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Fairey Atalanta - The British Classic with a Big Personality
All are welcome to join in our shore-based social in the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard May 11th-12th.

Atalanta Prototype Acquired by Cowes Classic Boat Museum

A1 Atalanta was delivered to the Classic Boat Museum in Cowes by Mike Dixon and Nick Phillips at the end of last week. This is...
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Featured Boat: A31-04 Gellie

A31-4 Gellie is one of the twelve Atalanta 31s completed. She was 60 years old in 2023! Four other Atalanta 31s are still sailing or...
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Fairey Falcon for sale on Facebook

Just seen this on Facebook. A rather nice-looking Fairey Falcon available near Chichester. If you use facebook its worth having a look just to see...
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A modern take on the spirit of Arthur Ransome’s John, Susan, Titty and Roger

I have to admit to being a bit taken with Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons stories. As a child, as an adult, and now as...
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Bordeaux submarine pen article (A35)

Saw this article in atlantic magazine. June 2001 edition. Thank you very much to Mike for taking the trouble to post the article on the...
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A161 Amber Ellen creates Facebook Stir

Amber Ellen was spotted by a sailing enthusiast in Aberdeen. They posted a photo and there ensued a variety of comments. It appears that whilst...
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31-4 Gellie – a ‘new’ engine for 2024

This follows on from Ian’s excellent four-page article in the 2023-2024 Bulletin: Ian had left Brough Haven in good time for the Uffa Fox 50...
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Cleaning Bilge

I know I have asked similar about 'Bilgex' for my bilge below engine, now that engine is out.I have Bilgexed , but more needs to...
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The Atalanta Owners Association (AOA) supports members and potential members in sailing, maintaining and restoring the Fairey Marine's yachts and tenders - Atalanta, Titania, Fulmar, Atalanta 31, Fisherman, Dinky and Duckling. We hope that you enjoy our site.
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