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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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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
John Lidstone 1503 Deletion of Past Rally Arrangement Topics by John Lidstone 1503
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Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using (56)
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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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david priestley 3990 Adapting a Cornish Coble for cruising by david priestley 3990
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david priestley 3990 by david priestley 3990
Steve Shone 3398 Hello, from East Yorkshire by Steve Shone 3398
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Steve Shone 3398 by Steve Shone 3398
Pete Menear Pumps by Pete Menear
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Jerry Evans 2510 by Jerry Evans 2510
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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Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places (42)
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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 Kielder End of Season Rally 14-16 October by Bill Haylock 3130
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Steve Shone 3398 by Steve Shone 3398
Roger Barnes 936 South West Rally 24-25 September LUNDY and CLOVELLY by Roger Barnes 936
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John Sharpe 2985 Windermere rally 17 & 18 September by John Sharpe 2985
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Paul Holdsworth 3279 by Paul Holdsworth 3279
Roger Barnes 936 Additional South West Rally 24-25 September LUNDY and CLOVELLY by Roger Barnes 936
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John Sharpe 2985 Ullswater Rally September 2016 - Photos by John Sharpe 2985
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John Sharpe 2985 by John Sharpe 2985
Tim Stephenson 3313 Nithraid by Tim Stephenson 3313
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Bill Haylock 3130 Kyles of Bute Rally 26th - 29th August by Bill Haylock 3130
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Members' Ads: offered & wanted (11)
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Alan Stancombe 3253 Character Boats Lune Pilot for sale by Alan Stancombe 3253
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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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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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Libraries (3)
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 The Essence of Dinghy Cruising (3 topics)
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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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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 (14)
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Keith Muscott 1516 DCA Submission for WaterCraft, November / December Edition by Keith Muscott 1516
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Alastair Law 2624 Jim Hall RIP by Alastair Law 2624
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Tom Hart 2280 Cheap waterproof phone by Tom Hart 2280
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Tom Hart 2280 by Tom Hart 2280
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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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
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