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PETROL HOW LONG DOES IT LAST? 
Started on 03/05/2021 at 12:44 by RAY HOUGH  3 days ago
no replies yet
read 29 times
    "Because of the lockdown like most people I have not managed to move the Boat sin"

 
Electrician for my Viking 23 
Started on 29/04/2021 at 09:20 by Frank Butler  7 days ago
no replies yet
read 38 times
    "Hi All Having great fun in the boat but having a few electrical issues that I c"

 
Looking for a table stand 
Started on 17/04/2021 at 21:32 by David Gregory
last reply on 24/04/2021 at 19:53  by David Gregory  
  12 days ago
read 73 times
5 replies
    "Hi Geraint, Thanks for your advice and I am learning this quickly !!! Cheers"

 
Viking 26 water tank 
Started on 12/04/2021 at 17:36 by Alexander Lawther
last reply on 19/04/2021 at 16:47  by Chris Packer  
  17 days ago
read 114 times
7 replies
    "Hi, Vikings often suffer leaky windows or deck fittings so thatís most likely w"

 
Honda 35 Outboard Problems 
Started on 11/04/2021 at 14:01 by James Dawson
last reply on 15/04/2021 at 19:44  by Geraint George  
  21 days ago
read 82 times
6 replies
    "James there is a facebook group which is useful for quick answers and much bette"

 
Viking 26 12v electrics sockets 
Started on 10/04/2021 at 10:16 by David & Anna Smith
last reply on 14/04/2021 at 09:07  by Chris Packer  
  22 days ago
read 99 times
6 replies
    "Glad you found them, I thought they would be somewhere near the switchís. The pr"

 
Fitting new cleats 
Started on 11/04/2021 at 17:25 by David Gregory
last reply on 12/04/2021 at 19:58  by David Gregory  
  24 days ago
read 41 times
2 replies
    "Many thanks Chris"

 
Double Helm seat - Flip back Seat 
Started on 12/03/2021 at 10:38 by kieron tew
last reply on 11/04/2021 at 14:52  by kieron tew  
  25 days ago
read 118 times
3 replies
    "Many thanks for the feedback. I believe I have made contact with Viking's seat s"

 
 
Started on 04/04/2021 at 15:29 by Scott Young
last reply on 10/04/2021 at 16:50  by kieron tew  
  26 days ago
read 116 times
8 replies
    "Q:Viking 22 has a different hull and is difficult to control/steer at low speeds"

 
Vinyl seat cleaning 
Started on 02/04/2021 at 20:14 by David Gregory
last reply on 10/04/2021 at 08:07  by David Gregory  
  26 days ago
read 107 times
8 replies
    "Hi Simon, Thanks for taking the time to reply. I did wonder about Cif and it ma"

 
propeller cleaning 
Started on 02/04/2021 at 07:58 by Geoffrey Keen
last reply on 07/04/2021 at 16:41  by Geraint George  
  29 days ago
read 60 times
3 replies
    "Can you not get a jetwash or even a battery powered jetwash with water tank whic"

 
Water bag capacity Viking 23 
Started on 14/01/2021 at 11:05 by Frank Butler
last reply on 06/04/2021 at 18:40  by Chris Packer  
  > 1 month ago
read 203 times
10 replies
    "If the boat was rotten inside then I would say thatís due to leaking windows ove"

 
C223-S or C223-CS Thetford cassette toilet  
Started on 07/03/2021 at 12:45 by Martin Symonds
last reply on 06/04/2021 at 13:06  by Martin Symonds  
  > 1 month ago
read 97 times
2 replies
    "Hi Fred, Thanks very much for your reply. I went ahead with the CS. It worked "

 
Viking 20 2012 
Started on 04/04/2021 at 21:45 by Dave Smith  > 1 month ago
no replies yet
read 39 times
    "I need to remove the starboard corner seat back rest in the cockpit of my vikin"

 
Viking 20 owners with Propex heaters 
Started on 12/02/2021 at 14:45 by Dave Smith
last reply on 13/02/2021 at 18:27  by Dave Smith  
  > 2 months ago
read 89 times
2 replies
    "Just my luck Fred I need 60mm!! Thanks so much for the offer"

 
Leak from Anchor Locker into hull 
Started on 19/04/2016 at 18:32 by Tony (Guest User)
last reply on 09/02/2021 at 19:46  by Geraint George  
  > 2 months ago
read 543 times
21 replies
    "Tony and Alan did you ever lower the drain hole and wonder if it was a success? "

 
Saying Hello from Bray  
Started on 03/09/2020 at 10:14 by Victoria Kinasz
last reply on 29/01/2021 at 22:31  by Steve Grubb  
  > 3 months ago
read 164 times
4 replies
    "Hi, we're at Bay too, on C17, give us a wave!"

