3 replies
    "update; hydraulic system now fitted.... dealt with Phoenix marine solutions. ex"

 
Honda engine re-fitting 
Started on 18/03/2011 at 14:13 by Ken Pryor
last reply on 30/03/2011 at 20:59  by Ken Pryor  
  > 114 months ago
read 324 times
2 replies
    "Derry, Many thanks for the reply. However on Saturday last I think I had an i"

 
Generators 
Started on 16/03/2011 at 21:02 by Graham and Chris Hayward
last reply on 18/03/2011 at 17:08  by David Webber  
  > 114 months ago
read 353 times
3 replies
    "Hi Grahem, I have always found Honda Generators to be without doubt, the best. "

 
bilge pump 
Started on 15/03/2011 at 21:24 by buster (Guest User)
last reply on 16/03/2011 at 13:02  by Buster (Guest User)  
  > 114 months ago
read 319 times
2 replies
    "Thanks will have a look this weekend . I found one area under the floor in the c"

 
Toilet Window Vent 
Started on 15/08/2010 at 20:43 by DaveS (Guest User)
last reply on 15/03/2011 at 17:15  by David Newton  
  > 114 months ago
read 1308 times
6 replies
    "A quick follow up on my earlier post.... When removing the screw holding the "

 
Petrol going off 
Started on 10/03/2011 at 19:43 by Steven Moore
last reply on 10/03/2011 at 20:53  by peter jones  
  > 114 months ago
read 357 times
3 replies
    "hi steve regarding using old petrol iam also no expert but i have read in books "

 
warter soaked into wood under floor in galley and cockpit 
Started on 06/03/2011 at 14:49 by stuart (Guest User)
last reply on 07/03/2011 at 17:42  by stuart (Guest User)  
  > 114 months ago
read 373 times
4 replies
    "thanks for that advice I will try it.On the viking 28 if I take the carpet up in"

 
Viking 23 stern lockers and outboard bay 
Started on 19/02/2011 at 20:27 by Ian and Angela Finlay
last reply on 19/02/2011 at 22:24  by Richard Davies  
  > 115 months ago
read 253 times
1 reply
    "Hi Ian, my Viking 23 is similar to "Innisfree" in the gallery. Often referred"

 
Viking 26 wide beam  
Started on 30/01/2011 at 15:55 by Alan (Guest User)
last reply on 18/02/2011 at 17:15  by Silverlink (Guest User)  
  > 115 months ago
read 277 times
1 reply
    "Just a thought is the air vent obstructed in some way? Perhaps as the tank "

 
Viking 23 Kingfisher interior walls 
Started on 13/02/2011 at 22:49 by Ian and Angela Finlay
last reply on 16/02/2011 at 17:46  by Richard Davies  
  > 115 months ago
read 305 times
3 replies
    "Ian, if you are thinking about replacing the bulkhead that runs the width of the"

 
Viking 23 Kingfisher hull compartments. 
Started on 13/02/2011 at 22:44 by Ian and Angela Finlay
last reply on 15/02/2011 at 17:26  by Ian and Angela Finlay  
  > 115 months ago
read 467 times
5 replies
    "Richard that is good advice. We will not connect the compartments. We have al"

 
Viking 23 Kingfisher windows 
Started on 13/02/2011 at 22:32 by Ian and Angela Finlay
last reply on 15/02/2011 at 17:23  by Ian and Angela Finlay  
  > 115 months ago
read 373 times
4 replies
    "Thanks for the advice, we will just stick with the glass and redo the seals. "

 
Viking 23 Kingfisher fibreglass repairs 
Started on 13/02/2011 at 22:36 by Ian and Angela Finlay
last reply on 15/02/2011 at 11:54  by Richard Davies  
  > 115 months ago
read 235 times
1 reply
    "We had a similar issue, a previous owner fitted small shelves to the space betwe"

 
water under galley floor 
Started on 31/12/2010 at 16:34 by craig (Guest User)
last reply on 11/02/2011 at 22:25  by ROY (Guest User)  
  > 115 months ago
read 2494 times
21 replies
    "Is the water under the sink ? I get the same thing, and its getting in between "

 
Honda engine cover 
Started on 30/01/2011 at 17:02 by Ken Pryor
last reply on 01/02/2011 at 20:49  by Ken Pryor  
  > 115 months ago
read 276 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Peter. I will give it a go."

