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Uffa Fox 2022 - celebration 50 years on in Cowes

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16th July - Website Updates July ’21
Triggered by some recent (unsuccessful) attacks on the site we have updated the way people can request an account. It is now more manual than before. This does not affect existing users of the website. At the same time we ...
17th May - Website Spring Clean
While most of our thorough Spring Clean was about keeping the site working smoothly there have been some functional improvements too. The ‘Images’ page now includes the Boat sail number in the gallery The Registers have been refreshed and checked against our ...
20th December - Uffa Fox in 2022 – Celebrate Uffa’s legacy 50 years on
Celebrate the designs, work and life of Uffa Fox with sailing, racing, fun and Uffa history in Cowes over a weekend in 2022, the 50th anniversary year of his death

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The Wrabness tender mystery. Part 2 (1 comments)
27th September   On taking over a boat it is common to inherit a certain number of “special” items. Dredged from ...
The Wrabness tender mystery. Part 1 (1 comments)
23rd September   The plan was for an overnight to Pin Mill or the Walton Backwaters. We left Manningtree under sail ...
The Wrabness tender mystery. Part 1
Canvas Cover (1 replies)
10th September Hi Everyone, This will be the first winter for at least  4 years that A90 ‘Jenaka III’  will be ...
A1 Generating Chatter At Southampton (0 comments)
09th September After a great deal of effort by Mike A1 is moored in the ‘Class Association’ area of the ...
A1 Generating Chatter At Southampton
Original purchase price of Atalantas (0 replies)
07th September I am interested to collate information on the cost of new Atalantas as they came out of the ...
A102 Atalanta Mary for sale £4,000 (0 comments)
25th August It is time for me to pass on the ‘bateau’ on to a new owner.  Work commitments, blah..de..blah..  ...
A102 Atalanta Mary for sale £4,000
Out of hibernation (2 comments)
22nd August I am really glad that I managed to find ‘hibernation’ for Mary over the lock-down.  But it is time ...
Out of hibernation
Keel Boxes Inspection Before Launching. (2 replies)
21st August Hello, Is There Somewhere on the AOA’s website That Can Advise How to Inspect & Service the Folding ...
A117 Turtle project with trailer, free to be restored (0 comments)
20th August Free for restoration. Turtle is currently sitting on a four wheel trailer in Truro. If someone out there will ...
A117 Turtle project with trailer, free to be restored
Cockpit Corner Reinforcement and Repairs to Aft Bulkhead (3 comments)
17th August Bluster has guard rail stanchions at the aft end of the cockpit. These were bolted through the stringer ...
Cockpit Corner Reinforcement and Repairs to Aft Bulkhead
Honeymoon – In Bermuda from Boston, next stop Halifax, Nova Scotia (0 comments)
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Honeymoon - In Bermuda from Boston, next stop Halifax, Nova Scotia
Do you Facebook? New Atalanta Group (0 comments)
11th August There is a new ”Group’ on Facebook – Fairey Atalantas. Whilst not an AOA ‘official’ group we will be ...
Do you Facebook? New Atalanta Group
Keelbox Leak (5 replies)
11th August Just had A90 put into the water and immediately taken out –  very considerable leaks from both keelboxes. My ...
Cockpit comfort – orientation and curves (2 comments)
30th July Since the mid-1990 I have owned a number of small boats including a Devon Yawl, Cornish Shrimper, Cornish ...
Cockpit comfort – orientation and curves
The times they are a changing, dear Maurice (1 comments)
24th July To escape the worst of the expected heatwave I thought I would visit what has quickly become my ...
The times they are a changing, dear Maurice
Pixies – Do they make good tenders? (0 replies)
15th July Triggered by the Pixie for sale on the site the question has arisen: Do Pixies make good tenders for ...
Pixies - Do they make good tenders?
Fairey Marine Pixie Tender For Sale (0 comments)
07th July Very rare Fairey Marine Pixie Tender for sale. Open to reasonable offers. The tender has a deck over one ...
Fairey Marine Pixie Tender For Sale
Repairing the Split in the Topsides (2 comments)
02nd July As reported in Bluster’s last blog post, there was a worrying split in the topsides at the starboard ...
Repairing the Split in the Topsides
2021 Suffolk Yacht Harbour Classic Regatta (0 comments)
30th June A89 Colchide attended the 2021 Suffolk Yacht Harbour Classic Regatta over the weekend 25-27 June. This Regatta encourages both ...
2021 Suffolk Yacht Harbour Classic Regatta
Whipstaff tamer and portable elec keel adjustment (3 replies)
29th June I wanted a way to control Helene’s  whipstaff while I was otherwise occupied, and thought about the peg-board ...
Whipstaff tamer and portable elec keel adjustment