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by DavidC
Fri Nov 04, 2005 2:04 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Ideal Combination?
Replies: 15
Views: 4107

I reckon a Hornet with a plank does all the jobs.
by DavidC
Fri Nov 04, 2005 2:03 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Books or website
Replies: 6
Views: 2788

The Brian Willis book is one of the best. The RYA also publish a small ring bound book of the real basics which is great. Always read the main rule book (About £6 from the RYA)along side the explanation books. It is The Rule Book that counts. You could try http://www.uksailmakers.com for an excelle...
by DavidC
Wed Sep 07, 2005 1:19 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Bowmoor 10-11th Sept
Replies: 31
Views: 9485

Peter Cook from Y&Y is still alive and kicking. The cvrda were able to purchase his entire collection of Y&Y for Falmouth Maritime Museum earliesr this year
by DavidC
Tue Jul 26, 2005 10:30 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Bewl event
Replies: 16
Views: 7320

I accept what you say about a meeting between east and west but the Island will be very expensive with the ferry and I don't suggest sailing across the Solent these days. You would be safer walking on the M25. Up on the East Coast in Brightlingsea we have some of the best open water sailing with bot...
by DavidC
Mon May 23, 2005 11:34 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Dinghy Days
Replies: 7
Views: 2831

We should all be keeping our ears open for all photo collections Ed, As well as Eileen Ramsey, there are very important photo's by F.J. Armes, Douglas West, Venn Sturton and Gordon Yeldham. Plus there was a large collection from Ian Proctor which I presume are safe with the family and the Fairey Mar...