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A16 Dervorguilla gets a makeover

A16 Dervorguilla gets a makeover
2017 December - A16 Dervorguilla gets a makeover at Pin Mill. A Mark 1 Atalanta Devorguilla is still in remarkable condition despite her age. There are quite a few interesting differences: The aft-cabin is longer, ...
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Paint job (mostly) complete

Paint job (mostly) complete
2017 December - So today was the day that all the prep has paid off. I hope the colour gets the nod. When I stripped off the old black paint, I found some of ...
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Zambra progress – coming along, slowly but steadily…

Zambra progress - coming along, slowly but steadily...
2017 December - I thought I’d better drop in the latest news on the Zambra project, as it’s been a while. I’ve made some good progress over the last few weeks, including: Finishing all the ...
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A92 Sea Major – Sound with galvanised trailer – £995 ono SOLD

A92 Sea Major - Sound with galvanised trailer - £995 ono SOLD
2017 December -  
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F14 Noggin for sale £6,000

F14 Noggin for sale £6,000
2017 November - Christopher Perkins has put Noggin up for sale. She has had a great deal of work done by professional boatbuilder Alan Staley. Lying in Faversham, with an excellent trailer. Contact details christopher.perkins ...
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Portsmouth Bound Prt 6 Padstow to Lizard Point

Portsmouth Bound Prt 6 Padstow to Lizard Point
2017 November - Made a cheeky visit to Brother Jack as it was my wifes birthday last week and she wanted dinner at Rick Steins’…. (Its a Malay thing)… We gave the engine a ...
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Finally… launched on the River Bure at Martham

Finally... launched on the River Bure at Martham
2017 October - The culmination of work since acquisition from Derek Buckton in 2006… everything should work! Taka Maru stayed moored up for a week, during which it transpired the exhaust system needed repair, ...
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A169 Kerry Piper-out of the shed!

A169 Kerry Piper-out of the shed!
2017 September - Last week (of August), after several postponements due to inclement weather, KP’s scaffold shed was dismantled. The scaffolding has been reconfigured to provide a higher lift on the winched slings ...
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Portsmouth Bound Prt 5 (Update)

Portsmouth Bound Prt 5 (Update)
2017 August - Made a cheeky visit to Brother Jack as it was my wifes birthday last week and she wanted dinner at Rick Steins’…. (Its a Malay thing)… We gave the engine a ...
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Portsmouth Bound Prt 5

Portsmouth Bound Prt 5
2017 August - So progress so far we have
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Portsmouth Bound Prt 4

Portsmouth Bound Prt 4
2017 August - So after the false start first time round, myself and another 2 others set sail from Aberystwyth in the dead of night (11pm to be precise).
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Italian/Croatian adventure

Italian/Croatian adventure
2017 August - Its a pretty well worn path for Titania / Atalanta owners but its certainly a big adventure for us, family crew of five, including George 6, below, Jemima 10 and ...
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Portsmouth Bound Prt 3

Portsmouth Bound Prt 3
2017 July - Hi All Sorry its been a while since I updated but suffice to say we have made progress to N Devon but since then progressed has stalled due to work commitments. ...
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2017 A154 Deannie – Must be moved soon (August 2018)

2017 A154 Deannie - Must be moved soon (August 2018)
2017 July - Deannie is available, free of charge, in the Lake District area, near the M6. The owners have entrusted the AOA to find a good home for her. Deannie has been ...
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The madness has paid off


2017 July - Firstly I would like to introduce myself to the members of AOA.  My name is Simon and I am the proud new owner of yacht Solone. Back in May I began ...
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2017 T12 Harrier re-launched

2017 T12 Harrier re-launched
2017 July - 2017 T12 Harrier re-launched. Photo: Ready for launching.
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A86 in storage

A86 in storage
2017 July - A86 in storage. Photo: A86 in storage.
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A124 Helene gets her old boom back with slab reefing

A124 Helene gets her old boom back with slab reefing
2017 June - Helene’s previous owner had invested in the hope of a return in silverware. Helene (3/4 rig, wooden mast) had been set up with new sails and gear for racing. This ...
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AOA Toco demise 2017 – A sad tale

AOA Toco demise 2017 - A sad tale
2017 June - Sadly we watched the A99 Toco demise in 2017. She had been lying outside the owner’s house for many years. He had intended to restore her but never quite ...
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2016 Mary on the way home

2016 Mary on the way home
2017 June - 2016 Mary on the way home. Photo: sep 06b to st tropez 010_modified.
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