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by iowlen
Fri Jul 10, 2015 12:35 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Aussie Scow Moth "Billabong" , Imperium design , for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 7117

Re: Aussie Scow Moth "Billabong" , Imperium design , for sal

Hi Marc ... Billabong is now with a new owner in the Bristol area. I still have two Aussie scow Moths and they really are fun to sail. I have Red Ned which is definitely not for sale and I also have a professionally ( Geoff Osman ) built Imperium hull , the same design as Billabong , which is litera...
by iowlen
Sun Jun 07, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Aussie Scow Moth "Billabong" , Imperium design , for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 7117

Re: Aussie Scow Moth "Billabong" , Imperium design , for sal

Now on eBay with a 500 quid starting price , item 271894170041.
by iowlen
Wed May 13, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Aussie Scow Moth "Billabong" , Imperium design , for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 7117

Aussie Scow Moth "Billabong" , Imperium design , for sale

My Aussie Scow Moth "Billabong" is reluctantly for sale ... Imperium design , built in 1973 , sail number K3438 ... Full history available ... Beautiful condition , fully refurbished in April 2015 , freshly painted black hull and varnished decks using quality materials , black progrip , rigging just...
by iowlen
Mon Mar 02, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: USA 2015 Classic Moth Midwinters, Gulfport Florida yesterday
Replies: 4
Views: 4803

USA 2015 Classic Moth Midwinters, Gulfport Florida yesterday

Here are a few shots from the Classic Moth Midwinters , Gulfport , Florida yesterday ... http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q60/iowlen/IMG_0056_zpszvtzpcrg.jpg http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q60/iowlen/IMG_0089_zpsviszz5gj.jpg http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q60/iowlen/IMG_0090_zpsnh3c4bxj.jp...
by iowlen
Wed Dec 25, 2013 2:06 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Ooops ... Help I listed this twice !
Replies: 3
Views: 3197

Re: Ooops ... Help I listed this twice !

Please can you delete it for me Ed.
I tried , but failed miserably !
Thanks and Merry Christmas ,
Len
by iowlen
Tue Dec 24, 2013 12:09 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Ooops ... Help I listed this twice !
Replies: 3
Views: 3197

Ooops ... Help I listed this twice !

For anyone that might be interested , I've recently been told about an Aussie 'scow Moth club' on Facebook.
There are lots of interesting old and new photo's and articles I haven't seen before.
Regards ,
Len
*** NOT SURE HOW , BUT I ACCIDENTALLY LISTED THIS TWICE , MY APOLOGIES ***
by iowlen
Tue Dec 24, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Aussie scow Moths ... Lots of them !
Replies: 3
Views: 3705

Aussie scow Moths ... Lots of them !

For anyone that might be interested , I've recently been told about an Aussie scow Moth 'club' on Facebook.
There are lots of interesting old and new photo's and articles.
Cheers ,
Len
by iowlen
Sat Mar 02, 2013 2:49 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Last weekend's USA Classic Moth Mid-Winters ...
Replies: 12
Views: 5134

Re: Last weekend's USA Classic Moth Mid-Winters ...

Are you allowed to design and build new boats for the Gen II category? Hi Rupert ... As long as it's at least 75lbs , 11' long , with a max. beam of 5' ( no wings allowed ) you can design and build any hull you want , with whatever materials you want. Depending on what it is , the Committee guys the...
by iowlen
Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:32 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Last weekend's USA Classic Moth Mid-Winters ...
Replies: 12
Views: 5134

Re: Last weekend's USA Classic Moth Mid-Winters ...

Re the carbon/modification question , the US Classic Moth's are split into three divisions , Vintage ( pre 1950 ) , Gen 1 & Gen II , all of which race together and are scored separately. No modifications allowed on Vintage boats , only certain changes allowed on Gen I boats , and much looser restric...
by iowlen
Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:31 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Last weekend's USA Classic Moth Mid-Winters ...
Replies: 12
Views: 5134

Last weekend's USA Classic Moth Mid-Winters ...

Here are a few photo's of last weekends USA Classic Moth Mid-Winters at the Boca Ciega Bay , Florida ... Cheers , Len http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q60/iowlen/2013ClassicMothMidWintersGulfportFlorida046_zps3c281eb0.jpg http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q60/iowlen/2013ClassicMothMidWintersGulfp...
by iowlen
Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:49 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Bill McCutcheon RIP
Replies: 0
Views: 5292

Bill McCutcheon RIP

Sad news ... Boat builder Bill McCutcheon passed away last month on the Isle of Wight. Bill built many superbly turned out I-14s , Cherub's and Moth's , amongst others , and his craftsmanship and attention to detail were second to none. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his wife Jenny...
by iowlen
Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:47 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: The ideal flat bottomed boat
Replies: 64
Views: 25397

Re: The ideal flat bottomed boat

There are plans available for a Bunyip IX Aussie scow Moth. One day I intend to build one , not sure what day though as I still have a 'Snubby' scow moth to rebuild ! Rod Mincher has posted a copy of the handwritten Bunyip IX plans & an easier to read table of offests , on his USA blog 'Earwigoagin'...
by iowlen
Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:53 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Wildfire Dinghy
Replies: 28
Views: 8904

Re: Wildfire Dinghy

1. Tiller hole.

2. Toilet roll holder !!!
by iowlen
Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:01 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: old school moth rig on the bay
Replies: 21
Views: 5873

Re: old school moth rig on the bay

Email me ( lennieparker at hotmail dot com ) and I will give you Ray's phone number.
Regards ,
Len
by iowlen
Mon Oct 10, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: old school moth rig on the bay
Replies: 21
Views: 5873

Re: old school moth rig on the bay

Sail no longer available. I believe the mast & boom are though.