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Leak 
Started on 06/12/2018 at 07:35 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 08/12/2018 at 12:28  by RAY HOUGH  
  3 days ago
read 64 times
3 replies
    "George, I am moored on river Lee at Stanstead Abbotts I look forward to spring "

 
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  
  12 days ago
read 626 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  
  16 days ago
read 147 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  
  > 1 month ago
read 142 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  
  > 1 month ago
read 119 times
2 replies
    "Thank you Chris. Peter "

 
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  
  > 1 month ago
read 92 times
1 reply
    "What year boat? Have you completely stripped the tap , cleaned and regreased eve"

 
Viking 300 
Started on 25/09/2018 at 11:34 by Stephen Dresch  > 2 months ago
no replies yet
read 94 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  
  > 2 months ago
read 206 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  
  > 3 months ago
read 181 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  
  > 3 months ago
read 96 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  
  > 3 months ago
read 158 times
2 replies
    "Hi. I have looked in there but discovered nothing. I thought the number should b"

 
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  
  > 3 months ago
read 102 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  
  > 3 months ago
read 173 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  
  > 3 months ago
read 146 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  > 3 months ago
no replies yet
read 63 times
    "Hello. I own a Viking 26cc which displays a switch named: 'BATT CHARGER' on a"

 
CRX50 fridge 
Started on 26/07/2018 at 08:49 by Gerald Taplin  > 4 months ago
no replies yet
read 114 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  
  > 4 months ago
read 148 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  > 6 months ago
no replies yet
read 138 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  
  > 6 months ago
read 477 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  
  > 7 months ago
read 139 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  
  > 7 months ago
read 112 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  
  > 7 months ago
read 106 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  
  > 8 months ago
read 153 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  
  > 8 months ago
read 141 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  
  > 8 months ago
read 178 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  
  > 9 months ago
read 296 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  
  > 9 months ago
read 202 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  
  > 9 months ago
read 227 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  
  > 9 months ago
read 154 times
3 replies
    "Thank you both!"

 
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  
  > 9 months ago
read 229 times
7 replies
    "Thanks Chris. I have found that now. Will try joining."

 
Windows 
Started on 04/03/2018 at 09:38 by gary tooms
last reply on 04/03/2018 at 14:48  by Andy Thompson  
  > 9 months ago
read 116 times
1 reply
    "seaglaze probably made them, you can buy parts from them still."

 
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  
  > 9 months ago
read 129 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  
  > 9 months ago
read 142 times
3 replies
    "Thanks guys. Problem found to be failure of the throttle and gear selector cable"

 
boat mods 
Started on 23/02/2018 at 18:39 by gary tooms  > 9 months ago
no replies yet
read 146 times
    "Hi there guy's hope all is well i have not posted for awhile , am thinking of fi"

 
Helm  
Started on 16/02/2018 at 18:16 by Christopher Jones  > 9 months ago
no replies yet
read 132 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  
  > 9 months ago
read 174 times
4 replies
    "Thanks Stephen. I'll take a note of the supplier. Sounds like a ke decent batter"

 
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  
  > 10 months ago
read 185 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  
  > 10 months ago
read 349 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  > 10 months ago
no replies yet
read 148 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  
  > 11 months ago
read 0 times
32 replies
    "Thanks for those tips Derry. We're hoping to get to the boat between now and Mon"

 
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  
  > 11 months ago
read 264 times
4 replies
    "Thanks Gerald - that's useful to know. At some point I need to have a closer loo"

 
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  
  > 11 months ago
read 973 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  
  > 11 months ago
read 197 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  
  > 11 months ago
read 111 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  > 11 months ago
no replies yet
read 104 times
    "I have just purchased her, renamed 'Moon River' by the vendor, from Boat Discove"

 
Removing Carver Water Heater 
Started on 08/12/2017 at 10:05 by IVAN GALE  > 12 months ago
no replies yet
read 101 times
    "Hi, I have a 26CCNB which has a Carver Water Heater fitted in a compartment at "

 
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  
  > 12 months ago
read 220 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  
  > 12 months ago
read 259 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  
  > 14 months ago
read 4211 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  
  > 14 months ago
read 247 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  
  > 14 months ago
read 203 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  
  > 14 months ago
read 683 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  
  > 15 months ago
read 356 times
6 replies
    "World's End Dancing Dodo is moored at Val Wyatt (Wargrave). "

 
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)  
  > 15 months ago
read 138 times
1 reply
    "Have a chat with Ken at the Stretham Ferry Marina, which is on the opposite side"

 
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)  
  > 15 months ago
read 151 times
4 replies
    "Make sure you have the correct pitched prop. especially if the engine had been f"

 
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  
  > 15 months ago
read 270 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)  
  > 15 months ago
read 242 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  
  > 15 months ago
read 116 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)  
  > 16 months ago
read 737 times
3 replies
    "Hi, Where did you buy your Windows from please and did you manage to find some s"

 
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)  
  > 16 months ago
read 138 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  
  > 16 months ago
read 336 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  
  > 16 months ago
read 194 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  
  > 16 months ago
read 229 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)  
  > 16 months ago
read 259 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  
  > 16 months ago
read 116 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  
  > 16 months ago
read 335 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  
  > 16 months ago
read 316 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  
  > 16 months ago
read 251 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  
  > 17 months ago
read 164 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  
  > 17 months ago
read 287 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)  
  > 17 months ago
read 542 times
11 replies
    "Tony, useful thought for other models but the 20/215 does not have an anchor com"

 
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  
  > 17 months ago
read 165 times
5 replies
    "Post deleted..."

 
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)  
  > 17 months ago
read 288 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  
  > 17 months ago
read 150 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  
  > 17 months ago
read 181 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  
  > 17 months ago
read 188 times
1 reply
    "Remove side panels first."

