Monthly Archives: December 2007

Propulsion and deck equipment for S/V ‘Waratah’

Meanwhile the engine for ‘Waratah’ has been ordered. I chose for a Yanmar 4JH4AE, which provides a maximum output of 54 hp at 3000 rpm. It will be equipped with a straight Hurth ZF30M reduction gear, gear ratio 2.15:1, and … Continue reading

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Project ‘Waratah’, we are on!

17 December 2007, we are on! I just came back from Welkom in Free State, South Africa. I met with Wynand and his family, and enjoyed a week of unsurpassed South African hospitality. Wynand and I worked hard to finalize … Continue reading

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