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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? (0 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?
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 (2 replies)
01st May At last  A90 is afloat after 4 years. Now the learning begins :  the nut and sealing rubber on ...
Iron sickness (2 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 (2 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 ...
PROPELLER PROTECTOR (0 replies)
26th January Having had A89’s propeller jam twice in 2021, firstly due to unseen underwater tight rope at West Mersea ...
book reference – A21 ‘Chuff’ (1 comments)
21st January Mentioned in the book “The War That Never Was” by Duff Hart-Davis page 29 one page only. The ...
book reference - A21 'Chuff'
‘Out of Arklow’ – book added to Archive (0 comments)
20th January We came across this book recently  by Danny O’Neill. Danny owned A78 Marianda in the 1980s and 1990s. ...
'Out of Arklow' - book added to Archive
Sole Boards (3 replies)
20th January Give In !  I am trying to find that blog of the excellent installation of sole boards in ...