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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

10th June - Update on UK Covid Lockdown and relevance to the Assodiation
Despite the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions in the UK (and specifically in England), planned events for the Association have taken a significant hit.  We got away with holding the AGM in February, but since then no planned activities have ...
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 ...

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Dolphin 12hp Engine parts (0 replies)
12th July I am after the clutch assembly for a Dolphin mark 1 12hp. My clutch has locked solid and ...
Blue jackaroo cockpit tent (2 replies)
04th July Hi guys Does anyone have any pictures of details on how this thing fits on? Mines seems smaller than ...
Aft pushpit (2 comments)
04th July Not sure I every shared any photos of the new aft pushpit. This push pit works by providing storage ...
Aft pushpit
Volvo Penta MD2B marine engine in 26 Atlanta (4 replies)
26th June Hi Guys as you know I am working on getting Blue jackaroo into the water but my old ...
Replacement keel bolts (1 comments)
18th June A 31/11 has 316 L stainless steel keel bolts and controling plates (Posted by F O’Riordain using the AOA ...
Renovation update 11th June 2020 (2 comments)
11th June Replacement engine arrived today now the fun begins fitting it Nanni 14hp with heat exchanger..Sorting out bearers tomorrow. ...
Renovation update 11th June 2020
Side Deck Strengthening (1 comments)
11th June On Bluster, between the companionway bulkhead and the main bulkhead the side deck and blister were joined without ...
Side Deck Strengthening
Hello Atalanta World! (14 replies)
11th June Hello Atalantans, My name is Rory, I live down on the Devon/Cornwall border and am new to the forum. I ...
Keel Pin Removal (2 replies)
10th June How to do it? Keel pivot bolt came out perfectly, thanks to previous owner. Stirrup is showing outside of keel ...
A55 For Sale on eBay as restoration project (1 comments)
10th June A55 is for sale on eBay (finishes 14th June at 14.23) as a restoration project. She has been stored ...
A55 For Sale on eBay as restoration project
drg number 24833 (0 comments)
09th June Hello fellow owners I am looking for  drg no 24833 Mast head rig metal mast are they available still and ...
Furlough work (3 comments)
06th June 3 months Furlough Had to do something   Full speed ahead on Diaphony  working on the keel boxes  Mtg ...
Furlough work
A89 Colchide gets a polish (1 replies)
06th June
A89 Colchide gets a polish
44th anniversary of A146 Bluff starting the OSTAR to the Atlantic Ocean (2 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 (6 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 (1 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.
A160 Moyra video of sailing holiday in 1968
Engine transplant (9 comments)
17th May Is there anyone running a Yanmar GM20 in an Atalanta 26 I already have a RCA Dolphin 12 hp two ...