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by Brookesy
Fri Feb 25, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Norfolk Punt FREE!
Replies: 1
Views: 1320

Re: Norfolk Punt FREE!

Now that would be interesting to use on Roadford. :twisted:
Especially for the planned Speed Challange...
by Brookesy
Fri Feb 25, 2011 1:21 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Insuring a classic dinghy
Replies: 23
Views: 5576

Re: Insuring a classic dinghy

+1 for Bishop Skinner. :D
by Brookesy
Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: Social Events
Topic: Dinghy Show 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 21662

Re: Dinghy Show 2011

Provided it complied with pre '85 rules I would not have thought it would pose a problem.
by Brookesy
Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:46 am
Forum: Social Events
Topic: Dinghy Show 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 21662

Re: Dinghy Show 2011

Alan and I will be there manning the Finn stand and looking after Mark Belshaw's recently completed wooden Taylor/Warwick Finn which has been resurected from 30 odd years in dry storage, and is yet to go afloat, this will be alongside the very latest evolution Devoti which is also as yet untouched b...
by Brookesy
Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:36 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Jollyboat for sale - £150 ovno
Replies: 9
Views: 3378

Re: Jollyboat for sale - £150 ovno

Look's to me like you've caught the boat acquisition virus as well David...
by Brookesy
Sat Feb 19, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Wanted Old Finn for Restoration
Replies: 38
Views: 10237

Re: Wanted Old Finn for Restoration

I keep telling you David, stick your wig in your pocket and come along and try one.
by Brookesy
Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Wanted Old Finn for Restoration
Replies: 38
Views: 10237

Re: Wanted Old Finn for Restoration

We've obviously been listening to the same music on the radio this afternoon Michael.
by Brookesy
Fri Feb 18, 2011 1:55 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Wanted Old Finn for Restoration
Replies: 38
Views: 10237

Re: Wanted Old Finn for Restoration

You are quite correct David and I will be accompanied by big Al for the whole weekend...
by Brookesy
Fri Feb 18, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Wanted Old Finn for Restoration
Replies: 38
Views: 10237

Re: Wanted Old Finn for Restoration

On the basis of one is too many and two is not enough, and as yet without the knowledge of SWMBO I have made arrangements to acquire the above mentioned Fairey Finn. I am telling myself this is a temporary measure as it is not my intention at this time to restore the boat for myself (tempting as it ...
by Brookesy
Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:00 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Lifting Finn rudder needed
Replies: 15
Views: 7134

Re: Lifting Finn rudder needed

Thanks Ed I've edited it now.
by Brookesy
Thu Feb 17, 2011 5:00 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Lifting Finn rudder needed
Replies: 15
Views: 7134

Re: Lifting Finn rudder needed

To get back on thread, here is a shortcut to the Pata lifting rudder which gives a good idea as to how to convert yours with a suitable stock. Outrageous price but I suppose it is carbon...
http://finnsailing.de/shop/en/Boats/Pat ... h-fittings
by Brookesy
Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:25 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Lifting Finn rudder needed
Replies: 15
Views: 7134

Re: Lifting Finn rudder needed

Here' a picture to be going on with of a well known German Raudaschl.
by Brookesy
Thu Feb 17, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Lifting Finn rudder needed
Replies: 15
Views: 7134

Re: Lifting Finn rudder needed

Me and my big mouth..., I'll try and scan some of my old photos, but they may be a bit fuzzy.
Neil's boat does look good though as the green contrasts well with the sapelle decks.
by Brookesy
Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:59 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: tempo scow
Replies: 21
Views: 7706

Re: tempo scow

Looking good, yes I'm sure it is same the one as it was dark blue, AlanW will along shortly and I know he looked at it in detail at the time it was at the lake.
by Brookesy
Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Lifting Finn rudder needed
Replies: 15
Views: 7134

Re: Lifting Finn rudder needed

No problems, I will post a couple pictures as soon as I can. You are already on the Finn register and its great to know the boat is still active, and I do agree the Raudaschl is the best looking boat especially if the carvel built hull is left varnished in all its glory rather than painted, sadly a ...