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KGS Veterans Boat Club Boat/Equipment Repair Log

Boat Name/ID Issue Reported by Date Reported Completed?
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
Grubb upNot urgent but the seat at number 2 makes an odd sound on the slide when a rower is seated on it. Jackie 15th September 2022
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
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
Martin LeachShoes at the 2 seat are now in really poor condition... Could do with replacing with another yellow pair Rachel 13th August 2022
Grubb UpBow ball is loose - either fix with sticky tape or replace. Elisabeth 21st July 2022
Martin LeachNeeds new shoes at bow and #2 Geraint 11th June 2022
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
TestTest Test 19th May 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 Ordered from Concept2 on July 6th (along with order for replacement pair following collision breakages).
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
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)