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NEW Salvaged parts page -secondhand parts to keep your boat afloat
November Classic Boat features A1 restoration
Uffa Fox 2022 - celebration 50 years on in Cowes

AOA & Website News

12th October - Salvaged Parts For Sale
With the recent scrapping of T4 Brother Jack and A154 Deeanie the AOA now have a large number of secondhand parts available for owners. You can access the list through the ‘For Sale’ page. Notable items in the parts ...
10th June - Update on UK Covid Lockdown and relevance to the Association
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.

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Atalanta Trivia Thread (0 replies)
30th November Preventing keels folding up if rolled over Ever wondered how an ocean-crossing Atalanta would fare in the event of ...
How A105 became ‘Taku Maru’ (1 comments)
27th November We were delighted to hear from the son of Taku Maru’s original owner, Philip Booth, about his recollections ...
How A105 became 'Taku Maru'
Atalanta Vendee Globe Sat (1 comments)
27th November Hi fellow sailors and boat maintainers.  I think we should get together and discuss the Vendee Globe out ...
Atalanta Vendee Globe  Sat
Removing Keel Hoist (6 replies)
22nd November Alright, so I’ve messed up somehow! Dominic Dobson who did the excellent recovery of A90 asked why I wanted ...
A166 Hullabaloo For Sale – £400 in boatyard on Portland (0 comments)
21st November Through a series of unfortunate experiences A166 is in need of a new home. She is in Clark’s ...
A166 Hullabaloo For Sale - £400 in boatyard on Portland
Atalanta 26 For Sale – A161 Amber Ellen (0 comments)
21st November Atalanta 26 for sale – A161 Amber Ellen. Based near Ullapool Amber Ellen is offered with a trailer ...
Atalanta 26 For Sale - A161 Amber Ellen
A140 Kate Thomas – Two Views of Ownership in the 1990s (0 comments)
20th November A recent tidy up by one of the AOA ex Bulletin Editors brought to light a new document ...
A140 Kate Thomas - Two Views of Ownership in the 1990s
Hot Wood – Dougal Henshaw writes on Fairey Marine Hot Moulding (0 comments)
18th November Thanks to Bernard Marshall for bringing to my attention the excellent article on the Yachts and Yachting website ...
Hot Wood - Dougal Henshaw writes on Fairey Marine Hot Moulding
Repairs to Bluster’s Bow (4 comments)
09th November Work has continued on repairing the bow area of Bluster. The deck area had some rot wherever it ...
Repairs to Bluster's Bow
Mouldy Screw Heads (2 replies)
31st October As in any boat that’s been around a while and no matter how well maintained, what do you ...
User contributed photo – T1 Nuru Albahar in the early 1980s (0 comments)
26th October Titania T1 was owned by the Dixon’s in the early 1980s, in Ireland. Jim Dixon kindly posted this ...
Laying-Up eMeeting this Sunday – Details Published (0 comments)
20th October The details of the virtual laying up get together have now been published under the Event entry. It would ...
Laying-Up eMeeting this Sunday - Details Published
Duckling for sale. (1 replies)
16th October Hello Everyone. My late father bought and restored a Fairey Duckling, the time has now come to part with ...
Classic Boat A1 Design and Restoration Review (0 comments)
13th October With the completion of A1 Atalanta last year it seemed like a golden opportunity for the Association to ...
Classic Boat A1 Design and Restoration Review
12 October 2020 – A154 Deannie Obituary (0 comments)
13th October The decision to scrap A154 was taken in October 2020. To all intents and purposes A154 is no ...
12 October 2020 - A154 Deannie Obituary
WALK ON THE HULL (3 replies)
10th October A90 still in refurbishment. As I continue I realise, especially in the main cabin I am walking around on ...
A154 Deannie – Last chance to save her (0 comments)
05th October It is planned for Deannie to be scrapped over the weekend of 9-11 October. This week is the ...
A154 Deannie - Last chance to save her
Bluster’s Foredeck Repairs (10 comments)
28th September The foredeck from the cockpit to the forehatch has now been repaired and just needs fairing and some ...
Bluster's Foredeck Repairs
A115 Mara For Sale – £800 (2 comments)
28th September I have taken the decision to let A115 go to a new owner. Sadly I don’t have the ...
A115 Mara For Sale - £800
F3 Dunsheen Restoration Project (0 comments)
28th September I hope there is a competent person out there who would take on the restoration of F3 Dunsheen ...
F3 Dunsheen Restoration Project