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by Rupert
Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 11150

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Far too clever for it to be my answer...
by Rupert
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 11150

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Nope!
by Rupert
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 11150

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

No points need stretching!
by Rupert
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 11150

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

PeterV wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:07 pm
There was a replica sailing ship called the Nonesuch!
Nah, much more obvious!
by Rupert
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 11150

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Did the GWR terminate on the Severn, then? Or maybe I'm barking up the wrong tree completely!
by Rupert
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 11150

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Nearly, Peter! 5 needs more thought, as it does for Chris.
by Rupert
Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1707

Re: Quiz questions

These all relate to boat class names:

1 the apex of boat design

2 over qualified?

3 always ahead

4 made from felt, or icing, maybe?

5 this boat doesn't exist

Too easy?

6 bobsleigh track
by Rupert
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Quiz ANSWERS
Replies: 33
Views: 11150

Re: Quiz ANSWERS

Ok, I'll bite, though I'm missing some without Google... Channel crossing International 12, George cockshot ? O Jolle ?, ? Firefly, Uffa, Elvstrom Finn, Ricard Sarby, Elvstrom No idea, assume Caladonian canal was the old way? Avenger Avon I'm sure others can do better. Will think up a question or 2.
by Rupert
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Roadford National Rally
Replies: 5
Views: 4458

Re: Roadford National Rally

Was fantastic to be back, 20 years on. Ed, great job, great speech at the prize giving. Really enjoyed the mix of events, the food and the socials

Now we have looked back at the last 20 years, we need to look forward to the next 20!
by Rupert
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Lucky Escape
Replies: 1
Views: 3113

Re: Lucky Escape

Blimey!
by Rupert
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Roadford 20th Anniversary event - who's coming?
Replies: 15
Views: 8619

Re: Roadford 20th Anniversary event - who's coming?

I think we are now booked from Wednesday night to Tuesday morning. 2 veggie, (Me and Pippa)1 omnivore, (Kathryn). Guinea pigs and hamster staying at home. Saskia and Periwinkle making the trip with us. Kathryn won't be able to sail very much, so if there are any smallish crews out there wanting to g...
by Rupert
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Buss and Elston info please
Replies: 43
Views: 29996

Re: Buss and Elston info please

The link has worked, but at 12 foot, no idea what she is. Looks great, though.
by Rupert
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Swallows and Amazons.
Replies: 16
Views: 11147

Re: Swallows and Amazons.

Err, excuse me but we seem to have wandered some distance away from Swallows and Amazons. (which inccidently was repeated again last week on TV.) If we get the apple a little closer to the tree, I might prefer a digression onto this films genre cousin "The Railway Children," if only for the opportu...
by Rupert
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: What’s this then?
Replies: 2
Views: 4247

Re: What’s this then?

I really liked my brief ownership. Much lighter and faster than the Wanderer, but surprisingly cramped for a crew.
by Rupert
Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The Best Of…The Wingnut Award
Replies: 8
Views: 7029

Re: The Best Of…The Wingnut Award

Turns out it was 2011...