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by Obscured by clouds
Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Giles Penfold
Replies: 1
Views: 2291

Re: Giles Penfold

Terrible news. My thoughts are with Giles' family at this time.
by Obscured by clouds
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Hunts - who is coming?
Replies: 14
Views: 4687

Re: Hunts - who is coming?

Afraid not. Too many family crisies at the moment. :roll:
by Obscured by clouds
Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Found- thank you
Replies: 2
Views: 2100

Re: Tufnol cleat to make a pair

yep. think I have a couple somewhere. I'll check the dims tomorrow.
by Obscured by clouds
Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Possibly a rocket
Replies: 5
Views: 2796

Re: Possibly a rocket

some photos on the Facebook 'Merlin Rocket revival' page.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/merlinr ... et&fref=nf
by Obscured by clouds
Sun Mar 18, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Merlin 1842
Replies: 3
Views: 2298

Re: Merlin 1842

I suspect that there are very few star Rockets left - I don't think that there were very many in the frst place. A bit far for me tho.
by Obscured by clouds
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: who was looking for a 'period' c/plate winch?
Replies: 4
Views: 2192

Re: who was looking for a 'period' c/plate winch?

well I found the winder and the spindle, but what I thought was the assembly structure turned out to be something far heavier and not what was wanted. So there is a winder around 9" diameter and a 1" spindle. The brass/bronze wheel has a dint which will need tapping/bashing out. I'll post a photo wh...
by Obscured by clouds
Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: who was looking for a 'period' c/plate winch?
Replies: 4
Views: 2192

Re: who was looking for a 'period' c/plate winch?

yes I think you are right. I still have the gubbins of another one, with the bronze winding drum [if I can find it]
by Obscured by clouds
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Xmas greetings and next projects
Replies: 22
Views: 9529

Re: Xmas greetings and next projects

Julia Dream into Miles' shed today to dry out for a couple of weeks, then turn over, rub back and revarnish the top coats. Then turn back and do the decks.
by Obscured by clouds
Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Fairy Finn
Replies: 8
Views: 5335

Re: Fairy Finn

I'd love a Finn agaim, especially a wooden one, but I have too much on my plate already without wanting another fixer upper - especially since I don't have a shed any more.
by Obscured by clouds
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Rather lovely Classic Mirror 14 on ebay
Replies: 3
Views: 2561

Re: Rather lovely Classic Mirror 14 on ebay

seen this out sailing in Abersoch. Never realised it was a 14, just thought it was something else with a mirror rig!
by Obscured by clouds
Mon Aug 28, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Mike Brigg at the IC worlds
Replies: 5
Views: 4690

Re: Mike Brigg at the IC worlds

I did'nt know Ed was at Pwllheli, otherwise I would have tried to get some photos. :|
by Obscured by clouds
Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Clywedog Nationals
Replies: 26
Views: 12664

Re: Clywedog Nationals

I'd love to be there, local [ish] to me too, but 2 weeks of on water stuff - safety for MR nats and IC worlds, has left me knackered! I also have a black lab to look after :)

Hope you all enjoy yourselves. Event reports Please!
by Obscured by clouds
Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Mike Brigg at the IC worlds
Replies: 5
Views: 4690

Mike Brigg at the IC worlds

Mike Brigg sailing his venerable IC to a well deserved mid fleet position in today's light airs race at Pwllheli

https://www.facebook.com/groups/cvrda/