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by Southern377
Fri Jun 25, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Yachting World Jack Holt Explorers
Replies: 0
Views: 15633

Yachting World Jack Holt Explorers

Due to loss of storage I’m looking for any offers to take on XX6 and XX7. XX6 is the boat featured in the publicity with pictures of her being sailed by Jack himself but is in worse condition than XX7. These are a project, neither of them are in usable condition. Set of plans available. Please conta...
by Southern377
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Another Jack Holt Explorer found in Kent.
Replies: 1
Views: 4134

Another Jack Holt Explorer found in Kent.

Explorer XX 7 . Like XX 6 also has the sliding gunter mast present. Also a restoration project; more intact than XX 6 but not complete - non original rudder. Original sails but they are in very poor condition, the main being badly rotted but the jib is better. How many do we need to form a class own...
by Southern377
Mon May 22, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: Harrier+ No. 5
Replies: 0
Views: 5297

Harrier+ No. 5

Have decided to sell the Harrier to help with the escalating cost of restoring the Explorer. Comes with a Sail Register mast up breathable cover (new last year) and a good condition Hayling Trailers launching trolley. Open to offers around the £400 mark, message me if interested. Might be able to as...
by Southern377
Fri Dec 30, 2016 1:39 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Jack Holt YW Explorer - Dinghy Database Pictures.
Replies: 4
Views: 9952

Re: Jack Holt YW Explorer - Dinghy Database Pictures.

Album updated https://1drv.ms/f/s!Ar4dblUk9xnZlz9KAaaBIe0Q6Y3W More pictures from 1961 Yachting World Magazines. Another shot of XX 6 and XX 1. Is it Wraysbury? Anyone recognise the other people in the pictures with Jack Holt. Question. Several references to the sails being red and the hull being bl...
by Southern377
Mon Dec 05, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: !950's Photograph Kyrenia Harbour - Unknown Class of Dinghy
Replies: 3
Views: 8482

Re: !950's Photograph Kyrenia Harbour - Unknown Class of Di

Wood Pussy? Burrett listing: page 207. "A fast single-hander, una Bermudan rigged with the bendy mast set forward(cat rigged). Hull round-bottomed wood, moulded veneer or GRP. Designed by Philip Rhodes. LOA 13ft 6in (4.11m), Beam 4ft 6in (1.24m) Sail area 125 sqft (11.61m). All the pictures I c...
by Southern377
Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Jack Holt YW Explorer - Dinghy Database Pictures.
Replies: 4
Views: 9952

Re: Jack Holt YW Explorer - Dinghy Database Pictures.

Found the answer myself...........1962 edition of The Dinghy Year Book............page 57. Jack Holt himself aboard. According to the sail number on the sails with the boat this is "one and the same". Next step is to find some intermediate history........1978 Thames Launch licence....... H...
by Southern377
Tue Nov 29, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: rowing scull
Replies: 32
Views: 39828

Re: rowing scull