 
Leaking roof but no cracks 
Started on 27/01/2021 at 14:54 by Paul Knights
last reply on 29/01/2021 at 19:53  by Chris Packer  
  > 3 months ago
read 74 times
1 reply
    "Hi Paul, Have you checked all the roof fittings on the outside? Itís usually a "

 
Ebay cheap diesel Heater 
Started on 21/12/2020 at 16:48 by Dave Smith
last reply on 01/01/2021 at 21:27  by Geraint George  
  > 4 months ago
read 129 times
4 replies
    "These cheap Chinese heaters appear to be Eberspracher copies for £90 but reading"

 
Viking 24 Battery charging issue 
Started on 28/12/2020 at 18:43 by Darren Wilson
last reply on 30/12/2020 at 07:59  by Darren Wilson  
  > 4 months ago
read 56 times
2 replies
    "Hi Chris, Thanks for your reply, i thin the selector switch may be the culprit "

 
Viking 24 unknown Valve  
Started on 12/12/2020 at 16:29 by Darren Wilson
last reply on 28/12/2020 at 18:43  by Darren Wilson  
  > 4 months ago
read 128 times
6 replies
    "Thankyou for your help in this matter Fred. All the best Darren"

 
Water Heater Drainage 
Started on 23/11/2020 at 08:30 by Kevin Jones
last reply on 26/11/2020 at 19:44  by Fred Martin  
  > 5 months ago
read 89 times
3 replies
    "Thanks Chris. The drain plug has two O-rings but I'm not sure how good they are."

 
Hello and Help please 
Started on 27/09/2020 at 16:34 by GRAHAM PANNETT
last reply on 09/10/2020 at 11:47  by Fred Martin  
  > 6 months ago
read 181 times
3 replies
    "If your windscreen is anything like mine (1989 viking 26 CC)there are actually T"

 
Where to buy matching cleats 
Started on 19/09/2020 at 13:29 by Jonathan Lewis
last reply on 22/09/2020 at 14:44  by Jonathan Lewis  
  > 7 months ago
read 101 times
4 replies
    "I have absolutely no idea...!!! Sorry Chris! :-|"

 
Fitted Tarpaulin  
Started on 03/09/2020 at 14:24 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 28/08/2020 at 08:57  by George & Jeanne Harris  
  > 8 months ago
read 0 times
4 replies
    "Hi Mark, I've sent you a personal e-mail with some photo's of our Viki"

 
Replacing / removing stripes? 
Started on 26/08/2020 at 10:55 by Geraint George
last reply on 27/08/2020 at 20:51  by Geraint George  
  > 8 months ago
read 126 times
2 replies
    "Hi Simon, Was going to remove stripes by heating and the rubbing down. I als"

 
Viking Owners Club 
Started on 28/10/2019 at 12:37 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 26/08/2020 at 20:36  by Geraint George  
  > 8 months ago
read 400 times
9 replies
    "Hi Simon, Very well said and there is room for both this site and Facebook. Y"

 
Water under floor in Viking 20 
Started on 31/08/2020 at 19:38 by Carole Stacey
last reply on 20/08/2020 at 09:31  by Geraint George  
  > 8 months ago
read 0 times
4 replies
    "Dont forget the golden rule of putting a plastic pond liner under your plastimo "

 
Viking 26 wide beam windows 
Started on 01/07/2020 at 16:31 by Barry Pike
last reply on 20/08/2020 at 09:22  by Geraint George  
  > 8 months ago
read 261 times
5 replies
    "Barry are you talking about the black rubber seal at the hinged top of the windo"

 
Curtains  
Started on 17/08/2020 at 19:02 by Kevin Jones
last reply on 18/08/2020 at 20:59  by chris packer  
  > 8 months ago
read 97 times
2 replies
    "I drilled and screwed into the aluminium frame so I could fix the blinds at the "

 
battery monitor 
Started on 06/08/2020 at 13:24 by DanB
last reply on 18/08/2020 at 10:37  by  DanB  
  > 8 months ago
read 156 times
10 replies
    "thats interesting Chris, I didnt consider manually switching the solar "

 
New owner of a Viking 24  
Started on 10/08/2020 at 21:13 by Mark Whyman
last reply on 12/08/2020 at 20:57  by Mark Whyman  
  > 8 months ago
read 121 times
2 replies
    "Thanks Chris, we're enjoying it so far and meeting some really nice people along"

 
New owner, help needed please 
Started on 29/07/2020 at 17:49 by Daniel Blackband
last reply on 12/08/2020 at 08:31  by  DanB  
  > 8 months ago
read 263 times
6 replies
    "Thanks Chris"

 
Spare Ignition key 
Started on 14/07/2020 at 20:44 by Kevin Jones  > 9 months ago
no replies yet
read 100 times
    "Hi we only have one ignition key for our Viking 22, can anyone advise how we mig"

