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FAQs & Forum Issues (11)
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 How can I get posts by email? How can I post by email? by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 I want to comment on an article in the DCA Journal - where's the right place? by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 Just a few simple rules by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 How can I move a post to a different sub-forum? by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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John Lidstone 1503 Deletion of Past Rally Arrangement Topics by John Lidstone 1503
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Patrick Horton 3310 What do you think of our new forum? by Patrick Horton 3310
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Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using (89)
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 New to the forum? Introduce yourself below by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 Video: Roger Barnes on Exploring and Voyaging in Open Boats by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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Stewart Potter 3524 Saying hello from the Northwest of England by Stewart Potter 3524
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sw13644 by sw13644
JIBI.COUZIN.683 JIBI -- A French fan of GIS by JIBI.COUZIN.683
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Jude Miller 3515 When looking for an equipped Dinghy by Jude Miller 3515
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John Lidstone 1503 by John Lidstone 1503
Judith Morris 2052 Any suggestions for the "perfect" dinghy? by Judith Morris 2052
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Jude Miller 3515 by Jude Miller 3515
Frank Raisin 2892 Antipodean Intro by Frank Raisin 2892
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Michael Wilkinson 3461 Trailer security? by Michael Wilkinson 34...
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Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
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Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places (89)
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Tim Stephenson 3313 La Semaine Du Golfe Du Morbihan by Tim Stephenson 3313
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Tim Stephenson 3313 by Tim Stephenson 3313
John Lidstone 1503 SW Area St Germans Rally 27th/28th October 2018 by John Lidstone 1503
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Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Keith Muscott 1516 2018 AGM October 14, plus Journals DC238 & 239 by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Keith Muscott 1516 Coniston 'Softies' Rally November 3rd - 4th by Keith Muscott 1516
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Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Hubert Bakker 3415 Raid Extreme in Netherlands on 1st September 2018 by Hubert Bakker 3415
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Hubert Bakker 3415 by Hubert Bakker 3415
Osbert Lancaster 2756 tawe nunnugah Raid in Tasmania by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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Elizabeth Baker Cobnor fortnight - Fri 17th to Fri 31 August 2018 by Elizabeth Baker
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David Platten 2616 SW region rally to Lerryn 28/29 July by David Platten 2616
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Matt Fedden 3531 by Matt Fedden 3531
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Members' Ads: offered & wanted (27)
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jeff frost Goat Island Skiff For Sale by jeff frost
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Keith Muscott 1516 FLYER – AGM at The Underfall Yard, Sunday October 14th 2018 by Keith Muscott 1516
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JohnGriffiths3237 by JohnGriffiths3237
Michael Prewett Topper Cruz and Laser Stratos by Michael Prewett
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Michael Prewett by Michael Prewett
Osbert Lancaster 2756 PUDDLE DUCK RACER by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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sw13644 For Sail - Cruising GP14 and GP14 double stacker road trailer by sw13644
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stewartmoxham1910 YACHTING WORLD DAYBOAT FOR SALE by stewartmoxham1910
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Gerald Turner 2924 by Gerald Turner 2924
stewartmoxham1910 Yachting World 14’Dayboat for sale.........Price by stewartmoxham1910
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stewartmoxham1910 WEST WIGHT POTTER "E" YYPE FOR SALE by stewartmoxham1910
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Libraries (3)
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 The Essence of Dinghy Cruising (8 topics)
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Stephen Yates 3232 by Stephen Yates 3232
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 Drawings, diagrams and technical files (3 topics)
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Jude Miller 3515 by Jude Miller 3515
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 Photos and videos of rallies (14 topics)
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Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising (49)
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Bill Haylock 3130 Making a canvas foredeck - questions about Rubha Dubh by Bill Haylock 3130
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Patrick Horton 3310 by Patrick Horton 3310
David Platten 2616 12V. air pumps for inflatables by David Platten 2616
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David Platten 2616 by David Platten 2616
Chris Davidson Fenders, boat rollers and supports when beached by Chris Davidson
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Elizabeth Baker by Elizabeth Baker
Keith Muscott 1516 Dinghy Cruising No.239 Autumn by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Keith Muscott 1516 DCA Member Critically Ill by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
John Tompkins Paint and Varnish advice please by John Tompkins
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Keith Muscott 1516 Re: Parana Pine by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Jude Miller 3515 Dingy Hardtop / Forward Cockpit Cover by Jude Miller 3515
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DavidSumner2098 by DavidSumner2098
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Lough Erne 2018 (0)
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