 
Repairs to hull  
Started on 09/01/2011 at 09:01 by Craig (Guest User)
last reply on 19/01/2011 at 22:24  by Mick Newbery  
  > 116 months ago
read 409 times
2 replies
    "Any chance of an update? Would like to know the outcome. Mick."

 
Waeco CR-50 failed 
Started on 11/12/2010 at 17:01 by Graham and Chris Hayward
last reply on 17/12/2010 at 10:17  by Graham and Chris Hayward  
  > 117 months ago
read 1162 times
3 replies
    "To Richard and George, Thanks for your valuable advice. It would make sense t"

 
How to access a Viking 22's internal steps 
Started on 14/12/2010 at 00:01 by Cloud Nine (Guest User)  > 117 months ago
no replies yet
read 0 times
    "This is an old post, but I needed to get in under the step on my 26WB so adding "

 
petrol vapour 
Started on 05/12/2010 at 20:36 by biggles999 (Guest User)
last reply on 06/12/2010 at 14:10  by Richard Davies  
  > 117 months ago
read 652 times
3 replies
    "I built in a locker that holds the main 3 gallon Honda tank and room for 3 x pla"

 
Viking 24 Help Please 
Started on 19/10/2010 at 08:17 by Pete Willett (Guest User)
last reply on 06/11/2010 at 16:10  by Pete Willett (Guest User)  
  > 118 months ago
read 956 times
7 replies
    "Thank you everyone for the information. It seems to me that if I do have a probl"

 
Winter Preparations. 
Started on 04/11/2010 at 09:10 by Allan Warby
last reply on 04/11/2010 at 17:13  by Allan Warby  
  > 118 months ago
read 555 times
4 replies
    "Thanks Chris & Judith,Will certainly do as you suggest.Hope to meet up with you "

 
Canopy & heater 
Started on 28/09/2010 at 12:24 by Steve Nixon
last reply on 24/10/2010 at 11:06  by Richard Davies  
  > 119 months ago
read 603 times
3 replies
    "As usual, not one of the shortest answers....... I will agree with Brian, but "

 
Tickover at cold start 
Started on 29/09/2010 at 23:21 by Bob Nicholls
last reply on 03/10/2010 at 10:44  by Bob Nicholls  
  > 119 months ago
read 438 times
4 replies
    "Thanks Rob, I looked on the internet but was unable to find a manual for this ne"

 
Potter Heigham Bridge (Norfolk Broads) 
Started on 16/09/2010 at 10:21 by Allan Warby
last reply on 17/09/2010 at 22:05  by Allan Warby  
  > 120 months ago
read 595 times
4 replies
    "Many Thanks Richard, As I no longer drink I will have to fi"

 
Stern Mooring with an outboard 
Started on 15/09/2010 at 10:28 by Richard Davies
last reply on 16/09/2010 at 11:45  by DaveS (Guest User)  
  > 120 months ago
read 654 times
4 replies
    "We looked at the 24 with the twin 20's last year, before we bought the boat we h"

 
Fuel level monitoring 
Started on 21/07/2010 at 22:52 by Graham Bruce
last reply on 08/09/2010 at 03:17  by Graham Bruce  
  > 120 months ago
read 887 times
10 replies
    "Hi Richard, Have only just seen your message as I've not visited the site for"

 
Tohatsu 15b dies when going into neutral 
Started on 22/07/2010 at 11:32 by Graham Bruce
last reply on 08/09/2010 at 03:12  by Graham Bruce  
  > 120 months ago
read 500 times
14 replies
    "Hi Dave, I haven't been on this site for a while so have only just picked up "