 
Spare Ignition key 
Started on 14/07/2020 at 20:44 by Kevin Jones  > 9 months ago
no replies yet
read 51 times
    "Hi we only have one ignition key for our Viking 22, can anyone advise how we mig"

 
marina closed to non residents 
Started on 27/03/2020 at 14:14 by frank nixon
last reply on 20/04/2020 at 05:57  by George & Jeanne Harris  
  > 12 months ago
read 198 times
3 replies
    "Hi Stephen, Unfortunately it all comes down to unnecessary travel. I"

 
Members 
Started on 22/12/2019 at 12:33 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 06/01/2020 at 19:04  by Colin Hankinson  
  > 16 months ago
read 113 times
1 reply
    "Thanks George and Jeanne for your good wishes, and season's greetings to you als"

 
TOHATSU 9.8 OUTBOARD /23 VIKING CRUISER 
Started on 03/11/2019 at 14:29 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 21/11/2019 at 12:44  by RAY HOUGH  
  > 17 months ago
read 222 times
4 replies
    "Thanks to all you guys for your useful advice. I don't really want to spend mone"

 
New electronics on Viking 20 
Started on 11/01/2021 at 21:48 by Dave Smith
last reply on 19/11/2019 at 19:12  by Rob McInnes  
  > 17 months ago
read 0 times
2 replies
    "Email sent."

 
Accessing the Grand Union Canal at Brentford 
Started on 15/07/2019 at 15:51 by Toby Goodger
last reply on 19/11/2019 at 08:49  by Keith Froom  
  > 17 months ago
read 232 times
2 replies
    "If you time your trip so that you pass through Richmond lock about an hour befor"

 
new floor and upgrades 
Started on 28/10/2019 at 21:26 by Mark Chellingworth
last reply on 01/11/2019 at 09:38  by George & Jeanne Harris  
  > 18 months ago
read 198 times
1 reply
    "Hi Mark, Have you tried to add what you wanted as per the message belo"

 
TOHATSU 9.8 OBM 4 STROKE 
Started on 30/08/2019 at 16:36 by RAY HOUGH
last reply on 08/09/2019 at 16:37  by Rob McInnes  
  > 20 months ago
read 163 times
3 replies
    "The additive I use is Briggs & Stratton Fuel Fit Additive/Stabiliser. It is supp"

 
Starboard screen. 
Started on 14/08/2019 at 08:25 by Dennis WHITTAKER  > 21 months ago
no replies yet
read 90 times
    "Hello. I have a VIKING 21 NB. A couple of weeks ago I lost my Starboard fold do"

 
Inverter/batteries  
Started on 04/08/2019 at 19:54 by James Dawson
last reply on 07/08/2019 at 07:41  by Keith Froom  
  > 21 months ago
read 188 times
4 replies
    "This may not be strictly applicable as my 32 is an inboard with a large alternat"

 
Stitching Viking 20 Canvas Cockpit Canopy 
Started on 15/07/2019 at 15:44 by Toby Goodger
last reply on 06/08/2019 at 13:23  by Rob McInnes  
  > 21 months ago
read 178 times
1 reply
    "I don't know if you have had this done by now, but if not and if you are willing"

 
Just saying hello! 
Started on 06/08/2019 at 12:12 by Rob McInnes  > 21 months ago
no replies yet
read 73 times
    "Hi, my name is Rob and I have just joined this group and I look forward to chatt"

 
Stitching Viking 20 Canvas Cockpit Canopy 
Started on 15/07/2019 at 15:45 by Toby Goodger
last reply on 25/07/2019 at 17:55  by Toby Goodger  
  > 21 months ago
read 134 times
2 replies
    "Thank you. Do you know his name? Regards Toby"

 
Lining coloured Tapes for Viking 20 hull and Sides 
Started on 15/07/2019 at 15:40 by Toby Goodger  > 22 months ago
no replies yet
read 103 times
    "Please can anyone tell me where I can obtain the blue and grey decorative lining"

 
Lining coloured Tapes for Viking 20 hull and Sides 
Started on 15/07/2019 at 15:40 by Toby Goodger  > 22 months ago
no replies yet
read 76 times
    "Please can anyone tell me where I can obtain the blue and grey decorative lining"

 
Mercury outboard starter advice. 
Started on 04/07/2019 at 13:19 by Barry Trodd  > 22 months ago
no replies yet
read 138 times
    "I have a Mercury 25hp four stroke EFI outboard on my Viking 20. I need to replac"

 
Crossing the English Channel 
Started on 20/06/2019 at 09:30 by Glynn Martindale
last reply on 25/06/2019 at 22:54  by David Newton  
  > 22 months ago
read 433 times
5 replies
    "Some Viking models are capable of light coastal passages, but the 26CC is a cana"

