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by PeterV
Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Events 2021
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Re: Events 2021

Banbury now planned for 25 September.
by PeterV
Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Events 2021
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Events 2021

After a write off year lets turn our thoughts to, hopefully, a much better time next year. If you can host a CVRDA event at your club please let me know.

At the moment we have:
Clywedog on August BH weekend
Banbury 18 September
Baltic Wharf 30 October
by PeterV
Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Is it a Finn or a Solo mast?
Replies: 1
Views: 853

Re: Is it a Finn or a Solo mast?

It's too short for a Finn, which is a shame as it looks really good. I'm told it's too long for an OK but I haven't looked at the measurements to be sure. Whilst there's several people sailing or restoring Finns with wooden masts I haven't seen an OK with a wooden mast since my brother broke his in ...
by PeterV
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Idiots Guide to Gelcoat Repairs
Replies: 2
Views: 950

Re: Idiots Guide to Gelcoat Repairs

Mix it up, slap it on, stick sellotape over the top.
by PeterV
Sun May 10, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Hunts
Replies: 1
Views: 1401

Hunts

Thanks to Nessa and Nicky for a very memorable event! I've sent the report and pictures to Pat!
by PeterV
Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: My old Lark for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 1314

Re: My old Lark for sale

You need another Lark don't you?
by PeterV
Tue Apr 28, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: My old Lark for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 1314

My old Lark for sale

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F233573255423 My old Lark for sale on eBay. All mods by me, inboard jib leads, spin chute, improved mast gate and deck strop. Looks like it hasn't been used much since I sold it but it's gained a decent trailer. It's a...
by PeterV
Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Unknown Proctor wooden boat on ebay
Replies: 8
Views: 2311

Re: Unknown Proctor wooden boat on ebay

I've no idea what it is, but it looks very nice.
Ah, now I see the other thread, I wondered if it was a Zenith.
by PeterV
Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Interesting Proctor dinghy on Ebay - unknown type
Replies: 3
Views: 1159

Re: Interesting Proctor dinghy on Ebay - unknown type

No idea, looks a nice boat though.
by PeterV
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Finn Wooden Mast Rigging
Replies: 15
Views: 3471

Re: Finn Wooden Mast Rigging

The classic Finn website no longer exists, but I'm trying to put as much information as possible on the British Finn site.
by PeterV
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Finn Wooden Mast Rigging
Replies: 15
Views: 3471

Re: Finn Wooden Mast Rigging

Floorboards were not fitted to some of the very first Finns, but as far as I can tell they were a requirement from the early 50s, they were certainly in use in 1952, so that predates all GRP Finns and almost all UK Finns.
by PeterV
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 6097

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

I'm disappointed, I thought Gavin's answer was clever.
by PeterV
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 6097

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

There was a replica sailing ship called the Nonesuch!
by PeterV
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 6097

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Zenith
Leader
Graduate
Topper
Ghost, or Phantom
by PeterV
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 6097

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

I had exactly the same answers as Rupert, except perhaps the Forth and Clyde canal, which I'm not sure is open at the moment.