The AOA is 60

Welcome to the AOA60 Challenge Part 2

This part of the Challenge comprises 20 questions. You may complete the quiz as many times as you wish. The questions will be the same each time although they may appear in a different order to keep you on your toes.

1.

Why did Fairey Marine discontinue production of the sailing yachts Atalanta 26, 31, Titania and Fulmar?



2.

Who designed the Atalanta 31 hull?



A31 Hull A31 Hull



3.

Why did Fairey introduce the Fairey Fulmar?



4.

Where did the Round the World voyage of the first Atalanta to cross the Atlantic come to a halt?



5.

Which boat has had a wooden fillet fitted to raise the aft cabin roof?



6.

Which boat was the first Atalanta to sail across the Atlantic?



7.

What is the surname of the person who wrote the original “Keel Manual” about servicing the Atalanta keel mechanisms?



8.

When was the post of AOA Rear-Commodore created? (Answer format YYYY e.g. 1999)

9.

How much did a Fulmar cost originally, with sails but without engine?



10.

When was the first Atalanta 31 completed? (Answer format YYYY e.g. 1945)



11.

What is the aft freeboard of an Atalanta 26 in inches?



A26 1960ish Brochure with A22



12.

What is the length of a Dinky dinghy?



13.

How long (in feet) was Sujanwiz, Alan Vines custom yacht which led to the Atalanta? (Answer format - just the number e.g. 16)



A48, A1 and Sujanwiz on the Hamble in the 1960s A48, A1 and Sujanwiz on the right



14.

Which metal is the standard Atalanta 26 drop rudder made from?



A162,A60,A65



15.

Which was the only Atalanta sheathed in Marglass during construction?
Building



16.

What is the surname of the person who wrote the original “Short History of the Atalanta” summarising the boats' and Association's development?



17. Why was the Atalanta 31 built?
18.

Who were the Skipper and Crew on the first Atalanta Atlantic Ocean crossing?



19.

How many Atalanta 31s were built?



20.

How many Fulmars were built?





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