93 views Welcome to the AOA60 Challenge Part 1This part of the Challenge comprises 20 questions. You may complete the quiz as many times as you wish. The questions will be the same each time although they may appear in a different order to keep you on your toes. 1. Who visited the Fairey Aviation Factory, Hamble, in 1945 to advise the MD if it was practical to make boats there?Alan VinesRichard FaireyCharles CurreyUffa Fox 2. Who designed the airborne lifeboats, Firefly, Albacore and Flying Fifteen? 3. What is the surname of the fanatical sailor and senior executive at Fairey who specified a 22ft boat which he named 'Sujanwiz'? (Answer format - Surname only) Sujanwiz at speedHint 4. In what year was the very first Atalanta built, launched and sailed?1948195219551958Hint 5. Where did the name “Atalanta” originate from? Last Fairey Aviation Flying Boat Where the designer had the idea Name of the designer's wife After the Greek Goddess 6. What was the ballast ratio (in %) of the 24ft prototype boat?40107525Hint 7. In what year were the first two production Atalanta 26s ready? (Answer format YYYY e.g. 1927)1961195519561958Hint 8. What was the quoted power output (in HP) of the Coventry Victor petrol engine fitted to some of the early Atalantas? (Answer format just the number e.g. 45) 9. In what month and year was the AOA formed? (Answer format Month Year e.g. January 1951) Hint 10. What is the surname of the AOA member who built his own Atalanta from a kit, then sailed it for over 50 years? Hint 11. Who was the first President of the AOA?Richard FaireyPrince PhilipAlan VinesUffa FoxHint 12. Which was the first Atalanta 26 to fit twin rudders? 13. Which was the first Atalanta 26 with masthead rig? Hint 14. How much did an Atalanta 26 cost - ex works in 1958 without sails & engine? (Pounds sterling)£1500£5000£2800 15. How much did an Atalanta 26 cost - ex works in 1964, complete with engine, but no sails?£3360£5000£2100 16. In what year was the first Titania completed? (Answer format YYYY e.g. 1946) Titania Original BrochureHint 17. Why was the Titania built? To provide increased cabin space For better sailing performance Alan Vines was inspired by A Midsummer Nights Dream 18. How many Titanias were built?Hint 19. In what year was the first Fulmar completed? (Answer format YYYY e.g. 1933) Hint 20. What was the surname of the American Olympic sailor whose Corporation bought over 20 Atalantas to sell in the Americas? (Answer format - just the surname)Hint If you want to provide any comments on this stage of the quiz, please do so below. Thank you for taking part in our AOA60 Challenge Part 1 today 29/11/2020. Your answers and the correct answers will be emailed to you. Name Email Time is Up!