 
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  
  > 18 months ago
read 125 times
1 reply
    "Seals direct - http://www.sealsdirect.co.uk/index.asp Wilks - http://www.wilks"

 
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)  
  > 18 months ago
read 263 times
4 replies
    "Hi, how did you get on with the emblem that you were looking for, as I am now lo"

 
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  
  > 18 months ago
read 123 times
1 reply
    "It is located in the locker below the rear most dinette seat, the one just in fr"

 
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  
  > 18 months ago
read 859 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)  
  > 18 months ago
read 163 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  
  > 18 months ago
read 583 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  
  > 18 months ago
read 132 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  
  > 18 months ago
read 339 times
6 replies
    "T"

 
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)  
  > 19 months ago
read 236 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for that Chris. You have confirmed exactly what I thought might be the re"

 
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)  
  > 19 months ago
read 129 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  
  > 19 months ago
read 195 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 09/05/2017 at 20:11 by Alan Massey
last reply on 09/05/2017 at 22:31  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 19 months ago
read 77 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  
  > 19 months ago
read 199 times
5 replies
    "Good news Keith glad I have been able to help as there are not many of us about "

 
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  
  > 19 months ago
read 189 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  
  > 19 months ago
read 187 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  > 19 months ago
no replies yet
read 127 times
    "Any Viking owners might be interested in a trailer I have just advertised on EBa"

 
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)  
  > 19 months ago
read 277 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  
  > 20 months ago
read 194 times
5 replies
    "Hi Alan, I am really pleased you are getting it done. We have been down the Ande"

 
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  
  > 20 months ago
read 420 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  
  > 20 months ago
read 138 times
2 replies
    "I have mentioned this before, but in addition to the flexi tank we have a 45 lit"

 
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  
  > 20 months ago
read 155 times
3 replies
    "Hello Tony, I have replaced all my linings and used high temperature glue as "

 
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  
  > 20 months ago
read 121 times
3 replies
    "Hello Paul. Another site to look at is Timmage & Co. They originally suppl"

 
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  
  > 20 months ago
read 880 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  
  > 20 months ago
read 323 times
3 replies
    "They seem a good choice Steve, I might prefer a warmer white, though, but will b"

 
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  
  > 20 months ago
read 346 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  
  > 20 months ago
read 497 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  
  > 20 months ago
read 246 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  > 20 months ago
no replies yet
read 98 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  
  > 20 months ago
read 164 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  
  > 20 months ago
read 147 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  
  > 20 months ago
read 251 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  
  > 20 months ago
read 168 times
1 reply
    "Hi Lloyd, the things that can affect the value of a Viking 23 are... Age Con"

 
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)  
  > 20 months ago
read 240 times
5 replies
    "I presume you want the anti theft device off to remove the engine? Just a heads "

 
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  
  > 21 months ago
read 335 times
2 replies
    "Thank you Alan for the link. One of the good things about this site is the link"

 
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  
  > 21 months ago
read 205 times
1 reply
    "Hi, re solar panels, I'm afraid there is no simple answer. "It Depends" Befo"

 
WINDLASS SIZE ON OUSE 
Started on 04/03/2017 at 12:54 by William (Guest User)
last reply on 11/03/2017 at 13:09  by Donkey (Guest User)  
  > 21 months ago
read 176 times
3 replies
    "If I remember correctly, a CRT windlass works on the Great Ouse but will not wor"

 
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  
  > 21 months ago
read 142 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)  
  > 21 months ago
read 641 times
11 replies
    "Hi Richard, Yes they have wifi at the Marina, so I am hoping I can just log th"

 
Seat change 26cc 
Started on 04/03/2017 at 09:58 by stevethedent (Guest User)  > 21 months ago
no replies yet
read 139 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  
  > 21 months ago
read 337 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  
  > 21 months ago
read 99 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard"

 
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  
  > 21 months ago
read 168 times
3 replies
    "I went to the boat today to fit the new hose and primer bulb. I bought 8mm id a"

 
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  
  > 21 months ago
read 218 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)  
  > 21 months ago
read 466 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  
  > 22 months ago
read 282 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  
  > 22 months ago
read 109 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  
  > 23 months ago
read 418 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  
  > 23 months ago
read 622 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  
  > 23 months ago
read 394 times
9 replies
    "Hi Steve I think there probably isn't a problem, just that both the water heate"

 
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  
  > 23 months ago
read 906 times
21 replies
    "Hi New Dawn Thank you for the information I'm sure this will help someone in th"

 
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  
  > 23 months ago
read 138 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  
  > 24 months ago
read 249 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  
  > 24 months ago
read 391 times
9 replies
    "Hi Derry, I bought the G4 SMDs with side mounted pins and fitted them yester"

 
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  
  > 24 months ago
read 155 times
7 replies
    "James. I am on pier E nearest the offices. I will send you an email. Si"

 
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  
  > 24 months ago
read 289 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  
  > 25 months ago
read 133 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  
  > 25 months ago
read 727 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)  
  > 25 months ago
read 141 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  
  > 25 months ago
read 209 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  
  > 25 months ago
read 178 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)  
  > 25 months ago
read 200 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)  
  > 26 months ago
read 838 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  
  > 26 months ago
read 136 times
1 reply
    "Hi Fergus, I posted what you probably needed just over a week ago. See "

 
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  
  > 26 months ago
read 158 times
1 reply
    "Hi Fergus, the same question was raised a few weeks back, have a read of my rep"

 
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  
  > 26 months ago
read 179 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  
  > 26 months ago
read 423 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)  
  > 27 months ago
read 378 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)  
  > 27 months ago
read 1820 times
11 replies
    "My previous boat had a Yamaha 9.9 outboard fitted with a small rudder, the handl"

 
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)  
  > 27 months ago
read 185 times
1 reply
    "Well, that may sound simple but it is fraught with issues. You would need to rea"

 
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)  
  > 27 months ago
read 216 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)  
  > 27 months ago
read 0 times
5 replies
    "We used AM Marine who are based at Windsor Marina. Excellent job and great servi"

 
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  
  > 27 months ago
read 419 times
5 replies
    "use the white magic eraser sponge sold by JML and other places too they work fin"

 
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  
  > 27 months ago
read 295 times
4 replies
    "Dear Richard and Roz. So sorry to hear of your ill health. We really couldn't m"

 
How often do you check your thermostat on your Outboard? 
Started on 25/08/2016 at 21:14 by Richard Davies  > 27 months ago
no replies yet
read 102 times
    "As you can tell, I am getting back into boating, after a long spell away from th"

 
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  
  > 27 months ago
read 198 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)  
  > 27 months ago
read 415 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  
  > 28 months ago
read 210 times
2 replies
    "Hi Tony, I think the maximum number is based on boat stability, if the people we"

 
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  
  > 28 months ago
read 791 times
14 replies
    "I run a tohatsu 30 efi 20 amp charging the engine is propped to do about 4200 rp"

 
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  
  > 28 months ago
read 268 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  
  > 28 months ago
read 700 times
26 replies
    "To the guy who suggested a 12 DC fan, yes this is a great idea, they take so lit"

