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FAQs & Forum Issues (11)
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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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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 (66)
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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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Robin Lune Pilot 14- Push/pull Rudder Conversion-advice+suggestions? by Robin
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John Lidstone 1503 by John Lidstone 1503
Tom Hart 2280 New Twixt on the block by Tom Hart 2280
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Tom Hart 2280 by Tom Hart 2280
Judith Morris 2052 Any suggestions for the "perfect" dinghy? by Judith Morris 2052
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Judith Morris 2052 by Judith Morris 2052
John Shirley 3350 Hi by John Shirley 3350
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Dave Foote 3426 Northumbrian Coble sail plan by Dave Foote 3426
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Dave Foote 3426 by Dave Foote 3426
stevebrett 3428 Hello from Derbyshire by stevebrett 3428
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Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places (47)
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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
Bill Haylock 3130 Border Reiver Rally 2017 by Bill Haylock 3130
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Bill Haylock 3130 by Bill Haylock 3130
Miles Dent 2959 La Semaine du Golfe, Morbihan. 2017 by Miles Dent 2959
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Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Roger Barnes 936 Challenge Naviguer L├ęger - south Brittany by Roger Barnes 936
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Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
John White 3176 Carlingford Lough Drascombe Rally/ Feeder Cruise to Strangford by John White 3176
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Jerry Evans 2510 Proposed cruise to the Isle of Man, summer 2017, ideas please? by Jerry Evans 2510
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Jerry Evans 2510 by Jerry Evans 2510
Keith Muscott 1516 Lough Erne Rally 2017, and mention of Abersoch by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
John Hughes 2457 2017 North West Regional Rally Programme by John Hughes 2457
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Members' Ads: offered & wanted (15)
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Jerry Evans 2510 For sale my genuine 15 lb CQR boat anchor. by Jerry Evans 2510
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Jerry Evans 2510 by Jerry Evans 2510
Steve Shone 3398 Honda BF5 5hp standard shaft outboard engine and 12L tank by Steve Shone 3398
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Steve Shone 3398 by Steve Shone 3398
Steve Shone 3398 Cape Cutter 19 trailer-sailer for sale by DCA member - SOLD by Steve Shone 3398
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Steve Shone 3398 by Steve Shone 3398
Steve Shone 3398 Honda 2.3hp Outboard - new at 2nd hand price by Steve Shone 3398
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Steve Shone 3398 by Steve Shone 3398
John Shirley 3350 Tarpon 14 for sale by John Shirley 3350
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
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
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Libraries (3)
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 The Essence of Dinghy Cruising (6 topics)
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Bill Haylock 3130 by Bill Haylock 3130
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 Drawings, diagrams and technical files (2 topics)
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Alastair Law 2624 by Alastair Law 2624
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 Photos and videos of rallies (6 topics)
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John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
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Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising (26)
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Keith Muscott 1516 Annual General Meeting of the DCA, Sunday October 8th, 2017 by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 Eric Scholes / Sophie Annetts by Keith Muscott 1516
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Dave Foote 3426 Essential clothing by Dave Foote 3426
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John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
Osbert Lancaster 2756 The science of knots by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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Paul Hadley 2898 by Paul Hadley 2898
Paul Holdsworth 3279 Rudder shape on Highlander 16 variant by Paul Holdsworth 3279
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John Button 3320 by John Button 3320
Roy Clements 3039 Recommended reading by Roy Clements 3039
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Roy Clements 3039 by Roy Clements 3039
Elizabeth Baker Re: All DCA Officers and Area Organisers and anyone else interested by Elizabeth Baker
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Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Keith Muscott 1516 Ullswater is the RYA Sailing Club of the Year, 2017 by Keith Muscott 1516
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