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by Jools
Tue Jun 20, 2006 11:16 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Packing a centerboard?
Replies: 13
Views: 4435

Rupert As Rich is planning to stick with the packing approach, can I arrange with you to pick up the board? We'll be passing through Swindon area on the 30th June late pm and 2nd July late pm. Drop me a line to Jupiter14@tesco.net if you are happy to do a deal to part with it.

Cheers
by Jools
Mon Jun 19, 2006 9:53 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Packing a centerboard?
Replies: 13
Views: 4435

Rupert If Rich is not going to use your 505 board can I procure it from you in the next week or two? I was just about to buy the materials and make a 30mm thick board for Jupiter, my Planet class planker, which need a new full length board to make her usable for Frensham. 4' is just about right for ...
by Jools
Tue Jun 13, 2006 1:23 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Towing
Replies: 6
Views: 1792

Hi. Without seeing the bits, but if the plate is drilled, I'm guessing it is bolted though the frame when you fit the hitch. If it's not drilled, the cable will pass through the frame or hitch, probably before you fit the hitch which will prevent it falling out when bolted in place.
by Jools
Fri Jun 09, 2006 12:15 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Prout swift
Replies: 3
Views: 2379

Is the boat wood or plastic? How do you mean warped? If you can describe or photograph the problem fully, I'll see what I can send to help. If you like you can give me a call and have a chat, I'll be in both evenings this weekend. I'm on 01280 824662.
by Jools
Thu Jun 08, 2006 12:20 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Prout swift
Replies: 3
Views: 2379

What do you need to know? With mine a got some original documentation and diagrams.
by Jools
Sun Jun 04, 2006 5:32 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Prout Swift Catamaran
Replies: 16
Views: 8942

Well it's taken longer than I ever imagined it would, but my second restoration of an oldie is finally reaching a conclusion. I got this as a quick refininsh and it turned out to be a job that's taken 8 months. Swift 116 must have been built in 1961 or earlier (I've got letters from the asscoiation ...