 
Sawley to Lincoln cruise 
Started on 13/08/2016 at 20:04 by Simon Roots  > 28 months ago
no replies yet
read 168 times
    "Thought I would share some experiences of our recent cruise from Sawley Marina t"

 
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  
  > 28 months ago
read 310 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  
  > 28 months ago
read 174 times
3 replies
    "Hi Richard I have read your post with interest because I have heard reports of "

 
Viking 26 wb fuel consumption 
Started on 10/08/2016 at 21:23 by Keith (Guest User)
last reply on 11/08/2016 at 02:56  by Paul (Guest User)  
  > 28 months ago
read 168 times
1 reply
    "I have a Viking 26WB with a Honda 35hp, and get roughly 1.5 liters per hour at C"

 
striped decals 
Started on 05/08/2016 at 10:24 by Rickt d (Guest User)
last reply on 05/08/2016 at 19:19  by Richard Davies  
  > 28 months ago
read 136 times
1 reply
    "If all else fails, go to ebay, search "car stripe" don't think that you have to"

 
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  
  > 28 months ago
read 292 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)  
  > 28 months ago
read 136 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  > 28 months ago
no replies yet
read 152 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  
  > 29 months ago
read 451 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  
  > 29 months ago
read 151 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)  
  > 29 months ago
read 373 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)  
  > 29 months ago
read 281 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  
  > 29 months ago
read 168 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)  
  > 29 months ago
read 234 times
2 replies
    "That's cos I ate it all. "

 
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)  
  > 29 months ago
read 162 times
5 replies
    "Many thanks will do so"

 
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  
  > 29 months ago
read 434 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  
  > 29 months ago
read 405 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)  
  > 29 months ago
read 210 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)  
  > 29 months ago
read 427 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  
  > 29 months ago
read 203 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  
  > 30 months ago
read 534 times
14 replies
    "Rudder safe now fitted and tested, it certainly makes quite a difference to the "

 
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  
  > 30 months ago
read 382 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)  
  > 30 months ago
read 256 times
2 replies
    "Cleaned out my filter today....... OMG, the most horrendous gunge imaginable...."

 
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  
  > 30 months ago
read 516 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  
  > 30 months ago
read 223 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)  
  > 30 months ago
read 198 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)  
  > 30 months ago
read 239 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  
  > 30 months ago
read 150 times
1 reply
    "Hi David. Sorry to hear your dilemma. Have you searched the forum history "

 
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)  
  > 30 months ago
read 141 times
1 reply
    "It is to pump out the shower tray. I am having problems with mine, so before you"

 
trailers 
Started on 31/05/2016 at 21:47 by DAVID FULLER
last reply on 03/06/2016 at 21:52  by DAVID FULLER  
  > 30 months ago
read 183 times
3 replies
    "thanks for info the boat only has to move from the slipway to car park about 1/4"

 
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)  
  > 30 months ago
read 250 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  > 30 months ago
no replies yet
read 97 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)  
  > 30 months ago
read 202 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  
  > 30 months ago
read 390 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  
  > 31 months ago
read 232 times
3 replies
    "OK thank you, it sounds as if it could be improved a bit with some effort then. "

 
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)  
  > 31 months ago
read 185 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for your help,just going on the river witham at the moment but may ventur"

 
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)  
  > 31 months ago
read 381 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  > 31 months ago
no replies yet
read 113 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  
  > 31 months ago
read 236 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  
  > 31 months ago
read 266 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)  
  > 31 months ago
read 146 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  
  > 31 months ago
read 874 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  
  > 31 months ago
read 419 times
6 replies
    "Nice to meet you too Andy, nice boat you've got there. We only just got back tod"

 
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)  
  > 31 months ago
read 245 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)  
  > 32 months ago
read 435 times
20 replies
    "I have just bought a Viking 24 and had exactly the same problem, water ingress f"

 
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)  
  > 32 months ago
read 361 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  
  > 32 months ago
read 194 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)  
  > 32 months ago
read 186 times
1 reply
    "Mine sometimes smokes briefly on first start up of the season (I assumed it was "

 
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  
  > 32 months ago
read 341 times
9 replies
    "My Honda 20 takes this type and they are Zinc. http://www.defender.com/produ"

 
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  
  > 32 months ago
read 198 times
4 replies
    "I put on of those pop up/fold down cleats in front of the bow rope cleat special"

 
Checklists 
Started on 10/04/2016 at 13:22 by Tony (Guest User)
last reply on 12/04/2016 at 12:41  by Chris Barton  
  > 32 months ago
read 258 times
5 replies
    "There is a customable app called "Boating". I have the old version of it on Kind"

 
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)  
  > 32 months ago
read 207 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)  
  > 32 months ago
read 407 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)  
  > 32 months ago
read 527 times
7 replies
    "Have now purchased a V26 widebeam (at least paid a deposit anyway so far)"

 
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)  
  > 32 months ago
read 554 times
11 replies
    "Yes I would have thought so if in centre of bow. Phone Viking on 01371 875214 "

 
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)  
  > 32 months ago
read 296 times
4 replies
    "Yes, even on the non-tidal Thames you can usually pretty much forget it from Nov"

 
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)  
  > 32 months ago
read 239 times
2 replies
    "I was afraid that would be the answer! To be honest we're not looking for anythi"

 
Trent and Mersey canal 
Started on 21/03/2016 at 16:10 by Alan Massey  > 33 months ago
no replies yet
read 146 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  
  > 33 months ago
read 224 times
1 reply
    "Hi Lucy, welcome to the forum. Regarding the seals, it depends on which year yo"

 
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  
  > 33 months ago
read 267 times
3 replies
    "It is just the blades. ASAP have exact replacements listed on their website. Tha"

 
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  
  > 33 months ago
read 372 times
4 replies
    "Richard, I hope both yours and your wife,s health problems are sorted out. I wis"

 
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  
  > 33 months ago
read 329 times
3 replies
    "Hi Alison, re Viking, it's probably best to phone them directly than await any r"

 
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  
  > 33 months ago
read 229 times
3 replies
    "Many thanks Robert and Paul. Now I have a choice. Will be in touch with one of "

 
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  
  > 33 months ago
read 215 times
1 reply
    "Hi AlisonP, can you just confirm what boat you have, you either have the Viking "

