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by chris
Fri Jan 01, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Events 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 2602

Re: Events 2021

Certainly looking forward to attending some events...hopefully. I can’t host an event but if all goes to plan there are a couple of vintage sailing events around here (deepest west wales) I can tell you about later. These may not be racing as such but do say if you could be tempted to make the journ...
by chris
Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: CVRDA organisation
Topic: Does the FB Group support the CVRDA Mission?
Replies: 15
Views: 3744

Re: Does the FB Group support the CVRDA Mission?

Yes the pros and cons mentioned above I agree with. Certainly the forum is not what it used to be but FB does support the CVRDA mission but in a different way now. I, personally, don’t ‘get’ Facebook and don’t sign up to friends and other pages, I dislike so much of it that I sign out of it for week...
by chris
Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: CVRDA organisation
Topic: AGM - 5. Fixtures
Replies: 6
Views: 1449

Re: AGM - 5. Fixtures

Fingers are crossed
by chris
Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: CVRDA organisation
Topic: AGM - 3. Commodore's Report 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 1155

Re: AGM - 3. Commodore's Report 2020

Good
by chris
Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: CVRDA organisation
Topic: AGM - 2. Committee
Replies: 10
Views: 1785

Re: AGM - 2. Committee

Happy to stay as general committee member and approve.
by chris
Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: CVRDA organisation
Topic: AGM - 7. Any Other Business
Replies: 8
Views: 2124

Re: AGM - 7. Any Other Business

Certainly agree that this needs discussion and action.
by chris
Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: CVRDA organisation
Topic: AGM - 1. Minutes of Last Meeting
Replies: 7
Views: 1424

Re: AGM - 1. Minutes of Last Meeting

Yes
by chris
Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Clywedog Rally 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 4069

Re: Clywedog Rally 2020

Quite understand Keith.Shame but lets hope 2021 is better than 2020.
by chris
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 9792

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

in desperation i flicked through the dinghy database and found the Illusion for Rupert's non existant boat ...a pint sized yacht if ever there was. Memories at Roadford of Mark D sailing one with His spirited very young daughter popping her head out of the cockpit to grin at everyone....that was lon...
by chris
Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 9792

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

I take your point, Jim, but on the other hand Brunel was the engineer for the SWR, thus ,presumably, the use of broad gauge originally; and the GWR funded the construction, not sure if that was completely or not, and it seems the two companies were in partnership before they amalgamated. Brunel the ...
by chris
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 9792

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

yes Michael, the GWR teminated at Neyland on the north bank of the Cleddau about four miles up stream from Milford Haven. In fact for a time they called the terminus Milford. it became a busy deep water port, even the great Eastern put in few times for repairs. the track was originally broad gauge a...
by chris
Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 9792

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Not Falmouth, Rupert...go north.
The last and largest wooden warship was built near here. it displace twice as much as HMS Victory and was fitted with a steam engine as well as sails. But it never saw service.

Your number five wasnt a Lightning by any chance?
by chris
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 9792

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Gavin. further west than the Tamar.
hint.. HMS Warrior lived as a hulk/Jetty on the opposite bank here.
by chris
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 9792

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Yes Pat, I'm sure Sandy knew that . The GWR found a way to shorten the sea route to the Atlantic. This terminus was open in 1856 and closed to passengers in 1964. Rupert . is the nonexistent boat an Optimist?... None around at the moment. Bobsliegh track a Lugger remove a G and R to get Luge . May s...