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KGS Veterans Boat Club Ė List of 'Old' Repairs

This page lists repairs which are now 'old history' and have been moved from the current repair log.

Boat Name/ID Issue Reported by Date Reported Completed?
Yellow SingleNeeds replacement gate4s with probably 4degree pitch inserts Martin 27th October 2010 Done
White CarnationWater in the bow section & two screw missing from a seat. Reported on the schools wipe board 19th Oct. Martin informed Mark Gale 19th October 2010 Done
001 OctopussyBow position - notch plate mounting needs replacing(fixed temporarily) Martin Leach 19th October 2010 Done ready to go
HeartymanBroken shoulder-sent to Andre Munday for repair-estimate i week Martin Leach 19th October 2010 Done
001 OctopussySteering wire pulleys need replacing-worn. Boat is usable in the meantime Martin Leach 20th October 2010 Done
007Would it be possible to check the height of the riggers for the bow seat? The arrangement of the washers is very different between the two sides - and by eye it looks as though one side is higher than the other. Jackie 26th October 2010 Done Seems Okay
all our singlesNeed to check that they have KGV ID Nos on if they are to be used (John Trench allocates) Mandatory by British Rowing/Environment Agency Martin 27th October 2010 All DONE
Sculling BladesNeed aplan to repaint at least the 1st set of good quad blades and any others that need doing martin 27th October 2010 Completed 2x8s,2xquads
Octopussy1" of water in the stern compartment. Emptied before our outing yesterday, and had 3-4 spongefuls of water in it again 90 minutes later. Cursory inspection of fin & rudder shows no obvious leak. Geraint 28th October 2010 Done and tested
HeartymanWe need to consider whether to get the hull refurbished in the nearish future. It is the only quad that was not done professionally after purchase. Martin 28th October 2010 Done and rigged
Yellow SngleGerry reports difficulties sculling this. I tried also with difficulty. Appears that pitch inserts are different in Bow and Stroke riggers. Bow may be inserted the wrong way so as to give too extreme a setting Neil 14th November 2010 Done and tested okay
HeartymanStroke side slider fixing broken on No 1 seat. Needs new fixing before use on Monday 15th Neil 14th November 2010 Done
Small School TrailerThe lights plug was slightly damaged when being towed at the weekend, still works but the connector needs replacing Mark Gale 15th November 2010 Done/tested okay
HartymanNeeds runner repairing at bow seat Mark Gale 15th November 2010 Done
OctopussyRigger 7 bent this morning on post by MOlesey lock Jackie 3rd January 2011
HeartymanLace up shoes in seat 2 - the backs of the shoes are very loose, causing feet to come out. Can this be checked please? Catriona 23rd November 2010 Done-they are big shoes for lady!
HeartymanRunners in seat 3 are very rough. Catriona 23rd November 2010 Done-wheels not runners
Westcoast One KGV 0Rigger bent Wednesday Night Nov 24th.Removed and given to Martin to get repaired/replaced Neil Christie 25th November 2010 Done okay
HeartymanNo.4 stroke side shoulder is cracked and needs checking as to whether it can be used as is or has tobe repaired immediately. Repair cost is estíd at £200. Mark Gale 29th November 2010 Done and rigged
School trailer wirinThe plug that goes into the tow bar electrics socket has been squashed and needs replacing. New part provided, awaiting repair. Mark Gale 29th November 2010 Done and tested
OctopussyShoes at number 6 are broken - probably need replacing Nick Hunt 14th December 2010 New shoes-DONE
OctopussyBow side runner at number 6 has the plastic end protector missing, hence causing a sharp jab to the calf if contact is made Nick Hunt 14th December 2010 DONE
Westcoast OneThe screws fixing the footplate to the stretcher (the one which can be used for height adjustment) probably have a stripped thread. This causes the footplate to come loose as you row. Nick Hunt 14th December 2010 done
OctopussySorry Martin! Whilst out this moring I managed to steer (with the aid of quite a strong undercurrent) the eight into one of the wooden posts by Molesey lock! I managed to bend the 'back stay' of the no7 rigger. We were able to continue rowing bu Fiona Reynolds 3rd January 2011 Backstay Straightened/okay to row-Replace sometime