 
Bilge 
Started on 14/05/2019 at 18:31 by Paul Knights
last reply on 18/06/2019 at 18:37  by Guy DEBEYS  
  > 22 months ago
read 350 times
2 replies
    "Paul, I also had a problem with bilge water in my Viking 22. I removed the carpe"

 
TOHATSU 9.8 OUTBOARD 
Started on 13/06/2019 at 16:22 by RAY HOUGH  > 23 months ago
no replies yet
read 134 times
    "Took my 23 Viking on river couple weeks did not go far about 1 hour cruising the"

 
protection between water bag and hull  
Started on 18/05/2019 at 20:03 by Paul Knights
last reply on 25/05/2019 at 12:17  by Stephen Dresch  
  > 23 months ago
read 295 times
1 reply
    "A lot of people (myself included) wrap a sheet of pond liner under and then up a"

 
Viking 26cc year of contsruction 
Started on 30/03/2019 at 09:07 by Glynn Martindale
last reply on 02/05/2019 at 10:23  by Glynn Martindale  
  > 24 months ago
read 254 times
4 replies
    "Thanks for response and it looks like my boat is going to be the same as all you"

 
Viking LLoyds Bank video 
Started on 01/05/2019 at 08:45 by Stephen Dresch  > 24 months ago
no replies yet
read 124 times
    "Came across this little gem. https://lloydsbanking.kuluvalley.com/view/gEE9b"

 
Inside cabin led light bulbs 
Started on 08/03/2019 at 21:50 by GRAHAM GEEVES
last reply on 26/03/2019 at 21:51  by Steve Grubb  
  > 25 months ago
read 250 times
5 replies
    "If it the same one, I bought a replacement from Amazon for my 295. https://www.a"

 
Solar panels 
Started on 28/12/2018 at 10:17 by David Dunk
last reply on 26/01/2019 at 00:26  by chris packer  
  > 27 months ago
read 403 times
6 replies
    "Hello all, A 100w solar panel is fine . It will never run a fridge continuou"

 
Swim platform on a Viking 20 
Started on 03/12/2020 at 16:51 by Dave Smith
last reply on 13/01/2019 at 21:05  by Eddie Young  
  > 28 months ago
read 0 times
1 reply
    "As necessary to moor stern first at many Broads locations we have fitted a swim "

 
Windscreen conversion 
Started on 13/01/2019 at 20:59 by Eddie Young  > 28 months ago
no replies yet
read 205 times
    "Does anyone have experience converting from a fixed to a folding windscreen on a"

 
Leak 
Started on 06/12/2018 at 07:35 by George & Jeanne Harris
last reply on 07/01/2019 at 17:20  by Chris Barton  
  > 28 months ago
read 356 times
4 replies
    "If you search this site the late Richard Davies wrote a great amount about windo"

