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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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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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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?
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
Old Atalanta Sails wanted (0 comments)
31st March The Uffa Fox 50 celebrations are calling for old sails from Uffa boats, to be used in creating ...
Old Atalanta Sails wanted
Atalanta Archaeology (1 replies)
27th March Yesterday, while cleaning up the two fittings on Helene’s forehatch, I discovered that what I thought were washers ...
Atalanta Archaeology
Uffa Fox Celebrations in Cowes – PRESS RELEASE (2 comments)
27th February The organisers for this four day festival in August have issued and update (27th February). The event ...
Uffa Fox Celebrations in Cowes - PRESS RELEASE
Atalanta’s Royal Service – Jubilee Memories (0 replies)
09th February Our Commodore spotted the following coincidence in The Timesof 7th February – a memory from 1952. On 31 January ...
Atalanta's Royal Service - Jubilee Memories
Can you identify this East Coast port and the year this photo was taken? (4 replies)
08th February
Can you identify this East Coast port and the year this photo was taken?
LIFTING SLINGS (2 replies)
01st February AOA member David Biddle asked me to post this question for him: Do you have any idea how many ...