 
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)  
  > 33 months ago
read 165 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  
  > 33 months ago
read 332 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  
  > 33 months ago
read 239 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)  
  > 33 months ago
read 432 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)  
  > 34 months ago
read 192 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  
  > 34 months ago
read 367 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  
  > 34 months ago
read 453 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  
  > 34 months ago
read 726 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  
  > 34 months ago
read 250 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  
  > 34 months ago
read 229 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  
  > 34 months ago
read 335 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)  
  > 34 months ago
read 208 times
2 replies
    "My flags are sprayed with waterproofing agent, they don't get wet. "

 
 
Started on 03/02/2016 at 22:27 by Pete (Guest User)
last reply on 04/02/2016 at 08:12  by Richard Davies  
  > 34 months ago
read 139 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)  > 34 months ago
no replies yet
read 94 times
    "For those who have had trouble starting a Viking 26 Volvo Penta Diesel marine en"

 
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)  
  > 34 months ago
read 446 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  
  > 34 months ago
read 360 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  
  > 34 months ago
read 356 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  
  > 34 months ago
read 117 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)  > 35 months ago
no replies yet
read 140 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  
  > 35 months ago
read 504 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  
  > 35 months ago
read 1047 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  
  > 35 months ago
read 433 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)  
  > 35 months ago
read 193 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  
  > 36 months ago
read 381 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  
  > 36 months ago
read 185 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)  
  > 36 months ago
read 510 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)  
  > 36 months ago
read 559 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  
  > 36 months ago
read 416 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  
  > 36 months ago
read 284 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  
  > 36 months ago
read 230 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  > 37 months ago
no replies yet
read 184 times
    "It's the time of year that people using their boat, might consider some addition"

 
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  
  > 37 months ago
read 231 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard I have a Viking 24 and World's End is right, the thin blue pipe shou"

 
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  
  > 37 months ago
read 306 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  
  > 37 months ago
read 1636 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  
  > 37 months ago
read 234 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)  
  > 37 months ago
read 285 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  
  > 37 months ago
read 801 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  
  > 37 months ago
read 215 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  
  > 37 months ago
read 156 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)  
  > 37 months ago
read 617 times
7 replies
    "Got your mail Ian. Message sent Le Dent "

 
viking 21' 
Started on 20/10/2015 at 20:42 by (Guest User)
last reply on 25/10/2015 at 18:39  by Paul & Marian Hand  
  > 38 months ago
read 208 times
1 reply
    "It will be fine. Our boat is a Viking 26 centre cockpit narrow beam (6' 10") and"

 
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  
  > 38 months ago
read 208 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)  
  > 38 months ago
read 664 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  
  > 38 months ago
read 137 times
1 reply
    "Hi TeriLeigh, nice to see some overseas visitors, I think you have come to the w"

 
steering 
Started on 04/10/2015 at 09:11 by michael hodder
last reply on 06/10/2015 at 13:59  by Adam Cooper  
  > 38 months ago
read 234 times
3 replies
    "just to make that clear, the original was a chain in a box with a fitted cable.."

 
batteries 
Started on 23/09/2015 at 16:34 by Arthur Lee
last reply on 01/10/2015 at 16:50  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 38 months ago
read 317 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  
  > 38 months ago
read 266 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  > 38 months ago
no replies yet
read 120 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  
  > 39 months ago
read 275 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  
  > 39 months ago
read 240 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)  
  > 39 months ago
read 154 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  
  > 39 months ago
read 134 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard Yes it has a Volvo 1.8 petrol engine collecting it tomorrow so finge"

 
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  
  > 39 months ago
read 231 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard only had the boat 4 weeks and have checked engine bay which was c"

 
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)  
  > 39 months ago
read 194 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  
  > 39 months ago
read 342 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)  
  > 39 months ago
read 366 times
5 replies
    "hello I've just purchased a 26ft viking nb and my experience was that everyti"

 
miles per gallon 
Started on 11/09/2015 at 07:48 by (Guest User)
last reply on 12/09/2015 at 11:36  by  (Guest User)  
  > 39 months ago
read 253 times
3 replies
    "Hi Richard We will initially be boating on the great ouse "

 
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  
  > 39 months ago
read 289 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)  
  > 39 months ago
read 203 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  
  > 39 months ago
read 194 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)  > 39 months ago
no replies yet
read 94 times
    "Hi again, I am missing the bottom r/hand window latch for the opening window."

 
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  
  > 39 months ago
read 179 times
3 replies
    "John - Thanks for replying John, I dont think its a self defrosting fridge, its "

 
2013 Viking 20 for sale 
Started on 01/09/2015 at 16:31 by Tony (Guest User)  > 39 months ago
no replies yet
read 169 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  
  > 39 months ago
read 163 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  > 39 months ago
no replies yet
read 325 times
    "I am now based on this canal and have to be very wary of narrow boats that think"

 
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)  
  > 39 months ago
read 701 times
16 replies
    "I wish i could be so lucky as Andy with using old cheap petrol because noone is "

 
Falkirk Wheel 
Started on 26/08/2015 at 14:12 by Roger Gray (Guest User)  > 40 months ago
no replies yet
read 148 times
    "Just returned from 7 day trailer boat trip to the Falkirk wheel took my 23 foot"

 
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  
  > 40 months ago
read 165 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)  
  > 40 months ago
read 321 times
1 reply
    "Thanks Brian, really handy piece of info. I wouldn't have had a clue on where to"

 
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  
  > 40 months ago
read 90 times
1 reply
    "I think you require Viking Yachts. This is the owners club for Viking inland cr"

 
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  
  > 40 months ago
read 150 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  
  > 40 months ago
read 168 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  
  > 40 months ago
read 936 times
8 replies
    "The plus side was it made me end up in the rising sum Hurley just 100m up from t"

 
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  
  > 40 months ago
read 315 times
2 replies
    "Hi guys, just a word of caution. When you fit your panel(s), make sure you faste"

 
VIKING 23 CARBURETTOR 
Started on 14/08/2015 at 08:09 by RAY HOUGH  > 40 months ago
no replies yet
read 104 times
    "Update on my Evinrude 9.9 engine starting problems the engineer replaced the Car"

 
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  
  > 40 months ago
read 179 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richards that helps."

