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Lake District and The Broads-Rules and regulations?? by Brian Chislett 2642
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Jerry Evans 2510 by Jerry Evans 2510
New member to DCA forum by IanCameron3450
0 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
IanCameron3450 by IanCameron3450
Nice trailers, nice prices - where’s the catch? by Patrick Hay 3474
0 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Patrick Hay 3474 by Patrick Hay 3474
Mirror Miracle by Brian Chislett 2642
23 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Brian Chislett 2642 by Brian Chislett 2642
New Member introduction by Mark D
1 reply, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Michael Wilkinson 3461 by Michael Wilkinson 34...
Lake District by Mark D
1 reply, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Water Craft Magazine: Join the Club by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
SW Area St Germans Rally 21st/22nd by John Lidstone 1503
5 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Steve Parke 2986 by Steve Parke 2986
Dutch Rally by Lucas 3465
16 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Tarpon 14 for sale by John Shirley 3350
12 replies, - in Members' Ads: offered & wanted
Tony Thomason 1688 by Tony Thomason 1688
North East Region Rally at Kielder 6th - 8th October by Bill Haylock 3130
0 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Bill Haylock 3130 by Bill Haylock 3130
SW area Tremayne Quay rally 23/24 Sept. by David Platten 2616
10 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
John Lidstone 1503 by John Lidstone 1503
Stowing an anchor safely by Michael Wilkinson 34...
2 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
Hello all - I am a new member by Patrick Hay 3474
1 reply, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Michael Wilkinson 3461 by Michael Wilkinson 34...
Any suggestions for the "perfect" dinghy? by Judith Morris 2052
22 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Michael Wilkinson 3461 by Michael Wilkinson 34...
Firth of Tay by Robin
1 reply, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Osbert Lancaster 2756 by Osbert Lancaster 275...
Lune Pilot 14- Push/pull Rudder Conversion-advice+suggestions? by Robin
25 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Robin by Robin
Torqueedo travel engine - first impressions by Michael Wilkinson 34...
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Michael Wilkinson 3461 by Michael Wilkinson 34...
Goat Island Skiff For Sale by jeff frost
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jeff frost by jeff frost
Major boat collection being broken up by Osbert Lancaster 275...
1 reply, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
Hi by Hubert Bakker 3415
2 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Hubert Bakker 3415 by Hubert Bakker 3415
New here. by Lucas 3465
8 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Hubert Bakker 3415 by Hubert Bakker 3415
Menai Strait rally, Aug 2017 by John Hughes 2457
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John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
Cobnor Fortnight - Sat 19 to Thurs 31 Aug 2017 by Elizabeth Baker
0 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Elizabeth Baker by Elizabeth Baker
DCA Rally - Menai Straits, North Wales - 5th & 6th Aug 2017 by Colin Holt 3110
0 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Colin Holt 3110 by Colin Holt 3110
Cruising Brittany by Tom Hart 2280
2 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Tom Hart 2280 by Tom Hart 2280
Lune estuary rally, July 2017 by John Hughes 2457
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John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
Wanted a camping Dinghy by Brian Chislett 2642
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Brian Chislett 2642 by Brian Chislett 2642
Trailer security? by Michael Wilkinson 34...
5 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Michael Wilkinson 3461 by Michael Wilkinson 34...
Nervous trailer question by Michael Wilkinson 34...
12 replies, - in Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using
Michael Wilkinson 3461 by Michael Wilkinson 34...
LOUGH ERNE RALLY, Northern Ireland, JULY 2017 by Keith Muscott 1516
3 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Dinghy Cruising Summer Issue by Keith Muscott 1516
0 replies, - in Flotsam & Jetsam: Everything else dinghy cruising
Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
First sail on the solent by Rob Stracey 2676
3 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
bamford.roger18@gmail.com by bamford.roger18@gmai...
Lune rally, 8-9 July 2017 by John Hughes 2457
1 reply, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
Matthew Didcote 3462 by Matthew Didcote 3462
South-West group Malpas rally 8/9 July 2017 by David Platten 2616
8 replies, - in Rallies, Raids & Cruises: planning & places
John Lidstone 1503 by John Lidstone 1503
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