OctopussyRigger 7 bent this morning on "Mark's post" John 3rd January 2011
Westcoast OneSeat No.2 runners need a new wing nut and bolt with new wooden spacer. Wing nut already provided so it can be repaired just before rowing on the 5th Jan. Mark Gale 5th January 2011 DONE
Westcoast OneA seat carriage has been screwed back onto the wooden seat itself and the repaired unit will be brought back on the 5th Jan. Mark Gale 5th January 2011 done
KGV010 HeartymanWashboard rotten-needs fixing Martin 13th January 2011 DONE
OctopusseySteering wire broken/check plug connection to cox-box/No 6 seat and shoes need fixing Martin Leach 27th January 2011 DONE
KGV001/OctopusseyReally need to plan for eight new seats(which would give us spares for the fours) martin leach 8th February 2011 Done
KGV001/OctopusseyNo 7 rigger backstay needs replacing at some time Martin Leach 8th February 2011 DONE
Westcoat oneShoes at 2. Soles breaking in two. Heels split. Shoes at 3. Soles breaking in two. No sole liners. Velcro straps broken/Velcro lost. John Bruton 13th February 2011 DONE
OctopussyBow seat sticks as you move towards backstops. This has apparently been happening for some time. On initial inspection this appears to be caused by the wheels on the dual-action seat moving slightly out of alignment, causing friction with the Geraint 8th April 2011 Done
OctopussyRowing blade handles need to be rubbed down to remove rough ends. Geraint 8th April 2011 Done
All boatsNeed to check and where nesessary modify all heel restraints to meet new safety regs Martin 23rd April 2011 Still to do: singles
OctopussyBow hatch seal needs attention Elisabeth F. 12th May 2011 done
West Coast OneWash board needs attention. Mark Gale 26th July 2011 Done
white Single KGV 008Broken Shoulder Mark Gale 6th September 2011 DONE
Bill Mason 4XParts of washboard Rotten Martin Leach 9th October 2011 Done
Heartyman 4XFront part of bow taken off on the landing stage Piece not yet found Mark Gale 23rd October 2011 DONE
West Coast OneBow shoulder broken at deck-level(professional job) Roger Grubb 3rd November 2011 DONE/re-rigged
Bill MasonShoulder gone at Stroke position (strokeside?) Andy Devine 7th November 2011 Back/DONE and re-rigged
all boatsNeed to check shoe-screw tightness. Martin Leach 30th November 2011 ongoing
West Coast OneNew steering shoes and plate required(ERS) Roger Grubb 16th February 2012 Delivered and fitted
Bill MasonThe plastic steering shoe snapped in the adjustable spine. The shoes need to be swapped with the spare set and replaced on Bill Mason. Tried to do this on Sunday but had difficulty removing the footplate and steering attachment. Tim L has offered to Andy Devine 4th March 2012 Broken shoe repaired and returned
OctopussyCox BOx connection faulty Martin Leach 11th April 2012 MRL DONE
OctopussyShoes at 2 need replacing (held together by tape) Martin Leach 17th April 2012 DONE
Heartyman/West CoastCracks in hull covered by tape need filling when dried out Martin Leach 22nd April 2012 DONE
Westcoast OneThe steering shoe is broken although recently replaced. The stud that attaches to the shoe plate to the swivel plate has come away completely making it unusable. Unfortunately the steering wire is t-bolt was lost as well. Also, black plastic steering Mark Gale 4th July 2012 MRL-DONE
Westcoast oneCan we get new shoes for seat 4 (stroke)? Every single lady has problems due to the size, plus they are falling apart. Ideally the same adjustable ones that we have for the steerer. Elisabeth 2nd August 2012 Shoes in the container ready for fitting
HeartymanThere are about 30cm of splits in the hull relating to the refurbí that need waterproofing. These do not appear to be due to damage by banging against other objects or poor handling too and from the water. KGV 010 6th August 2012 MRL DONE (+West Coast One)
006 plus Bill mason006 one severe dent plus Heartyman has several less severe dents/scratches Andy D/MRL 19th August 2012 MRL DONE
Bill MasonPlay in the rudderwires/loose rudder post Andrew Tanner 24th August 2012 MRL DONE -T-Bar replaced
West Coast OneDamage to nose and bow ball Roger Grubb 6th September 2012 MRL DONE
