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by PeterV
Tue Dec 24, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Robbins Ply Delivery cost
Replies: 3
Views: 165

Re: Robbins Ply Delivery cost

Neil, I had 2 sheets. Delivered a couple of years ago, I think the cost was about £20, it was at any rate almost the same as the discount I got by ordering at the Southampton Boat Show. As I wouldn't want to transport ply on the roof rack (very difficult to do it without it breaking, been there done...
by PeterV
Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Banter
Topic: The Great Escape.Steve McQueen's jump.
Replies: 1
Views: 328

Re: The Great Escape.Steve McQueen's jump.

I saw the programme and loved it. Now where can I buy the bike at an affordable price?
by PeterV
Mon Dec 09, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Vintage Finn
Replies: 6
Views: 1825

Re: Vintage Finn

Welcome to the world of classic Finns. I have a Bruder mast on my Finn, if you send me a photo of the makers mark I should be able to tell you if it's a Bruder. As for replacing the wood, mahogany was probably used originally, perhaps with teak gunwhales. Iroka is probably the best modern wood but y...
by PeterV
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: A bit on the wild side
Replies: 5
Views: 1061

Re: A bit on the wild side

Well done Alan, I expect to see it on the water this summer and then could I borrow the plans and next year we'll have a race!
by PeterV
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: A Wotzit Fairey Marine 15 Ft converted into a fine oddity
Replies: 5
Views: 459

Re: A Wotzit Fairey Marine 15 Ft converted into a fine oddity

That's some find! I'd guess it's based on a Swordfish hull but modified at the start of life to a day sailer with the daggeboard and weird rig. Fairey sold many bare hulls for home or professional finishing.
by PeterV
Fri Nov 29, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Events 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 1119

Re: Events 2020

So far on the calendar:
9/10 May Hunts
18/19 July Roadford
8 Aug Bowmoor
29-31 Aug Clywedog
by PeterV
Thu Nov 28, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Hykeham 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 510

Re: Hykeham 2020

So should we do another CVRDA team effort at the Lord Birkett?
by PeterV
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Hykeham 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 510

Re: Hykeham 2020

Thanks Sam
by PeterV
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Vintage Finn
Replies: 6
Views: 1825

Re: Vintage Finn

Glad to hear it Derek!
by PeterV
Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Baltic Wharf 2nd November
Replies: 6
Views: 1290

Re: Baltic Wharf 2nd November

There's still a couple of Finns at Baltic Wharf SC so if you take your Finn there's the chance of others to sail against, with the OK you'll probably be on your own.
by PeterV
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Events 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 1119

Events 2020

It's that time of year when clubs and classes are looking at their programme for next year. If your club is considering a CVRDA event next year please let me know. Some of our events have been poorly attended this year so I'll re-state what we've said before, for an event to be successful there need...
by PeterV
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Enterprise E110
Replies: 2
Views: 1561

Re: Enterprise E110

Have you contacted the Enterprise association, as they have gave me copies for my 1960 boat?
by PeterV
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Finn register
Replies: 1
Views: 566

Re: Finn register

Andrew, it's not easy to keep it up to date but I've been trying. You can pm me for a copy if you wish.
by PeterV
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Open 14 foot dinghy on ebay
Replies: 4
Views: 1243

Re: Open 14 foot dinghy on ebay

It's an Enterprise isn't it?
by PeterV
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Roadford National Rally
Replies: 5
Views: 2063

Re: Roadford National Rally

Report now on YandY but for some reason Nikky's not been credited for her great photos.