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Clam The 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)
Clam The 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)
KGV007 Splash 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)
KGV019 Martin Leach New adjustable shoes required at no.3 seat. Allan Hyde 22nd August 2021 New Neaves shoes fitted 10th Nov. 2021 (AH)
KGV006 Hatch cover and housing broken. Allan Hyde 15th July 2021 Hatch purchased. Remains to be fitted (AH)
Simon Fieldhouse New backstays required. Allan Hyde 15th July 2021 Fitted on 27th June (retrospectively added to Repair Log)
Grubb Up 2 Requires new backstays Allan Hyde 15th July 2021 Fitted 3rd October 2021. Complete.
West Coast One New backstays to be fitted and new seats required to replace that recently 'went missing.' Allan Hyde 4th November 2021 Completed by Andrew Tanner.
Hanna Central 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
Fabulous Needs 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).
Grubb Up 2 Rudder 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)
Grubb Up Grubb 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)
Martin Leach Hatch cover at stroke does not have a string attachment Nick Hunt 11th January 2022
Martin Leach Review all seat wheels for cracks/damage. Especially no. 2 seat. Andrew 11th January 2022
Blades Need 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). .
Blade Handles Need 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
Grubb Up 2 There 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
8 Octopussy(?) Riggers at 7 and stroke need checking and adjusting; stroke top nut came loose during outing Richard Porter 23rd January 2022
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
Aylings Double Bow split / cracked following accident. Cannot be rowed, requires repair. Allan Hyde 20th February 2022 Repair complete. Delivered back 19.3.22 (AH)
Grubb up Replace missing crews in shoes / attachment to footplate in #3 seat. Elisabeth 11th March 2022
Derek Seat 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.
Test Test Test 19th May 2022
Clam Need 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
Martin Leach Needs new shoes at bow and #2 Geraint 11th June 2022 Replaced (new insole to be fitted)
Kgv025 - Trenchy Large whole in bow area, requires professional repair. Andrew 15th November 2022
Grubb Up Bow ball is loose - either fix with sticky tape or replace. Elisabeth 21st July 2022 New bow ball fitted
Martin Leach Shoes 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)
Grub Up 2 Shoes 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
Grubb Up 2 Screws (or nuts/bolts?) holding on the Stoke coach mounting bracket have come out Rachel 13th August 2022
Martin Leach The 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 Not 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
Grubb up Not 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 Leach One 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
Martin Leach Bow shoes are in poor condition, particularly the steering shoe. Not critical yet but heading that way. Richard P 22nd November 2022