006Severe holes all done but still requires surface work on hull and painting Minor abrasions!!) M.R.LEACH 8th September 2012 All DONE bar topcoat
006Tim Davies reported that Biff noticed there was a crack in one of the riggers after completing sponsored row Nick Hunt 17th September 2012 MRL DONE
Westcost OneThe end of the bow section and the bow ball disappeared between Thames Ditton and Radley on Friday. This was following the damage sustained when it hit a stationary boat near Ravens Ait a week or so ago. I taped a Bow ball on but the bow needs some r Nick Hunt 17th September 2012 MRL DONE
HeartymanI pair of shoes wrecked Paul Bridge 19th September 2012 New shoes fitted-done
006Stroke side stroke seat wooden shoulder is slightly cracked. Not enough to make it unrowable but all the same the repair will have to be done immediately Mark Gale 20th October 2012
KGV002 Westcoast OneThe stretcher plate rack in the bottom of the boat at bow cannot fix with screws as there are too many screw holes. I found it half twisted off before going out in it on Monday. Mark Gale 26th February 2013 MRL DONE
OctopusseySuspected defective cox box wiring in the boat between the two joining blocs under the black tape martin Leach 19th March 2013 Done (replacement speaker fitted
Double 007Capsize on Sunday morning outing (14th April)' Richard T and Karen, resulted in loss of one seat. No other damage Richard Toyn 20th April 2013 New seat available
OctopusseyOne of the top notch plates at 5 has come adrift Martin Leach (for Ri 30th April 2013 DONE
KGV 001 West C OneCollision with sailing vessel. Broken blade,Damaged rigger,broken shoulder at bow plus cracking to hull and decking. Roger Grubb(MRL) 22nd May 2013 Boat now at Sims for repair new pair of blades com
Bill MasonSeats at 4 and 2 sticking. They run correctly without weight but once sat on they keep sticking. Making it very difficult to stroke smoothly. They look like old seats from Heartyman that have been swapped out (probably because they stick). Can Andrew Tanner 18th June 2013 New seats on toolbox Bay 2
Four Bill MasonCollision Damage to the bow John Trench 27th June 2013 MRL Done
HeartymanBroken Shoulder (just about useable with care) runner needs refixing with anew wedge as well Mark Gale 9th July 2013 Going to Sims Friday
Bill MasonSlight collision damage in contact with canoe John Trench 30th July 2013 Done + crack in bow
West Coast OneBow Rigger back to ES for correction plus hole close to bow on the hull Trench/Leach 30th July 2013 Done
OctopusseyFix Runner stop and repair damage to footwell under stroke's stretcher Leach 30th July 2013 Done
KGV007-doublePiece out of saxboard. Karen 26th August 2013 MRL - DONE
ClamCan the surface cracks on the hull paintwork be repaired? Since it has been stored outside they seem to have become much greater in number. The boat itself is sound but with regular use which it should be getting I can see the hull skin becoming mor Mark Gale 27th August 2013 If worth it -Professional paint job needed
LurkerThe fore and aft compartments of Lurker are not necessarily completely airtight and need some checks next time before it goes out. Mark Gale 27th August 2013 Not possible! Look at Buoyancy bags
West coast OneThe Bow Ball is falling off. We taped it back on but it is only held on with tape and is not secure TimD 3rd October 2013 DONE
HeartymanBoth shoulders at bow are broken - bow & stroke side. The boat is unrowable in its current condition and should not be used until the shoulders have been replaced. Geraint 26th October 2013 Back & rigged
007There is a hole near the riggers just below the waterline on bowside at No.2 position. It must of happened whilst trailering at Weybridge Silver Sculls Mark Gale 28th October 2013 MRL-DONE
HeartymanThe stroke seat butterfly stud is broken. It needs replacing before the boat goes on the trailer Wednesday evening for Totnes. Roger asked me to report this for him. Mark Gale 8th April 2014 DONE
OctopussyMartin did tests on Monday comparing our cox box to a known worker and ours needs sending back for a service. A temporary replacement has been acquired for Totness Mark Gale 8th April 2014 Returned-DONE
AllThe stock of torches and spare batteries have been left very wet and soaked for an extended period. They all need checking and replacing where necessary. Mark Gale 8th April 2014 Nick-DONE
