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The Dinghy Cruising Association is the friendly club with a sense of adventure.

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FAQs & Forum Issues (12)
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 How do I join the DCA Forum? by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 How do I add images, video or pdfs to my posts? by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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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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Pete Menear Pumps by Pete Menear
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Jerry Evans 2510 by Jerry Evans 2510
Patrick Horton 3310 What do you think of our new forum? by Patrick Horton 3310
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
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Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using (53)
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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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Stephen Allen 3304 Hello from the Yealm by Stephen Allen 3304
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Stephen Allen 3304 by Stephen Allen 3304
Diane Tucker3319 West Wight Potter advice by Diane Tucker3319
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Diane Tucker3319 by Diane Tucker3319
Michael Kean 3364 Hello from Nova Scotia! by Michael Kean 3364
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Michael Kean 3364 by Michael Kean 3364
Peter Hughes 3342 Hello from Ceredigion (and a bit of advice please) by Peter Hughes 3342
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Peter Hughes 3342 by Peter Hughes 3342
John Button 3320 WEST WIGHT POTTER by John Button 3320
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
John Lidstone 1503 Burgee Etiquette by John Lidstone 1503
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
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Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places (36)
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 2016 Rally Programme by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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Alan Stancombe 3253 by Alan Stancombe 3253
Paul Hadley 2898 Cobnor 2016 (Aug 17th to 30th) by Paul Hadley 2898
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Paul Hadley 2898 by Paul Hadley 2898
Patrick Horton 3310 South West rally 17 Sept by Patrick Horton 3310
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Patrick Horton 3310 by Patrick Horton 3310
Bill Haylock 3130 Kyles of Bute Rally 26th - 29th August by Bill Haylock 3130
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Bill Haylock 3130 by Bill Haylock 3130
Miles Dent 2959 Rally in the Charente-Maritime, France. by Miles Dent 2959
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Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Tom Hart 2280 All in a day by Tom Hart 2280
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Tom Hart 2280 by Tom Hart 2280
John Hughes 2457 Lune Estuary Rally, July 16-17, Glasson SC, Lancashire by John Hughes 2457
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Lyndon Bodger 2931 Bala Rally July 2016 by Lyndon Bodger 2931
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
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Members' Ads: offered & wanted (10)
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stewartmoxham1910 boom tents for sale. by stewartmoxham1910
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Stephen Yates 3232 by Stephen Yates 3232
Paul Holdsworth 3279 Outboard For Sale - Mercury 4hp four stroke standard shaft by Paul Holdsworth 3279
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Paul Holdsworth 3279 by Paul Holdsworth 3279
Bill Haylock 3130 Wooden Wayfarer - free to a good home by Bill Haylock 3130
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simon foster by simon foster
JPH 2hp outboard wanted by JPH
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JPH by JPH
stewartmoxham1910 TORCH SAILING DINGHY FOR SALE. by stewartmoxham1910
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stewartmoxham1910 by stewartmoxham1910
Graham Neil 2971 Mk II Wayfarer for sale. by Graham Neil 2971
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Graham Neil 2971 by Graham Neil 2971
stewartmoxham1910 WESTRAY 16 FOR SALE by stewartmoxham1910
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stewartmoxham1910 by stewartmoxham1910
Keith Muscott 1516 WANTED: An article from the first issue of The Boatman by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
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Libraries (3)
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 The Essence of Dinghy Cruising (3 topics)
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Paul Holdsworth 3279 by Paul Holdsworth 3279
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 Photos and videos of rallies (5 topics)
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 Drawings, diagrams and technical files (1 topic)
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John Button 3320 by John Button 3320
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Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising (11)
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John Booth 3163 What clothing do you wear? by John Booth 3163
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Diane Tucker3319 West Wight Potter by Diane Tucker3319
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Diane Tucker3319 by Diane Tucker3319
Keith Muscott 1516 How to celebrate your birthday by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
photocurio Masthead sheaves or blocks? by photocurio
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Elizabeth Baker by Elizabeth Baker
Diane Tucker3319 Cockpit tents by Diane Tucker3319
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Elizabeth Baker by Elizabeth Baker
bamford.roger18@gmail.com Mast boots and polystyrene, free. by bamford.roger18@gmai...
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Gerald Turner 2924 by Gerald Turner 2924
Patrick Horton 3310 Oars - ideal proportions... by Patrick Horton 3310
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Frank San Miguel 3252 by Frank San Miguel 325...
Keith Muscott 1516 Jim Vallis, late DCA member 1519 by Keith Muscott 1516
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jocasam [Steve Pollard] by jocasam [Steve Polla...
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