 
Outboard engine lock 
Started on 20/11/2010 at 14:53 by Barry Crutwell
last reply on 29/11/2018 at 19:13  by Heather Cornwell-Kelly  
  > 29 months ago
read 858 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  
  > 29 months ago
read 291 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  
  > 30 months ago
read 248 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  
  > 31 months ago
read 227 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  
  > 31 months ago
read 160 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  > 31 months ago
no replies yet
read 161 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  
  > 31 months ago
read 516 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  
  > 32 months ago
read 325 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  
  > 32 months ago
read 143 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  
  > 32 months ago
read 243 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  
  > 33 months ago
read 231 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  
  > 33 months ago
read 393 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  
  > 33 months ago
read 274 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  > 33 months ago
no replies yet
read 143 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  > 33 months ago
no replies yet
read 213 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  
  > 33 months ago
read 185 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  > 35 months ago
no replies yet
read 224 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  
  > 35 months ago
read 627 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  
  > 36 months ago
read 187 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  
  > 36 months ago
read 164 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  
  > 36 months ago
read 140 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  
  > 37 months ago
read 232 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  
  > 38 months ago
read 208 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  
  > 38 months ago
read 215 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  
  > 38 months ago
read 420 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  
  > 38 months ago
read 279 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  
  > 38 months ago
read 355 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  
  > 38 months ago
read 228 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  
  > 38 months ago
read 364 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  
  > 38 months ago
read 207 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  
  > 38 months ago
read 279 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  
  > 38 months ago
read 185 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  > 38 months ago
no replies yet
read 225 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  > 39 months ago
no replies yet
read 196 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  
  > 39 months ago
read 228 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  
  > 39 months ago
read 253 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  
  > 39 months ago
read 449 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  > 40 months ago
no replies yet
read 240 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  
  > 40 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  
  > 40 months ago
read 355 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  
  > 40 months ago
read 1043 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  
  > 40 months ago
read 285 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  
  > 41 months ago
read 136 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  > 41 months ago
no replies yet
read 172 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  > 41 months ago
no replies yet
read 153 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  
  > 42 months ago
read 277 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  
  > 42 months ago
read 307 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  
  > 43 months ago
read 4896 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  
  > 43 months ago
read 339 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  
  > 43 months ago
read 251 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  
  > 43 months ago
read 824 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  
  > 44 months ago
read 769 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)  
  > 44 months ago
read 191 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)  
  > 44 months ago
read 186 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  
  > 44 months ago
read 365 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)  
  > 44 months ago
read 337 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  
  > 44 months ago
read 162 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)  
  > 45 months ago
read 926 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)  
  > 45 months ago
read 206 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  
  > 45 months ago
read 405 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  
  > 45 months ago
read 242 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  
  > 45 months ago
read 274 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)  
  > 45 months ago
read 404 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  
  > 45 months ago
read 153 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  
  > 46 months ago
read 404 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  
  > 46 months ago
read 378 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  
  > 46 months ago
read 302 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  
  > 46 months ago
read 411 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  
  > 46 months ago
read 335 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)  
  > 46 months ago
read 634 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  
  > 46 months ago
read 197 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)  
  > 46 months ago
read 399 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  
  > 46 months ago
read 206 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  
  > 47 months ago
read 215 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  
  > 47 months ago
read 271 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  
  > 47 months ago
read 395 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)  
  > 47 months ago
read 316 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  
  > 47 months ago
read 188 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  
  > 47 months ago
read 1234 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)  
  > 47 months ago
read 254 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  
  > 48 months ago
read 717 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  
  > 48 months ago
read 160 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  
  > 48 months ago
read 382 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)  
  > 48 months ago
read 285 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)  
  > 48 months ago
read 161 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  
  > 48 months ago
read 333 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)  
  > 48 months ago
read 110 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  
  > 48 months ago
read 317 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  
  > 48 months ago
read 218 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  
  > 48 months ago
read 224 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  > 49 months ago
no replies yet
read 174 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)  
  > 49 months ago
read 333 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 225 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 510 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 185 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 223 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 156 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 1522 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 514 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 459 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 834 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 328 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  > 49 months ago
no replies yet
read 155 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  
  > 49 months ago
read 317 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  
  > 50 months ago
read 183 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  
  > 50 months ago
read 370 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  
  > 50 months ago
read 234 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)  
  > 50 months ago
read 289 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  
  > 50 months ago
read 457 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  
  > 50 months ago
read 269 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)  
  > 50 months ago
read 204 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  
  > 50 months ago
read 208 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)  
  > 50 months ago
read 807 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)  > 50 months ago
no replies yet
read 183 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  
  > 50 months ago
read 410 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  
  > 50 months ago
read 142 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  
  > 50 months ago
read 204 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 417 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)  
  > 51 months ago
read 531 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 352 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  
  > 51 months ago
read 134 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  
  > 52 months ago
read 598 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  
  > 52 months ago
read 720 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  
  > 52 months ago
read 656 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  
  > 53 months ago
read 998 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  
  > 53 months ago
read 163 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  
  > 53 months ago
read 294 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  
  > 53 months ago
read 423 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  
  > 53 months ago
read 196 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  
  > 54 months ago
read 334 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  
  > 54 months ago
read 162 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  
  > 54 months ago
read 916 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)  
  > 54 months ago
read 182 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  
  > 54 months ago
read 251 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  
  > 54 months ago
read 231 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)  
  > 55 months ago
read 228 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)  
  > 55 months ago
read 1003 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  
  > 55 months ago
read 173 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  
  > 55 months ago
read 196 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  
  > 55 months ago
read 216 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  
  > 56 months ago
read 526 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)  
  > 56 months ago
read 441 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)  
  > 56 months ago
read 2181 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)  
  > 56 months ago
read 233 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)  
  > 56 months ago
read 257 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)  
  > 56 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  
  > 56 months ago
read 495 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 342 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  > 57 months ago
no replies yet
read 134 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 237 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)  
  > 57 months ago
read 538 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 278 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 1305 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 300 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 1434 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  > 57 months ago
no replies yet
read 1394 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 370 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 294 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)  
  > 57 months ago
read 223 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 169 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  
  > 57 months ago
read 327 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)  
  > 58 months ago
read 164 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  > 58 months ago
no replies yet
read 181 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  
  > 58 months ago
read 1174 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  
  > 58 months ago
read 222 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)  
  > 58 months ago
read 562 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)  
  > 58 months ago
read 315 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  
  > 58 months ago
read 222 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)  
  > 58 months ago
read 272 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)  
  > 58 months ago
read 185 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  
  > 58 months ago
read 511 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  
  > 58 months ago
read 472 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)  
  > 59 months ago
read 241 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)  
  > 59 months ago
read 477 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  
  > 59 months ago
read 242 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  
  > 59 months ago
read 598 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  
  > 59 months ago
read 437 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)  
  > 59 months ago
read 301 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  
  > 59 months ago
read 589 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  
  > 59 months ago
read 274 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)  
  > 59 months ago
read 232 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)  
  > 59 months ago
read 275 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  
  > 59 months ago
read 184 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)  
  > 59 months ago
read 180 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  
  > 59 months ago
read 223 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)  
  > 59 months ago
read 289 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  > 59 months ago
no replies yet
read 120 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)  
  > 60 months ago
read 291 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  
  > 60 months ago
read 415 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  
  > 60 months ago
read 260 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)  
  > 60 months ago
read 225 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)  
  > 60 months ago
read 433 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  > 60 months ago
no replies yet
read 139 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  
  > 60 months ago
read 265 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  
  > 60 months ago
read 337 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)  
  > 60 months ago
read 174 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  
  > 60 months ago
read 1090 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  
  > 60 months ago
read 451 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)  
  > 61 months ago
read 314 times
5 replies
    " Hi Chris, thanks for your help. It makes sense now so hopefully found the prob"