Westcoast OneThe impellor for the speed coach is missing and another needs purchasing and fitting on. Mark Gale 8th April 2014 Mark DONE
001 OctopussyCoxbox wiring fault in the cockpit Martin Leach 1st May 2014 Nick/Martin-DONE
BladesNow we have completed the immediate target of completely repainting 2xsets of 8s and 2x sets of Quad blades, we need to see which of the remainder should be done and when. Thereafter we need to set up an annual blade audit to assess the need for rep Martin Leach 27th June 2014
westcoast oneThere is a hole in the hull - rigger bolt sized - it has been marked with tape Nick Hunt 10th July 2014 Fixed 20 Jul
OctopussyToday I corrected the pin alignments of 7 & 2 and left them at 2+/2+ degrees. Chris our school boatman reckons they should be 0/0 but after having given some bending power with the school enforcer I thought it best not to bend anymore! However I then Mark Gale 13th July 2014
Westcoast OneLast week I bought and fitted a replacement impellor for the stroke coach. Somehow the original was lost over the winner period. Mark Gale 13th July 2014
LurkerThe wooden sholder on stroke side at bow is splitting and the wood is coming loose from the carbon fibre section below. On bow side a metal bolt has been added in the past. A similar repair may fix may be required on stroke side TimD 16th July 2014 Fixed 20 Jul
LurkerSteering alignnment could do with checking as not turning evenly in both directions TimD 16th July 2014 Fixed 20 Jul
HeartymanThe splashboard is rotten. Currently held together with tape but could do with a more permanent repair. TimD 16th July 2014 Jerry wil undertake repairs. Do not use boat until
OctopussyThe nut on the gate at number 7 which keeps the blade in has come off - been advised that the best thing to do is replace the gate as a whole as not possible to put on a new nut only. Pete has said that he probably has an old spare gate alternatively Nick 7th November 2014
NoneJust testing new distribution list Jackie 7th November 2014
Brown Quad BladesOne of the bow side blades has a large crack which will need repairing TimD 22nd January 2015
BladesSome of the sculling blades are set to different inboard lengths. It would be worth checking to ensure they are at least consistent for each set. TimD 22nd January 2015
TestTest Test 14th February 2015
Bill MasonNew pair of shoes required at stroke. Andy Devine 22nd February 2015 Completed
OctopussyNew shoes required at stroke Andy Devine 22nd February 2015 Completed
Westcoast OneSmall hole on stern end requires filling Andy Devine 22nd February 2015 fixed
Bill MasonNumerous holes and cracks on hull need filling and painting Andy Devine 22nd February 2015
LurkerWooden splash deck at bow requires rubbing down and revarnishing Andy Devine 22nd February 2015 Completed June 2015
Westcoast OneSteering Shoe is broken and bow side rigger at bow is mis alligned Nick H 11th August 2015 Completed 16 Aug 2015
Westcoast OneThe impellor for the speed coach is missing and another needs purchasing and fitting on. Mark Gale 16th August 2015
Sculling Blades - tThe overall length of each set are different for each set of blades and these needs adjusting to either be the same across all 3 sets or set differently for a reason the whole club agrees to and we can stick to. To be discussed at the committee meeti Mark Gale 16th August 2015
KGV 007The stroke side rack has come out and needs fixing with a No.8 or 01 countersunk bolt. Alternatively the whole rack needs moving and new screw fixing holes drilling, simpler to replace with a bolt which I will look out for Sunday morning. The boat ca Mark Gale 16th December 2015 Completed
NoneJust testing the system J 16th December 2015 Still testing
Lurkerone of the foot straps in Lurker - either at 2 or 3 is no longer attached Sarah Searle 1st February 2016
N/ACox box keeps breaking up when turned up. I think it is our Cox box as when we have used a school box it is fine. The Cox box has been refurbished once before and had battery replaced so probably we will have to purchase a new one Nick Hunt 4th February 2016 Completed, new Cox box purchased April 2016
Martin LeachSteering shoes seem loose and require tightening. Elisabeth Allin 11th April 2016 Completed
