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A1 Restoration – Spars, Rigging, Sails

A1 Restoration - Spars, Rigging, Sails
2019 February - I took on the restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ in 2016. This post begins a series in which I will document the work done, in text and photographs. There has ...
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A1 Restoration – Topside Veneering

A1 Restoration - Topside Veneering
2019 February - I took on the restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ in 2016. This post begins a series in which I will document the work done, in text and photographs. There has ...
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Wood needs to breathe – A59 Julietta re-launch delayed

Wood needs to breathe - A59 Julietta re-launch delayed
2019 February - I have had an update from Dennis Clarke on the progress of Julietta’s restoration. As often happens timescales for the work planned extended significantly but Julietta was finally prety much ready ...
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A1 Restoration – Aft cabin companionway and cockpit coaming

A1 Restoration - Aft cabin companionway and cockpit coaming
2019 February - I took on the restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ in 2016. This post begins a series in which I will document the work done, in text and photographs. There has ...
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A1 Restoration – Engine Space

A1 Restoration - Engine Space
2019 February - I took on the restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ in 2016. This post begins a series in which I will document the work done, in text and photographs. There has ...
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Wooden Mast and Boom Rebuild

Wooden Mast and Boom Rebuild
2019 February - A169 “Elle” (formerly Kerry Piper) Wooden Boom and mast rebuild 2018 Boom Boom rebuild was completed over the last week in August – see photos for work stages etc. Still a few coats ...
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A1 Restoration – Foredeck Veneering

A1 Restoration - Foredeck Veneering
2019 February - I took on the restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ in 2016. This post begins a series in which I will document the work done, in text and photographs. There has ...
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A1 Restoration – Aft Deck Veneering

A1 Restoration - Aft Deck Veneering
2019 January - I took on the restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ in 2016. This post begins a series in which I will document the work done, in text and photographs. There has ...
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Atalanta Mary hibernates

Atalanta Mary hibernates
2019 January - Clearing up the photos on my camera, I came across these. Alistair, I hope you don’t mind me posting them. Atalanta Mary was moved in November to a home out of ...
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A1 Restoration – The Cockpit Area

A1 Restoration - The Cockpit Area
2019 January - I took on the restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ in 2016. This post begins a series in which I will document the work done, in text and photographs. There has ...
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A1 Restoration – Transom

A1 Restoration - Transom
2019 January - I took on the restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ in 2016. This post begins a series in which I will document the work done, in text and photographs. There has ...
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A1 Restoration – Trailer

A1 Restoration - Trailer
2019 January - I took on the restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ in 2016. This post begins a series in which I will document the work done, in text and photographs. There has ...
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A1 Restoration – Hatches

A1 Restoration - Hatches
2019 January - I took on the restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ in 2016. This post begins a series in which I will document the work done, in text and photographs. There has ...
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A1 Restoration – Hull veneering, tools and equipment

A1 Restoration - Hull veneering, tools and equipment
2018 December - I took on the restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ in 2016. This post begins a series in which I will document the work done, in text and photographs. There has ...
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A1 Restoration – Keel Support Brackets

A1 Restoration - Keel Support Brackets
2018 December - I took on the restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ in 2016. This post begins a series in which I will document the work done, in text and photographs. There has ...
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A1 Restoration – Somewhere to do it, and initial investigations

A1 Restoration - Somewhere to do it, and initial investigations
2018 November - Do you need a shed? An often asked question when carrying out work on a boat, the answer to which I would argue is – Yes.
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Restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ 2016 to 2019

Restoration of A1 'Atalanta' 2016 to 2019
2018 November - I took on the restoration of A1 ‘Atalanta’ in 2016. This post begins a series in which I will document the work done, in text and photographs. There has ...
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3 piece suit for A169

3 piece suit for A169
2018 November - Winter Cover: Removed the waxed canvas cockpit tent for valeting; so have made up a new winter deck cover for A 169. NB:  Article on making the cover will be in AOA ...
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Peanut in Beaumaris 2018

Peanut in Beaumaris 2018
2018 November - Peanut is based in Beaumaris, North Wales. Andrew Willat posted photos of her in 2017-18 on the Facebook group ‘Uffa Fox Designs‘. Peanut is far from standard with an extra ...
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A48 Seen in barn in Dorst

A48 Seen in barn in Dorst
2018 August - Nick contacted us to say that he had come across A48 Theodora in a barn in Dorset. It was not clear what the owner planned for her.
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