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44 years since A146 set off in the 1976 OSTAR
Step up in performance - foils for an Atalanta
E-WOW Catch up on the Virtual Windermere Meet

AOA & Website News

02nd April - Archive addition – AOA Annual Dinner Menu Cards
Dinner menu and attendance cards for the first seven Annual Dinners – Atalanta Owners know how to enjoy themselves! These cards were kindly donated by the sone of an ex-owner.
10th March - Covid 19. The Association’s position 10th March 2020
Given the unprecedented concern and coverage of the Covid 29 virus spread and the actions that are being considered by governments across the world, it only seems appropriate to outline the Association’s current position.  I say current, because the situation ...
02nd March - Twenty Two in Twenty Twenty – the 2020 AGM
Storm Jorge didn’t manage to keep 22 of us from The Tamesis Sailing club, even passing through quickly so that we could bask in the sunshine during the AGM and lunch. The Thames flowed fast (within the banks, thankfully) ...

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A89 Colchide gets a polish (0 replies)
06th June
A89 Colchide gets a polish
44th anniversary of A146 Bluff starting the OSTAR to the Atlantic Ocean (1 replies)
05th June Today, 5 June 2020 is the 44th anniversary of the legend Roderick White starting the 1976 OSTAR, sailing ...
44th anniversary of A146 Bluff starting the OSTAR to the Atlantic Ocean
Trailer Brake Expander -advice please (5 replies)
27th May The brake was off. The expander looked like this. Have I done something wrong?
Trailer Brake Expander -advice please
Fairey Marine early drawings for the A31 (0 comments)
25th May The 26′ Atalanta was a great success and Fairey Marine were considering a 31′ variation. There is a ...
A5 Rudder (2 comments)
23rd May Mk1 Rudder  in very good condition  has finally found its way on to Diaphony A5 .  And have ...
A5 Rudder
Scoop – A89’s secret weapon for East Coast Race (0 comments)
21st May Our East Coast representative has sent us this scoop from secret waters somewhere near Harwich. Getting the ...
Scoop - A89's secret weapon for East Coast Race
A160 Moyra video of sailing holiday in 1968 (0 comments)
20th May There’s a video of this boat A160 ‘Moyra’ from an 8mm film I made in 1968. David Clover. https://vimeo.com/420750645
A160 Moyra video of sailing holiday in 1968
Engine transplant (8 comments)
17th May Is there anyone running a Yanmar GM20 in an Atalanta 26 I already have a RCA Dolphin 12 hp two ...
How to add a photo to a Topic or Reply (0 replies)
12th May How to insert a photo or other image Adding a photograph (.jpg or .png) to your posts is relatively ...
How to add a photo to a Topic or Reply
E-WOW – Wild on Windermere in the Ether (49 replies)
11th May E-WOW: Wild on Windemere – Together in the Ether THIS SATURDAY (16th) Atalanta Folk Transcend The Lockdown A minor impact ...
E-WOW - Wild on Windermere in the Ether
Blue jackaroo, not in the skip yet (8 replies)
06th May Hello guys, been a while but using the warm weather I have been at work doing what I ...
Blue jackaroo, not in the skip yet
Trailer Maintenance with Garden Shovel (2 replies)
06th May Having left all my main tools on Jenaka III    A90,    30 miles away near Sherborne in ...
Trailer Maintenance with Garden Shovel
Fairey Marine Promotional Videos (0 comments)
05th May We have recently placed five Fairey Marine promotional films on the ‘Videos’ page. These are entertaining and ...
Fairey Marine Promotional Videos
A35 features in Audio-Visual treat (0 comments)
30th April Further to the investigations in what happened to A35 Scherzo after the Conservatoire International de la Plaisance  closed ...
A35 features in Audio-Visual treat
A76 and A98, a sad loss and an idea for the future (0 comments)
29th April We were saddened to hear at the beginning of last year that the long term owner of A76 ...
A76 and A98, a sad loss and an idea for the future
Bored – the RYA have some ideas! (0 replies)
28th April The RYA have launched extensive online resources available to everyone through their new #SailFromHome initiative. A weekly video tutorial ...
A148 Johara for sale £3,000 – SOLD (6 comments)
26th April It is with a heavy heart that I offer A148, Johara for sale. I moved to the Isle ...
A148 Johara for sale £3,000 - SOLD
Never Change a Boat Name ? (2 replies)
25th April Have a look at  A90’s  new listing, she’s now called Jenaka (Malay for poem) and has been subjected ...
A126 in the late 1970s (0 comments)
22nd April Happy memories of A126 Apple The AOA were very glad to be contacted in April 2020 by an ex-owner ...
A126 in the late 1970s
Atalanta Lifting Slings (0 comments)
20th April The Atalanta was designed with built in lifting brackets which enabled the boat to be lifted with the ...
Atalanta Lifting Slings