 
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)  
  > 61 months ago
read 424 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  
  > 61 months ago
read 223 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)  
  > 61 months ago
read 215 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  
  > 61 months ago
read 402 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  
  > 61 months ago
read 231 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  
  > 61 months ago
read 307 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)  
  > 61 months ago
read 243 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)  
  > 61 months ago
read 535 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)  
  > 61 months ago
read 581 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)  
  > 62 months ago
read 637 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)  
  > 62 months ago
read 324 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)  
  > 62 months ago
read 291 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  > 62 months ago
no replies yet
read 172 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  
  > 62 months ago
read 259 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  
  > 62 months ago
read 310 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  
  > 62 months ago
read 408 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  
  > 62 months ago
read 403 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  
  > 62 months ago
read 290 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  
  > 62 months ago
read 251 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)  
  > 63 months ago
read 189 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  
  > 63 months ago
read 379 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  
  > 63 months ago
read 260 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)  
  > 63 months ago
read 566 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)  
  > 63 months ago
read 223 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  
  > 63 months ago
read 397 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  
  > 63 months ago
read 476 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  
  > 63 months ago
read 869 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  
  > 63 months ago
read 279 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  
  > 63 months ago
read 278 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  
  > 63 months ago
read 379 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)  
  > 63 months ago
read 229 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  
  > 63 months ago
read 168 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)  > 64 months ago
no replies yet
read 116 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)  
  > 64 months ago
read 781 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  
  > 64 months ago
read 388 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  
  > 64 months ago
read 435 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  
  > 64 months ago
read 150 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)  > 64 months ago
no replies yet
read 163 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  
  > 64 months ago
read 535 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  
  > 64 months ago
read 2063 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  
  > 65 months ago
read 476 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)  
  > 65 months ago
read 218 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  
  > 65 months ago
read 402 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  
  > 65 months ago
read 203 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)  
  > 65 months ago
read 548 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)  
  > 65 months ago
read 603 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  
  > 66 months ago
read 1213 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  
  > 66 months ago
read 333 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  
  > 66 months ago
read 260 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  > 66 months ago
no replies yet
read 217 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  
  > 66 months ago
read 275 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  
  > 66 months ago
read 360 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  
  > 66 months ago
read 1746 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  
  > 66 months ago
read 261 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)  
  > 66 months ago
read 316 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  
  > 67 months ago
read 873 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  
  > 67 months ago
read 242 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  
  > 67 months ago
read 1415 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)  
  > 67 months ago
read 977 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  
  > 67 months ago
read 241 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  
  > 67 months ago
read 231 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)  
  > 67 months ago
read 713 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  
  > 67 months ago
read 159 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  
  > 67 months ago
read 276 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  
  > 68 months ago
read 374 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  
  > 68 months ago
read 303 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  > 68 months ago
no replies yet
read 143 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  
  > 68 months ago
read 305 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  
  > 68 months ago
read 264 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)  
  > 68 months ago
read 174 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  
  > 68 months ago
read 157 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  
  > 68 months ago
read 270 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)  
  > 68 months ago
read 277 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  
  > 68 months ago
read 423 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)  
  > 68 months ago
read 411 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)  
  > 68 months ago
read 306 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  
  > 68 months ago
read 315 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)  
  > 68 months ago
read 229 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  
  > 69 months ago
read 218 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)  > 69 months ago
no replies yet
read 119 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  
  > 69 months ago
read 206 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)  > 69 months ago
no replies yet
read 200 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  
  > 69 months ago
read 185 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  > 69 months ago
no replies yet
read 406 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)  
  > 69 months ago
read 743 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)  > 69 months ago
no replies yet
read 185 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  
  > 69 months ago
read 198 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)  
  > 69 months ago
read 393 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  
  > 69 months ago
read 113 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  
  > 69 months ago
read 178 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  
  > 69 months ago
read 190 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  
  > 69 months ago
read 1250 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  
  > 69 months ago
read 361 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  > 69 months ago
no replies yet
read 125 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  
  > 69 months ago
read 206 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  
  > 69 months ago
read 2397 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  
  > 69 months ago
read 436 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)  
  > 69 months ago
read 313 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)  
  > 70 months ago
read 328 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)  
  > 70 months ago
read 265 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 1329 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)  
  > 70 months ago
read 213 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 301 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 218 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 214 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)  
  > 70 months ago
read 433 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  > 70 months ago
no replies yet
read 108 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  > 70 months ago
no replies yet
read 261 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)  
