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A51 Bacardi in British Columbia 1989-1990

A51 Bacardi in British Columbia 1989-1990
1990 June - A51 Bacardi in British Columbia 1989-1990
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A89 Hydraulic drive

A89 Hydraulic drive
1990 February - Bernard Upton fitted a Farryman 12hp and hydraulic drive to a 2 bladed folding propellor. He also put hydraulic rams on the keel hoists.
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Kerry Piper Family Sailing in the 1970s 1980s

Kerry Piper Family Sailing in the 1970s 1980s
1985 November - It’s what Atalanta sailing is all aobut!
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That Cruise 1998

That Cruise 1998
1984 January - This is the stiufadasd  about a cruise   Asdjhshdk asjkdh iweuwoid ed ewdn jskcj kjsd as cas
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In the Navy


1979 January - Atalanta Mary was owned by a Naval officer between 1979 and 1981. During this time he and his wife had their honeymoon cruising the South Coast.
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Peanut – Unusual beginnings for an unusual Atalanta

Peanut - Unusual beginnings for an unusual Atalanta
1978 November - ‘Peanut’ is an Atalanta 31 with a difference. She was put together about 1974-5 by the Burnetts with the help Captain Urry, who was Mrs Burnett’s father and a pioneer of ...
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1978 Photo by Victor Hopwood (AM)

1978 Photo by Victor Hopwood (AM)
1978 May - Humber Yacht Club, NZ looking very smart.Photo sent to Hon Sec in 1998
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A146 Bluff OSTAR 1976


1976 June - A146, already very well travelled, changed hands and went across the Atlantic No history of racing by Atalantas would be complete without mention of Rod White who sailed A146, Bluff, in ...
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A115 Across The Atlantic


1975 May - Just as racing tests the sea worthiness of any class of boat so too can exceptional cruising exploits. Two such cruises by Atalantas are worth mentioning here. In 1975 Eric ...
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A146 Sherpa Round Britain Race 1974


1974 June - Immediately after sailing in the Round the Island Race on June 29 in which he came second in the Atalanta Class, Alan Perkes in A148, Sherpa, set out for the ...
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A175 pictured in brochure crossing the French/Swiss border

A175 pictured in brochure crossing the French/Swiss border
1964 May - The 1964 Atalanta brochure has a picture of Inyoniyamanzi on her trailer on page 4. She was kept for many years at Clarens at the eastern end of Lake Geneva.
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A175 boat name


1963 May - A175 was launched with the name Inyoniyamanzi. The is a term from South Africa (Afrikaans? Zulu?) for “African Penguin”.
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A113 Round the World


1960 November - The longest and most ambition expedition undertaken in an Atalanta was in 1960-61 when Tony Peck and John Riding set out in A113, Aku, to sail round the world in ...
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Launching an Atalanta or Titania

Launching an Atalanta or Titania
1957 February - There are really four ways of launching an Atalanta (or a Titania) from its trailer: The travel hoist The easy way is to have it lifted in by travelhoist. It is not ...
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The Atalanta Concept – Sujanwiz

The Atalanta Concept - Sujanwiz
1952 June - An ardent admirer of the Firefly was Alan Vines, a senior executive in the Fairey Aviation Company and a keen and almost fanatical sailor. He was very impressed with the ...
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A Family Boat

A Family Boat
1950 September - Claims that the Atalanta was a suitable boat for families, on account of her roominess and sea-kindly qualities, were soon confirmed by several accounts of cruises in which children accompanied ...
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