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by Bo Wetzel
Mon 03 Apr 23, 10:33
Forum: General
Topic: NEW DF25 Forum
Replies: 3
Views: 4836

Re: NEW DF25 Forum

Please use the FOR SALE/WANTED page of the DF User Forum to place an advert as here is not the proper place for it.
Thank you for your understanding and your support of the DF User Forum which has been going for over 22 years now.
by Bo Wetzel
Thu 23 Feb 23, 15:10
Forum: General
Topic: Update to DF User Forum
Replies: 3
Views: 20321

Re: Update to DF User Forum

IT'S DONE
The new 2023 Dragonfly Trimarans User Forum is now complete inclusive the popular Nautical Dictionary and the archived 2001-2006 forum.
by Bo Wetzel
Wed 08 Feb 23, 14:45
Forum: General
Topic: Kaufgesuch
Replies: 3
Views: 1299

Re: Kaufgesuch

Gehe bitte auf der Dragonfly Trimarans User Forum Webbseite zu
-Home
- Dragonflys for Sale/Wanted
- Place an Advert
by Bo Wetzel
Sun 05 Feb 23, 13:39
Forum: General
Topic: Update to DF User Forum
Replies: 3
Views: 20321

Re: Update to DF User Forum

It's nearly done. Please have a look.
If you find any errors or broken links (error 404) please let me know so that I can correct it.
Anyway, what do you think about the new website?
Bo
by Bo Wetzel
Thu 05 Jan 23, 12:42
Forum: General
Topic: Update to DF User Forum
Replies: 3
Views: 20321

Update to DF User Forum

Work is in progress to update the DF User Forum to make it compatible with all devices (PC, Laptop, Tablet Smartphone etc).
As you can see the actual forum is already working and the other pages will follow in due course. :) :D
by Bo Wetzel
Wed 19 Jan 22, 10:07
Forum: General
Topic: Dragonfly Sail Guide NOW ONLINE!
Replies: 2
Views: 2270

Another Dragonfly Sail Guide: Reaching & Code-0

And now the third video:

Reaching: explaining Boomvang system, Barberhaul & headsail trim and How to use the Code-0.

see above
by Bo Wetzel
Wed 12 Jan 22, 13:54
Forum: General
Topic: Dragonfly Sail Guide NOW ONLINE!
Replies: 2
Views: 2270

Dragonfly Sail Guide

The first two videos are online: Upwind and downwind sailing.
Happy viewing and a Happy New Year to all!
by Bo Wetzel
Mon 27 Dec 21, 10:28
Forum: General
Topic: Dragonfly Sail Guide NOW ONLINE!
Replies: 2
Views: 2270

Dragonfly Sail Guide NOW ONLINE!

Quorning Boats announced a new Sail Guide for the Dragonfly Trimarans : " For quite some time we have been asked to make a series of videos that shows how to sail and trim a Dragonfly Trimaran. We have listened and have now done it! Therefore, we would like to introduce you to "Dragonfly S...
by Bo Wetzel
Sat 04 Sep 21, 14:10
Forum: DF920 Hull
Topic: Extending Amas
Replies: 16
Views: 13455

Adjusting the waterstays

Have a search in the forum for "Adjusting the waterstays" and you'll find a number of good suggestions.
by Bo Wetzel
Sat 04 Sep 21, 9:54
Forum: General
Topic: Has Anyone installed a Froli Sleep System?
Replies: 5
Views: 6845

Spam ??

Hi
I've delete above link and blocked the user as it appears to be spam relating to a site in Poland and has nothing to do with the topic.
Bo (admin)
by Bo Wetzel
Fri 22 Nov 19, 9:40
Forum: Rig/Sail issues concerning all DFs
Topic: What is this parts in the Boom?
Replies: 14
Views: 7914

Voici les photos

For the lazyjack look higher up to Mika's reply, I've added it there. The others from Mika are here: Please click on any of the photos to see them enlarged! http://www.dragonfly-trimarans.org/images1000/DF1000BoomTriangle_s.jpg http://www.dragonfly-trimarans.org/images1000/WP_000996_s.jpg http://www...
by Bo Wetzel
Fri 27 Sep 19, 8:31
Forum: DF800 Rig/Sails
Topic: Spinnaker rigging and sailing
Replies: 4
Views: 3479

