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Call for old Atalanta sails  - The Uffa Fox 50 organisers are calling for old sails as part of the event?

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26th June - AOA Boat ‘Display Board’ Template
Atalantas attract attention wherever they go. To help publicise the boats and the AOA the Association have suggested a template to display boat details for use in Marinas and alongside. These are designed for printing at A3. They can printed and ...
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 ...

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Atalanta – more than the sum of her parts? (1 comments)
09th April The following paper was conceived in the cabin of an Atalanta during the East Coast Cruise in 2021. ...
Atalanta - more than the sum of her parts?
For sale Chamois A147, Masthead Rig , Offers of about £5,000, includes delivery (0 comments)
06th August In commission and ready for new adventures Chamois has been in the present ownership for the last 48 years ...
For sale Chamois A147, Masthead Rig , Offers of about £5,000, includes delivery
AOA Salvaged Parts (0 replies)
17th July With many thanks to the owner and to Mike Dixon who collected them we have just been able ...
A matter of degree(s) (3 replies)
09th July A124 Helene’s cockpit instrumentation is pretty basic — echo sounder (absolutely essential for the Essex rivers) and compass ...
BLISTER TO DECK JOINT (3 replies)
07th July I call it  beading,  but to be more pertinent, I suppose I should call it quarter round wood ...
NEW – AOA Regalia in our Shop (0 comments)
01st July Atalantas draw attention wherever they go.  To add to the publicity the AOA is hoping that all attendees ...
NEW - AOA Regalia in our Shop
Stapling Agba (0 replies)
25th June Give in. My ‘search’ skills are rubbish. There was a response to someone’s  blog or post about stapling through ...
Jane Stearn (0 replies)
03rd June We have just heard from Jonathan Stearn that Jane died peacefully yesterday. I doubt there are many members who ...
Maurice Donovan (1 replies)
23rd May We just heard that sadly, Maurice died last Friday 20th May, aged 94.  He will be remembered by ...
RUDDER PROTECTION ON TROT MOORING ? (3 replies)
20th May At last  A90  ‘Jenaka’  afloat after at least 4 years. However,  every advance brings a new challenge.  There are ...
RUDDER PROTECTION ON TROT MOORING ?
Refurbishment and Maintenance (0 replies)
19th May I don’t know about you, but I’m inspired by the spate of truly great  work being done on ...
A124 Helene reaches new heights (0 comments)
14th May I popped by to help ready Helene for final fitting out tasks – putting her ‘in the air’ ...
A124 Helene reaches new heights
HELP- LEAKY KEEL BOLT NUT (4 replies)
01st May At last  A90 is afloat after 4 years. Now the learning begins :  the nut and sealing rubber on ...
Iron sickness (3 replies)
01st May A question to the wise men… Yesterday I took the chain-plates and bow roller off Mary and in general ...
Iron sickness
Christchurch A5 (0 comments)
25th April Christchurch A5
A5 restoration (3 comments)
25th April Have decided to fit the keel  mechanism from Jack of London T4  as it was all made from ...
A5 restoration
Fairey Band in Darkest Dorset (0 replies)
19th April As a relative newby I imagine this will come as a bit of old hat. The audience in Beaminster ...
Fairey Band in Darkest Dorset
Uffa Fox Celebrations in Cowes – APRIL PRESS RELEASE (0 comments)
13th April The organisers for this four day festival in August have issued and update (27th February). The event ...
Uffa Fox Celebrations in Cowes - APRIL PRESS RELEASE
Duckling Hull/Sail Number Location? (1 replies)
13th April Hopefully Jaunty A100 will go into Chichster Harbour before the end of April and I then hope to ...
A89 with new Tiger stripes (1 comments)
02nd April I have always like the “Tiger design” NATO jets, so yesterday, I gave Colchide a “Tiger design” to ...
A89 with new Tiger stripes