James Wharram comments on the Atalanta, and the crew of A113 Aku

Further to the article in November the December issue of Classic Boat includes an endorsement of the Atalanta’s capabilities from James Wharram. (James started designing and circling the world with affordable and seaworthy catamarans in the nineteen fifties – see wharram.com). Commenting on the November article he recalls meeting the crew ...

November 2019 Classic Boat – Atalanta as an ‘Affordable Classic’

November 2019 Classic Boat - Atalanta as an 'Affordable Classic'
It started with a conversation at the Suffolk Yacht Harbour Classic Regatta in June this year. In the bar. Peter Smith, art editor for Classic boat was taking part with his 8-ton Gauntlet Bardu. We got into conversation about boats (what else) and Atalantas. We suggested that the Atalanta would make a ...

2019 East Coast Rally – Final Programme

The final programme for the East Coast get together and race as part of the Regatta is now available. Check it out here It would be great to see as many of you as possible, in a boat or ashore.

June 2019: Website Updated – hope you like it..

New Styling, Pages and Navigation (menu) Options Yes, the website looks different. Responding to feedback we have tried to make it easier to find things on the website. In particular you will notice: Colours and styling have been darkened to (hopefully) make things easier to read The Home Page Layout has been ...

2019 Atalanta Owners in Bristol 11th May

2019 Atalanta Owners in Bristol 11th May
The cold weather took a welcome break and the sun shone in Bristol on 11th May for our meet-up at the Underfall Yard in the Bristol Floating Harbour.  There was a pretty unanimous view that it was a great day at a pretty special place.  Twenty or so of us ...

2019 AGM Tamesis Sailing Club

2019 AGM Tamesis Sailing Club
The 2019 AGM was a great success with 27 Members and friends attending the meeting and lunch. The Minutes, Secretary and Treasurer Reports will be published for Members in the Spring Newsletter. In the meantime below are some photos of the event and the prizegiving. Thanks again to the Tamesis Club ...

2019 AGM, Meet-Ups, Cruises and Rallies

2019 AGM, Meet-Ups, Cruises and Rallies
Although the wind, snow, rain and frost are still with us I am sure most of us are planning our Summer activities. Why not make room in your diaries to get together with other Fairey Marine yacht owners and fanciers? You can find details of all AOA events (open to members and ...

What’s new? – Archive and technical updates

This page details all archive and website updates by the date they were made – scroll down to review. Feedback on the site and ideas for improvements are always welcome – please use the ‘Contact Us’ page. New material has been loaded to the archive and there have some technical updates. ARCHIVE MATERIAL ...

Site Activity Feed – Never miss a post, blog or comment on the site

Site Activity Feed - Never miss a post, blog or comment on the site
AOA Website Site Activity Feed – updates emailed to you so that you never miss a post, blog or comment.

AOA60 Round the World – We’re off!

Please add our Fairey yacht trips to our AOA60 Log Book to help us get round the World.

?? AOA60 – How well do you know Fairey Marine yachts?

The AOA0 Challenge is live – have a go, get on the leaderboard, and maybe learn some new facts about the Fairey Marine Yachts.

The AOA is 60 Years Old – Celebrate with us

The AOA is 60 Years Old - Celebrate with us
Check out, and Join in our celebration of 60 years.

2018 AOA Website – introduction

2018 AOA Website - introduction
Welcome to the new 2018 AOA Website

Article in Classic Sailor about Atalantas

Article in Classic Sailor about Atalantas
The Association have contributed to an article in Classic Sailor about Atalantas this month. Dan Houston’s Classic Sailor magazine is an excellent publication – thoroughly recommended. Check it out at http://classicsailor.com.

20 February – Toco goes to a new home

20 February - Toco goes to a new home
Great news for Fred and the Association – Toco Axxx has a new home. We wish the new owner good fortune in the restoration and hope to follow progress over the coming months.

2017 AOA AGM – Roaring Success in Dartford

2017 AOA AGM - Roaring Success in Dartford
The 2017 AOA AGM was well attended with 26 people representing xxx boats. We discussed…. We had a great lunch with much talk of adventures new, old and future. And so on