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by Rupert
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: More lost classes??
Replies: 12
Views: 3575

Re: More lost classes??

Doesn't seem right, somehow! That there were 10000+ boats and the Laser name attached, I suppose. Are they really defunct as a class in the UK? Just seems odd.
by Rupert
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Nymph
Replies: 2
Views: 685

Re: Nymph

The Nymph would be a fun boat to own, but a suspect a slightly disappointing sailing experience. It would fit in nicely for the weird slow boat challenge which has been discussed and never happened over the years (a Jo Richards Fusion or a Zephyr dinghy might be my boat of choice), but I cannot quit...
by Rupert
Sat May 30, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: More lost classes??
Replies: 12
Views: 3575

Re: More lost classes??

Not sure any of the boats mentioned here would be new to lost classes. Either too new, the L5000 is mid 90s, or already qualified, or not lost. We are talking 86 to 90, which wasn't the most inspired time from my memory, which should mean some very niche lost classes, but I can't remember any of the...
by Rupert
Fri Apr 10, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 5251

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Finally! Illusion it is - and a song by Imagination!
by Rupert
Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 5251

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

There might be, but it's not the answer!
by Rupert
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 5251

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Afraid not.

Another clue, use your Imagination!
by Rupert
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 5251

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Yup, Cresta. A strange little Percy Blandford design.
by Rupert
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 5251

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Clue to 5, small, but not a dinghy

Clue to 6, plywood manufacturer
by Rupert
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 5251

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

I'm sure lightning exists!

Fishguard?
by Rupert
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 5251

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Falmouth?
by Rupert
Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 5251

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Far too clever for it to be my answer...
by Rupert
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 5251

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Nope!
by Rupert
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 5251

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

No points need stretching!
by Rupert
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 5251

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

PeterV wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:07 pm
There was a replica sailing ship called the Nonesuch!
Nah, much more obvious!
by Rupert
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 5251

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Did the GWR terminate on the Severn, then? Or maybe I'm barking up the wrong tree completely!