West coast oneFootplate at no. 2 position broken and left ? shoe at no. 1 to be checked Elisabeth 7th May 2016 Completed
LurkerWooden foot board loose at bow seat Andy Devine 12th June 2016 Completed
KGV006Wooden packers under slide at bow rotten, need replacing Andy Devine 12th June 2016 Replaced, completed
KGV006Shoes at bow need replacing. Andy Devine 12th June 2016 Completed
Martin LeachDings on hull need rubbing gown and filling. Andy Devine 12th June 2016 Filled, just needs final rubbing down
Martin LeachImpeller needs fitting. Andy Devine 12th June 2016 Completed
Martin LeachSteering wire snapped, needs replacement section. Andy Devine 24th July 2016 Steering wire replaced 15 Aug 16
HeartymanBow ball has become detached. I found it under the boat. It has snapped where the screw goes through so needs some rebuilding Nick Hunt 4th August 2016 Boat sold no longer on fleet
HeartymanThe left shoe at Stroke is only held on loosley by one screw - I have taken the footplate out and will pop down hopefully before sunday to fix it Nick Hunt 4th August 2016 Boat sold no longer on fleet
Westcoast oneMaureen and Tim reported that they had to tighten up some screws on the seat at 3 - hopefully I will have a look when I go down to fix Heartyman shoes Nick Hunt 4th August 2016
Martin LeachWhenever I steer the whole footplate structure creaks (mainly for the first 50 strokes and now on at least 5 separate sessions) when I push down on the legs and not always that hard, is this only me this is happening to? The noise to me means someth Mark Gale 7th August 2016
Martin LeachWhilst repairing the steering wire Roger and I removed the footplate because the steering shoe was not tight down on the footplate.. But neither of us could work out how to alter it. The footplate may well eventually come off as they all do and will Mark Gale 7th August 2016 Completed
HeartymanWater is coming around the shoe area at bow seat through splits in the outer hull. These splits are in the area of a recent should replacement repair. The boat needs, derigging, left on the racks to dry out and not taking out again. There is water r Mark Gale 15th August 2016 Expenditure approved, awaiting someone to organise
Westcoast OneThe new rigger at 4 is sitting 40mm too low. The rigger needs wedging to raise it up as there is insufficient top washes to raise it. The pin will also need the enforcer to correct the excess inward lean when the wedge is inserted. We donít have a s Mark Gale 15th August 2016 Pin bending pipe found, awaiting help to do it sometime
KGV 002 Westcoat Onethe sole of one of the shoes at stroke seat is broken and needs replacing before the upcoming Heads. Elisabeth 19th October 2016 Completed 4 Dec- new shoes fitted
Westcoast OneShoes of number 2 seat broken and need replacing Elisabeth 22nd October 2016 Replaced Nov 2016
OctopussyShoes in 3 seat need urgent replacing. Dana Allin 27th October 2016
OctopussyShoes at 3 have fallen apart Karen 30th October 2016
OctopussyShoes at 3 seat need replacing. They are very old. Held together with tape and the backs of the shoes are worn so your feet slip out of the shoes. Heel restaints are not adequate. Tim D 23rd November 2016
octopussybolt supporting the rigger at stroke currently resides at the bottom of the river about 140m on our side of kingston bridge. Needs replacement or Jacques Cousteau to come back to life and retrieve it. PAYTICK GIBSON 5th February 2017 Repaired 4 March 2017
Simon FieldhouseSeat at 2 or 3 has 2 screws missing and is coming away from wheels Andrew T 9th February 2017 Completed, new seats fitted at 2 and 3
Simon FieldhouseShoes at 2 old, torn, collapsing. Andrew T 9th February 2017
West Coast OneNumber 2 seat not running smoothly anymore and needs replacing. Elisabeth 1st March 2017 Runners replaced 5 March 2017
West Coast OneNeeds runners replacing in #2 seat before being used again Geraint 1st March 2017 New runners fitted 5 March - OK
Simon FieldhouseShoes at stroke are size 12+. consider swapping / getting a smaller pair? Bob 3rd March 2017 Shoes replaced Oct 2017
KGSV006 - DoubleStroke seat sticky as you come forward to row, prevents full leg compression. Andrew T 3rd March 2017 Completed, new seats fitted.
