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by chris
Sat Apr 03, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Int 14 #243
Replies: 1
Views: 215

Re: Int 14 #243

I only suggested 243 as a possibility rather than belief! See my comment in the other thread as I hadn’t realised there were two threads on this.
by chris
Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Int 14 #243 photo link - ‘as is’
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Re: Int 14 #243 photo link - ‘as is’

Forgot to mention...
It appears to be a single skin carvel with thicker and wider planking than most too.
by chris
Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Int 14 #243 photo link - ‘as is’
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Re: Int 14 #243 photo link - ‘as is’

I was asked for any thoughts on this boat and seeing the Malta boat builders plaque I went through the list from this boat builder. Most are down as designed and build by Vella but the first one is recorded as designed by Morgan Giles and a few features on these photos seemed a bit MGish to me namel...
by chris
Fri Jan 01, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Events 2021
Replies: 6
Views: 3354

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: 5132

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: 1844

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: 1516

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: 2363

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: 2620

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: 1880

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: 4627

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: 11247

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: 11247

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: 11247

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...