 
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  
  > 40 months ago
read 2169 times
14 replies
    "You have done very well Nigel. Seven years from a battery on a boat is very good"

 
Locks. Paranoia or Reality? 
Started on 21/07/2015 at 11:51 by Derick Harrison
last reply on 07/08/2015 at 19:21  by Stephen Gediking  
  > 40 months ago
read 387 times
7 replies
    "Hi - I am a volunteer lock keeper at Camden - bit of a way for you I know, but i"

 
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)  
  > 40 months ago
read 275 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)  
  > 40 months ago
read 274 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)  
  > 40 months ago
read 234 times
4 replies
    "Thanks Simon "

 
Holidays by boat in Great Britain 
Started on 16/12/2014 at 19:13 by Kerstin, Peter & Daniel Meinhardt
last reply on 04/08/2015 at 14:05  by Kerstin, Peter & Daniel Meinhardt  
  > 40 months ago
read 1177 times
26 replies
    "Yes, we did it! We have been three weeks on the english waterways. We started"

 
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)  
  > 40 months ago
read 189 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  
  > 40 months ago
read 258 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  
  > 40 months ago
read 197 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  
  > 40 months ago
read 185 times
3 replies
    "Hi Ray, I have a Mercury 9.9 BIG FOOT (high thrust) on my Viking 20. I use my b"

 
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)  
  > 41 months ago
read 404 times
12 replies
    "Thought I would post an update,engineer removed engine and took to his workshop "

 
Lancaster Canal breach near the Lune Aqueduct fixed. 
Started on 27/07/2015 at 17:43 by Geoff Pilling  > 41 months ago
no replies yet
read 89 times
    "The Canal & River Trust have announced that they have successfully repaired a ma"

 
River Canal Rescue 
Started on 25/07/2015 at 18:07 by Stephen Dresch  > 41 months ago
no replies yet
read 225 times
    "We just completed a nine day trip Wargrave-Lechlade-Wargrave. Somewhere near the"

 
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)  
  > 41 months ago
read 304 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  
  > 41 months ago
read 219 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)  > 41 months ago
no replies yet
read 67 times
    "Has anybody visited the Scottish canals ie the Forth and Clyde and the Union usi"

 
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  
  > 41 months ago
read 2079 times
17 replies
    "Mail sent, I have also put an address in the members list. regards, Chris."

 
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  
  > 41 months ago
read 225 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  
  > 41 months ago
read 360 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  
  > 41 months ago
read 152 times
1 reply
    "Take a look at the thread "Viking Air Draft" again. Are you by any chance on "

 
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  
  > 41 months ago
read 1301 times
8 replies
    "I suffered from this a couple of years ago. I contacted Truma's tech support "

 
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  
  > 41 months ago
read 572 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)  
  > 41 months ago
read 140 times
1 reply
    "G3 compound made by 3m, google it or buy it on ebay. re-polish with your mur aft"

 
Bedding 
Started on 15/07/2015 at 17:48 by derek and jackie smith
last reply on 16/07/2015 at 03:31  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 41 months ago
read 223 times
3 replies
    "We to suffered from this problem. I took the cushions to an upholsterer who repl"

 
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  
  > 41 months ago
read 132 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  
  > 41 months ago
read 217 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  
  > 41 months ago
read 423 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  > 41 months ago
no replies yet
read 93 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)  
  > 41 months ago
read 496 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  
  > 41 months ago
read 646 times
10 replies
    "Thanks for your response Dave. The resolution was along the same line as yours. "

 
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  
  > 41 months ago
read 209 times
5 replies
    "Ronald-Thanks for reply, yes I agree and will be running the idea past my BSS bl"

 
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  
  > 41 months ago
read 216 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  
  > 42 months ago
read 756 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  
  > 42 months ago
read 419 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  
  > 42 months ago
read 470 times
13 replies
    "http://www.rib.net/forum/f36/honda-20hp-cam-pulley-failure-43165-3.html"

 
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  
  > 42 months ago
read 184 times
3 replies
    "Hi Tom, Try Timage http://timage.eu/site/15-drawer-cupboard-fittings They supp"

 
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)  
  > 42 months ago
read 205 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  
  > 42 months ago
read 310 times
6 replies
    "Hi Stephen, I agree with what's already been said about play in cable steerin"

 
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  
  > 42 months ago
read 211 times
3 replies
    "Hi Neil, I completely agree with Richard's post, the inverter will shut down if "

 
3 way fridge use. 
Started on 13/06/2015 at 11:25 by (Guest User)  > 42 months ago
no replies yet
read 109 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)  
  > 42 months ago
read 243 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  
  > 42 months ago
read 194 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  
  > 42 months ago
read 250 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  
  > 42 months ago
read 243 times
2 replies
    "Hi Trevor Is your canopy still for sale please?"

 
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  
  > 42 months ago
read 346 times
2 replies
    "Hi Peter, thanks for keeping us informed re the outcome. I did search the inte"

 
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  
  > 42 months ago
read 603 times
10 replies
    "Hi Neil, What you have been quoted seems to be about the average. I have had qu"

 
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  
  > 43 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  
  > 43 months ago
read 577 times
9 replies
    "Hi all, forgot to update on this problem. Went down the route of silicone to blo"

 
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  
  > 43 months ago
read 195 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  
  > 43 months ago
read 247 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)  
  > 43 months ago
read 213 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  
  > 43 months ago
read 162 times
2 replies
    "Hi Arthur CRT do offer to pay travel costs and where we don't have our own tea/c"

 
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  
  > 43 months ago
read 237 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)  
  > 43 months ago
read 259 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)  
  > 43 months ago
read 476 times
3 replies
    "Thanks to everyone for the help with this. I bought the PB model from Choice DIY"

 
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  
  > 43 months ago
read 377 times
11 replies
    "I arranged to have White Hart taken out of the water using the slipway at Stanst"

 
thames trip 
Started on 23/09/2013 at 14:23 by roger gray
last reply on 16/05/2015 at 08:49  by Stephen Gediking  
  > 43 months ago
read 1146 times
9 replies
    "Many thanks for all the great advice. Having the anchor tied off at the bow but"

 
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  
  > 43 months ago
read 292 times
4 replies
    "Hi Gary, High pressure hoses i.e. Cylinder to regulator must be crimped and are"

 
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  
  > 44 months ago
read 771 times
7 replies
    "Hi Lisa A friend of mine had a 22 with a fixed screen which he converted to fol"

 
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  
  > 44 months ago
read 313 times
5 replies
    "Thanks guys all good info I've just insured with craftinsure for £105.00 fully c"

 
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  
  > 44 months ago
read 147 times
1 reply
    "Hi Derry, £172 doesn't surprise me, a new tilt tube is over a £100 and is just"

 
Fridge 
Started on 29/06/2014 at 09:52 by Norman Reed
last reply on 11/04/2015 at 14:53  by Stuart Lee  
  > 44 months ago
read 2466 times
23 replies
    "Norman, Thanks. Yes I think that may be the best option so will read again wh"