West Coast OneFootplate of seat 1 needs looking at - looks bent and screw does not fit properly; also, steering requires adjustment before next outing - veers towards bow. Elisabeth 18th April 2017 Completed, new T bar fitted to steering.
West Coast OneA screw fell out of no. 1 seat - I suspect it is either from the runners or the footplate, we could not see in the dark. Mark Gale has put it somewhere (sorry, not sure where). Needs replacing before next outing. Elisabeth 25th April 2017 Seat undercarriage screws replaced. Seat in boathouse to go back into WC1
Simon FieldhouseBow damage after HoD. Needs filler; new plate holder and bow ball. Following this the boat needs new tape all round. Note that Chris has provided a new steering plate and shoes which we can have as a spare. He is also looking for a couple of seats Neil 28th April 2017 Completed 13/8/17. New red tape on boat
LurkerIf we have all the relevant tape we will aim to recover Lurker at the boat cleaning. Andy can you double check this. I also have canvas cleaner and waterproofing for the cover. Neil 28th April 2017 Completed, Lurker re covered
Martin LeachOne wheel on Bow seat cracked/chipped. Will not roll correctly. Spare wooden seat fitted. Black seat from Martin Leach left in storage area by Box/Log. Wheel is taped up to highlight damaged area. Andrew T 15th May 2017 Completed, new wheel put on seat, seat back in Martin Leach
Martin LeachWe're using this boat in Kingston Regatta on 8 July. There is a hole in the steering shoe, so could it be replaced please and the other one checked and replaced if necessary. Could it be done before the regatta? Miranda 27th June 2017
Martin LeachSteering shoes could do with replacing - hole in the left shoe and getting larger. Elisabeth 9th July 2017 Completed shoes replaced 6 Aug 2017
West Coast OneSeat no 2 replaced with spare from boathouse. Wheel has fallen off the axle. Broken seat is at back right corner of boat house. New seat would not stay in boat when on rack, so is on ground under the boat. Craig Ibbetson 17th July 2017 Completed. New undercarriage fitted, just needs to go back into WC1.
Martin Leach1/ Bow ball not offering enough protection to hull. 2/ front of boat underside showing signs of wear 3/ No.3 seat. Wheels cracking and not running smoothly Andrew 18th July 2017 Bow ball replaced, wheels on 3 seat replaced. 7/8/17
LurkerBow seat is missing. Boat cannot be used at present as other seats do not seem to have the correct undercarriage size for the runners TimD 4th September 2017 Seat found
M Leach? (Under canvRunners at stroke and 3 needed to be 'nudged' back into place on Wed 6/9. Could not access nuts to tighten whilst on water Tim H 7th September 2017 Completed 22/10/17
LurkerProblem reported 7th Sept. I meant Lurker not ML! Tim H 7th September 2017 Completed 22/10/17
Simon FieldhouseShoes at 2 have little/no heel support. Suggest replacement at earliest opportunity. Allan Hyde 24th September 2017 Shoes replaced 8 Oct 2017
SImon FieldhouseShoes need replacing in seats 2 and 3 - elastic is worn and ripped at the back of the shoe - shoes are too dig, even for my size 11s NB it is urgent if we are to use it in upcoming head races Paul Bridge 24th September 2017 Shoes replaced 8 Oct 2017
Simon FieldhouseThere is a crack in the sax board by bow seat on the bow side Jackie 24th September 2017
Westcoast OneBow seat is badly broken and unusable. We have taken it off Jackie 24th September 2017 Seat now ok 15/10/17
Martin LeachSteering cable snapped. Andrew Tanner 1st October 2017 Cable repaired 4 Oct 2017
Simon FieldhouseThe wire guide near the bow seat has come unfixed again. Steering is not working. Craig Ibbetson 2nd October 2017 Fixed 9 Oct 2017
HeartymanThere is a leak in the rear buoyancy tank. It appears that the leak is near or under the tape covering the join between canvas and hull half away along the bow side. Craig Ibbetson 2nd October 2017 Tape removed, holes filled, needs rubbing down, painting and new tape 22/10/17
