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by GAv
Sun Dec 18, 2016 4:21 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Congratulations due!
Replies: 7
Views: 4982

Re: Congratulations due!

I saw the feature on BBCs Look East Andrew and sent congrats via Facebook.PS still have your old Minisail Sprite m8. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.
by GAv
Mon Aug 22, 2016 1:18 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Mast and boom for Firefly
Replies: 8
Views: 5669

Re: Mast and boom for Firefly

Yep William did reply to your PM they are still available, thanks Gavin
by GAv
Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Very good Harrier Plus 1 ( boat number 5) for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 6033

Re: Very good Harrier Plus 1 ( boat number 5) for sale

Sorry not to have replied before, boat now sold
many thanks for your interest ,
Gavin
by GAv
Mon Jun 27, 2016 11:04 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Very good Harrier Plus 1 ( boat number 5) for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 6033

Very good Harrier Plus 1 ( boat number 5) for sale

Very reluctantly Decided as my Harrier plus 1 is still on a relatives Near Ipswich and due to badly damaging my knee in a bike accident it is reluctantly up for sale. the guy I bought it from (up in Whitby)had owned a Plus 1 number 2 at a time a good decade back, when it and number 1 were on Apollo ...
by GAv
Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Single Hander
Replies: 35
Views: 17063

Re: Single Hander

Decided as my Harrier plus 1 is still on a relatives Farm Narth of Ipswich and due to badly damaging my knee in a bike accident is reluctantly up for sale. It is complete, the guy I bought it from (up in Whitby)had owned Plus 1 number 2 at a time a good decade back, when it and number 1 were on Apol...
by GAv
Sat Jun 11, 2016 3:57 am
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Single Hander
Replies: 35
Views: 17063

Re: Single Hander

Well dont know what happened to that Minisprfint on here, never heard another word on the subject, or its possible delivery,(strange folk just as well as it happens,, anyway since going all the way up to Whitby to purchase Harrier plus one (number 5) on Keith Callaghan's recomend I doubt I will be s...
by GAv
Thu Apr 14, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Leader dinghy
Replies: 7
Views: 6555

Re: Leader dinghy

Yes relatives used to have a Leader and they brought it to ASC with permission. We went out in it including my now late Mother who was approaching her ninetees then, a niece ,her hubby, and my Great Nephew but not his sister who wasn't keen. I started out sailing in a school built Wayfairer,circa 19...
by GAv
Sat Apr 09, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: MiniSprint 6476 for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 4233

Re: MiniSprint 6476 for sale

Well if Pat is OK with it(I will obviously help with costs, assuming it is the detatchable seat housing type, as otherwise I have then 3 Minisails and not a usable one , unless its the Wooden wonder which really needs a full refurb now, , but I would like to at least try and get sailing again and fr...
by GAv
Thu Apr 07, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: MiniSprint 6476 for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 4233

Re: MiniSprint 6476 for sale

I am very tempted but it is a heck of a drive, especially having most recently gone to Whitby to pick up my Harrier, I am going back this afternoon to retrace my sadly and very recently deceased Mum' holiday trips in the thirties, on the Filey Coast. It sounds like it's the same type(Monaco as oppos...
by GAv
Wed Mar 30, 2016 10:25 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: minisail and Coypu on ebay
Replies: 4
Views: 3360

Re: minisail and Coypu on ebay

Too manny boats and not enough sailing so someone who outbid me can have it.
by GAv
Sun Mar 27, 2016 2:18 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: minisail and Coypu on ebay
Replies: 4
Views: 3360

Re: minisail and Coypu on ebay

Beg yer perishing parsnips, :cry: I just clicked onto them and it said call, or whatever and then put Minisail Dinghy into search engine,all categories.
it looks all right and ain't a million miles from ere don't yer know. :mrgreen:
by GAv
Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: minisail and Coypu on ebay
Replies: 4
Views: 3360

Re: minisail and Coypu on ebay

Sorry but those are contact numbers, can't see any Minisail( plenty sails)4 sail on Fleaby either... :arrow:
by GAv
Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Fleetwind?
Replies: 9
Views: 5684

Re: Fleetwind?

The one I mentioned was back in the very early naughtiest and its owner was doing flag duties and in knowledge of my rebuilding the transom on my first ever owned boat, an Adventurer, kindly lent me his wooden one to have a race in. I do heartily agree, SG once the rudder issue was resolved it saile...
by GAv
Thu Mar 17, 2016 10:45 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Fleetwind?
Replies: 9
Views: 5684

Re: Fleetwind?

They were nicknamed Planks and my efforts sailing a borrowed one resulted in a pintail dropping out and the rudder not ruddering. I had a spare in my bits box so fixed it and joined the fleet a lap or so behind, on their second lap. On another occassion the owner was planning a sail in what was mayb...
by GAv
Sun Mar 13, 2016 8:32 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Removing non-slip deck paint from grp
Replies: 7
Views: 5296

Re: Removing non-slip deck paint from grp

I seem to recall nitromors do a less agressive stripper, which I Have used successfully on both plastic and painted wood surfaces, it is also very good to remove paint from certain masts :mrgreen: