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KGS Veterans Boat Club Boat/Equipment Repair Log

Boat Name/ID Issue Reported by Date Reported Completed?
HannaNeeds a new bow ball. It has one but about to fall off. RichardP 21st May 2023 Replaced 29/5/23
BoathouseBrian asked if we could sort the "junk" behind the boathouse to see if any can be thrown. Some of it is TDR so might need Tim's knowledge. Richard P 12th May 2023 Done May 2023
TrenchyTape on the hull is peeling and needs attention. Not urgent. Richard P 12th May 2023
Grubb UpHandles are in mixed condition with cracks and gashes in the rubber. lucky dip whether you get stuck with one of the dodgy ones on your outing. Could the whole set get newer equal condition handles? Andrew 12th May 2023
FabulousSteering gear needs re-fixing in the boat. Currently hanging loose. Richard P 7th May 2023
Martin LeachSteering shoe would not turn due to one of three shoe fixing screws not being fully screwed though the plate, 17/4 - screw removed to allow shoe to move and steering to function, shoe is now fixed with only 2 screws although is quite secure. Nick Hunt 18th April 2023
Simon Fieldhouse Check that empacher securely fitted and all other boats that should have an empacher do so. Allan 2nd April 2023
007Only three wheels on stroke seat! Swapped for a Trenchy seat as temporary fix. Richard P 23rd March 2023 007 seat repaired
Simon FieldhouseOne of the seats is coming away from its wheels; only attached on one side Richard P 20th March 2023 Replaced with spare seat 2 April
Martin Leach1. Empacher slot needs better fixing 2. At least one of the compartment lids needs new string Richard P 20th March 2023 New screw put in Empacher. Cord fitted to stroke compartment. 2nd April 2023
Martin LeachSeat at stroke feels like wheels are shaped the threepenny bits. Annoying clack, clack, clack when on the slide. Closer inspection showed that both wheels on on side (bow, I think) are damaged Geraint 13th March 2023 New wheels fitted and seat refitted 2nd April 2023
Grubb UpRelease cord for the shoes at #3 is broken. Geraint 16th February 2023 Replaced 17.2.23
Martin LeachDeep scratch on bottom of hull towards the bow. Looks fairly fresh. Not critical, but could do with some filling before it gets worse. Richard P 31st January 2023
TrailerNew tyre needed on spare wheel Richard P 19th January 2023 Now fitted.
Martin LeachBow shoes are in poor condition, particularly the steering shoe. Not critical yet but heading that way. Richard P 22nd November 2022 Replaced with new Neaves shoes. 2nd April 2023
Martin LeachOne of the rigger fixing bolts between 2 and 3 has a stripped thread. It's ok, but we should change it sometime. Richard P 22nd November 2022 Replaced
Kgv025 - TrenchyLarge whole in bow area, requires professional repair. Andrew 15th November 2022 Repaired and returned on 28.3.23
Grubb upNot urgent but the seat at number 2 makes an odd sound on the slide when a rower is seated on it. Jackie 16th September 2022 New seat fitted at maintenance session on 30th Oct
Martin LeachThe stroke side shoe at 2 has almost collapsed - I'd be happy to try and stitch it back together if this would help Sarah Searle 22nd August 2022 Replaced (new insole to be fitted)
Grubb Up 2Screws (or nuts/bolts?) holding on the Stoke coach mounting bracket have come out Rachel 13th August 2022
Grub Up 2Shoes at the 3 seat are now in really poor condition... Could do with replacing with another yellow pair Right shoe has an ongoing issue with loose connection to the footplate (have tried to tighten screws several times but this doesn't work) Rachel 13th August 2022 Shoe replaced
Martin LeachShoes at the 2 seat are now in really poor condition... Could do with replacing with another yellow pair Rachel 13th August 2022 Replaced (new insole to be fitted)
Grubb UpBow ball is loose - either fix with sticky tape or replace. Elisabeth 21st July 2022 New bow ball fitted
Martin LeachNeeds new shoes at bow and #2 Geraint 11th June 2022 Replaced (new insole to be fitted)
ClamNeed leather hole punch to make bigger holes and then thread through a quick release cable/lace for emergency release of shoes. Andrew 5th June 2022
DerekSeat mechanism is worn/broken, and the seat sticks in the slide. Mechanism needs to be replaced, preferably with a single action model Geraint 19th May 2022 Seat replaced on Derek. I took it out this morning and seat action was very smooth.