KGSVBC 006Slight crack in upper sax board - bow side of stroke seat Stroke side shoulder of stroke seat appears to be crumbling away by the screw heads - a piece almost came away in my hand when we were derrigging on Saturday - appears to only be held in pl Louise Sealy 15th October 2017 Sent to Andre for repair and replacement shoulders hopefully due back 9 Sept 2018
blue set bladesRubber handle on one oar has a hole in it and rubber looks as if its beginning to perish Louise Sealy 15th October 2017
KGV015Wheels on the bow and #2 seat need looking at and potentially replacing. Elisabeth 2nd November 2017 Boat taken out on Sunday, seats ok 5/11/17
KGSV 007. doubleNew seat is sticking in runners badly. Very difficult to Row smoothly as coming forward is catching in multiple places. As itís a new seat I think new runners required. Bow side gate felt a little bit loose and from time to time started cre Andrew Tanner 28th November 2017 New runners fitted 2/9/18
Blue quad bladesHandles 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 T 28th November 2017
KGV015Close encounter with a mooring structure near Walbrook led to footplate in #2 seat being ripped - only one of the 4 holes is still intact - needs replacement. Also, there is a fine crack in the outer surface of the boat between bow and #2 seat that n Elisabeth 30th November 2017 repaired by Andre, ready to row. 12/5/18
Octopussymay be a problem with the wiring for cox box across the join between stern & bow four.. the mic only works intermittently & Mark has swapped it out & tried a different mic but still same problem so appears to be wiring issue & not the box/mic itself Louise Sealy 5th January 2018 Fixed working ok
OctopussyNew shoes at 3 and 4 would be very helpful! Anna Janik 11th January 2018
OctopussyThe soles of the shoes at stroke have split across the ball of the foot, so are quite uncomfortable and liable to disintegrate further. Bob Prothero 18th January 2018
Octopussy Number 5 seat: The black thingy at the bottom of the boat on which the footplate is screwed to was completely loose, all screws gone. I replaced one of the screws yesterday before the outing, but more need to be added, ideally on Sunday when you can Elisabeth 6th February 2018
KGSVBC 015Bow seat wheels sticking. Andrew Devine 11th February 2018 New under carriage fitted to bow seat
Simon Fieldhouse5th March hit a log in the dark, while rowing near the boathouse On return to the boathouse at end of outing it was discovered that the fin was missing Steering was erratic. Fin may have been pushed into the hull but most likely has been lost in t Richard Toyn 8th March 2018 Fin replaced 4/4/18
Octopussyone sole on #6 seat shoes is broken - would be good to replace. Elisabeth 11th March 2018
Simon FieldhouseThe shoes at seat no 3 are missing the "ripcord"which disconnects the velcro from both shoes at the same time in the event of a capsize. Craig Ibbetson 27th April 2018 Cord fitted 6 May
Martin LeachThe shoes at seat number three are worn out. The fabric around the the toes is holed and will shortly disintegrate. Craig Ibbetson 4th June 2018
007wheels at stroke seat get stuck on runners - probably need to be replaced. Elisabeth 14th June 2018 New runners and wedges fitted 2/9/18
007Contact with a moored boat near Kingston railway bridge has significantly bent one of the bow riggers. It is not useable until that is resolved. Andrew 1st July 2018
Double 007Badly bent bowside rigger in the bow position. Damaged in a collision with moored cruiser on the Hampton Court side of Kingston Road Bridge. David Milward 1st July 2018 New rigger fitted 27/8/18
Simon FieldhouseSteering cable is broken. Spare cable is in our Vets box ready to install Tim D 22nd August 2018 Steering cable replaced 26/8/18
