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by jon711
Sat Jun 20, 2009 4:30 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: SAILS FOR POIROT!!
Replies: 17
Views: 4759

Re: SAILS FOR POIROT!!

Hi Naomi, On receiving your request I imediatllty forwarded it on to my Norfolk Broads friends. Only one response I'm affriad, but it may yeild hope in your search for a sail.... Or just use the sailmakers boat..... copy of the response below--- Good morning, I have a 14' clinker built dinghy that i...
by jon711
Tue May 12, 2009 3:03 pm
Forum: Banter
Topic: Barrier Cream?
Replies: 13
Views: 6853

Re: Barrier Cream?

Does this site help??

http://www.hand-cleaners.co.uk/index1.html

Regards

Jon
by jon711
Sun Mar 22, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Good finish using gell coat?
Replies: 13
Views: 4903

Re: Good finish using gell coat?

Having tried to do this on a large area (When I worked at A D Trumans - fixing a Shetland Motor Boat that was damaged in the great storm (1987 - I think)) I would suggest that you fill and paint. Gel coat - even flow coat is a nightmare to get right - it's possible but will take much sucking of teet...
by jon711
Sat Jan 17, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Pisces
Replies: 45
Views: 12404

Re: Pisces

Laser did a rowing skiff (I think in the 80's) could the E:Bay boat be one of these?? I didn't think they had sold any....

Not sure but I seem to feel that it was based on a Laser or Laser 2 hull..
by jon711
Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:03 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Oulton Broad Rater
Replies: 0
Views: 1464

Oulton Broad Rater

Any one seen the Oulton Broad Rater "Crisis" for sale in Yachts and Yachting? As far as I know one of only two built - the other one "Catastophe" sails regularly at Oulton Broad and is truly a Beautiful boat. Pictures of Catastophe can be seen on the Waveney and Oulton Broad YC website at http://www...
by jon711
Thu Mar 27, 2008 4:32 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Transom Flaps
Replies: 26
Views: 5616

Re: Transom Flaps

Surely putting the word "Tupperware" on this site is akin to going up to a sheep and yelling "mint sauce". Amazed the moderator allowed it!!! :wink: :wink:
by jon711
Mon Mar 24, 2008 4:08 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: A duet of merlins
Replies: 12
Views: 3111

Re: A duet of merlins

An Inferno of Blaze's
A whoosh of Rockets
A moony of Streakers
A triangle of ISO's
A bucket of Toppers
A paddle of International Canoes
by jon711
Wed Jan 30, 2008 11:27 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Famous Boat for sale....
Replies: 14
Views: 3334

Famous Boat for sale....

Famous boat for sale - but what class is it??? Probably not a classic or lost class but may be all the experts out there may be able to identify..

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/THE-SAILING-BOAT- ... dZViewItem

Jon
by jon711
Fri Oct 26, 2007 2:54 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Yachting World Scow
Replies: 51
Views: 15676

Yachting World Scow

I've got no info on them I'm afraid - don't think they are even menbers of the club any more. The boat seems to have dissappeared from the local scene. Mike Barnes may know more info.....
by jon711
Fri Oct 26, 2007 2:42 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Yachting World Scow
Replies: 51
Views: 15676

Yachting World Scow

Further to the earlier comments on the Yachting World Scow we believe that this is the Voodoo sat in the dinghy park at Waveney and Oulton Broad YC for many years as an abandonned hulk. It was restored by Mike Barnes at Norflok Broads Yacht Company and sold to a consortium of 5 chaps some years back...