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by timc
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Montague Sharpie
Replies: 6
Views: 5083

Re: Montague Sharpie

Hi, Yes I have been in touch with them and they kindly sold me a book on the history of the club. I also had a letter published in the Southern Evening Echo which produced a response . Some old members/owners even had some photos of old sharpies in action but no other paperwork seems to have survive...
by timc
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Montague Sharpie
Replies: 6
Views: 5083

Re: Montague Sharpie

Hi davidh, You would be more than welcome, but I omitted to say that I now live in Kent, as does the boat. If I ever get her sound, it is my intention to sail her on the Beaulieu River. I would of course be happy to send you some photographs of how she looks at present. Are you aware of any other Mo...
by timc
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Montague Sharpie
Replies: 6
Views: 5083

Re: Montague Sharpie

Thanks for your reply. I suspected that I would have to take the whole thing out. No mean feat but ill have to bite the bullet and go for it.
by timc
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Montague Sharpie
Replies: 6
Views: 5083

Montague Sharpie

Hi all, I own a Montague Sharpie. They were originally built by Elkins of Christchurch in the 1930's , having been commissioned by Lady Montague as the club boat for the Beaulieu River Sailing Club (BRSC). She had apparently sailed a Sharpie whilst visiting the governor of Gibralter and liked them! ...