Simon Fieldhouse3 screws loose (i.e. all) on bottom runner no.2 seat (the bit that the foot plate is screwed to) Elisabeth 22nd August 2018 Fixed
Grubb updeep scratch on side of boat - cannot be rowed until filled. Elisabeth 27th September 2018
West Coast Onetwo shoe screws missing on number 2 seat (we added two other ones as the whole shoe had come off the footplate during the outing). Elisabeth 27th September 2018
Grubb Up 2lost a rudder during vets head race - needs replacing - Geraint apparently ordering a replacement Lou Sealy 6th November 2018
West Coast OneThe fin is bent so the boat is drifting to bow side. It is a rubber fin and there didn't seem to be an easy way to replace it based on a quick inspection after the outing. It may be possible to straighten it. The boast is still usable. Tim Davies 18th January 2019
Grubb Up 2Hi Andy Seat 2 sounds very 'gritty' at the top of the slide - Elisabeth suggested that I mention it to you many thanks Sarah Searle 14th February 2019
Bill MasonSax board is damaged. Presumably from falling on WC1. Also it has no seats making it quite tricky to row Tim D 2nd April 2019
Martin LeachShoes at #1 seat need to be replaced - almost worn out and ripping apart. No attachment for heel restraint either, making them unsafe and potentially unfit to pass inspection at races. Elisabeth 6th April 2019
Simon FieldhouseBroken shoulder at number 4 stroke side, including damage to hull. John T is confident he can fix Nick H 14th April 2019
Simon FieldhouseStroke side shoulder broken at stroke seat. Supporting bar detached from sa board at bow seat. Split in side of boat at stroke seat. Andre taken 14/4/19 Andy Devine 14th April 2019
Martin LeachHow shoe (steering foot) detached from footplate - now only connected by steering wire. Sarah C 31st May 2019
Martin LeachBow steering plate detached. Just reporting this again (first reported by Sarah on 31 May) to test website as have added Lou and Richard to list of recipients Jackie 3rd June 2019
West coast 1Badly bent bowside bow rigger - not repairable as metal has cracked Louise Sealy 4th June 2019
West Coast OneBadly bent bowside bow rigger - not repairable as metal has cracked Jackie (resending Lo 4th June 2019
SFHMissing D ring on LH shoe at 2. Means unable to adjust shoe size Louise Sealy 13th July 2019
Martin LeachCan the stroke shoes be replaced? Current ones are old, stretched, and Velcro hardly works Miranda 2nd August 2019
Grubb Upscrew missing from foot plate of right shoe at seat #2. Tried to screw back but inot biting in thread. Allan Hyde 28th October 2019 Fixed.
Quad Sculling BladesThe handles on these blades are dirty and extremely tacky/sticky to touch. My hands were soft after an absence from rowing, but these blades literally ripped the top off the blisters I developed on a short scull to Ravens. Can the handles ple Andrew Tanner 13th July 2020
Green Tape Sculling Previous Repair log item was referring specifically to the Quad blades with Green Tape on the shaft. Andrew Tanner 13th July 2020 New handles fitted 2020
KGSV007Footplate, behind shoes in the bow seat needs replacing as two of the holes are merged into one and it can slip position. Andrew Tanner 11th November 2020
FabulousTop layer broken and coming off in several places - looks like a boat yard job. Elisabeth 10th May 2021 Returned from repair shop 26th Sept. 2021. Refurbishment completed.(AH)
Grubb Up 2Cracked hull. Significant damage requiring repair at boat yard Caused by intruders / vandalism. Allan Hyde 15th July 2021 Completed, returned from repair 2.8.21. (AH)
FabulousHandles 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 28th November 2021
Test iphoneBlah blah Andrew 31st December 2021
Fabulous2 Screws loose on the Stroke Seat Rigger. Andrew 2nd May 2022 Fitted a washer and nut to each bolt which should hold it.
TestTest Test 21st May 2022