Grubb upReplace missing crews in shoes / attachment to footplate in #3 seat. Elisabeth 11th March 2022
Aylings DoubleBow split / cracked following accident. Cannot be rowed, requires repair. Allan Hyde 20th February 2022 Repair complete. Delivered back 19.3.22 (AH)
Blades The grips on both the yellow and red quad blades sets are in poor condition. Could possibly identify 8 useable ones between the two sets? The red set (noted by Andrew below) really is in a very poor state. Rachel 23rd January 2022 All blades now have identical Green handles
8 Octopussy(?)Riggers at 7 and stroke need checking and adjusting; stroke top nut came loose during outing Richard Porter 23rd January 2022
Grubb Up 2There are some loose shoes that could not be tightened with a srewdriver (they were already at max tightness) - in the stroke seat and at 2 Rachel Simmonds 21st January 2022
Blade HandlesNeed 8 Green smooth finish handles to replace the ones on the Red set. Andrew 16th January 2022 All quad blades now have identical green grips
BladesNeed another set of quad blades. Same as the current sets. Esp Blue/Red ones. To be ordered with the green smooth handles. (With Sponsored row on horizon and 18 attendees this Sunday we need more quad blades) Andrew 16th January 2022 New blades purchased from Concept2 (Six pairs in total). .
Martin LeachReview all seat wheels for cracks/damage. Especially no. 2 seat. Andrew 11th January 2022
Martin LeachHatch cover at stroke does not have a string attachment Nick Hunt 11th January 2022 Fitted April 2023!
Grubb UpGrubb Up needs new rudder as top priority. The carbon fibre rudder moves freely of the turning mechanism with loads of slack. This significantly reduces the steerers ability to turn the rudder strongly in either direction Andrew 28th December 2021 New rudder and yoke fitted 9.1.22. Completed (AH)
Grubb Up 2Rudder has excessive play, steering cables are too loose Phil Allen 28th December 2021 Excessive play due to worn shaft/yoke. As above, fitted 9.1.22. Completed. (AH)
FabulousNeeds name and number (KGV017) fitting post-refurb. Also needs backstays ordering and fitting. Andrew 28th November 2021 Completed. Numbers and Name stuck on. Backstay fitted 6.3.22 (AH).
HannaCentral footplate track broken, needs replacing. Seat tracks to be moved towards rear of boat once new central grip track fitted. Andrew 28th November 2021 Central footplates replaced by AT and Tim Davies. Tracks moved for Stroke seat. Bow seat hatch cover stuck closed so bow tracks left alone
West Coast OneNew backstays to be fitted and new seats required to replace that recently 'went missing.' Allan Hyde 4th November 2021 Completed by Andrew Tanner.
KGV019 Martin LeachNew adjustable shoes required at no.3 seat. Allan Hyde 22nd August 2021 New Neaves shoes fitted 10th Nov. 2021 (AH)
Grubb Up 2Requires new backstays Allan Hyde 15th July 2021 Fitted 3rd October 2021. Complete.
Simon FieldhouseNew backstays required. Allan Hyde 15th July 2021 Fitted on 27th June (retrospectively added to Repair Log)
KGV006Hatch cover and housing broken. Allan Hyde 15th July 2021 Hatch purchased. Remains to be fitted (AH)
KGV007Splash guard at bow almost detached (currently held in place with tape!). Requires boat yard repair. Allan Hyde 15th July 2021 Completed. returned from repair 2.8.21. (AH)
ClamThe bow ball is perished and urgently needs replacing. The leaking canvas caused by 20 year old perished tape was repaired by Mark Gale with black tape on 14th July. The whole canvas needs resealing. Mark Gale 15th July 2020 Full refurb and repair complete. Delivered back 19.3.22 (AH)
ClamThe canvas covering at bow has become detached and lets in water. It need securing before being used again. When I racked it on Sunday a pint of water ran out of the bow ball area! Mark Gale 13th July 2020 Full refurb and repair complete. Delivered back 19.3.22 (AH)