 
Viking 22 Cover Contact-Roy Chalk (Resolved) 
Started on 05/09/2010 at 13:08 by HowieP (Guest User)  > 120 months ago
no replies yet
read 0 times
    "I am contacting you via this pages on another subject. I want to put a bigger"

 
Problem With Clipper Duet Unit On My Viking 20 Amberley. 
Started on 03/09/2010 at 16:47 by Allan Warby
last reply on 04/09/2010 at 22:38  by Allan Warby  
  > 120 months ago
read 707 times
4 replies
    "Dear Chris and Judith,Many Thanks I will try the method you suggested. I guess i"

 
Vinyl seat repairs 
Started on 26/07/2010 at 10:35 by Graham and Chris Hayward
last reply on 25/08/2010 at 11:08  by Graham and Chris Hayward  
  > 121 months ago
read 317 times
3 replies
    "This is the website for the vinyl repair kits. www.repairproducts.co.uk G."

 
Steering Wheel Diameter 
Started on 09/08/2010 at 16:57 by (Guest User)
last reply on 10/08/2010 at 13:16  by DaveS (Guest User)  
  > 121 months ago
read 246 times
1 reply
    "Sorted!! Phoned Viking Mouldings and got the answer. Unless you specify so"

 
Windscreen wiper for a Viking 20 
Started on 09/08/2010 at 11:53 by Peter Smith (Guest User)
last reply on 10/08/2010 at 10:36  by Dave H (Guest User)  
  > 121 months ago
read 544 times
2 replies
    "We bought a 1985 Viking 23 last year. No wiper was fitted so rather than fit a m"

 
Ventilator Grill 
Started on 31/07/2010 at 17:49 by DaveS (Guest User)
last reply on 05/08/2010 at 16:52  by DaveS (Guest User)  
  > 121 months ago
read 859 times
5 replies
    "True to his 'word', Richard at Acaster Marine, obtained the part from Viking Mou"

 
excessive play in steering assembly  
Started on 02/08/2010 at 11:32 by Alex (Guest User)
last reply on 04/08/2010 at 11:05  by alex (Guest User)  
  > 121 months ago
read 554 times
2 replies
    "many thanks Colin being from a motor vehicle background this play seemed excessi"

 
Fitting a Tv On A Viking 20 
Started on 21/07/2010 at 13:16 by Allan (Guest User)
last reply on 02/08/2010 at 11:10  by Graham Bruce  
  > 122 months ago
read 776 times
7 replies
    "Unless you already have a television in mind, together with an adequate solar pa"

 
Outboard position (effective rudder position) 
Started on 21/07/2010 at 22:59 by Graham Bruce
last reply on 30/07/2010 at 17:54  by Graham Bruce  
  > 122 months ago
read 3417 times
14 replies
    "Many thanks to Graham Hayward and Mark Chellingworth. As my reply to Colin Ha"

 
Viking 26 wide beam ballasting 
Started on 29/06/2010 at 20:13 by ALAN (Guest User)
last reply on 27/07/2010 at 16:24  by Alan (Guest User)  
  > 122 months ago
read 378 times
2 replies
    "Hi Colin Thanks for your reply. I have added 120Kg of lead sheet under the two "

 
Blocked waste outlet in shower 
Started on 11/07/2010 at 16:35 by Derek (Guest User)
last reply on 11/07/2010 at 22:46  by Graham and Chris Hayward  
  > 122 months ago
read 475 times
4 replies
    "Our 26WB is 2 yrs old and had the same problem after 18 months. The shower waste"

 
Dimensions of a Viking 26 Narrow Beam 
Started on 04/06/2010 at 20:09 by (Guest User)
last reply on 16/06/2010 at 21:42  by Wyn (Guest User)  
  > 123 months ago
read 782 times
7 replies
    "Thanks Gerry."

