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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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Brian Chislett 2642 Rollocks by Brian Chislett 2642
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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
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Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using (94)
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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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John Hughes 2457 Hitia 17 Catamaran by John Hughes 2457
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John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
Jez Searle Comet duo or mirror? by Jez Searle
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Hubert Bakker 3415 by Hubert Bakker 3415
Justin Bennett 3578 New member by Justin Bennett 3578
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Rob Stracey 2676 by Rob Stracey 2676
Jez Searle New member! by Jez Searle
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Rob Stracey 2676 by Rob Stracey 2676
Gerald Turner 2924 Boat tents by Gerald Turner 2924
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Paul Hadley 2898 by Paul Hadley 2898
Stewart Potter 3524 Saying hello from the Northwest of England by Stewart Potter 3524
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Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places (99)
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David Platten 2616 SW region rally Fowey - Lerryn 18/19 May 2019 by David Platten 2616
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David Platten 2616 Re: SW region rally Fowey - Lerryn 18/19 May 2019 by David Platten 2616
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David Platten 2616 by David Platten 2616
Mark D South West Group Rallies, and Journal by Mark D
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John Lidstone 1503 by John Lidstone 1503
Keith Muscott 1516 Border Reivers Rally May 10th – 15th by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Alastair Law 2624 Launching at Mylor, near Falmouth by Alastair Law 2624
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David Platten 2616 by David Platten 2616
John White 3176 Carlingford Lough Rally and Cruise to Strangford Lough by John White 3176
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Roger Barnes 936 South West Rally 24-25 September LUNDY and CLOVELLY by Roger Barnes 936
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Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Tim Stephenson 3313 La Semaine Du Golfe Du Morbihan by Tim Stephenson 3313
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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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Michael Prewett Topper Cruz and Laser Stratos by Michael Prewett
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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 (9 topics)
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Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
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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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Jude Miller 3515 by Jude Miller 3515
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Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising (60)
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Keith Muscott 1516 Watercraft Magazine and 'Join the Club' by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Stephen Davies 3471 Night Sail by Stephen Davies 3471
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Stephen Davies 3471 by Stephen Davies 3471
Justin Bennett 3578 Gentle introduction to sailing on the Norfolk Broads? by Justin Bennett 3578
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Stephen Davies 3471 by Stephen Davies 3471
Brian Chislett 2642 Is there a law that states you can't have too many boats? by Brian Chislett 2642
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Peter Brooks 3064 by Peter Brooks 3064
Gerald Turner 2924 Replacement batteries for PLB. by Gerald Turner 2924
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DavidSumner2098 by DavidSumner2098
Gerald Turner 2924 Cessation of CG 66 Scheme by Gerald Turner 2924
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Stephen Davies 3471 by Stephen Davies 3471
Keith Muscott 1516 'Join The Club' in the Spring Issue of Water Craft, 2019 by Keith Muscott 1516
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Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Mark D Anchor choice by Mark D
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