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      Black Diamond reacted to tobermoryphil's post in the thread RIP iain Oughtred with Sad Sad.
      Iain died percefully in Broadford Hospital, Skye, yesterday. He designed some beautiful small boats, and was very helpful to those of us...
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      In the late 80s, I had what the classic car community would call a barn find, when I uncovered a Tollesbury smack deep in the Forest of...
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      Black Diamond reacted to ianc1200's post in the thread Steaming and laminating with Like Like.
      I'm doing a major rebuild of my estuary cruiser, Straight Across. She is a 30' version of the ARC Marine Everyman design, built in...
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      Black Diamond replied to the thread Stellas.
      Hi Jay, I suspect it was already lurking, had taken up to a degree and been bunged with the silt of the tidal pontoon. This was washed...
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      Black Diamond reacted to ianc1200's post in the thread Clacton and Walton Lifeboats with Sad Sad.
      Re depth of feeling about this - posted by the Walton & Frinton Lifeboat Campaign in last few days; Following the end of a frankly...
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      Black Diamond replied to the thread Stellas.
      After many happy years sailing on Lys of Slaughden (No.96), which was maintained impeccably by John Sparks, who probably contributed...
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      Black Diamond reacted to Frayed Knot's post in the thread Just pictures with Like Like.
      Here’s one from last autumn on the Orwell. Apologies if I’ve already posted it - my forgettery isn’t what it once was.
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      Black Diamond reacted to 14K478's post in the thread Just pictures with Like Like.
      “Edme” winning the Pin Mill Barge Match as usual, a couple of years ago. We were in Butterman’s Bay heading to seaward and we met the...
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      Black Diamond reacted to PeterWright's post in the thread Barges for sale with Like Like.
      You're absolutely right there! Of course, to fit a prop shaft on a barge, you will have to pay to dry dock her, but it's still a fairly...
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      Black Diamond reacted to johnalison's post in the thread Barges for sale with Like Like.
      We once had a club associate, possibly called Kim, who had once owned the Marjorie. His proudest maoment was when he took it to Honfleur...
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      Black Diamond reacted to tillergirl's post in the thread Stellas with Like Like.
      All over the place: Stella Lyra first, La Vie en Rose next (this a video grab so the lens distorts the masts)
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      Black Diamond reacted to Daydream believer's post in the thread Stellas with Like Like.
      They turn up everywhere I saw this one in Veere with a metal mast. Looked very smart
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      Black Diamond reacted to 14K478's post in the thread Just pictures with Like Like.
      These are from Florida, courtesy of a friend whose day job is on the other side of the camera. We are of course looking West.
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      Black Diamond replied to the thread Just pictures.
      I had the same wow moment last evening, and stood awhile to see if it moved (Like Robin the Caveman in 'Ghosts', I thought it was the...
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      Black Diamond reacted to johnalison's post in the thread Just pictures with Haha Haha.
      The Moon was in conjunction with Jupiter last night, rather beautifully. This is obviously a bad omen. Somewhere, volcanoes will erupt...
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