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by fatsailor
Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:36 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Zoom 14 dinghy for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 3842

Zoom 14 dinghy for sale

I have decided to sell my ZOOM 14, after trying all summer,have come to the regrettable conclusion that my knees do not like it! Neither ,in fact am i quick enough to keep it upright in a blow. On our little pond ,the breeze is either very fluky or swimmingly strong! I shall be going for a boat I ca...
by fatsailor
Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:44 am
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Norvelle
Replies: 0
Views: 4194

Norvelle

Hello to the new forum , I have a general query, does anybody know anything about the NORVELLE dinghy?
by fatsailor
Thu Aug 04, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: For sale classic/vintage dinghy
Replies: 0
Views: 3899

For sale classic/vintage dinghy

FOR SALE ELEVEN PLUS dinghy. Reluctant sale of a very pretty little sailing dinghy,designed in 1956probably built 1960/70s. Plywood construction,bermudan rig with two mast positions,similar to early Gull ,but much better looking . Very easily driven, and very forgiving. Not easily capsized,ideal for...
by fatsailor
Sat Jul 02, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: For sale classic/vintage dinghy
Replies: 0
Views: 4020

For sale classic/vintage dinghy

ELEVEN PLUS FOR SALE No .not the exam papers . My eleven foot bermudan rigged sailing dinghy Sadly my fifty year old lady has to go . Cannot keep two boats, I have decided to keep the one I can get back into after capsizing ! I hope! I have done a lot of work putting the old girl into sailable condi...
by fatsailor
Tue May 31, 2016 12:24 am
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: ZOOM DINGHY
Replies: 3
Views: 4030

ZOOM DINGHY

Hi , I have just become the proud owner of another lost class boat.
A zoom14 , similar to laser 2
It was going for a song, so I sang !
At least it's not wood so it won't rot !
I know next to nothing about these, and would be gratefull if any one knows anything PY number if any etc.
Thank you
by fatsailor
Fri May 27, 2016 2:51 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Eleven Plus on Ebay
Replies: 4
Views: 4296

Re: Eleven Plus on Ebay

II HAVE ANOTHER FOR SALE ,IN USE AT THE MOMENT. Currently racing (slowly) at welywn garden city. Selling for two reasons, I'm very hard on boats when racing and it is about sixty years old ,she deserves a gentle retirement! I am not sure I could get back in after a capsize ! I've had to do a lot of ...
by fatsailor
Fri Mar 25, 2016 11:52 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: For sale. Wooden dinhgy
Replies: 2
Views: 3172

Re: For sale. Wooden dinhgy

Avia, I have sent pics to your email .
by fatsailor
Sun Mar 20, 2016 11:20 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: For sale. Wooden dinhgy
Replies: 2
Views: 3172

For sale. Wooden dinhgy

ELEVEN PLUS !!!!! Hi I will shortly be selling one of my ELEVEN PLUSes, approx 50 years old , in sailing condition. Haven't yet decided which one, . won't be expensive. A lovely little boat to sail ,very forgiving, same handicap as a Gull.but much nicer. If I get any interest I will email pictures .
by fatsailor
Fri Dec 25, 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: Banter
Topic: re ..introductions
Replies: 23
Views: 22500

Re: re ..introductions

That was a good plan,ours is part of welwyn leisure amenities, incorporating separate rowing lake, adjacent parkland, large carpark , cafe ,posh diining room , ,all very good for the average Jo public, but restrictive for us, very small boat park ,, with all the trees, it is quite a challenge , but ...
by fatsailor
Fri Dec 25, 2015 2:52 am
Forum: Banter
Topic: re ..introductions
Replies: 23
Views: 22500

Re: re ..introductions

We get trouble from fishermen, slinging lead shot,,catching lines with centreboards, ours is also a council lake with VERY little inflow , used to be plagued with blugreen algae, now have two artificial mini fountains to help out,its run by FINESSE and unfortunately we have to be off the water by 13...
by fatsailor
Mon Dec 21, 2015 11:32 pm
Forum: Banter
Topic: re ..introductions
Replies: 23
Views: 22500

Re: re ..introductions

love the aquabat capsize,was just wondering if it would turtle! could you fit a float bag to mast? very jealous of swan pool.. Welwyn lake is just a duckpond surrounded by trees, you learn to tack quickly, we can go from a beat to a dead run in seconds without changing course,
by fatsailor
Sat Dec 19, 2015 11:55 pm
Forum: Banter
Topic: re ..introductions
Replies: 23
Views: 22500

Re: re ..introductions

Is there a small seat in a track ? Looks like a loiad of fun,but very wet! Seen all the videos on minisail.org all you?
by fatsailor
Sat Dec 19, 2015 11:47 pm
Forum: Banter
Topic: re ..introductions
Replies: 23
Views: 22500

Re: re ..introductions

I think my camera will come with handlebar mount, was thinking of screwing length of tube to boom end and mounting to that ,plus safety cord. Watched videos of aquabat and minisprint the boom looks very low on both, I think I would struggle to get underneath quick enough, had to give up supernova fo...
by fatsailor
Fri Dec 18, 2015 12:50 am
Forum: Banter
Topic: re ..introductions
Replies: 23
Views: 22500

Re: re ..introductions

How did you mount camera? I believe I have been bought one for this year, was thinking of attaching to the boom out board end but I am concerned restraining it?
by fatsailor
Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: Banter
Topic: re ..introductions
Replies: 23
Views: 22500

Re: re ..introductions

Aah just seen the video on utube, there was one on t'bay a little while ago, quite close to me ,I bid but it went too high, looked good tho..the video looks fun , but the helm looks worried!