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The Fairey Atalanta Owners Association exists in support of the Fairey Marine yachts and their owners. If this is your first visit to the site, the About page provides an overview of and links to the content of the site.
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The AOA is 60 Years Old – Celebrate with us
The AOA is 60 Years Old - Celebrate with us
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Recent Boat Blog Posts

Raising A86 off her trailer after repositioning in the barn
Safely on her barrels. 2018-03-06 Bernard Marshall
Today, the 5th March 2018, A86 was moved on her trailer and repositioned in the barn so that all round access was possible. Many thanks to Mike Dixon for coming ...

A110 Memories from an Owner
A110 assisting Land Rover Test a V8 Landrover 2018-02-25 Nick Phillips
These photographs relating to A110 Turnstone (now Trientje P, being restored in Germany) were kindly provided by Richard Slater.  [One of the pleasures I get from the website is connecting ...

Portsmouth Bound Prt 7 Lizard Point to Portsmouth
2018-02-21 Paul Jones
So I have finally got round to writing the final instalment of our journey from Isle of Man to Portsmouth. We had a fairly uneventful journey from Lizard to Portland Bill ...

2018 AOA AGM
2018-02-16 AOA
The 2018 AGM was held at the Tamesis Sailing Club on the River Thames in Hampton Wick. It was an excellent day with a suitable mix of ‘business’ and pleasure, ...

Memorable family sailing on Holland waterways summer 1960
Under sail ? 2018-02-04 egaisse
A memorable time for the family which we did not regret.The tide was running out fast in the Zandreek. so we went aground not exactly where we would have wished!. ...

A138 Echo in 1989-1990
A138 September 1989. A stiff south-easterly in St Bride's Bay 2018-02-04 AOA
Pictures of A138 Echo iin 1989 and 1990 kindly provided by Piers Beckett.

A125 Bacardi – A ‘Barn Find’ which died in the barn
"Polaris II" in Mexico as seen before purchase.  Baot had not been sailed for 20 years. 2018-01-31 AOA
Below is a story of a long distance affair between Peter Nicholls and A125 Polaris II in Mexico. 1960 Polaris moves to Mexico Fairey Atalanta hull no 128 left the Hamble works ...

La Spezia
aug 23c past lerici 001 2018-01-13 Fairey Mary
I have driven past Genoa and La Spezia a number of times and although the west of Genoa has some beautiful driving roads.  Well they were before they filled them ...

Leaving Pisa to La Grazie (near La Spezia)
aug 22 arnovecchio 009 2018-01-10 Fairey Mary
We , and I say we, because our Nick joined me, had a delay before we could get into the water.  So we spent the day in Florence drinking stupidly ...

Arnoveccio in Pisa
dsc_2099_small 2018-01-07 Fairey Mary
After leaving Bosa I decided the next overwintering would be Pisa.  I would go up the eastern side of Corsica and head to the mainland.  I think the distances around ...