Barberhauler, spi

Have a look at https://www.dragonfly-trimarans.org/old_df_forum/d800_rig.htm BTW: There is a Search function on the "new" forum (Magnifying glass top right) and on the old forum you can use CTRL + F to find lots of useful stuff to your questions. To get to the "Old Forum" press H...
by Bo Wetzel
Fri 18 Jan 19, 10:53
Forum: General
Topic: Life Jacket
Replies: 2
Views: 3650

Solo sailing ALWAYS with life jacket

Thanks for this dramatic but nevertheless excellent reminder! I hope everybody takes note.
Safe sailing for 2019.
by Bo Wetzel
Sun 12 Aug 18, 17:09
Forum: DF800 Rig/Sails
Topic: Setting up swing wings
Replies: 3
Views: 3876

Uploading pictures

For uploading photos contact the forum admin. I 'll do it for you. Sorry, can't be done directly only through me. Bo Here are Frank's pictures for the above posting: Please click on any of the photos to see them enlarged! 1) Clip in the snap shackle in the eye at the ama http://www.dragonfly-trimara...
by Bo Wetzel
Mon 02 Jul 18, 10:02
Forum: General
Topic: DF Owners' Register
Replies: 4
Views: 23998

DF Owners' Register nneds new administrator

Time flies by. It's now more than 10 year that Mike has taken on the task of administrating the Dragonfly Owners' Register . A big thank you to you Mike from me and I'm sure from all who made use of the register. Mike has just send out the latest and his last updated owner's register. He is retiring...
by Bo Wetzel
Tue 19 Dec 17, 10:08
Forum: DF1000 General Topics
Topic: dragonfly 1000 stability with amas folded
Replies: 3
Views: 4882

I've removed the "promotional link"

Location: New York and sailing on the south coast of England?
Is there something not quite right?
JoeClark I'm watching your postings!
by Bo Wetzel
Sun 01 Oct 17, 17:08
Forum: General
Topic: Question on Wanted ads
Replies: 2
Views: 3534

Pasying for Wanted advert

I think with comments like: Quote: Originally Posted by senormechanico View Post Try posting something on the Dragonfly Forum Reply by "Retiredengineer": Dragonfly Trimarans for Sale (and bits & pieces) - Dragonfly Trimarane zu Verkaufen / Gesucht They charge $70 for a 3-month Wanted a...
by Bo Wetzel
Sun 01 Oct 17, 9:37
Forum: General
Topic: Question on Wanted ads
Replies: 2
Views: 3534

Paying for Wanted advert

If you can't afford the $75 for an advert don't buy a boat which costs hundreds of thousands of dollars!
Next you want to save on vital repairs or safety equipment.
Somebody said once: "Sailing and owning a sailing vessel is like standing under a shower and tearing-up dollar notes"
by Bo Wetzel
Sat 29 Jul 17, 11:01
Forum: DF920 Hull
Topic: Sticking centreboard after beaching
Replies: 11
Views: 14620

Photos for topic "Hard to downhaul centerboard"

For a reason I don't understand at the moment I cannot add the photos to the posting of Ultradry. Hence they're here : Please click on any of the photos to see them enlarged! Steel plate: http://www.dragonfly-trimarans.org/images920/table/Steel-plate_s.jpg Long screw driver: http://www.dragonfly-tri...
by Bo Wetzel
Wed 12 Jul 17, 10:14
Forum: DF1000 General Topics
Topic: Measurements of the interior
Replies: 4
Views: 4606

Re: Measurements of the interior

Voile, Mika's pdf file has now been added to his original post (see above)
by Bo Wetzel
Sun 29 Nov 15, 14:16
Forum: General
Topic: NEW DF25 Forum
Replies: 3
Views: 4836

NEW DF25 Forum

I've, after a request from an owner, created a NEW DF25 forum section (see below).
May there be a happy exchange of ideas and experiences I'm sure we'll be all happy to hear about.
by Bo Wetzel
Sun 29 Nov 15, 14:14
Forum: DF25 General Topics
Topic: NEW DF25 Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 5230

NEW DF25 Forum

Welcome to the NEW DF25 forum section which I've created after a request from an owner of a new DF25.
May there be a happy exchange of ideas and experiences I'm sure we'll be all happy to hear about.
by Bo Wetzel
Fri 02 Oct 15, 16:26
Forum: DF1000 General Topics
Topic: Losing Weight
Replies: 20
Views: 19947

Pictures of the netting

I've added the pictures of the netting (and the dog) to TC's post above.
by Bo Wetzel
Tue 25 Aug 15, 9:00
Forum: General
Topic: Email address compromised
Replies: 1
Views: 4266

The danger of the "cloud"

Further investigation into my compromised AOL email account leads me to believe there was no breach of security at my computer which is well protected but at the AOL server e.g. the "cloud". AOL's security said in a security update that third-party digital forensic investigators hired by t...
by Bo Wetzel
Mon 24 Aug 15, 7:59
Forum: General
Topic: Email address compromised
Replies: 1
Views: 4266

Email address compromised

Unfortunately, my AOL email account has been compromised and been used to send SPAM. If you have received anything a link and no good explanation from me DON'T open the link!