 
 
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)  
  > 44 months ago
read 435 times
9 replies
    "thanks rich& lou,yes i have a half inch (25mm)drain just have to fibre glass ins"

 
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  
  > 45 months ago
read 371 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  
  > 45 months ago
read 703 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  
  > 45 months ago
read 207 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  
  > 45 months ago
read 239 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  
  > 45 months ago
read 268 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  > 45 months ago
no replies yet
read 117 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  
  > 45 months ago
read 216 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  
  > 46 months ago
read 534 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  
  > 46 months ago
read 1752 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  > 46 months ago
no replies yet
read 158 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  
  > 46 months ago
read 207 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  
  > 46 months ago
read 207 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  
  > 46 months ago
read 412 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)  
  > 46 months ago
read 196 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  
  > 46 months ago
read 214 times
2 replies
    "I think it is all according what you want to do in your retirement years,I retir"

 
Fuses 
Started on 17/01/2015 at 18:07 by gary tooms
last reply on 27/01/2015 at 20:17  by Gerald Taplin  
  > 47 months ago
read 387 times
4 replies
    "I was in Stanstead Abbotts chandlers today and in there they had a 250amp fuse c"

 
Boat licence  
Started on 20/01/2015 at 18:31 by gary tooms
last reply on 26/01/2015 at 19:37  by gary tooms  
  > 47 months ago
read 956 times
5 replies
    "Good advice guys will let you know how I get on. Thanks"

 
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  
  > 47 months ago
read 315 times
4 replies
    "It's a complicated subject :-) To add to what the others have said, there are 2 "

 
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  
  > 47 months ago
read 289 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)  
  > 47 months ago
read 478 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)  
  > 47 months ago
read 290 times
8 replies
    "Hi, I have at last managed to find and purchase a Trailer. Thanks to everyone f"

 
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  
  > 47 months ago
read 936 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)  
  > 47 months ago
read 195 times
2 replies
    "Thanks for the reply - I did speak to Vinny a few months ago and got the impress"

 
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)  
  > 47 months ago
read 724 times
13 replies
    "I like the door at the back a lot. Would prefer double windows at the front. If"

 
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  
  > 47 months ago
read 265 times
2 replies
    "When fitting a new cooker to a boat, it has to comply with the current Boat Safe"

 
Viking 21 narrowbeam 
Started on 04/01/2015 at 00:00 by Mike C (Guest User)  > 47 months ago
no replies yet
read 139 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  
  > 48 months ago
read 121 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  
  > 48 months ago
read 256 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  
  > 48 months ago
read 273 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  > 48 months ago
no replies yet
read 100 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  
  > 48 months ago
read 667 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  > 48 months ago
no replies yet
read 159 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)  
  > 48 months ago
read 126 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  
  > 48 months ago
read 268 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  > 49 months ago
no replies yet
read 154 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 1746 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 913 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 269 times
3 replies
    "Can always add a resistor to the circuit to maintain 12v but in most viking stan"

 
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  
  > 49 months ago
read 984 times
18 replies
    "Well today I have a brand new Plastimo flexible water tank. yipeee.. The reas"

 
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)  
  > 49 months ago
read 409 times
7 replies
    "Hi, I have just been informed of this post by the previous owner of Happy Hippo "

 
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  
  > 49 months ago
read 312 times
3 replies
    "I was in holyhead harbour this summer and a swedish sailor had used one to navig"

 
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  
  > 49 months ago
read 270 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 212 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  
  > 50 months ago
read 211 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  
  > 50 months ago
read 220 times
3 replies
    "Lucky I had two empty 2011. So I was given two exchange full FOC :)"

 
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  
  > 50 months ago
read 1374 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  
  > 50 months ago
read 434 times
10 replies
    "Hi Neil, I always put a large dollop of white waterproof grease on the shaft b"

 
River Stort 5 October 
Started on 05/10/2014 at 19:07 by Rich & Lou Boittier
last reply on 13/10/2014 at 18:20  by Rich & Lou Boittier  
  > 50 months ago
read 190 times
3 replies
    "Hi Ray I may see you at the Marina sometime during Nov. Happy to say hi. "

 
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  
  > 50 months ago
read 257 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  
  > 50 months ago
read 221 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 321 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  > 51 months ago
no replies yet
read 162 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 414 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 186 times
2 replies
    "Richard, Thanks - that's great advice. It does have fresh petrol and you're r"

 
Lancaster Canal Water Level 
Started on 10/09/2014 at 20:57 by Geoff Pilling
last reply on 23/09/2014 at 20:00  by Geoff Pilling  
  > 51 months ago
read 166 times
2 replies
    "Water levels are still low and the Glasson Link is still closed. There are also "

 
2006 Viking 28 Narrow Beam 
Started on 20/09/2014 at 12:33 by Rob Crossland (Guest User)  > 51 months ago
no replies yet
read 156 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)  
  > 51 months ago
read 341 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 241 times
4 replies
    "Glad MOONBASE III went to a good home as she is a lovely boat....We also enjoyed"

 
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)  
  > 51 months ago
read 745 times
8 replies
    "Hi Richard, Thanks so so much for sharing your pictures. I agree, very impres"

 
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  
  > 51 months ago
read 308 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 393 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 719 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 268 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 222 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 178 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 203 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 391 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 537 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 965 times
8 replies
    "Hi again Paul, Don't forget you have to factor in some extra fittings after you"

 
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  
  > 51 months ago
read 302 times
3 replies
    "Yes Ian that's basically it, however I will add, that some chargers, like the Ri"

 
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  
  > 51 months ago
read 388 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)  
  > 52 months ago
read 383 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)  
  > 52 months ago
read 2314 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  
  > 52 months ago
read 421 times
8 replies
    "Thanks Richard Good tips there,that is a good price as well Regards Nor"

 
Canopy repairs 
Started on 23/08/2014 at 09:51 by Nigel Atkey  > 52 months ago
no replies yet
read 604 times
    "I thought Iíd post another canopy experience as I was very pleased with the serv"

 
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  
  > 52 months ago
read 424 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  > 52 months ago
no replies yet
read 158 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  
  > 52 months ago
read 221 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  
  > 52 months ago
read 349 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  
  > 52 months ago
read 409 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  
  > 52 months ago
read 305 times
6 replies
    "Hi Derry, thanks for your info. I looked on the site you told me and the lock s"

 
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  
  > 52 months ago
read 299 times
7 replies
    "Thanks for suggestions everyone! and thanks Rich & Lou, sounds very interesti"