 
viking 26wb windscreen hinge pins 
Started on 08/06/2010 at 19:30 by ian pullen (Guest User)
last reply on 10/06/2010 at 14:24  by ian p[ullen (Guest User)  
  > 123 months ago
read 250 times
2 replies
    "thank you very much for your help"

 
lpg cylinder 
Started on 10/05/2010 at 13:30 by peter jones
last reply on 09/06/2010 at 20:50  by peter jones  
  > 123 months ago
read 411 times
6 replies
    "thanks for responce george i will look at some sites regards peter"

 
Shower/Toilet Window Vent 
Started on 01/06/2010 at 17:43 by michael walburn
last reply on 06/06/2010 at 19:11  by Mark Chellingworth  
  > 123 months ago
read 0 times
2 replies
    "ref origonal or not? the ones in B&Q is identical down to the moulded in serial "

 
windscreen 
Started on 21/05/2010 at 19:55 by (Guest User)
last reply on 26/05/2010 at 18:44  by Capt Bryan Howe (Guest User)  
  > 124 months ago
read 545 times
2 replies
    "They are very good and very helpful, but with vat my quote was about 1200 for a"

 
Boat survey 
Started on 19/05/2010 at 13:53 by Denis Edmondson
last reply on 19/05/2010 at 17:31  by Richard Davies  
  > 124 months ago
read 328 times
1 reply
    "Hi Denis, I sent you an email rather than publish an email on our open site. Hel"

 
Trauma water heater - anyone help ? 
Started on 26/04/2010 at 14:29 by Laurie Lea
last reply on 27/04/2010 at 06:37  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 125 months ago
read 434 times
3 replies
    "Truma heaters are fitted to numerous makes of caravan, if you go on the Truma we"

 
water heater 
Started on 06/04/2010 at 16:02 by patrick ogden
last reply on 15/04/2010 at 17:30  by Richard Davies  
  > 125 months ago
read 905 times
4 replies
    "Hi Patrick, I agree with Gerry's advice, this is exactly what I did when mine sp"

 
rudder safe 
Started on 26/03/2010 at 20:03 by gary tooms
last reply on 13/04/2010 at 19:06  by gary tooms  
  > 125 months ago
read 2004 times
8 replies
    "Hi there Simon glad to see you are pleased with the new gizmo, have orded mine. "

 
transom replacement - Viking 23 
Started on 27/03/2010 at 16:50 by (Guest User)
last reply on 01/04/2010 at 22:48  by Richard Davies  
  > 126 months ago
read 382 times
1 reply
    "To the "Guest user" I guess no one has replied to this as we are all thinking, d"

 
Water tank leak 
Started on 23/03/2010 at 17:27 by Malcolm and Roxy Jackson
last reply on 27/03/2010 at 12:46  by Richard Davies  
  > 126 months ago
read 713 times
3 replies
    "This is a common fault with flexible water tanks, I have the Plastimo 100 litres"

 
how to fit curtain tracks 
Started on 16/03/2010 at 23:02 by Alan (Guest User)
last reply on 17/03/2010 at 19:14  by Greg Maskill  
  > 126 months ago
read 391 times
1 reply
    "the curtain tracks attach directly to the aluminium frames. Difficult to describ"

 
left hand throttle 
Started on 09/02/2010 at 20:19 by gary tooms
last reply on 10/02/2010 at 20:12  by gary tooms  
  > 127 months ago
read 380 times
2 replies
    "Thanks pete will give it ago."

 
pictures 
Started on 06/02/2010 at 17:41 by gary tooms
last reply on 06/02/2010 at 20:52  by  (Guest User)  
  > 127 months ago
read 360 times
1 reply
    "Hi Gary, I had the same problem a few weeks ago. Paul (Editor) sent me the fo"

 
pictures 
Started on 06/02/2010 at 17:34 by gary tooms  > 127 months ago
no replies yet
read 290 times
    "please can anyone tell me why i cannot load my pictures on the site, all i get i"