Thank you for your understanding. I'm working on it to have it resolved.

Bo Wetzel
by Bo Wetzel
Fri 25 Jul 14, 12:55
Forum: DF35 General Topics
Topic: Haul out harness specs
Replies: 11
Views: 11285

Lifting cable/straps

Hier is a picture showing a 920 on a crane hook with a set of original lifting cables:
Image Please click on the photo to see it enlarged!
by Bo Wetzel
Wed 25 Jun 14, 8:12
Forum: General
Topic: Dragonfly owners in Finland
Replies: 2
Views: 4944

DF Owners Register

Join the DF Register and you can check for any other owners in Finland and contact them directly:
Dragonfly Register
by Bo Wetzel
Fri 07 Feb 14, 10:00
Forum: General
Topic: Exciting News- New Dragonfly 25
Replies: 9
Views: 9303

Results of Questionnaire at Boot Düsseldorf

Dragonfly Questionnaire at BOOT Düsseldorf:

http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/?u=458 ... &e=[UNIQID]
by Bo Wetzel
Fri 17 Jan 14, 11:13
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas greetings 2013 from the Dragonfly team‏
Replies: 3
Views: 7638

NEW DF - Bigger or smaller ?

And the answer is ...... SMALLER ! New Dragonfly 25 Model Coming Up We are very happy to inform all Dragonfly fans and followers that we are working on the design of a new Dragonfly. We will bring the concept drawings at BOOT Düsseldorf so that all of our guests have the possibility to see the first...
by Bo Wetzel
Fri 03 Jan 14, 14:31
Forum: General
Topic: DF Owners' Register
Replies: 4
Views: 23998

Update DF Owner's Register

Mike has just sent out the latest version of the DF Owner's Register and I certainly noticed some out of date information. PLEASE CHECK if you have received the latest list that your entry is correct. Please tell Mike if you have sold or changed your boat so he can keep the list as accurate as possi...
by Bo Wetzel
Mon 23 Dec 13, 9:39
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas greetings 2013 from the Dragonfly team‏
Replies: 3
Views: 7638

New DF project

"...We are here proud to announce and introduce you to our new and next coming member of the Dragonfly range. This new project is still on paper and we look forward to your input as well. So if you are curious, please come and see us. ..." Anybody out there who has an idea what this new p...
by Bo Wetzel
Sat 05 Oct 13, 9:39
Forum: General
Topic: Delivery Barcelona-Slovenia
Replies: 6
Views: 7324

Still in Roses, Spain

They're apparently leaving today en route for Corsica.
by Bo Wetzel
Tue 12 Feb 13, 9:38
Forum: General
Topic: Dragonfly Newsletter - First Issue
Replies: 7
Views: 8872

Do forum users want to see the Quorning newsletter here?

I've no problem with it but maybe other users could state their opinion.

Bo
by Bo Wetzel
Tue 22 Jan 13, 9:39
Forum: General
Topic: Dragonfly Newsletter - First Issue
Replies: 7
Views: 8872

TC you're the lucky one - I didn't get a newsletter.

Bo
(DF User Forum admin)
by Bo Wetzel
Fri 11 Jan 13, 8:31
Forum: HULL issues concerning all DFs
Topic: Squeaking/hard to unfold amas
Replies: 6
Views: 7804

I think it might be better to use a Teflon spray instead of WD40 as WD40 can have an adverse effect on some plastics.
by Bo Wetzel
Sun 23 Dec 12, 11:29
Forum: DF800 General Topics
Topic: Merry X-mas
Replies: 1
Views: 5107

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to you too !

Thank you Vepo for the lovely edible trimaran.

A Happy New Year to all !

Bo
by Bo Wetzel
Wed 05 Dec 12, 9:36
Forum: DF800 General Topics
Topic: DF800 Mk2 (fixed wing) Assembly Instructions
Replies: 0
Views: 6499

DF800 Mk2 (fixed wing) Assembly Instructions

These instruction (in pdf format) have been kindly supplied by Ken Mills.

