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France Worlds SI's and Other Information Links....!!

I just saw the piece on the blog re the Morgat slipways and did a hunt on the main website re any news on the Worlds (as I hadn’t seen anything). 49 more words

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Carbon FFs and the Charm of Resin.....

Like most Club Racers, I wouldn’t know the first thing about the way boats are moulded. I managed to get to see my Dragon being built at Petticrows which was fabulous. 301 more words

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Flying Fifteen Keel Platform....

When I helped VC Phil Tinsley get the keel off a 20 year old boat ready for refurbishment, it wasn’t half as difficult as I thought. 205 more words

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Composite Craft - Making the Deck.....

Have you seen the way that decks are moulded?  It always struck me as counter intuitive that they are done upside down …  I don’t know why I’d have that notion – stupid really, but that’s the way it’s done. 101 more words

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Ovington and Composite Craft Spinnaker Sheaves.....

After racing last Sunday, we were thinking about the way that spinnaker sheave blocks have been evolving. In the Ovi Mk IX it was a bit agricultural – led across decks, outside tanks and around extra sheaves …. 217 more words

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The Composite Craft Flying Fifteen Cockpit....

This is the cockpit of the new Composite Craft carbon fibre Flying Fifteen. Now what can we learn here??

© Charles Apthorp

Well to start with, the cockpit looks a bit roomier than an Ovi, don’t you think?   138 more words

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