 
My Viking 23 passed another BSS 
Started on 10/08/2014 at 19:29 by Richard Davies  > 52 months ago
no replies yet
read 151 times
    "Last monday we submitted our Viking 23 for yet another BSS test, this was the fi"

 
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  
  > 52 months ago
read 252 times
4 replies
    "Thanks Peter for spending the time to report back. I am pleased you have resolv"

 
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  
  > 52 months ago
read 330 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)  
  > 52 months ago
read 260 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  
  > 52 months ago
read 237 times
6 replies
    "Hi Colin, I am on the North Broads moored at Acle and have no problems at all wi"

 
viking 20 showers 
Started on 03/08/2014 at 11:15 by escapeartist (Guest User)  > 53 months ago
no replies yet
read 173 times
    "hi is there a reason why older viking 20 models for sale don't have shower/wetro"

 
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  
  > 53 months ago
read 188 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  
  > 53 months ago
read 184 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard I thought it would have to be something like that for a match I "

 
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)  
  > 53 months ago
read 251 times
3 replies
    "Thanks Frank, wasn't thinking about that side of it. Brian"

 
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)  
  > 53 months ago
read 128 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  
  > 53 months ago
read 241 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)  
  > 53 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  
  > 53 months ago
read 267 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  
  > 53 months ago
read 461 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)  
  > 53 months ago
read 270 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  > 53 months ago
no replies yet
read 111 times
    "Just signed up to fund raise for the Christie Hospital Manchester. Three men in"

 
Viking 24 regents canal 
Started on 06/07/2014 at 19:30 by Colin (Guest User)
last reply on 13/07/2014 at 18:31  by Stephen Gediking  
  > 53 months ago
read 260 times
3 replies
    "Hi - I have done it twice now. The weeds are an issue but a quick burst in reve"

 
Bedford River Festival 
Started on 13/07/2014 at 14:58 by Dave Saunders  > 53 months ago
no replies yet
read 128 times
    "I shall be leaving my home mooring (Pike & Eel ) on Wednesday to head up the Gre"

 
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)  
  > 53 months ago
read 253 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  > 53 months ago
no replies yet
read 200 times
    "I came across a useful website recently with online manuals for popular outboard"

 
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  
  > 53 months ago
read 256 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)  > 53 months ago
no replies yet
read 144 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)  
  > 54 months ago
read 290 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  
  > 54 months ago
read 250 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  
  > 54 months ago
read 1974 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  
  > 54 months ago
read 382 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  
  > 54 months ago
read 459 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)  
  > 54 months ago
read 253 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)  
  > 54 months ago
read 331 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  
  > 54 months ago
read 222 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)  
  > 54 months ago
read 974 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)  
  > 54 months ago
read 131 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  
  > 54 months ago
read 149 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)  
  > 54 months ago
read 2189 times
18 replies
    "I think it had a 40hp which was subsequently changed to a 25hp by Malcolm. It ha"

 
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  
  > 54 months ago
read 219 times
1 reply
    "Mark, I have a 23 Viking, I had a leak in with a new flexible tank about 4 years"

 
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  
  > 54 months ago
read 277 times
2 replies
    "Dave. I thought you knew the obvious answer to your question ? Buy one of "

 
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  
  > 55 months ago
read 565 times
12 replies
    "This is an observation, don't suppose it will help much but I guess the more inf"

 
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  
  > 55 months ago
read 236 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  
  > 55 months ago
read 474 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  > 55 months ago
no replies yet
read 203 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)  > 55 months ago
no replies yet
read 141 times
    "Anbody else on this forum on the Lancaster canal? I have seen a few 26 footers w"

 
Nottingham to York 
Started on 22/05/2014 at 20:22 by Mervyn Crittenden  > 55 months ago
no replies yet
read 181 times
    "Instead of heading to the Pennines and on to York we decided to go down the Tren"

 
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)  
  > 55 months ago
read 409 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  
  > 55 months ago
read 157 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)  
  > 55 months ago
read 273 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)  
  > 55 months ago
read 354 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  
  > 55 months ago
read 438 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  
  > 55 months ago
read 304 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  
  > 56 months ago
read 216 times
1 reply
    "If the worst comes to the worst, you can easily get a 3/4 BSP female to 1/2" red"

 
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  
  > 56 months ago
read 517 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  
  > 56 months ago
read 952 times
11 replies
    "Thanks Frank and again Richard. lots and lots of very good and useful info he"

 
Harecastle Tunnel 
Started on 26/04/2014 at 08:15 by Mervyn Crittenden
last reply on 01/05/2014 at 22:31  by Mervyn Crittenden  
  > 56 months ago
read 253 times
4 replies
    "Hi Richard thank you for the advice.We needed a similar key going through Birm"

 
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  
  > 56 months ago
read 221 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)  
  > 56 months ago
read 596 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)  
  > 56 months ago
read 776 times
15 replies
    "Hi Just a quick note to say thank you for all of the comments and info..all o"

 
outboard / generator alarm 
Started on 26/04/2014 at 11:13 by Mark Rothwell  > 56 months ago
no replies yet
read 219 times
    "just got myself one of these from ebay, they seem to be £15-£30 ish! http://l"

 
Mains Electrical Circuit Breaker Panel 
Started on 25/04/2014 at 00:04 by David Newton  > 56 months ago
no replies yet
read 117 times
    "Hi all, Does anyone have a contact for the BW mains electrical circuit breake"

 
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  
  > 56 months ago
read 461 times
5 replies
    "I have a Viking 20 and had the same problem when I purchased it a few years ago."

 
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  
  > 56 months ago
read 291 times
3 replies
    "Mystery Solved! I contacted Parsun and they have confirmed this is completely n"

 
Check the simple things first..................... 
Started on 16/04/2014 at 18:14 by Ian Tough  > 56 months ago
no replies yet
read 202 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  
  > 56 months ago
read 394 times
4 replies
    "Hi All, This alarm system has pretty much everything you need to protect"

 
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  
  > 56 months ago
read 558 times
2 replies
    "Hi Derry, Thanks for the info, just what I was needing. A copy of the manual"

 
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  
  > 56 months ago
read 1150 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)  
  > 56 months ago
read 521 times
5 replies
    "Nothing wrong with that! I bought some of those dodgy shares in viagra and they "

 
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)  
  > 56 months ago
read 385 times
5 replies
    "Hi Ken, Its a little out of my way (North Surrey) but may well be taking you"

 
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  
  > 56 months ago
read 210 times
2 replies
    "Hi Richard, yes take your points, i would have dismantled it and added extra PI"

 
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)  
  > 56 months ago
read 178 times
3 replies
    "Hi Chris thanks for the help i have found them and will let you know."

