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False Start, but she has a name..

Well today was rig and launch day, but illness in the yard that were doing some work for me means the work is delayed. A combination of ¬†work demands and holidays means that launch now won’t happen for another few … Continue reading

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On The Move

Drift is out of the shed, ready to be moved to for rigging and launch later in the week. Hull has had a polish with UV resistant polish. Sprayhood, cockpit tent all fitted. I have been through the lines, checked … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound

At last the waiting is over and I headed North on Wednesday. Having spent the night at Oldhams finest (?) Premier Inn, I arrived nice and early to collect ‘Drift’. I was able to have a look over her before … Continue reading

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Furler Fixing

The boat as standard comes with a Plastimo furler on the Yankee/Genoa, but Drift will have furlers on both headsails. Whilst open furlers do work for most of the time, its always when you need them that they can get … Continue reading

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Slowly Slowly Catchy Monkey

The build continues up at Honnor Marine in Rochdale. The deck, hull and inner moulding were all bonded a few weeks ago and as can be seen the hatch structures are now complete as is the wooden compression post. The … Continue reading

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