  > 70 months ago
read 723 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 252 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)  > 70 months ago
no replies yet
read 86 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 2730 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 255 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 427 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 181 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 1977 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 890 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)  
  > 70 months ago
read 167 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)  
  > 70 months ago
read 274 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 155 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 239 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  
  > 70 months ago
read 632 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  > 70 months ago
no replies yet
read 114 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)  
  > 71 months ago
read 559 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  
  > 71 months ago
read 1068 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  
  > 71 months ago
read 238 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  
  > 71 months ago
read 248 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  
  > 71 months ago
read 988 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  
  > 71 months ago
read 442 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  
  > 71 months ago
read 570 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  
  > 71 months ago
read 207 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)  
  > 71 months ago
read 232 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  
  > 71 months ago
read 405 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  
  > 71 months ago
read 235 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)  > 71 months ago
no replies yet
read 129 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)  
  > 71 months ago
read 276 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  
  > 71 months ago
read 220 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  
  > 72 months ago
read 305 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  
  > 72 months ago
read 266 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  
  > 72 months ago
read 513 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  
  > 72 months ago
read 657 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  
  > 72 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  
  > 72 months ago
read 660 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  
  > 72 months ago
read 218 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  
  > 72 months ago
read 274 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)  
  > 72 months ago
read 245 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  
  > 72 months ago
read 182 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  
  > 72 months ago
read 271 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)  
  > 72 months ago
read 298 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)  
  > 72 months ago
read 706 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  
  > 72 months ago
read 399 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  
  > 72 months ago
read 1410 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  
  > 73 months ago
read 313 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  
  > 73 months ago
read 1068 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  
  > 73 months ago
read 414 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  
  > 73 months ago
read 168 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  
  > 73 months ago
read 2710 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)  
  > 74 months ago
read 470 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  
  > 74 months ago
read 425 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  
  > 74 months ago
read 809 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  
  > 74 months ago
read 229 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  
  > 74 months ago
read 262 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  
  > 74 months ago
read 307 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  > 75 months ago
no replies yet
read 139 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  
  > 75 months ago
read 253 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  
  > 75 months ago
read 558 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  
  > 75 months ago
read 2420 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  > 75 months ago
no replies yet
read 180 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  
  > 75 months ago
read 235 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  
  > 75 months ago
read 227 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  
  > 75 months ago
read 459 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)  
  > 76 months ago
read 220 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  
  > 76 months ago
read 245 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  
  > 76 months ago
read 520 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  
  > 76 months ago
read 1256 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  
  > 76 months ago
read 361 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  
  > 76 months ago
read 318 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)  
  > 76 months ago
read 701 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)  
  > 76 months ago
read 314 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  
  > 76 months ago
read 1046 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)  
  > 76 months ago
read 229 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)  
  > 76 months ago
read 768 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  
  > 76 months ago
read 336 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)  > 77 months ago
no replies yet
read 163 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  
  > 77 months ago
read 142 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  
  > 77 months ago
read 277 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  
  > 77 months ago
read 293 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  > 77 months ago
no replies yet
read 122 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  
  > 77 months ago
read 789 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  > 77 months ago
no replies yet
read 182 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)  
  > 77 months ago
read 145 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  
  > 78 months ago
read 293 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  > 78 months ago
no replies yet
read 177 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  
  > 78 months ago
read 1985 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  
  > 78 months ago
read 1136 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  
  > 78 months ago
read 302 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  
  > 78 months ago
read 1078 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)  
  > 78 months ago
read 433 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  
  > 79 months ago
read 337 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  
  > 79 months ago
read 291 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  
  > 79 months ago
read 238 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  
  > 79 months ago
read 237 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  
  > 79 months ago
read 241 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  
  > 79 months ago
read 1535 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  
  > 79 months ago
read 865 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  
  > 79 months ago
read 209 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  
  > 80 months ago
read 283 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  
  > 80 months ago
read 249 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  
  > 80 months ago
read 356 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  > 80 months ago
no replies yet
read 189 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  
  > 80 months ago
read 447 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  
  > 80 months ago
read 210 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  
  > 80 months ago
read 189 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)  > 80 months ago
no replies yet
read 187 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)  
  > 80 months ago
read 529 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  
  > 80 months ago
read 265 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)  
  > 80 months ago
read 960 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  
  > 80 months ago
read 341 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  
  > 80 months ago
