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by markj
Tue Dec 05, 2006 9:15 am
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Yachting World Scow
Replies: 15
Views: 6695

There was a YW Diamond at Lymington 15 years ago, I did quite a few races on it and she was extreaamly fast, 3 crew 2 trapezes. Great fun to sail and about half the weight of a Soling. There was also one in Plymouth that had had a cabin fitted, I belive she used to do some of the offshore races.
by markj
Fri Mar 10, 2006 4:18 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: On ebay
Replies: 13
Views: 3353

by markj
Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:15 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Spinnaker chutes
Replies: 11
Views: 2474

Scorpions had them in the 60s, not sure how early though
by markj
Fri Jan 20, 2006 9:37 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Any ideas what this is?
Replies: 19
Views: 4866

From my limited knowledge I agree with Mark, almost definatly a moth.

Regards
Mark
by markj
Fri Jan 20, 2006 9:22 am
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Seen on ebay - Shelley Moth??
Replies: 5
Views: 3257

Very tempting, I will keep an eye on it as my rig may fit with some adjustments. would be a nice new toy for me to get wet on.:D

Cheers
Mark
by markj
Fri Dec 09, 2005 4:46 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: symmetrical spinnaker
Replies: 19
Views: 5927

But Roger you went slower with it than without! Seriously though spinny trimming is as Kieth says. Pole as far aft as possible with out the lead edge collapsing( typicaly 90 degrees to wind angle, then ease sheet until the front edge is just on the verge of calapsing, as it starts to colapse sheet i...
by markj
Thu Oct 27, 2005 11:27 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: NOBs
Replies: 3
Views: 1523

Back at the start of the CVRDA one of the names mentioned was Nackered Old Boats Society. As we all know CVRDA was decided to be better. NOBs has now been taken by the National Organisation of Beaters. Anybody interested the WEB site is http://www.nobs.org.uk

Cheers
Mark8)
by markj
Mon Oct 10, 2005 1:21 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Roadford next year
Replies: 46
Views: 13236

Ok for my 2 pence worth, totally enjoyed sailing at Clywedog however as Alan said earlier camping areas are very small, Keith has said we could camp in the field at the top, long walk to loos and showers. Sailing, the area seemed quite restricted even with only a few boats out, I think it would be e...
by markj
Wed Sep 07, 2005 1:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Bowmoor 10-11th Sept
Replies: 31
Views: 8722

Unfortunatly Jane and I are not now going to be able to make it at the weekend. Would have liked to sail against another Peggi again. Still there is always nexy year.
by markj
Wed Aug 17, 2005 7:57 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Roadford Annual Regatta info.
Replies: 26
Views: 8052

Chris if you need a computer let me know and I will bring one for the weekend.
Give me a ring as to requirments 07709918566
Cheers
Mark
by markj
Mon Aug 15, 2005 10:23 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Pegasus at Roadford
Replies: 12
Views: 3603

Andy
How is Sizzle coming together?
Due to work commitments James is not going to be able to sail Windsong so you can borrow if needed.
Let me know as if not I will try to get someone else sailing her.
Tel is 07709918566
by markj
Tue Aug 02, 2005 1:25 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Pegasus at Roadford
Replies: 12
Views: 3603

Andy
You may be able to borrow Windsong 192, will let you know as soon as I can check wether James does want to use her as I have allready offered him use of wind song.

Cheers
mark
by markj
Tue Aug 02, 2005 7:31 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Clywedog update
Replies: 26
Views: 9028

Al
We are going up on Thursday, as we have to pick up "sprog" from Pontifract friday afternoon. When do you plan on arriving?

Mark