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by amyb
Fri May 10, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Clywedog ~Rally 24th - 27th May
Replies: 29
Views: 3935

Re: Clywedog ~Rally 24th - 27th May

I’ll be there, international canoe which is then for sale, usual Tiny camper van, girlfriend and plastic canoe canoe to play in. Would love to borrow peoples doublehanders to take Jenny sailing between races, she’s enjoying her beginners course this weekend. Either arriving late Friday like 10.30 af...
by amyb
Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Toy 76 for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 2550

Toy 76 for sale

For anyone that doesnt do Facebook or take note or Apollo duck!
My toy that I have raced regularly at cvrda meets for the last 5 years is for sale, She has also been my regular club racing boat, lots of work done. See Apollo duck £600
Amy
by amyb
Thu Jun 30, 2016 10:16 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Clywedog 9-10th July
Replies: 27
Views: 13315

Re: Clywedog 9-10th July

Hi Keith I'm coming with my small van on fri eve but not toy as crewing for Julian, but bringing my canoe instead. Looking forward to it, can you order some perfect weather? Think Julian and cath and coming Friday too in their van.
by amyb
Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: varnish over epoxy issues
Replies: 4
Views: 4139

Re: varnish over epoxy issues

So I ran some tests on the inside of the boat, I washed her twice with soapy water and rinsed well, then did some tests of unthinned to 50% with white spirit and did the same with a batch with some terebene driers in. The terebene set dried in 12-24 hours, the others about 48hours. so I think the wa...
by amyb
Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: varnish over epoxy issues
Replies: 4
Views: 4139

varnish over epoxy issues

OK, so on my cedar strip canoe I aplied the first coat of varnish over the epoxy on Tuesday evening and it's still tacky 3 days later. I used west system with fast hardener as it is an unheated area I'm working in - not great humidity levels either, ephifanes varnish about 5% thinned with white spir...
by amyb
Thu May 12, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Staunton Harold in June
Replies: 44
Views: 19819

Re: Staunton Harold in June

I'm there, ToY and small van
Amy
by amyb
Thu May 12, 2016 9:58 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: small spinnaker wanted to use for canoe sailing
Replies: 7
Views: 4539

Re: small spinnaker wanted to use for canoe sailing

Yes an old oppy rig could be modified for a solo sail which I may try on the canoeI'm making. Need a spinny for a rafter canoe rig, generally I can think of plenty of uses for old sails!
Thanks everyone
by amyb
Tue May 10, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: small spinnaker wanted to use for canoe sailing
Replies: 7
Views: 4539

Re: small spinnaker wanted to use for canoe sailing

great, thanks Rupert, I figured there's be lots sitting unused in the depths of people's attics/ garages/sheds!!

see you in June, looking forward to a new venue!
Amy
by amyb
Mon May 09, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: small spinnaker wanted to use for canoe sailing
Replies: 7
Views: 4539

Re: small spinnaker wanted to use for canoe sailing

sounds promising Tony,

A Merlin Kite is probably too big, but I could always reshape and size to get something that would work with the A frame mast we construct over rafted Canoes!

Are you going to Staunton Harold?

Amy
by amyb
Mon May 09, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: small spinnaker wanted to use for canoe sailing
Replies: 7
Views: 4539

small spinnaker wanted to use for canoe sailing

Hi all, Haven't had the ToY out too much lately, lots going on up here in north wales. Wondering if anyone has an old spinnaker (symmetric) available that I can turn into a canoe sail for rafted canoes. something small, about 4m2, perhaps from a mirror or cadet. almost any state considered as I can ...
by amyb
Sun Feb 21, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Which sewing machine for cover repairs and more?
Replies: 5
Views: 4022

Re: Which sewing machine for cover repairs and more?

On the tall ship we had a huge industrial singer, that could cope with very thick canvas in many layers, but also a small sailrite that seemed pretty good. I have a Jones that seems tough, this weeks job is to make a boat cover. I would avoid anything new and electronic, having got the old Jones out...
by amyb
Sun Feb 21, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: looking for old style 3 bolt trailer wheel
Replies: 1
Views: 2474

looking for old style 3 bolt trailer wheel

Hi everyone.

I'm looking for a spare hub for my trailor, the one I have is rusted through inside
wheel sm.jpg
One of these!

Amy
by amyb
Fri Jan 22, 2016 2:04 am
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Looking for a TOY
Replies: 10
Views: 5548

Re: Looking for a TOY

Added thought,

you can confirm the number on the hull. It has been indented on the starboard side of the transom just under the lip.
by amyb
Fri Jan 22, 2016 1:59 am
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Looking for a TOY
Replies: 10
Views: 5548

Re: Looking for a TOY

I've worked hard and gathered a little information, the bit on the dinghy database came from me after emailing Tony Allen for his story. Are you planning to come and race at some of the events this year?
amy
by amyb
Thu Jan 21, 2016 1:17 am
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Looking for a TOY
Replies: 10
Views: 5548

Re: Looking for a TOY

I have ToY 76, that I've patched up and sailed last year at most of the CVRDA events.
Another guy has just bought a ToY looking to come to future events, so we should have some good competition.

I've looking forward to this years events, and really testing how leak proof I've made her!

Amy