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by roger
Mon May 23, 2016 10:16 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Avon River Rally - Long Distance 'Picnic' Race
Replies: 38
Views: 19820

Re: Avon River Rally - Long Distance 'Picnic' Race

Chris has kindly lent me a boat for Monday so Ken and I will be with you for the day.
by roger
Sat May 21, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: National Rally 2016 - Hunts SC
Replies: 26
Views: 16583

Re: National Rally 2016 - Hunts SC

If I make it I will need a planker
by roger
Sat May 14, 2016 6:10 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Swift
Replies: 5
Views: 3937

Re: Swift

I have a good ali gp mast you can have if it will adapt.
by roger
Sat May 14, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Merlin, tacking the top batten
Replies: 14
Views: 8329

Re: Merlin, tacking the top batten

Ask someone(who knows) to observe you and maybe they can help you improve your technique
by roger
Wed May 11, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Merlin, tacking the top batten
Replies: 14
Views: 8329

Re: Merlin, tacking the top batten

A well timed roll tack and pull on the mainsheet usually helps and reduce the batten tension in light winds.
by roger
Sun Apr 24, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Swift
Replies: 5
Views: 3937

Re: Swift

usual thing space time money :(
by roger
Fri Apr 22, 2016 7:14 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Cherub.
Replies: 32
Views: 18008

Re: Cherub.

Have you tried the class association?
by roger
Wed Apr 20, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Unique custom made road trailer for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 6109

Re: Unique custom made road trailer for sale

stu wrote:but Roger, I am the same Stu on FB.... :roll:
But that's a different world.
by roger
Wed Apr 20, 2016 8:59 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Unique custom made road trailer for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 6109

Re: Unique custom made road trailer for sale

Bloody hell, first Stu appears out of the darkness and now Gregg. We will have to hold a re union.

Good to hear from you both.
by roger
Tue Apr 19, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: Banter
Topic: GP14s in Barbados
Replies: 9
Views: 8673

Re: GP14s in Barbados

Hugh looks surprisingly pale skinned.
by roger
Tue Apr 19, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Puffins!
Replies: 4
Views: 3219

Re: Puffins!

What a great story.
by roger
Sun Apr 17, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: Banter
Topic: GP14s in Barbados
Replies: 9
Views: 8673

Re: GP14s in Barbados

Pleased to say Nick and Ellie won the youth championships and Hugh won the bronze fleet.
by roger
Thu Apr 14, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Lymington Pram
Replies: 4
Views: 3674

Re: Lymington Pram

If you want a serious project and I mean very serious I know of a Lymington pram (14ft) that the owner would dearly love to see in good hands. Alas I think she is beyond repair but if you want to look I can put you in touch.
by roger
Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Lymington Pram
Replies: 4
Views: 3674

Re: Lymington Pram

I am not sure this is a Lymington pram as they are longer than this and not gunter rigged. My guess is its one of the Scows from around the Solent, Gunter rigged and 11ft long.

Claridge of Lymington still makes them both in plastic.
by roger
Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:41 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Boat race bilge pumps
Replies: 10
Views: 8860

Re: Boat race bilge pumps

I asked a question on the Y&Y forum a couple of days ago, why don't they have similar self bailers as we have in dinghies, a couple of high volume ones at the stern would surely weigh less and shift enough water to remain afloat? After all its surprising how much water is shifted in a short time. Th...