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Dear All I am very sorry to let you know that Mick passed away on Tuesday. He has been in hospital since Boxing Day but Jackie and family wanted to keep things private and indeed there is not going to be any remembrance service at all. Mick was admitted to hospital on Boxing Day to Aberystwyth but t...
I was trying to see if they had a definition for Classic since their circuit for older boats seems to be named classic. Couldn't find any definition though. Maybe they have a classic circuit for vintage boats!
- Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:08 pm
- Forum: Boats and bits wanted
- Topic: Quadrant style shroud levers
- Replies: 3
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Wish I had - would happily have swapped the rope system on the modern Alb for them yesterday - why won't this boat go upwind on this tack - *** the "shroud lever" cleated rope is off, it's in the wrong place and can't be pulled right on until the main shrouds are loosened. Grrr! Much easier on the o...
- Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:20 am
- Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
- Topic: Aries dinghy no 11
- Replies: 3
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Message received via website contact page. Subject: Aries dinghy no 11 Message: I own Water Gypsy, a 1945 Aries built by Beaminster in Christchurch. From 2003 til 2009 I sailed her in the River Severn and the Bristy Channel. She was featured when Roger Barnes of the Dinghy Cruising Association and I...
- Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:30 am
- Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
- Topic: Zenith - Swedish B Class.
- Replies: 46
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2012 start? Mere youngster in project age. Two of our Merlins went into the workshop in 2010 and 2006 respectively and still aren't at the front of the queue. And a Lark one went off water in 2004. Then there's the projects that were started before we got them - Merlin 40 for example. Don't know whe...
- Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:30 am
- Forum: Boats and bits for sale
- Topic: Urgent Int 14 needing home
- Replies: 2
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Beautiful Bogey. International 14 c 1930. Sail number 321. Original cotton sails. Brass buoyancy tanks. All bits (I think) though rigging and ropes will need checking. In good condition considering age and lack of use in last 15 years. Road ready trailer. Currently in Retford DN22. Owned from new by...
Sent to cvrda from Christopher Marling Subject: Laser Hull No. 1122 Message: This Laser was originally built in Canada in the early 70's. I obtained her in 1978 in St Lucia and subsequently brought her back to the UK. She is the oldest Laser in Europe, and I had intended to restore her. Would you be...