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by solo
Thu Mar 24, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: On the look out for a restoration project
Replies: 12
Views: 3278

Re: On the look out for a restoration project

Simon

PM on it's way.

Nick
by solo
Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: It's a Miracle !
Replies: 0
Views: 1311

It's a Miracle !

Now here's a bit of fun, chaps. A 'Miracle' kit, dating from the 1970's, complete in all regards, including adhesives (which it might be worth renewing), instructions, spars, sails, etc, but no trolley or trailer. It was found in a loft during a clearout, and has been offerred to us to sell. We'd li...
by solo
Thu Aug 05, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: another ebay mystery boat
Replies: 3
Views: 2079

Re: another ebay mystery boat

When I first saw this - 20ft or so (allowing for the ebay tape measure) slightly raked bow, round deep bilge, etc, I thought Falcon. But then I saw it was in GRP, and as far as I know all Falcons were mouldies. But I could be wrong.

Nick C
Int.14 - 839
by solo
Mon Jul 05, 2010 1:42 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Old International 14 Dinghy
Replies: 25
Views: 17708

Re: Old International 14 Dinghy

Intl. 14 #680 is a Fairey boat, designed by Uffa. It was originally called Maelstrom, and built in 1957. R S Brewer, and C Wynne-Edwards were the original owners.

Nick C Intl.14 - 839
by solo
Fri Jul 02, 2010 6:00 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Another Merlin Rocket on ebay
Replies: 11
Views: 3882

Re: Another Merlin Rocket on ebay

When I saw pics 3 & 4 I thought the same as David. Blow me down, it's me old friend the Daring. Rolled side decks, raised foredeck, the lot. Unfortunately the shape of the transom was not visible. Then I realised the decks were not flared out at the top quite as much as they would have been for a Da...