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General National 12 chat / Re: Martin Clarke
« on: July 13, 2020, 02:23:19 PM »
It is with much sadness I read this post.
I remember the first time I met Martin at Ripon SC and when both our 'Matt's' had had enough he crewed for me in Hot Fuzz and that epic photo was taken which is still on my wall today.
We became firm friends and whilst living at opposite ends of the country we kept in touch. A spare bed at Martin and Tracey's and a good catch up always preferable to a Hotel when on business up North.
I even persuaded him to join us in the Lightning fleet for a while before illness again prevented him sailing. I will treasure that last time to sail together.
Rest in peace my good friend.


General National 12 chat / Re: Any sails for sale?
« on: November 26, 2019, 04:12:02 PM »
Yes I have a nice Mylar main wasted sitting in my office. Do you need the main only?
Sail is in Essex, where are you?

Boats / Re: N3387 Rue Too
« on: June 09, 2017, 05:08:32 PM »
Stern Shot

Boats / Re: N3387 Rue Too
« on: June 09, 2017, 05:07:20 PM »
Bow Shot

Boats / Re: N3387 Rue Too
« on: June 09, 2017, 04:54:54 PM »
3387 or BSOD (Brancaster Staithe One Design) as it was affectionately named at Norfolk Week was a Gerry one off as can be seen from the unusual hull shape when Crusader 88's, Final Chapters were the vogue boats to have.

So now back at Up River YC for something to play with

Boats / Re: N3252 Silent Running
« on: September 01, 2015, 04:22:38 PM »
Repaired, thanks the Gerry Ledger

General National 12 chat / Re: Burton Wk
« on: August 26, 2015, 09:36:51 AM »
Brightlingsea 2016.... which I am targeting for my return as well, although in a slightly older boat!

Boats / Re: N3252 Silent Running
« on: July 21, 2015, 04:30:03 PM »
On Sunday Gerry Ledger took Silent Running to his workshop for the hole to be repaired, now Paul Turners N12 has vacated the space. After much discussion about front tanks to cover the damage to the hull and mast step we deceded to keep it original.
Mast, Sails and Rudder have been obtained thanks to Steve Sallis and Gavin Gulliver-Goodhall.
When she returns will have to decide if the keels are coming off?

Boats / Re: N3252 Silent Running
« on: March 03, 2015, 09:41:23 AM »
Silent Running will soon be home at Up River YC ;)

General National 12 chat / Re: Rig Advice
« on: January 05, 2015, 01:41:05 PM »
I suggest you contqact Gerry Ledger concerning the transom. His boats normally had a square aluminium tube at top pintle height as show on 3236 here. He may have some left over!

Boats / Re: N1089 Dark Horse
« on: April 10, 2014, 10:02:29 AM »
Boat For Sale on Apollo Duck April 2014

General National 12 chat / Re: National 12 Design
« on: September 12, 2013, 09:19:41 AM »
Wanting a wooden boat eliminates all the new designs unless you go for one of dare Barry's Man o' War Designs. I would have thought the best boat for you would be the Crusader 88 that is for sale by Pip Hudson at the moment. Great design for an introduction to Twelves.

General National 12 chat / Re: do you have a 4 planker?
« on: August 08, 2013, 03:09:03 PM »
No apologies needed Paul, 2881 is as standard as they come

General National 12 chat / Re: do you have a 4 planker?
« on: July 16, 2013, 09:57:13 AM »
As the temporary custodian of a Cheshire cat I think it owuld be fun. The problem with Angus' suggestion is where do you stop? Is Tom excluded because he has a carbon mast? So why shouold a DB not be allowed.

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