 
Running strip for a Viking 26 
Started on 07/04/2014 at 15:29 by (Guest User)  > 56 months ago
no replies yet
read 128 times
    "Does anyone know where i can get some running strip for a Viking 26 built around"

 
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)  
  > 56 months ago
read 225 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  > 57 months ago
no replies yet
read 246 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)  
  > 57 months ago
read 794 times
6 replies
    "Well! That is meant to sound like a "hands on hip and stamp of the feet" statem"

 
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  
  > 57 months ago
read 1253 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 365 times
5 replies
    "Hi Trevor & Simon Thanks for your interest & advice, our boat is a Viking 20,"

 
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  
  > 57 months ago
read 964 times
4 replies
    "Hi Neil, as Richard has explained in his detailed post, the way generators prod"

 
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  
  > 57 months ago
read 484 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 518 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)  
  > 57 months ago
read 409 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)  
  > 57 months ago
read 901 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)  
  > 57 months ago
read 4597 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 313 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 222 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  > 57 months ago
no replies yet
read 99 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)  
  > 57 months ago
read 388 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 620 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 762 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)  
  > 57 months ago
read 212 times
1 reply
    "That is stunning! you must be feeling very pleased with yourself."

 
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  
  > 58 months ago
read 486 times
11 replies
    "My Viking 24 had a good quality radio, with speakers in the cabin and cockpit, w"

 
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)  
  > 58 months ago
read 287 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  
  > 58 months ago
read 229 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Richard for all your advice to this item and many more over the years si"

 
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  
  > 58 months ago
read 429 times
10 replies
    "just a thought guys! if the pressure at the water inlet is so critical, i wonde"

 
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  
  > 58 months ago
read 358 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)  
  > 58 months ago
read 267 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  
  > 58 months ago
read 937 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)  
  > 58 months ago
read 303 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)  
  > 58 months ago
read 737 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  
  > 58 months ago
read 299 times
4 replies
    "Just got back from the marina! I'm buying me a #%$$&% big gun!!!"

 
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  
  > 58 months ago
read 289 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  > 58 months ago
no replies yet
read 185 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  
  > 58 months ago
read 324 times
5 replies
    "Thanks Chris. Bill"

 
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  
  > 58 months ago
read 182 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)  
  > 58 months ago
read 634 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  
  > 59 months ago
read 314 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  
  > 59 months ago
read 578 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  
  > 59 months ago
read 354 times
11 replies
    "Trevor Many thanks for the pics., just what I needed, they show just what I wan"

 
River Trent 
Started on 20/01/2014 at 22:53 by Mervyn Crittenden
last reply on 22/01/2014 at 10:42  by Mervyn Crittenden  
  > 59 months ago
read 332 times
4 replies
    "Simon Thank you for your reply.We will have 6 weeks in the UK so have plenty "

 
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  
  > 59 months ago
read 308 times
3 replies
    "Thanks for the reply Ken but used that last year the paint on stuff and really l"

 
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)  
  > 59 months ago
read 391 times
5 replies
    "Thanks"

 
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)  
  > 59 months ago
read 421 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  
  > 59 months ago
read 241 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  
  > 60 months ago
read 156 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  
  > 60 months ago
read 549 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  > 60 months ago
no replies yet
read 141 times
    "Ps. It's a Viking 28 narrow beam."

 
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)  
  > 60 months ago
read 330 times
4 replies
    "Many thanks Going to boat later so will try and report back Best wishes fo"

 
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)  
  > 60 months ago
read 498 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  
  > 60 months ago
read 219 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  
  > 60 months ago
read 311 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  
  > 60 months ago
read 597 times
13 replies
    "Sorry Mark there is no knob its a joy stick control. On our marina ther"

 
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  
  > 61 months ago
read 454 times
7 replies
    "Just a quick note on how my windscreen wiper works, well from my experience anyw"

 
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)  
  > 61 months ago
read 348 times
8 replies
    "Hi Peter, That boat is a credit to you. I will keep an eye open for you........"

 
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)  
  > 61 months ago
read 350 times
5 replies
    "I believe that the Viking warranty is five years on the hull, two years on the s"

 
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)  
  > 61 months ago
read 480 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)  
  > 61 months ago
read 386 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  
  > 62 months ago
read 238 times
2 replies
    "Forgot to log in so not a guest user. Norman"

 
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  
  > 62 months ago
read 2490 times
20 replies
    "Err...£500? I think I will live with 100 litre Plastimo and fill up every 3rd da"

 
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)  
  > 62 months ago
read 479 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  
  > 63 months ago
read 209 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)  
  > 63 months ago
read 841 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  
  > 63 months ago
read 422 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  
  > 63 months ago
read 434 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  
  > 63 months ago
read 1121 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)  
  > 63 months ago
read 924 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  
  > 64 months ago
read 0 times
6 replies
    "There is for power tilt engines as the tilt rocker switch is thumb operated. "

 
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  
  > 64 months ago
read 1440 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  
  > 64 months ago
read 302 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)  
  > 64 months ago
read 598 times
6 replies
    "Thats brilliant thank you very much"

 
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  
  > 64 months ago
read 352 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  
  > 64 months ago
read 1540 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)  
  > 64 months ago
read 227 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)  
  > 64 months ago
read 364 times
7 replies
    "Hi Alan Yes we will be selling this as a non runner for spares (the complete "

 
Navigation Lights 
Started on 28/08/2013 at 19:48 by Geoff Pilling  > 64 months ago
no replies yet
read 174 times
    "My Viking 24 has Hella 2984 navigation lights fitted and I thought I would chang"

 
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)  
  > 64 months ago
read 582 times
15 replies
    "Hi Rich When you've got a sec can you email me on paul_sutton123 at yahoo dot "

 
Roydon to Little Venice 
Started on 17/06/2013 at 20:42 by Stephen Gediking
last reply on 24/08/2013 at 16:10  by DaveS (Guest User)  
  > 64 months ago
read 753 times
6 replies
    "I really enjoyed reading this 'thread', as it really did cause the nostalgia to "

 
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  
  > 64 months ago
read 211 times
1 reply
    "I managed to find a good repairer of GRP boats just down the road from me in Eas"

 
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  
  > 64 months ago
read 517 times