read 443 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  
  > 80 months ago
read 885 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  
  > 80 months ago
read 298 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  
  > 80 months ago
read 247 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  
  > 81 months ago
read 200 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  
  > 81 months ago
read 228 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  
  > 81 months ago
read 438 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  
  > 81 months ago
read 632 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  
  > 81 months ago
read 1462 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  
  > 81 months ago
read 388 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  
  > 81 months ago
read 514 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)  
  > 81 months ago
read 416 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)  
  > 81 months ago
read 3550 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  
  > 81 months ago
read 542 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  > 81 months ago
no replies yet
read 711 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  
  > 81 months ago
read 536 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  > 81 months ago
no replies yet
read 179 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  
  > 81 months ago
read 255 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  
  > 81 months ago
read 396 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  
  > 81 months ago
read 450 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  
  > 82 months ago
read 329 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  
  > 82 months ago
read 333 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  > 82 months ago
no replies yet
read 174 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  
  > 82 months ago
read 279 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  
  > 82 months ago
read 360 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)  
  > 82 months ago
read 322 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  
  > 82 months ago
read 258 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)  > 82 months ago
no replies yet
read 213 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  
  > 82 months ago
read 210 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  
  > 82 months ago
read 214 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)  
  > 82 months ago
read 282 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)  
  > 82 months ago
read 153 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  
  > 82 months ago
read 260 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)  
  > 82 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  
  > 82 months ago
read 291 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  
  > 82 months ago
read 495 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)  
  > 82 months ago
read 299 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  > 82 months ago
no replies yet
read 132 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  
  > 82 months ago
read 293 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  > 82 months ago
no replies yet
read 148 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)  
  > 83 months ago
read 334 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  > 83 months ago
no replies yet
read 297 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  
  > 83 months ago
read 280 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)  > 83 months ago
no replies yet
read 167 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)  
  > 83 months ago
read 314 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  
  > 83 months ago
read 283 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  
  > 83 months ago
read 2103 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  
  > 83 months ago
read 494 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  
  > 83 months ago
read 542 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)  
  > 83 months ago
read 276 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)  
  > 83 months ago
read 362 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  
  > 83 months ago
read 245 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)  
  > 83 months ago
read 1040 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)  
  > 83 months ago
read 150 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  
  > 83 months ago
read 172 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)  
  > 83 months ago
read 3179 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  
  > 83 months ago
read 250 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  
  > 84 months ago
read 299 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  
  > 84 months ago
read 678 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  
  > 84 months ago
read 262 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  
  > 84 months ago
read 503 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  > 84 months ago
no replies yet
read 275 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)  > 84 months ago
no replies yet
read 177 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  > 84 months ago
no replies yet
read 215 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)  
  > 84 months ago
read 432 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  
  > 84 months ago
read 177 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)  
  > 84 months ago
read 299 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)  
  > 84 months ago
read 383 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  
  > 84 months ago
read 487 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  
  > 85 months ago
read 332 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  
  > 85 months ago
read 239 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  
  > 85 months ago
read 652 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  
  > 85 months ago
read 1444 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  
  > 85 months ago
read 297 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  
  > 85 months ago
read 241 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)  
  > 85 months ago
read 617 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)  
  > 85 months ago
read 899 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  > 85 months ago
no replies yet
read 243 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  > 85 months ago
no replies yet
read 141 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  
  > 85 months ago
read 491 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  
  > 85 months ago
read 311 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  > 85 months ago
no replies yet
read 221 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  
  > 85 months ago
read 419 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  
  > 86 months ago
read 613 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  
  > 86 months ago
read 1517 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)  
  > 86 months ago
read 574 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)  
  > 86 months ago
read 429 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  
  > 86 months ago
read 232 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)  
  > 86 months ago
read 201 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)  > 86 months ago
no replies yet
read 148 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)  
  > 86 months ago
read 254 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  > 86 months ago
no replies yet
read 273 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)  
  > 86 months ago
read 1130 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  
  > 86 months ago
read 1384 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  
  > 86 months ago
read 392 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  
  > 86 months ago
read 1109 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  
  > 86 months ago
read 505 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  
  > 86 months ago
read 610 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)  
  > 86 months ago
read 445 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)  
  > 86 months ago
read 1196 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)  
  > 86 months ago
read 5507 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  
  > 86 months ago
read 338 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  
  > 86 months ago
read 243 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  > 86 months ago
no replies yet
read 119 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)  
  > 86 months ago
read 519 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  
  > 86 months ago
read 755 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  
  > 87 months ago
read 787 times
11 replies
    "Oops - guess who forgot to log in before posting......Doh!"