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by david r
Wed Dec 30, 2009 8:40 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Enterprise - again!!
Replies: 50
Views: 14574

Re: Enterprise - again!!

Hi Garry Welcome to Enterprise sailing IMHO may I suggest that you seriously consider the following - (if not too late) 1) Move thwart back to central position otherwise crew will mutiny 2) Fit forward buoyancy tank (not bag) but ensure tank in rearmost position of the two - unless you want to becom...
by david r
Wed Sep 17, 2008 10:28 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Industrial Sewing Machine
Replies: 1
Views: 1328

Industrial Sewing Machine

For sail & canvas work/repairs
Reads Sailmakers would be ideal, but Brother/Singer or similar OK
Please send me a p.m. if you have anything suitable David Rollinson
by david r
Fri Feb 22, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: What are you up to?
Replies: 11
Views: 4066

Re: What are you up to?

Now where is that article about the Phantom bandit handicap being even better than the OK handicap ?????????????? !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The phrase about people in glass houses ........................... also comes to mind ex Peggy & OK sailor now boatless (except for a laser) - but only 5 weeks to ret...
by david r
Sun Feb 17, 2008 8:24 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Wooden boom
Replies: 0
Views: 1648

Wooden boom

Wooden boom rescued from graveyard today at Oxford SC
8' long x 1 3/8" x 2" - in reasonable condition
FREE TO A GOOD HOME !
Availiable here in Abingdon - or I could get it to a cvrda event this year
David Rollinson
by david r
Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:48 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Handicaps
Replies: 55
Views: 15195

Handicaps - if it ain't broke don't fix it !!!!!

Sorry Roger I have to completely agree with what Ed has said Handicaps can never be fair but we must remember it is a BOAT h/cap not a PERSONAL h/cap If you look at just the CVRDA Natls winners for eg. 1999 Firefly R W 2000 Osprey J F 2001/2 Peggie DR 2003 Peggie AH 2004 F/F RW 2005/6 Peggie DR 2007...
by david r
Fri Oct 12, 2007 11:39 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: OK 1944
Replies: 2
Views: 1463

OK 1944 - bargain at £800

OK 1944 – SPASMODICK OK1944 – Classic OK built by Seamark Nunn in 1980 GRP hull & varnished decks. Fully restored 2006/7 and fitted with Harken blocks & new overdeck lines; Boom up cover in vgc; 15° lifting mahogany rudder; Needlespar black top mast (med-stiff); N/spar boom & kicker lever; Bat...
by david r
Tue Oct 09, 2007 12:56 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Final Fling this w/end
Replies: 14
Views: 5526

B & B available in Abingdon at Rollinson household if anybody is coming up to IC open at Oxford
David R
by david r
Mon Oct 08, 2007 7:55 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Final Fling this w/end
Replies: 14
Views: 5526

IC open at Oxford 27-28/10

Don't forget the open at Oxford in 2 weeks time - yours truly PRO again so I promise you some decent courses !!!
David R
by david r
Mon Oct 01, 2007 7:37 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: OK 1944
Replies: 2
Views: 1463

OK 1944

OK 1944 - SPASMODICK £1,500 o.n.o. Classic OK built by Seamark Nunn in 1980 GRP hull, varnished decks. Fully restored 2006/7 and fitted with Harken blocks & new overdeck control linesBoom up cover in vgc; 15° lifting mahogany rudder; 15° Milanes rudder (virtually unused); Ceilidh Carbon Mast & m...
by david r
Fri Sep 07, 2007 3:51 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 2009 - CVRDA 10th Anniversary
Replies: 16
Views: 8233

I agree in principle - but share the same reservations as Pat & Ed - i.e facilities - clubhouse, bar, kitchen etc................... Also the many problems we had with finding a decent race officer - a job which I am happy to volunteer for, assuming the date is OK etc. Remember it will also be a lot...
by david r
Wed Sep 05, 2007 10:01 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Shearwater
Replies: 35
Views: 13195

Chris
I will be there with OK 1944 - & staying for sat night dinner /social, Keith also coming down but I don't know which boat !
David R
by david r
Tue Jul 17, 2007 9:23 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Get some salt in your diet!
Replies: 18
Views: 6791

I'll be there with OK 1944, and camping Friday night please
Can we get the other 2 CVRDA OK's there as well ?
Alan & Duncan ??
David R
by david r
Tue Mar 27, 2007 10:23 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Brightlingsea meet
Replies: 7
Views: 4095

Jonathan
I'm planning to be there with OK 1944, have booked camp site (Fri - Tues), and we would need 2 meals/B/q whatever you arrange
Looking forward to it
David Rollinson
by david r
Thu Dec 21, 2006 7:21 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: CVRDA Insurance
Replies: 17
Views: 5478

Try Newton Crum - always very good value on Pegasus - was insured fully comp for £500 at £45 premium (£1,000 would be £47), or you could have 3rd party only at £26 OK 1944 insured N. Crum for £2,000 value (because of 2 al masts + carbon mast & newish sail) for £51p.a. with extra £12 for new ...
by david r
Sun Nov 26, 2006 8:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Thanks, Brizzle
Replies: 42
Views: 11255

I would like to add my thanks to those above, apologies for not staying to give a winner's thank you speech, but Ed was rambling (?) on, as he can, and I had to rush off to see my daughter in Bristol Royal Infirmary
I had a very enjoyable day, shame I had to miss the meal in the pub
David
OK 1944