Thanks Ken!

DF800mk2Assembly.pdf
by Bo Wetzel
Tue 28 Aug 12, 8:53
Forum: DF920 Motor/Equipment/Electrics
Topic: Parts for an obscure toilet
Replies: 3
Views: 6179

I don't recall the maker but I know they're out of production. That bowl is made of some kind of polymer that is very light weight. Anything else you get will have a china bowl and be much heavier. Try to find a replacement toilet that has the same 4-hole spacing and you can re-use the bowl. Do NOT...
by Bo Wetzel
Wed 09 May 12, 9:43
Forum: HULL issues concerning all DFs
Topic: Hinge bolt failure
Replies: 4
Views: 8300

Bolt failure

It appears the DF35 has different fixings/bolts. On the DF920 they're indeed dome shaped http://www.dragonfly-trimarans.org/images/bolt.jpg John Blaiklock tells me: "The A4 dome headed bolts that connect the beam hinges to the beams/hull are sold by www.seascrew.com. You need A4 or 316 and sear...
by Bo Wetzel
Mon 30 Apr 12, 10:35
Forum: General
Topic: Sprayhood Hinges
Replies: 0
Views: 6056

Sprayhood Hinges

John Blaiklock has just sent me some details about stronger replacement hinges for the sprayhood.
ImagePlease click on the photo to see it enlarged!


I have added the details to the Spare Parts page: Spare Parts - Sprayhood
by Bo Wetzel
Sat 10 Mar 12, 9:33
Forum: General
Topic: Phishing W A R N I N G to Advertisers
Replies: 0
Views: 7291

Phishing W A R N I N G to Advertisers

This is a warning to all advertisers to be vigilant about certain email enquiries. There are several scams out there (mostly but not all originating from Nigeria and written in bad English). Here is an example received yesterday: Good day to you there! We would need you to know that the following ha...
by Bo Wetzel
Fri 03 Feb 12, 9:15
Forum: General
Topic: Inspiration
Replies: 3
Views: 6747

Jättefint (Swedish) = Marvellous
by Bo Wetzel
Wed 11 Jan 12, 10:34
Forum: General
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 11
Views: 9697

Happy New Year

Happy New Year and exciting but trouble free sailing in 2012.

Bo (DF forum admin)
by Bo Wetzel
Thu 25 Aug 11, 8:39
Forum: DF800 Rig/Sails
Topic: Ted Oscar Paul
Replies: 6
Views: 8663

Picture added

I've now added the picture to Paul's post above.
Bo

PS There should be a securing wire through the hole of the pin to avoid 'unscrewing' of the pin.

Image
by Bo Wetzel
Wed 10 Aug 11, 8:54
Forum: Motor/Equipment/Electrics issues concerning all DFs
Topic: Electric drive conversion info needed
Replies: 7
Views: 14090

Hello Vimsa, I think you should borrow a trawling motor and try it on your DF800 going in and out of the marina. IMHO if there is NO wind you will be ok but when you have some wind this becomes another story. I remember being unable to enter a marina and manoeuvre with my 920 and a standard 8hp moto...
by Bo Wetzel
Fri 24 Jun 11, 9:02
Forum: General
Topic: Glossary of technical details
Replies: 4
Views: 7577

Nautical dictionary

Many years ago (2001) I did create a nautical dictionary English - French - German (http://www.dragonfly-trimarans.org/efg.htm) Deutsch-Englisch-Franzoesisch Français-Anglais-Allmand to help those who don't know all the correct English terms. You'll find it when clicking above on Home and then you'l...
by Bo Wetzel
Thu 10 Mar 11, 10:31
Forum: DF920 General Topics
Topic: mast raising system and procedure
Replies: 10
Views: 14864

Photos

There are some photos from Larry in the Photo Gallery for the DF920 showing the use of a ladder to raise the mast: Please click on any of the photos to see them enlarged! http://www.dragonfly-trimarans.org/images920/mastladder_s.jpg http://www.dragonfly-trimarans.org/images920/mastdown_s.jpg PS I've...
by Bo Wetzel
Sun 27 Feb 11, 19:29
Forum: Motor/Equipment/Electrics issues concerning all DFs
Topic: Blackwater tank level sender
Replies: 7
Views: 9715

I've just put the picture in the Mario's message.