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Tom Sonoro
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GP 14 centreboard

Post by Tom Sonoro » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:43 pm

Hello all!

I'm in the process of getting a 60s-vintage GP 14 back on the water. It doesn't have a centreboard at the moment. Does anyone have one they would be willing to part with? Or one that I could use as a template? I have a spare Osprey centreboard I could perhaps cut to shape...

I'm in the Forth area.

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Re: GP 14 centreboard

Post by TheGuvnah » Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:21 pm

Tom Sonoro wrote:...I have a spare Osprey centreboard I could perhaps cut to shape...

I'm in the Forth area.
Tom could I ask you to stay the jigsaw? I have a pair of Ospreys, both of which are in fairly urgent need of replacement centre boards. Would you be prepared/persuaded to part with it? (for a renumeration of course) There always seems to be Int spares/foils drifting by on the Bay.
...well if it was easy everybody would have one.

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Re: GP 14 centreboard

Post by Rupert » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:52 am

I have a GP14 centreboard going begging, but it is near Swindon.
Rupert

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Re: GP 14 centreboard

Post by TheGuvnah » Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:40 pm

Rupert wrote:I have a GP14 centreboard going begging, but it is near Swindon.
Well I'm in the Midlands and Wilts/Swindon isn't that far in terms of diesel, perhaps I could act as intermediary here? If I pick the GP board up I'd be happy to wrap and despatch up to Tom if Tom is willing to do likewise?
...well if it was easy everybody would have one.

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Re: GP 14 centreboard

Post by Godfrey » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:18 am

I still have an epoxy sheathed Osprey board in the shed if Guvnah is interested?

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Re: GP 14 centreboard

Post by Rupert » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:43 pm

Guvnah, I shall dig it out in daylight, first to check I can find it, second to check condition.
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Re: GP 14 centreboard

Post by TheGuvnah » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:50 pm

Godfrey wrote:... if Guvnah is interested?
Deeply, abidingly and irrationally so to the exclusion of all else. :lol: 878's has that ominous split and it's just a matter of time before it lets go and Flypast's looks like it's escaped with its life from a sustained piranha attack. Blimey here's me scratching my melon wondering about how to go about repairing them and all of a sudden three foils appear out of the ether/shed. Could probably sort a Hermes courier pickup for less than Parcel Farce's rates. If you guys could maybe post a pic or two I much appreciate your time.
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Re: GP 14 centreboard

Post by Rupert » Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:54 pm

GP board found. In pretty good nick, varnished mahogany, would need a friction device, could be used as is, but maybe better fettled a little first.
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