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- Tue Dec 24, 2019 1:15 pm
- Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
- Topic: Robbins Ply Delivery cost
- Replies: 3
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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...
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...
- 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
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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.
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.
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...