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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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Hullabaloo for sale SOLD

Hullabaloo for sale SOLD
2017 May - Reluctantly the owner of Hullabaloo has decided to sell as he is no longer able to use and maintain Hullabaloo. Basically in very sound condition Hullabaloo is offered for sale on ...
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Portsmouth Bound Prt 2

Portsmouth Bound Prt 2
2017 May - So during our trip around Anglesey was quite uneventful although we did witness an amazing sunset in the Irish Sea.
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Portsmouth Bound 2017 Part 1

Portsmouth Bound 2017 Part 1
2017 May - So we arrived on a blowy Saturday morning to set off from Castletown with a view to reaching at least the North Coast of Somerset/Devon. This was slightly ambitious in ...
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Sadly Remnants of A99 Toco on eBay


2017 May - A99 Toco has been scrapped and broken up. Seller badgersden10 has a number of parts including windows, sails, prop shaft, and fuel tank listed on eBay at present. At somewhat inflated ...
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2016 Brother Jack heads South

2016 Brother Jack heads South
2017 April - 2016 Brother Jack heads South. Photo: T4 Brother Jack Lift in. Brother Jack about to get her backside wet after 6 months in the dry.
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Atalanta 26: A179 Emma Duck £500 ono

Atalanta 26: A179 Emma Duck £500 ono
2017 March - Emma Duck was excellently looked after for many years by AOA members, and she retains many original Atalanta features, with some later additions attributed to an extended stay in the ...
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A162 Solone For Sale – £5,000 SOLD

A162 Solone For Sale - £5,000 SOLD
2017 March - A162 Solone For Sale - £5,000 SOLD
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Atalanta 26: Solone A162 – £5,000 SOLD

Atalanta 26: Solone A162 - £5,000 SOLD
2017 March - Keith Viewing’s wonderful Solone is now for sale. Set up for serious cruising Solone is looking for new adventures. Invoices available for all works carried out. Solone has been laid ...
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A33 – a fascinating Atalanta in the USA

A33 - a fascinating Atalanta in the USA
2017 February - A33 – a fascinating Atalanta in the USA. Photo: A33 under trees.
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Salizanda blog update


2017 January - I have just finished updating the Salizanda blog following her successful re-launching and I have posted the link here. http://salizanda.blogspot.co.a
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Photos of A33 from Michel Lapierre in Canada

Photos of A33 from Michel Lapierre in Canada
2017 January - Photos of A33 from Michel Lapierre in Canada
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Electric Motor Installation

Electric Motor Installation
2017 January - Electric Motor Installation. Photo: Electric motor installation 1. Electric motor components set up in situ to check all OK before final insta
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A117 Turtle Sizing Up the challenge

A117 Turtle Sizing Up the challenge
2017 January - A117 Turtle Sizing Up the challenge. Photo: IMG_1785.
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