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      E39mad reacted to capnsensible's post in the thread Fisher and Paykel ketch with Like Like.
      Anyone else remember this classic? Winner of the 1989/90 Whitbread. Fab restoration job, looks great. Didn't even mind getting held up...
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      E39mad reacted to jlavery's post in the thread Fisher and Paykel ketch with Like Like.
      Yep - saw it happen. I was on Creightons Naturally.
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      E39mad replied to the thread Fisher and Paykel ketch.
      Saw F&P cross the line in Southampton - half an hour after Steinlager which had line honours on every leg. They looked rather peeved to...
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      E39mad reacted to Cariadco's post in the thread Orca attack with Sad Sad.
      Sadly, just been told that my Mate Died. His back-up team lost contact with him whilst heading for Cape Verde. A passing ship went to...
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      E39mad replied to the thread Arson attack in Grimsby.
      Was going to say that looks like a Rival looking at the bulkhead shape then saw the picture below! Horrible situation.
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      E39mad reacted to capnsensible's post in the thread Winter Sailing. with Like Like.
      Good but very cold start. 0730 :eek: But up anchor and on diesel dock 0830 all ready for open at nine. Filled tanks and spare cans...
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      E39mad replied to the thread A novel houseboat.
      That's expensive for a boat without a chart table. They must navigate by smoke signals! Don't fancy getting a genoa sheet wrapped...
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      E39mad reacted to Frogmogman's post in the thread Southampton Boat Show attendance with Haha Haha.
      I remember one year we had a breakfast beach party at a flat in collingham gardens on the morning of the final day of the show, and my...
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      If the Corsair is of interest then this Oceanranger as a more modern design appears good value. It popped up on my Facebook page today -...
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      E39mad replied to the thread Southampton Boat Show attendance.
      Agree wholeheartedly - used to stay in a South Kensington Hotel of some sort in the early to mid 90's. It was just a crash pad and...
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      E39mad reacted to capnsensible's post in the thread Southampton Boat Show attendance with Like Like.
      From an exhibitors point of view I can say that Earls Court was without doubt fantastic. Hundreds of us staffing the stands were all in...
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      E39mad reacted to flaming's post in the thread Beginning to think we need a bigger boat with Like Like.
      I wouldn't underestimate the cost / complexity jump when you go up in size from mid 30s to mid 40s, especially when it comes to...
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      A couple of medium displacement but reasonably fast solid boats that should fit the budget Starlight 35 or 39 Westerly Typhoon/Regatta 37
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      E39mad reacted to capnsensible's post in the thread Choice of boat for RTW with Haha Haha.
      We had the misfortune to arrive in Shelter Bay marina, Panama, behind an oyster rtw rally. They took up a lot of space in all ways and...
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      E39mad replied to the thread Choice of boat for RTW.
      So many boats that are able to do it - depends on what they like, most likely their budget and their preferences once at anchor but for...
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