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by coriolis
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: International 14 rig and rules
Replies: 3
Views: 2576

International 14 rig and rules

Does anybody have a copy of International 14 rules regarding sail plan which were in operation in 1963.I am restoring a boat of this date and want to go bak to original rig.
by coriolis
Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Wooden sail battens for a Vagabond
Replies: 7
Views: 3537

Re: Wooden sail battens for a Vagabond

I used to use 1.5 mm ply and double it up at the outboard end so that the inboard end is more flexible.Available from model aircraft shops.
by coriolis
Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:55 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Epoxy Edging to Rudder
Replies: 9
Views: 3472

Re: Epoxy Edging to Rudder

Before I start any aerofoil shaping on the blank I rout a groove 1/16 by 3/16 deep along the centre line.I fill this with neat epoxy,silica/epoxy or,purely for effect,epoxy with black pigment.When it has cured I shape the blank to the aerofoil section.This method gives a straight line along the cent...
by coriolis
Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:36 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Merlin Rocket 3055
Replies: 5
Views: 1564

Re: Merlin Rocket 3055

Dave
I am interested in restoring 3055 if no one else has already jumped in.Is it possible to speak by phone to discuss it further?PM your number if so.
Yours
Robin
by coriolis
Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:50 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Pearson Finn
Replies: 1
Views: 964

Pearson Finn

There is no number evident.The thwart is missing and there is no builders mark.The sail is from a Fairey Finn which I am rebuilding and is not numbered.I sailed a Pearson Finn in the early '70s and recognise it as one of theirs from this period.
by coriolis
Thu Feb 10, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Pearson Finn for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1033

Pearson Finn for sale

For sale Pearson Finn,wooden mast boom and dacron sail.Hull is a bare shell without any fittings.Mast is in good condition and has not been planed down.Sail is useable.Centreboard included.£100.