Where to buy what
For those sailors interested in repairs to your boats we supply the following contacts without responsibility or any guarantees on our part.
Where to buy what?
Some contacts that may be of use.
Masts and attachments like mast head, plugs with sheaves.
Try Mr. Bob Keeley Keeley Holdings (Under new management)
2/6 Horscoft Place, Moorabbin Tel. 9555 4622
Bob Keeley took over the Ronstan moulds and made some improvements. He has a selection of stock. He has a mast head unit cost $49.91 incl GST Approx. Prices change. He is part time so needs a call before anyone visits. A very helpful gentleman.
Footnote on rigging, do you know that if your standard rigging is over six years it may not be covered under your insurance policy. Apparently there is no test available for stainless steel rigging as it deteriorates from the inside out.
For Anything Stainless Steel
Everlast Stainless Steel Can do marine grade stainless steel, but that may be to order. Otherwise anything cut, bend etc
8 The Nook
BAYSWATER Vic 3153
Tel (03) 9729 9901
John Cullen Time Plus Communications for 2 way radio stuff
49 Sydney Road
Brunswick 3056 Telephone 9380 4172
West side at the bottom end of Sydney road
Drops his boat in at the Tyrone ramp near Rye so knows the bay. Again most helpful and encouraging. Has information on a new antenna for fiberglass boats (Folding type). His comments do not tape up a whip antenna it kills the signal and traps moisture will finish the job.
The UK RWO Lance Cleat is still available (Small side loading roller cleat which fits under the main track) Telephone Anchor Marine 9598 8077 ask for Peter Clancy. Also inform him that you know Brendan Kupsch and are a member of the Timpenny Association. It may help you to a marginal discount.
For Yacht windows, marine carpets and Rubber Bumpers. see Nick Star at Futura Marine Manufacturing Pty Ltdy Boronia Vic 3155 Telephone 9738 1678
Graeme Sarjeant can supply 670 boat parts thereon including hatches, pop tops, lead centreboards, rudders & rudder boxes. Contact Graeme Sarjeant on telephone (03) 544 688683 or mobile 04527 217 112
Keables Pty Ltd
Are good for stainless hardware but now charge a minimum of $25.00
Address: 185 A'Beckett St Melbourne VIC 3000
Phone: (03) 9321 6400 Bolts & Nuts
A 24' X 12' Tarpaulin fits the Boat and Trailer nicely. Make sure you get 300GSM PVC and it should last 3 to 5 Years. It is easy to order over the internet and delivery the next day. www.castletarps.com.au Tel 1300 302 099
Whitworths Marine & Leisure www.whitworths.com.au Elizabeth Street melbourne seem to be best for most hardware like fittings, sheets and advice requirements