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by Mark Jones
Fri Sep 28, 2012 11:53 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Another RARE piece of Moth History??
Replies: 10
Views: 2085

Re: Another RARE piece of Moth History??

Hi all, Alan you are correct I had a sail on her back when John had just launched her. I had heard she went to Scotland and seem to remember also about the plate case damage. She is listed at 16', I always though that she was 14', seem to remember that there was talk at the time at LTSC of running a...
by Mark Jones
Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: ???????????????
Replies: 14
Views: 5101

Re: ???????????????

Ed did wonder, but can not find my id book, do not remember the express having an ali bar with kite shute in front but could well be wrong!

Cheers
Mark
by Mark Jones
Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:55 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: ???????????????
Replies: 14
Views: 5101

???????????????

Any Ideas?
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/sailing-dingh ... 1c2b32bbf5

Am watching may be a better boat for sprog.

Cheers
Mark
by Mark Jones
Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Albacore Skiff!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 3891

Re: Albacore Skiff!!!

My Illusion II was sold on to some one in Plymouth many years ago, but definatly very interesting to sail with lots of string and very disconcerting being inches above the water! the boat in the compound at Roadford is I think a 2.4m

Cheers
Mark
by Mark Jones
Wed Aug 22, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Big Iroko plank down here in South East Cornwall
Replies: 1
Views: 1270

Re: Big Iroko plank down here in South East Cornwall

Ed, if you are meaning for Garlandstone, I would need about 100 of those!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! at least.

Cheers
Mark
by Mark Jones
Mon Aug 20, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Roadford Goodacre Cup
Replies: 2
Views: 3008

Re: Roadford Goodacre Cup

Not a moth, but your dads old Solo will be there sporting an almost new North SM8 sail. Coming up Thursday and staying on site till Tuesday. Hope you have ordered good weather.

Cheers
Mark
by Mark Jones
Mon Aug 06, 2012 7:36 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: scorpion tiller replacement
Replies: 2
Views: 1539

Re: scorpion tiller replacement

Go to the class web site, there should be a link to the class rules there. From memory I think you can use an ally tiller and possibly ally stock. bt you would need to check!

Cheers
Mark
by Mark Jones
Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: G4 Thoughts
Replies: 46
Views: 12563

Re: G4 Thoughts

Or in my case 5 liters does 4 coats with maybe 1 liter left!!!!

Cheers
Mark
by Mark Jones
Fri Jul 27, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: G4 Thoughts
Replies: 46
Views: 12563

Re: G4 Thoughts

One very good thing with G4 is that it remains very flexable when hard, ideal for a lot of older boats. I removed the excess from the pot I was using after 5 days and you could flex it like thin cellophane.

Cheers
Mark
by Mark Jones
Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:44 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: G4 Thoughts
Replies: 46
Views: 12563

Re: G4 Thoughts

No problem Ed, give me a ring first as may be busy with the big train set!

Cheers
Mark
by Mark Jones
Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: G4 Thoughts
Replies: 46
Views: 12563

Re: G4 Thoughts

Well thats over 150 ft of 3"-9" by 2" gunwale coated with 4 coats of G4 wood seal in one day (9:00 - 5:00) like to see anyone try that with varnish.

Cheers
Mark
by Mark Jones
Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:30 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Kids Catamaran (KL10)
Replies: 8
Views: 2965

Re: Kids Catamaran (KL10)

Ed they were sold by a company based in Totnes, they did a 10' 12' and 14' version I think.
Made in france
by Mark Jones
Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:01 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: G4 Thoughts
Replies: 46
Views: 12563

Re: G4 Thoughts

Well thats over 150 ft of 3"-9" by 2" gunwale hot gunned, sanded and now ready for the G4, forecast for today looks ok so could be a long day to get 3 coats on.

Cheers
Mark
by Mark Jones
Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: fitting a hoop
Replies: 12
Views: 3562

Re: fitting a hoop

Agree with Jim not easy to do, due to the loads involved, not even sure that it would work that well. Am trying to remember what Steve had on cmix 909 as this was probably one of the best set up Kestrel's in the 80s although already an old boat(nitronic rod rigging, slot in rudder blade and other mo...
by Mark Jones
Sat May 26, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: G4 Thoughts
Replies: 46
Views: 12563

Re: G4 Thoughts

Ok have asked the boss to order 10L of Bonda Marine wood sealer to do the gunwales and other bare wood bits, spars etc. Has anyone tried Bonda Marine 15 year white paint? have lots of white woodwork to do on the inside, aprox 21/2 foot high and 150 foot of it, there are other bits but this is the ma...